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Water Heaters in Hampshire County

Lowest Cost Hampshire County Water Heater Repair & Installation

Aptera's professional, experienced pros can tackle any issue with your water heater in Hampshire County with quick repairs or replacement units. When your water goes cold, you see discolored water from the tap or hear clanking sounds from your heater, our experts are ready with same day water heater repair in Hampshire County for both businesses and homeowners. Get started now or read below to see what it takes to become an Aptera partner and learn more.

At one point or another, burned out elements, sediment buildup, faulty thermostats, defective thermocouple, blocked vents, dip tube damage or a broken pressure relief valve will have you calling a repairman. Proper care, maintenance and selecting the right unit for your property all help reduce these occurrences. Aptera phone screened professionals are trained for every type of repair needed for all major brands and are ready 7 days a week.

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Comparing Types of Water Heaters in Amherst, Northampton and South Hadley, MA

Recent changes in the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act have increased the energy efficiency standards for residential water heating with gas, oil or electricity—meaning new water heaters will produce hot water using fewer resources. In addition to improvements made to models with conventional water storage tanks, consumers also have solar-powered, tankless, and combination space heater/water heater models to consider.

Conventional Storage Tank Water Heaters

Conventional water heaters act as a holding tank for heated water. Cold water flows into the tank and is heated by the fuel source (usually gas or electric). The water sits in the tank where it is monitored by a thermostat and kept hot until there is a call for it from a connected tap.

ProsCons
  • Multiple fuel options
  • Initial purchase is affordable
  • Simple design is easy to repair or replace
  • Wasted energy due to standby heating
  • Storage tank can be large/bulky
  • Lifespan shorter than tankless heaters

Fuel Type and Energy Efficiency

Conventional water heaters are most often fueled by natural gas or electricity. Models that utilize natural gas are less expensive to operate. LP and oil-fueled models are also available. Conventional models must meet the new EF (Energy Factor) standard of .62 or above, depending on the tank size and fuel source.

On Demand/Tankless Water Heaters in Hampshire County

In a tankless unit, water is heated by electric coils or a gas burner as it moves through the heat exchanger.

ProsCons
  • Small size gives more installation options
  • Can last up to twice as long as a conventional model
  • Less wasted energy, only heating minimum amount of water necessary
  • Difficult to heat water for 3+ taps at once
  • Initial investment is higher than conventional models

Fuel Type and Energy Efficiency

Tankless models, like their traditional counterpart, can be fueled by natural gas, LP gas, oil, or electric. These models have an EF standard of .82 or greater.

Solar Water Heater

Using the sun’s natural rays absorbed by roof mounted panels as a power source, solar water heaters in Hampshire County are the most environmentally friendly option available. Electricity from the power grid acts as a back-up so you never go without hot water.

solar water heater diagram
ProsCons
  • Free to operate, weather permitting
  • Gas or electric is used less often to heat water (backup only), resulting in lower bills
  • Most expensive upfront costs
  • Repairs and maintenance for “extra” parts could be costly

Fuel Type and Energy Efficiency

The SEF (Solar Energy Factor) standard is equal to or greater than 1.2 for a natural gas backup unit, 1.8 for an electric backup unit.

Coil Space Heater/Water Heater Combinations

Combination units use the heat produced by the home’s space heating system and a heat exchanger to produce hot water. Hot water is stored in a tank until there is a call from the tap.

ProsCons
    High efficiency units could lower monthly bills Multiple fuel options
  • Installation is lengthier/more complicated
  • Retrofitting could be costly

Fuel Type and Energy Efficiency

Working in combination with your home’s heating space heating source, both units utilize the same fuel. The EF standards are similar to traditional tank units; however, because most combination heaters are high-efficiency they will likely exceed the rated EF standards.

How To Get the Best Water Heater Contractor in Amherst, Northampton and South Hadley

When your home has no hot water, your instinct is to work with the contractor who can get to you the fastest. However, taking just a few minutes to find the pro who asks questions, listens to your answers and educates you on your options will save time, money and headaches.

corroded water heater

You Ask We Answer

How Often Do I Need Service?

Regular inspections and annual flushing can prevent sudden, costly repairs.

It is Making a Lot of Noise But is Still Functioning, Do I Need to Worry Right Now?

This is usually an indication of sediment in the water tank. While you may still have hot water, it is not running as efficiently as it could. Having the tank drained and serviced will improve efficiency and could extend the life of your heater.

Does a Leaking Water Heater Have to be Replaced?

Yes, in most cases a leaking tank means cannot be patched. If a loose fitting is causing the leak however, it might be repairable.

How Long Will My Water Heater Last?

Depending on the model, most will last between 6 and 15 years, though 20 years is not uncommon with regular maintenance and parts replacement.

What Does the Warranty Cover?

This varies by manufacturer, but typically the warranty includes all parts and labor to repair or replace defective parts for the first full year from the date of installation. After the first year, the warranty usually provides coverage for the replacement of defective parts, but does not pay for the labor associated with installing the parts.

Are You Insured?

Liability insurance and workers’ compensation policies protect you from financial obligations stemming from damages or injuries that may occur while a contractor is working on your project. Ask the contractor for a certificate of insurance with you listed as the additional insured (your contractor can obtain this from the insurance agency at no additional cost).

Is a Permit Required For a New Installation?

