Water Heater Installation, Replacement, & Repairs in Maui
At Steve's Plumbing, we install and offer water heater repairs from all manufacturers. Most water heaters are usually a round tank with a heat source that heats water from the bottom of the tank and also maintains and stores the heated water until it is used. Most water heaters have a 40 to 50 gallon glass-lined steel tank. The fuel types used to power the heat source can be either gas (natural or propane), or electricity. The life expectancy of the average water heater is 8 to 12 years.
Regardless if your Maui home water heater needs repair or you are in need of a installation of a new water heater, our professional Maui plumbers can help you with all of your water heater needs. Almost all components on a water heater can be fixed or replaced except for the tank. Once the tank rusts through, there is no way to repair it, replacement is the only solution. At Steve's Plumbing, we service all residential water heater problems in Maui.
With demand for Maui water heaters, the manufacturers provide different specifications: the energy input (Btu/hour for gas, kilowatts [kW] for electric); the temperature rise achievable at the rated flow; the flow rate at the listed temperature rise; and so on. In comparing different models, be aware that you aren’t always looking at direct comparisons, especially with temperature rise and flow rate. For example, while one model might list the flow rate at a 100˚F temperature rise, another might list the flow rate at 70˚. Until there are industry-standard ratings for temperature rise and flow rates, it will be difficult to compare the performance of products from different companies. Some companies are beginning to publish energy factor ratings for these products and this information should make for easier comparisons.