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Efficient & Effective Electric & Gas Water Heaters

For many homes and commercial buildings, electric and gas water heaters are a common and effective way to heat water quickly. With over 50 years of experience and expertise in plumbing, our team of certified technicians can help you select, install, repair, and maintain your electric or gas water heating system.

Discover the Benefits of Electric and Gas Water Heaters

Both gas and electric water heaters are reliable choices for homes with medium to large families, as well as commercial offices. Both types feature a range of benefits, so it’s important to consider which option works best for you and your budget.

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Gas Water Heater

  • Heats water immediately
  • Lower monthly energy costs
  • Available in a range of sizes
  • Energy-efficient models
  • Can be used during a power outage
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Electric Water Heater

  • Lower upfront costs
  • Increased safety
  • Available in a range of sizes
  • Less maintenance and repairs
  • Better energy consumption

Choosing the right gas or electric water heater for your home can be overwhelming. Where a tankless gas water heater has a bigger upfront cost, it provides hot water even amid power loss. Likewise, electric water heaters generally require less maintenance but may result in higher monthly energy costs. You may want to also consider gas or electric tankless water heaters. To weigh the pros and cons and select the right system, you can count on our water heater experts at Bradley Mechanical to help.

We’ll guide you through the decision process and take a close look at your hookup and unique needs. We also provide quality installation services and scheduled maintenance check-ins to keep your water heater in good shape throughout the year.

Professional Electric and Gas Water Heater Repair Services

Electric and gas water provide your home with efficient hot water, and both require a professional hand to repair if they break down. Bradley Mechanical's certified plumbing technicians offer a number of repair services to tune up your water heating system.

If you notice any of the following issues or signs, give us a call right away:

  • Fluctuating water temperature
  • Little to no hot water
  • Water discoloration
  • Unpleasant smell from water sources
  • Leaks in or near the water tank
  • Strange or loud sounds while the water tank is in use

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does an electric heater last?

The average life span for an electric water heater is between 10-15 years. If you want to maximize this lifespan, we recommend routine inspection and maintenance checks from an experienced plumbing professional. Call the experts at Bradley Mechanical to schedule a check-up for your water heating system today!

How do you drain an electric hot water heater?

Having the tank drained at least twice a year is beneficial to avoid sediment build-up, which can lead to discolored or foul-smelling water. You can drain it yourself by opening the drain valve and using a bucket to catch the water and sediment, or our certified technicians at Bradley Mechanical can handle the procedure during your next maintenance appointment.

How do gas water heaters work?

Gas water heaters utilize convection, a physics law describing how heat rises and cold sinks. Cold water pumps through to the bottom of the tank, heats up and rises to flow out of the tank to wherever you need it.

Contact us with your gas and electric water heater needs.

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