OUR SERVICESTank Water Heater installation

If it’s time for you to get a new tank water heater, we’ll work with you to find one that fits your needs and your budget. We’ll look at reservoir size, energy efficiency, and warranty… and then recommend one of the nation’s most trusted and reliable brands.
To take advantage of the benefits of a new energy-efficient appliance, you must install it correctly.

An improperly installed water heater can cause water damage, burns or even a fire. That's why it's best to leave the installation to professional plumbers.

Conventional storage tank water heaters are the most popular type of water heating system for the home. A single-family water heater offers a reservoir of hot water typically from 20 to 80 gallons . It functions by releasing hot water from the top of the tank when you turn on the hot water tap. To refill the hot water that’s been used, cold water enters the bottom of the tank, ensuring that the tank is always full. In LA, storage tank water heaters generally have three different fuel sources: natural gas, propane, and electricity.

Conventional tank water heaters are the most cost-effective way to go, but generally will require more maintenance over the life of the tank.

Close-up of man hands setting the temperature of water in Electric Boiler

What are the benefits of condensing storage tank water heaters?

  • Save energy and money: The most energy-efficient, gas-fired storage tank water heater on the market.
  • No more waiting for the water to heat up: A correctly sized condensing storage tank water heater has faster recovery rates than a non-condensing water heater, meaning you’ll never run out of hot water.
  • More durable: Improved operational reliability and longer service life with superior protection against tank corrosion.
  • System versatility: Space heating and domestic hot water production can be integrated into one system.
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Preventive Maintenance

Visually inspect the main and pilot burner flames to determine that they are burning properly.
Annually remove the inner door and main burner assembly to clean orifices and related parts of any dirt or other foreign material.
The vent system must be inspected at least once a year to ensure against leakage of exhaust products.
Once a year, check the combination temperature and pressure relief valve to ensure that the valve has not become encrusted with line.
Monthly drain off a gallon of water to remove silt and sediment
The anode rod should be inspected periodically (every 2 years) and replaced when necessary to prolong tank life. Water conditions in your area will influence the time interval for inspection and replacement of the anode rod.

What to expect from your water heater?

How long does my water heater last?
  • A standard water heater should last you about 10+ years. Tankless water heaters usually have a functional expectancy up to 20 years. Water softeners can shorten the life span of your water heater, but regularly servicing it can prolong it.
How efficient is it?
  • Tankless water heaters heat up water instantly and are seen more efficient thank your standard water heater because they do not continually heat the water, only when needed. Standard water heaters and tankless water heaters nowadays have been much safer and efficient than before.

Is it safe?
  • Majority of plumbing companies recommend setting temperatures between 120°-125° F. Ensuring that you do not store combustibles/flammable items around or near the water heater, you avoid any possibilities of any fire risks.

What can you do as a homeowner to ensure your water heater unit works properly and avoid any hazardous accidents?

At all Keep the area around the water heater and terminations clear. Remove any combustible materials, gasoline, flammable vapors, and liquids near the water heater.
Check your water heater often of any water leaks or exhaust leaks.
Have your water heater yearly serviced and maintained to the prolong the longevity of your unit.
Make sure the flow of combustion and ventilation air are not restricted as this could result in a fire hazard and CO2 hazard in your home.
It is recommended that your water heater unit is installed either in a garage or outside. If you have a water heater installed inside your home such as in a closet or the attic, there will be a costly repair from water damage on your ceiling, walls, and floors in an event of a water leak.

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