Do You Have Flood Damage from a Water Heater Leak?
Our IICRC certified techs can help you prevent mold from water damage caused by flooding after a water heater leak. We are available 24 hours a day and can arrive at your location in 60 minutes or less. Our services include complete mitigation and restoration including replacement of your old water heater.
Life is always changing, and if you are part of the older generation, you can recall when the money you paid for rent or for your house payment was less money than your energy bill is nowadays. Climbing fuel prices are making it tough, for numerous people, to meet the expense of heating a house or driving a vehicle. The contention around fuel is very topical, and becoming more energy-efficient with the aim to save money on fuel is an everyday topic.
There exist many ways to stop consuming so much fuel, even if we can’t go without it entirely. Some ways exist in your house are that you have, and should be used. Let’s start with your furnace: there’s not much more you can do than keeping it serviced and running in an efficient manner. Apart from that, to save energy you will have to keep the thermostat lower than you prefer. What can you do with your stove so you can save money other than not using it? Do only full loads with your washing machine, and try using cold water more. Second to your furnace, the biggest user of energy and fuel in the home is your hot-water tank.
Energy-Efficient Leaking Water Heater Replacement
Water is heated for the laundry, for rinsing dishes and for showering and bathing. For families that are large this could get very expensive. Without a good plan of how to do it, many families learn that their intentions to save energy don’t get very far. The place to start on this plan is the hot-water tank. Price must not be the deciding factor when deciding on a replacement heater, if you learn a new one is necessary.
Some of the modern heaters are more energy-efficient than others, so keep your eye out for this, although about all of them will save you money in any case, due to their higher energy-efficiency. In the first instance, make sure that you get something which is definitely more efficient, otherwise you may find yourself paying many hundreds of dollars more for energy than you needed to.
Usually you can save more over the long run by increasing your inital investment. If you truly want to save money on fuel costs, then the most efficient water heater would be a better deal than the most affordable. If the most efficient water heater is beyond your budget, then buy the best affordable one. Another area to look out for is matching the size of the hot-water heater with that of your household. Around 100 gallons of hot water daily is not odd for a family of five to consume, so remember that with the hot-water heater you buy.
Furthermore, you need to see a radiant heat loss rating of 15 or below. The term radiant heat loss refers to the heat that is lost by the heated water during transit from the heater to where it’ s actually consumed, such as at the washer. The lower this heat loss during the water’s cycle through the home, the more efficient your new hot-water tank will be.
We can be anywhere in Maricopa County in 60 minutes or less. Contact us now for your emergency water damage repair and restoration. We will document your flood damage with thermal imaging cameras and call your insurance company claims adjuster for you!