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Is It Time to Replace Your Old Hot Water Heater?


The typical hot water heater found in most HDB homes across the country today are designed to provide residents with hot water for about eight to 12 years. Some hot water heaters my simply die when they reach the end of their useful life, or they may require costly repairs in order to keep them working as needed. Others may continue to work and provide hot water to residents as needed, but they may give off signs that it is now time to replace the hot water heater. If you are concerned about the function of your hot water heater, you can call us today for a fast diagnosis.

Can It Be Repaired?
Some HDB owners want to upgrade to a new hot water heater in an effort to reduce water consumption and energy consumption. The right hot water heater can indeed save you money on your utility and energy bill. However, other HDB owners would prefer not to make the financial commitment of investing in a new hot water heater until it is absolutely necessary. When you call us about your broken or poorly functioning hot water heater, we can inspect the system. If the system can be repaired, we will provide you with an estimate for that service. You can compare this estimate against the cost of a new system to determine if it is in your best interest to upgrade to a new system today.

The Benefits of Upgrading
While it is understandable that you may not want to invest in a new hot water heater until absolutely necessary, you may consider the benefits associated with upgrading your system. There have been numerous innovations in hot water heaters in recent years. While some older models were designed with water and energy conservation in mind, many were not. You may find that upgrading your hot water can help you to save money on your monthly water and utility bills. In addition, tankless hot water heaters can provide you with the ability to enjoy water from the tap and in the shower more quickly. Within seconds of demanding hot water, you can enjoy hot water streaming out as desired. There will be no need to warm the water up first. This saves energy and water, and it also saves you time and provides for a more comfortable experience. Need to find out more? Just speak to one of our HDB plumber.

Choosing the Right Hot Water Heater
If you determine that it is indeed time to replace your hot water heater, you will want to take steps to select the right model. Hot water heaters vary based on the type of energy they use to heat the water as well as the amount of hot water that they can supply. Because a tankless hot water heater heats water on demand, you may never run out of hot water. However, it is important to note that only so much hot water can pass through this hot water heater at a time. Some of these models may not be beneficial in a high demand household where, for example, multiple showers may be taken at once while running the washing machine and dishwasher. However, it may be possible to install a tank-style hot water heater that meets your needs or to create a system of two or three tankless units to meet your needs. We can provide you with expert guidance to help you select the right water heater for your HDB home as well as your budget.

If your older hot water heater is currently struggling to meet the demands of your HDB home or if it has stopped working altogether, you may be wondering if now is the time to replace it with a new model. Contact us today to learn more about the repairs that can be done to your hot water heater and to learn more about new hot water heaters that may be suitable for your HDB home.  

Most heater replacement can be done my a plumber Singapore The cost of doing the replacment can vary depending on the brand and model. If you have problem with ayour HDB water leak do give us a call too as it could be the heater thank that is leaking.



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