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Traditional Hot Water Heater Installation, Repairs, Maintenance and Service

Trojan Plumbing is your go-to source for traditional hot water heater installation, repairs, and service. We pride ourselves on our top-notch workmanship, reliable service, and friendly approach to plumbing. If you’re looking to install a new traditional water heater or need repairs on your existing one, you’ve come to the right place.

Traditional Water Heater Installation

Traditional Water Heater Installation is setting up and connecting a conventional water heater to a home’s plumbing system. This type of water heater uses a storage tank to heat and store water, which is distributed throughout the home as needed.

The installation process typically involves selecting the right type of water heater for the home, preparing the installation site, connecting the unit to the plumbing system and electrical or gas supply, and testing the system for proper function. A professional plumber is typically recommended for installation to ensure the job is done safely and up to code.

Selecting the Right Water Heater

Not all water heaters are created equal. At Trojan Plumbing, we’ll help you select the right type of traditional water heater for your home, considering your budget, hot water usage, and space limitations.

Installation Process

Our skilled technicians will guide you through the installation process, ensuring everything is done safely and up to code. We’ll provide you with a list of required tools and materials and step-by-step instructions to make the installation process as smooth as possible.

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Traditional Water Heater Repair

Traditional Water Heater Repair involves diagnosing and fixing any issues with a conventional water heater. Over time, wear and tear can cause parts of the water heater to malfunction, leading to problems such as leaks, a lack of hot water, strange noises, and more.

Repair services typically involve identifying the root cause of the issue and replacing or repairing the affected components. Some repairs may be simple enough for homeowners to tackle on their own, while others require the expertise of a professional plumber. Regular maintenance can help prevent the need for significant repairs and prolong the life of a traditional water heater.

Common Issues with Traditional Water Heaters

Have you noticed that your traditional water heater is no longer providing enough hot water or that strange noises are coming from it? At Trojan Plumbing, we’ve seen it all, and we’re here to help diagnose and repair any issues you may have.

DIY Repair Tips

If you’re a DIYer at heart, we have some handy tips to help you troubleshoot and fix common issues with your traditional water heater. We’ll provide you with the necessary tools and techniques to do the job safely and effectively.

Professional Repair Services

If you’re not comfortable tackling repairs on your own, our team of experienced technicians is here to help. We’ll quickly identify the root cause of the problem and provide you with a comprehensive repair plan to get your traditional water heater up and running in no time.

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Traditional Water Heater Service

Traditional Water Heater Service refers to regular maintenance and upkeep of a conventional water heater to ensure it runs efficiently and safely. This typically involves thoroughly inspecting the water heater, cleaning the unit’s components, checking the condition of critical parts like the anode rod and temperature and pressure relief valve, and making any necessary adjustments or repairs.

Regular maintenance can help prolong the water heater’s life and prevent major issues from developing. Professional plumbers typically recommend scheduling service at least once a year. Homeowners can also perform basic maintenance tasks, such as flushing the tank to remove sediment buildup.

Importance of Regular Maintenance

Regular maintenance is key to ensuring that your traditional water heater is running efficiently and safely. We’ll explain the benefits of regular maintenance and what you can expect during a maintenance checkup.

DIY Maintenance Tips

Want to take maintenance into your own hands? We’ll provide you with step-by-step instructions on maintaining your traditional water heater, including how often you should check for issues.

Professional Maintenance Services

If you prefer to leave the maintenance to the pros, we offer comprehensive maintenance services to keep your traditional water heater in top condition. Our experienced technicians will ensure that your system runs at peak efficiency and address any potential issues before they become major problems.

At Trojan Plumbing, we’re committed to providing our customers with top-notch traditional water heater installation, repair, and service. Whether you’re a DIYer or prefer to leave it to the pros, we’ve got you covered. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help keep your traditional water heater running smoothly.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Traditional Hot Water Heaters

Frequently Asked Questions From Our Customers About Hot Water Heaters

What is the cost of a traditional water heater?

The cost of a traditional water heater can vary depending on several factors, such as the brand, size, type of water heater, and installation cost. In general, the price of a conventional water heater can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars. Smaller, less powerful models typically cost less, while larger units designed for high-demand households may be more expensive.

Gas-powered traditional water heaters are also more expensive than electric models. It’s essential to keep in mind that the cost of installation is separate from the cost of the water heater itself and may also vary depending on the complexity of the installation and the location of the water heater. It’s recommended to consult with a professional plumber to get a more accurate estimate of the total cost of a traditional water heater and installation for your specific needs.

What types of traditional water heaters do you install?

We install a variety of traditional water heaters, including gas and electric models. Our team can help you select the best type of water heater for your home based on your hot water usage, budget, and space limitations.

What should I do if my traditional water heater is leaking?

A leaking water heater can be a sign of a severe problem. Turn off your water heater’s power and gas supply, and call us immediately for repairs.

Can I perform repairs on my traditional water heater myself?

While you can perform some simple repairs on your own, we recommend leaving complex repairs to the professionals. Attempting repairs alone can be dangerous and may even void your warranty. This article gives some tips for hiring a water heater expert.

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How often should I have my traditional water heater serviced?

We recommend having your traditional water heater serviced at least once a year. Regular maintenance can help prolong the life of your water heater and prevent major issues from developing.

What should I do if I’m not getting enough hot water from my traditional water heater?

Your water heater may not provide enough hot water for a few reasons, including a faulty heating element, a broken thermostat, or a sediment buildup. Contact us to schedule an appointment so we can diagnose the issue and recommend the appropriate repairs.

How long does it take to install a traditional water heater?

The installation time can vary depending on the type of water heater you have, the complexity of the installation, and other factors. Our experienced technicians will provide you with an estimated timeline before beginning work.

How can I tell if my traditional water heater needs repairs?

Some common signs that your traditional water heater may need repairs include a lack of hot water, strange noises coming from the tank, leaks or drips, and a drop in water pressure. If you notice any of these issues, it’s best to call the professionals for an inspection and repair.

Do you offer emergency repair services?

We offer emergency repair services for urgent issues with your traditional water heater. Call us, and we’ll dispatch a technician to your home as soon as possible to address the issue.

Can I switch from a traditional water heater to a tankless model?

Switching from a traditional water heater to a tankless model is possible. Our team can help you assess whether a tankless water heater is right for your home and provide expert installation services if you decide to switch. Look here for more information on tankless water heaters vs. traditional water heaters.

How long can I expect my traditional water heater to last?

The lifespan of a traditional water heater can vary depending on factors such as usage, maintenance, and the quality of the unit. Generally, a well-maintained conventional water heater can last 10-15 years before needing replacement.

Areas We Service For Hot Water Heater Installations And Repairs

Trojan Plumbing services the entire Treasure Valley and majority of Southwest Idaho. Including the McCall, Donnelly & Cascade Idaho Areas. Below are the cities we service in the Treasure Valley with their associated service pages. Go to one of our city pages to see what services we provide in your area. 

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