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Warrantied water heater replacement service
The best way to own a cost-effective water heater for as long as possible is to go with an equipment recommendation from an experienced pro. We’ll make sure you’ve got the right type and size for your household to give you as many years of worry-free hot water as possible.
Prompt Heating & Air Conditioning installs new water heaters for homes and small businesses throughout the greater Milwaukee area. We offer free cost estimates for new water heater installation.
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Cost of replacing a water heater
Contact us for a quote on replacing your water heater with a newer & more efficient model.
The only way to find out how much it will cost to replace your water heater is by getting in touch with us for a free quote. A lot of factors go in to the final price, including:
- Permit fees
- Will the new water heater be a conventional or tankless model?
- Do you need us to haul your old water heater away?
- Whether the vent duct, plumbing & connections are in good shape or need to be replaced
- Whether or not any electrical breakers need to be added
Every situation is a bit different. Your best bet is finding a local company with good reviews and getting a quote for water heater replacement.
How long does a water heater last?
On average, standard water heaters last anywhere from 8-12 years while tankless models can last up to 20. Of course the service life depends on the specific brand and model you buy, and how your water heater is used and maintained over those years.
Repair vs. replace water heater
The first thing to consider is how old your model is. If it's near the end of a healthy service life for the type and model and needs significant repairs, you're probably better off investing in a new, more efficient water heater.
Another sign it's time for a new water heater is having to turn up the hot water further and further to get to the temperature you need. If it seems like your hot water heater isn't putting out the same volume and temperature it used to, especially if your energy bills have been creeping up, it's likely going to be more cost efficient in the long run to replace it.
That said, if you've been told you need a new water heater and suspect you're getting a hard sell, just give us a call for a second opinion. We'll come take a look and give you our honest assessment. If we can repair your current water heater and give you more good service life out of it, we will.
Can a homeowner install a new water heater themselves?
You can, if you have the know-how, pull the right permit and get it inspected when you're done. If it's not done right not only will your house not be up to code (in which case you'd need to pay a pro to do it before you can sell your house), you're at risk of CO2 poisoning or worse if anything goes wrong with the venting, gas line or wiring.
It's much better to hire an experienced contractor to do it for you. You'll save time, keep the manufacturer's warranty valid, and gain peace of mind knowing it was done properly. All our work is backed by a 2-year workmanship warranty.
Contact Prompt online to request a free quote or schedule water heater service.