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Reliable Replacement Services for Your Water Heating Needs

Welcome to United Plumbing & Water Heaters, your trusted source for professional water heater replacement services in El Cajon, CA. Our team understands the importance of a reliable water heater in your daily life and is dedicated to providing efficient and effective replacement services.

Offering a Full Spectrum of Water Heater Replacement Services:

  • Hot Water Heater Replacement: We specialize in replacing all types of hot water heaters, ensuring a seamless transition to a new unit.
  • Tankless Water Heater Replacement: Upgrade to a tankless system for improved efficiency and endless hot water.
  • Gas and Electric Water Heater Replacement: Whether you need a new gas or electric unit, we have the expertise to install it flawlessly.

Water Heater Replacement: FAQs and Insights

Essential Information for Homeowners

  • Lifespan of Water Heaters: Typically, water heaters last between 11 to 20 years. If your unit is within this range, it might be time to consider a replacement.
  • Repair vs. Replacement: Repairing a water heater might cost between $150 to $300, but replacing an older, inefficient unit can be more cost-effective in the long run.
  • Energy Efficiency: Newer models, especially those with Energy Star ratings, can significantly reduce your water heating bills.

Understanding the Costs and Options

Key Factors Influencing Replacement Costs

  • Unit Size and Capacity: The size of the new water heater will depend on your household’s needs, with prices varying based on capacity.
  • Energy Efficiency and Rating: Choosing a unit with a high energy efficiency rating can lead to substantial savings over time.
  • Installation Complexity: The installation costs vary based on the complexity of the job and the local labor rates.

Additional Considerations

  • Permits and Regulations: Be aware of local permit requirements and associated costs for water heater installations.
  • Disposal of Old Units: Proper disposal of your old water heater is essential, and some centers may accept them for recycling.
  • System Upgrades: Upgrading to a more advanced system, like a tankless water heater, might involve additional costs.

Choosing the Right Water Heater

Exploring Different Types

  • Traditional Tank Water Heaters: Ideal for those on a budget, but generally less efficient.
  • Tankless Water Heaters: Offer on-demand hot water and are more energy-efficient, leading to potential cost savings.
  • Innovative Options: Heat pump and solar water heaters present eco-friendly and cost-effective alternatives.

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    When to Replace Your Water Heater

    Identifying the Right Time

    • Age Factor: Consider replacement if your heater is over 10 years old and showing signs of inefficiency.
    • Efficiency and Performance: Noticeable drops in efficiency or frequent repairs are clear indicators that it’s time for a new unit.
    • Water Quality Issues: Rusty water or changes in water quality can signal the need for replacement.

    Professional Installation vs. DIY

    Making the Right Choice

    • Expertise Required: Water heater replacement often requires professional skills, especially for gas or electric hookups.
    • Safety Concerns: Improper installation can lead to serious safety issues, including gas leaks and carbon monoxide poisoning.
    • Warranty Considerations: Professional installation ensures warranty validity and future servicing safety.

    Saving on Your Water Heater Replacement

    Tips for Cost-Effective Solutions

    • Opt for Energy-Efficient Models: A higher upfront cost can be offset by long-term energy savings.
    • Look for Discounts and Rebates: Keep an eye out for seasonal offers and energy-saving rebates.
    • Regular Maintenance: Extend the lifespan of your new water heater with regular maintenance.

    Choose United Plumbing & Water Heaters for Your Replacement Needs

    Our team at United Plumbing & Water Heaters is dedicated to ensuring a smooth and efficient water heater replacement process. We offer expert guidance in selecting the right unit for your home and provide professional installation services to ensure optimal performance and safety. Contact us today to schedule your water heater replacement in El Cajon, CA.


    Our Reviews

    Nancy Ghodrat
    Nancy Ghodrat
    Bella is very knowledgeable about tankless water heaters. She determined that the heater that I purchased from Amazon was the wrong model. She went above and beyond the call of duty. She drove me in her car to the UPS store so I can return the heater and then drove me to the supplier store in San Jose (Pace Supply) so I can buy the correct one. She is very honest and showed me the wholesale price of the heater and used her coupon to get me the wholesale price. Umed, the technician, is an expert and did a great job installing the unit. He arrived on time, was very polite, and cleaned the area after his work was done. Bella and Umed put the customer first and provided an excellent service. I highly recommend United Plumbing because of Bella and Umed, their honesty, great service and expertise.
    Catherine Hu
    Catherine Hu
    Technician Beck came on thanksgiving day, working from 3pm till almost 9pm, to replace a new water heater. In the middle of the installment, he even had to go back to his office and pick up new parts. It was very difficult to set up the tubes at my place since the space for the tubes/water heater was limited. Technician was very patient and friendly the whole time. The pipes after Beck’s work are better designed. I am very grateful they are willing to come on a big holiday like thanksgiving, getting the challenging work done without any complaints. Otherwise it would be a cold shower thanksgiving for us. Highly recommend.
    United was quick to do an inspection and quote to replace our 20 year old tank water heater for a tankless and was able to start the job the same day. Professional and great service and the price was the lowest I received out of 3 or 4. Highly recommend!
    Quality work. Respectful of the property, and clean. Showed up on time. Alex gave good advice, answered numerous questions and only charged for the work performed per agreement. We will call them again.
    Alvin & Mae Reyes
    Alvin & Mae Reyes
    Yuri was great! Yuri came to inspect the pipes that were hearing while the water is running but unfortunately we weren’t able to hear anything at the time of the inspection. Yuri was able to install a new faucet in my kids bathroom. If you are looking for a plumbing company use United Plumbing, from the office to the field the service was great! I will definitely use Yuri and United plumbing again in the future.
    Eugene Shoykhet
    Eugene Shoykhet
    Amazing service for my low water pressure problem. Highly professional and timely
    CB Chang
    CB Chang
    Very quick responses with quality service, flexibility to adopt schedule change is good. Technician is professional and friendly. Services charge is very reasonable. I will definitely utilize their services in the future.
    Anil Nanda (AKN)
    Anil Nanda (AKN)
    They are professional. To the point. Fair transaction. And they provide warranty on their work which is great.
    ted schram
    ted schram
    They were able to come the same day I called. Service was quick and to the point, and the price was reasonable.

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