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Licensed Plumbers can take care of your Boulder Plumbing Needs

water heater repair in boulder countyDo not even attempt to tinker around with your Boulder plumbing and pipe work unless you want to run the risk of having water running all over the place soaking up your floors, furniture, and other fixtures.  There are professional plumbers who have the expertise and tools for every possible problem in the water outlets, the drainage system, the underground pipes, and the water heating systems in your home – needless to say, they are better equipped than you are in terms of the work at hand and would be able to do the work for you more competently.

 

An Boulder plumbing system is complex with various interconnecting components that affect one another – you might not know it but you might have a leak already starting under your house especially if your house has been around for quite a while.  Only an experienced professional plumber would be able to render you these services often listed in the following categories:

  1. Leak Repairs – This usually involves fixing pipes that have burst or cracked, usually due to having old worn pipes and, in some instances, old tree roots wrapping around and cracking the pipes.  Ground water leaking into your basement is also another area where a professional plumber would be able to help you avert bothersome damage including nasty mold infestations.
  2. Drainage and Sewer Problems – Through the years, dirt, grime, and sediments could clog your drainage system and cause blockages that require professional implements to clear up.  Your septic tank and sump pit would also be filling up and needing some discharging with heavy-duty equipment.
  3. Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling – You do not only have to pay attention to all the interior decorating details and new fixtures you want to install when you remodel your kitchen or your bathroom.  It would be a good idea to revisit your existing water supply and sewage system to see if there are areas where you need to include in your redesign as well.
  4. Water Heating Systems – Your HVAC systems and water tanks can also be repaired and maintained by professional plumbers to make sure that your home is supplied with the hot water it needs all year round.  If your water heating system is quite old, there might be newer installations that work better in giving you your hot water supply and is more energy efficient to save you some money in your electricity bills too.  Some Boulder plumbing services might also be able to offer you alternatives such as tankless water heaters, solar water heaters, gas water heaters, and heat pumps.

Want an Energy Efficient Water Heater in Boulder?

Tankless water heaterNo, we’re not talking about the color of your hot water – although green water could indicate a problem.  We’re talking about how your water heater in Boulder heats water and about how much water and energy you could be conserving by switching to a tankless water heater (instant water heater).

Tankless water heater in Boulder can save water and energy. They also (because of this savings) can reduce your utility bills.  And, they can cost less to install and operate than a traditional water heater.

Whether you are using an electric or a gas water heater, you are actually heating the amount of water held in your tank again and again to maintain a constant temperature.  Depending upon the amount of hot water you use and when you use it, you could be spending quite a chunk of change to keep water hot for extended periods when you don’t need it.

For example, say you don’t cook (so you only run the dishwasher once a week), you don’t have a washing machine in your home, and you prefer to shower in the morning.  You need hot water in the morning and on the day you run the dishwasher. If you use a traditional hot water heater, with a capacity of 50 gallons, you will be heating 50 gallons of water to the predetermined temperature and then continuing to heat it enough to keep it at that temperature twenty-four hours every day.  If you only use 30 gallons of hot water when you shower, you are heating 30 gallons for an extra 23 hours and 20 gallons for an extra 24 hours every day. If you used a tankless water heater, you would only heat the 30 gallons you need for your shower as you need it. Over the course of a year, this savings in energy could add up to a noticeable savings in your gas or electric bill.

Because tankless water heaters provide hot water by heating the water as it passes over a heating element, you only heat the amount of water you actually use.  And, you don’t have to stand around waiting for the hot water to travel through the pipes from the hot water tank to the faucet you are using, which also saves water.

Tankless water heaters  in Boulder are becoming very popular because they are energy-efficient and because they conserve water.  If you want to reduce your monthly utility bills and protect the environment, you can “green up” your water use by installing tankless water heaters in key parts of your home.