Many homeowners take their water heater for granted, not paying attention to it until it breaks down, leaving them without hot water for bathing, cleaning and cooking. If your water heater suddenly breaks down, you can count on the licensed plumbers at Ravinia Plumbing, Sewer, Heating & Electric to provide quick and effective replacement and installation services. Contact Ravinia Plumbing today for water heater services in Buffalo Grove, IL.
Tankless Vs. Traditional Water Heaters
Tankless water heaters have become as popular as the traditional style in today’s modern homes. These two types of water heaters have different features and offer different benefits, but the general trend for new home construction is toward the tankless option. Let’s look at each.
Tankless Water Heaters
Overall, tankless water heaters require less space and are more energy efficient than their tank-type counterparts. On the flip side, they have more parts and require annual preventive maintenance.
Also, tankless water heaters are very small compared to bulky traditional water heaters. They can be placed conveniently in your garage, or right next to your washing machine as needed. Further, tankless water heaters can last 20 years or more with routine preventive maintenance.
Traditional Water Heaters
Conventional water heaters are still very popular today. They’re not as energy efficient as tankless water heaters, but they do have some attractive features. Primarily, they can be sized to cover an entire home’s or business’ hot water needs.
Traditional water heaters have fewer mechanical parts than tankless water heaters, meaning they are less likely to need repair throughout their lifespans. Also, traditional water heaters require less preventive maintenance than a tankless unit. And finally, traditional water heaters have an expected lifespan of about 15 years. So, they will typically need to be replaced sooner than the tankless style.
Join Ravinia Plumbing’s Home Care Club
Whether it’s your home’s plumbing system or heating and cooling system, proper maintenance will help ensure more efficient operation and a longer lifespan for your equipment. When you join Ravinia Plumbing’s Home Care Club (HCC) for just $9 a month, you’ll receive many benefits, including:
- Service Discounts
- Free annual visual plumbing inspection
- 10% off our regular prices
- No standard service charge (usually $69) if we come to your home, provide a quote, and then do the work during regular business hours.
- During non-business hours, pay only the standard service charge (currently $69); not the emergency service charge (currently $189)
You’ll also receive priority service for emergency calls and extended warranties.
Schedule Water Heater Installation in Buffalo Grove, IL
Do you have questions about water heater installation, repair, or maintenance in Buffalo Grove, IL? If so, don’t hesitate to contact the team at Ravinia Plumbing. We are always here to provide accurate advice and helpful services.
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