How long do water heaters normally last?

The older the water heater is, the more probability that it will break down. Electric water heaters have a general life span of about 8-10 years, while gas water heaters have a life span closer to 6-8 years.

I'm looking at new water heaters - how do I know which one is right for me?

Before making a decision about water heaters, it is important to consider the heat source, type of heater, and capacity you need for your property. Our plumbing contractor can help figure out which water heaters are better suited for your needs and space. We are well-versed with both electric and gas water heaters.

Do water heaters require any maintenance?

Little maintenance can go a long way when it comes to the life span of water heaters. Some of the vital components, such as the pilet lights, should be replaced on a regular basis to keep water heaters in peak running condition. Once a year, it is a good idea to flush water heaters to rid them of any rust or build up.

How will I know if I need drain cleaning service?

It is pretty easy to tell when you need drain cleaning services. If your water is draining slower than it used to or if it stopped, there is definitely something stuck in your pipes. If you notice an unhealthy amount of water left in your washer after a load, there's a change your pipes are clogged. Being more aware of what you are putting down your drains can help prevent the need for emergency or regular drain cleaning services. For more information, call our plumbing contractor today!

Can your plumbing contractor repair leaky pipes under my home?

Absolutely! Our plumbing contractors have years of knowledge and experience, making us able to reach difficult piping to repair or replace! For any plumbing service needs in the Abilene, TX area, trust the plumbing contractors with Rocky's Plumbing & Backhoe Service. Call now!

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