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Water Heaters in the West Northwest Metro Area

If you live in or around Dearborn and are looking for a water heater, look no further than Mike’s Plumbing. Picking out a water heater for your home is a big decision, and we will be able to assist you in picking the right one to fit your needs.

Types of Water Heater

There are many different types of water heater, and each has a specific use and benefit.

Conventional

Conventional water heaters are the most commonly used in households. It consists of a tank that holds between 30 and 80 gallons of water, which is kept constantly hot. With this tank, you only have to wait for the water to travel from the water heater to the tap to get hot water.
They are less energy-efficient than some others, because it takes a lot to keep a tank of water hot all the time, but they are great for utilizing multiple household uses simultaneously.

Tankless

Tankless water heaters are becoming more common because of the potential for large energy savings. Instead of keeping a tank of water always hot, it heats only when you need it to, so you only pay for the water you use and nothing more.
There are a few disadvantages to a tankless system, however. They are small and so you would need more than one to cover multiple uses at once – like taking a shower while the washer was running, and they cost more than a conventional tank. They do last almost double the time of a conventional heater, though.

Electric and Solar

Both electric and solar water heaters take energy from the environment—heat and sunlight—to heat a tank of water. These tanks can be up to three times more efficient than other types of heater. They are more expensive than other types, and must be installed in specific areas of your home in order to perform at their best.

The Importance of An Efficient Water Heater in Your Home

Have you noticed that your energy and water bills are a lot higher than normal? This could be because your water heater is getting old. As the system ages, it becomes less efficient and costs you a lot more money. You would probably be surprised at how much a new water heater could save you.
A newer hot water system will be able to help you conserve water and energy. No one wants to pay more money than they have to for water and energy, and Mike’s Plumbing will make sure you don’t have to. We will make sure you get a new system that will fit your home’s needs and help your system run more efficiently.

Call us Today!

If your hot water system is getting old or you think a new water heater could benefit you and your home, then give us a call! We will be able to help you pick out the perfect system so you can start saving as soon as possible.