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Your Propane Water Heater Installation Guide

Written on: October 11, 2021

Make the smart choice for your Central Maine home!

water heater options maineInvesting in major equipment for your home, like a water heater, can be daunting for homeowners. It’s a big investment that will impact your finances, your home’s value, and the comfort of you and your family for years to come.

That is why you should turn to the experts at AFC.

We will answer your questions and help you learn about water heaters so you can feel confident in making the right choice for your home and your water heating needs. Our estimate is FREE.

Once you make your choice, we have licensed service technicians and plumbers to properly install your new water heater and provide expert maintenance and repair service, so you get the most from your investment in your water heater. We back up our work with our Comfort Guarantee and our Comfort Plans make maintenance and repair easier on your wallet.

Let’s cover a few things you may want to know about.

What’s the best fuel for my water heater?

If your present water heater is powered by electricity, now is the time to convert it to a propane model! When it comes to operating your water heater, propane is a superior option.

Because of their outstanding energy efficiency, you may save up to $4,000 over the typical 10-year lifespan of a tank-style water heater while utilizing propane instead of electricity.

Did you know that water heating accounts for roughly 20% of your home’s energy? That means the efficiency of your propane water heater can save you a lot of money.

The energy efficiency of a propane water heater may benefit you in various ways. It has a recovery rate that is twice as quick as an equivalent electric water heater. You’ll be utilizing less energy and spending less time waiting for hot water.

[h3]What type of water heater is right for me?

You have choices when it comes to water heaters today. The conventional storage water heaters, which feature a tank, and tankless propane water heaters are the two most common types of propane water heaters.

There are benefits to both choices. We’ll talk about your needs and budget to ensure you get the best water heater for your home.

Tank-style water heaters are less expensive to purchase and install. Their straightforward operation makes maintenance and repair simple and affordable.

While tankless water heaters cost more upfront to purchase and install, they can last twice as long, or even longer, than tank-style water heaters.

When you need a lot of hot water, a tankless water heater delivers. You won’t have to wait for hot water after taking a shower, and the dishwasher can operate at the same time. Because a tankless water heater provides hot water only when you need it, installing one may save you 35% or more on your water heating expenses.

Get the efficiency and comfort of a propane water heater in your home. Contact AFC today for your FREE estimate.