How Can You Land the Perfect Warranty?Installing a water heater can be expensive, and you’ll definitely want to make sure you get your money’s worth. If you’re unsure how exactly go about finding that perfect water heater warranty, then here are a few guidelines to follow:
- Beware of Big Box Companies: Home improvement franchises like Home Depot and Lowe’s include the potential for failed items in their costs, which allows a certain percentage of their clients to be set up for failure. Make sure your warranty comes from the manufacturer of your product and the plumber doing your installation – not a go-between!
- Know Your Storage Type– The average lifespan of a standard, tank-type water heater is about 8 to 12 years, although some problems like hard water can shorten it. A tankless water heater has a significantly longer lifespan, typically between 15 and 20 years. You should expect the manufacturer’s warranty to cover their products for the bottom of the lifespan bracket, this way they guarantee there are no defects in the materials you receive.
- Beware of Workmanship Warranties – When you choose to have your water heater installed by our company, you’re guaranteed to be getting the finest product available. Still, you should always expect at least a one-year workmanship warranty no matter who does your installation. This ensures you’re covered in the event that your water heater fails to meet efficiency standards due to poor installation.