When It Comes to Replacing Your Water Heater, Be Proactive – or Bring a Mop
If your water heater was installed during the last Bush administration, you’re due for a replacement – preferably before it pours 50 gallons of water on your basement floor (the heater, not our former president).
Like most things that involve water in your house, it’s better to be proactive than reactive when addressing a problem – since being reactive usually entails standing ankle-deep in rusty tank water in the middle of the night.
A big part of the problem is that water tanks corrode from the inside out – which means they can fail without the typical telltale warning signs.
One way to avoid the flooding scenario? Sign up for Carroll Home Services Water Heater Plan. A skilled technician can usually spot early problem signs so you’ll have a little advance warning before the tank fails.
A second way to avoid flooding is to switch to a tankless system, which doesn’t store any water at all. It simply – and instantly – heats only the water you need (by doing things that way, it can save you 30 percent or more on your bills).
The bottom line – if you’re already seeing signs like leaks or rust at the base of your water heater, it’s time to upgrade – it’s simply not worth the risk. Today’s water heaters are built better and operate more efficiently than ever, and they can be installed in just a few hours by our skilled technicians.
Don’t wait until your basement is flooded to replace your water heater! Contact Carroll today for a FREE estimate on a new, high efficiency water heater for your Maryland home!