Reasons to Replace Your Water Heater
Many homeowners like to do as much work on their home as possible. This saves them time and money. Deciding if replacing your water heater is a do it yourself job means making a realistic assessment of your do it yourself skills. Ask yourself the following questions:
Are you handy? Would you rate yourself as a novice, average, or skilled do it yourself?
Are you familiar with your home’s plumbing? Have you worked on plumbing before?
Do you have the tools you need and the ability to remove the old water heater tank, dispose of it, and bring in and install the new water heater? Water heaters can be heavy: do you have help available as needed to help you move the tank?
LeGrange Park homeowners who have strong do it yourself skills, above average familiarity with their home’s plumbing system, the appropriate tools and assistance may want to consider do it yourself water heater replacement. Other homeowners – and those who do have the skills but don’t have the time – will want to call their LaGrange Park plumber. It’s essential your new water heater be installed properly! Improper installation will generally void any warranties the water heater may have and can prevent your water heater from working properly.
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