Yes you need a permit to ensure installation is up to the municipality’s building codes. Aptera installation experts will explain the permit process and obtain the proper permit for you.

Tips for Reducing Your Water Heating Costs

Monthly heating costs can vary greatly depending on the age and model of your water heater, the fuel source used and the amount of hot water you use each day. Reduce waste and your costs by following the guidelines below:

For more details on energy efficiency requirements go to the US Department of Energy www1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/appliance_standards or the PHCC.

Hampshire County Cities Served

Water Heaters Amherst, MA

Amherst Water Heaters Costs:

Amherst water heater installation costs $1,004, water heater repair costs $588.

Water Heaters Northampton, MA

Northampton Water Heaters Costs:

Northampton water heater installation costs $1,041, water heater repair costs $610.

Water Heaters South Hadley, MA

South Hadley Water Heaters Costs:

South Hadley water heater installation costs $894, water heater repair costs $524.

Water Heaters Belchertown, MA

Cs Heating And Air Conditioning

638 Federal Street
Belchertown, MA 1007

Belchertown Water Heaters Costs:

Belchertown water heater installation costs $994, water heater repair costs $582.

Water Heaters Ware, MA

Ware Water Heaters Costs:

Ware water heater installation costs $866, water heater repair costs $507.

Water Heaters Granby, MA

Marion Plumbing & Heating

72 West St
Granby, MA 1033

Granby Water Heaters Costs:

Granby water heater installation costs $871, water heater repair costs $510.

Water Heaters Southampton, MA

Budget Appliance Service

157 Brickyard Rd
Southampton, MA 1073

Aquarius Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

Po Box 603
Southampton, MA 1073

Southampton Water Heaters Costs:

Southampton water heater installation costs $1,046, water heater repair costs $613.

Water Heaters Hadley, MA

Hadley Water Heaters Costs:

Hadley water heater installation costs $895, water heater repair costs $524.

Water Heaters Florence, MA

Florence Water Heaters Costs:

Florence water heater installation costs $943, water heater repair costs $552.

Water Heaters Easthampton, MA

Gauger's Appliance Repair

29 Plymouth Ave
Easthampton, MA 1027

Integrity Plumbing And Heating

17 Hathaway Road
Easthampton, MA 1027

Easthampton Water Heaters Costs:

Easthampton water heater installation costs $910, water heater repair costs $533.

Budget Appliance Service

157 Brickyard Rd
Southampton, MA 1073

Aquarius Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

Po Box 603
Southampton, MA 1073

Marion Plumbing & Heating

72 West St
Granby, MA 1033

Gauger's Appliance Repair

29 Plymouth Ave
Easthampton, MA 1027

Cs Heating And Air Conditioning

638 Federal Street
Belchertown, MA 1007

Integrity Plumbing And Heating

17 Hathaway Road
Easthampton, MA 1027

Stewart's Heating

151 N Valley Rd
Pelham, MA 1002
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Water Heater Installation in Hampshire County, MA

Water Heater Installation Hampshire County, MA

Water Heater Repair in Hampshire County, MA

Water Heater Repair Hampshire County, MA

Tankless Water Heater Installation in Hampshire County, MA

Tankless Water Heater Installation Hampshire County, MA

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Hampshire County Water Heater Installation

Water Heater Installation in Hampshire County

Average Cost: $957
Starting At: $508

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Amherst $1,004$487$1,703
Belchertown $994$492$1,460
Chesterfield $1,074$567$1,372
Cummington $1,034$444$1,786
Easthampton $910$573$1,562
Florence $943$544$1,474
Goshen $989$522$1,610
Granby $871$568$1,579
Hadley $895$466$1,525
Hatfield $1,061$458$1,701
Haydenville $929$561$1,519
Huntington $1,123$500$1,771
Leeds $1,094$565$1,527
Northampton $1,041$467$1,371
Plainfield $878$463$1,685
South Hadley $894$585$1,712
Southampton $1,046$463$1,391
Ware $866$447$1,500
West Chesterfield $899$533$1,543
West Hatfield $969$545$1,516
Williamsburg $1,131$570$1,334
Worthington $999$586$1,525
Hampshire County Water Heater Repair

Water Heater Repair in Hampshire County

Average Cost: $560
Starting At: $140

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Amherst $588$134$1,265
Belchertown $582$135$1,084
Chesterfield $629$156$1,019
Cummington $605$122$1,327
Easthampton $533$158$1,160
Florence $552$150$1,095
Goshen $579$143$1,196
Granby $510$156$1,173
Hadley $524$128$1,133
Hatfield $621$126$1,264
Haydenville $544$154$1,128
Huntington $657$137$1,316
Leeds $640$155$1,134
Northampton $610$128$1,019
Plainfield $514$127$1,252
South Hadley $524$161$1,272
Southampton $613$127$1,033
Ware $507$123$1,114
West Chesterfield $526$147$1,146
West Hatfield $568$150$1,126
Williamsburg $662$157$991
Worthington $585$161$1,133
Hampshire County Tankless Water Heater Installation

Tankless Water Heater Installation in Hampshire County

Average Cost: $1,132
Starting At: $296

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Amherst $1,187$284$3,206
Belchertown $1,176$287$2,748
Chesterfield $1,270$331$2,584
Cummington $1,222$259$3,362
Easthampton $1,075$334$2,941
Florence $1,115$317$2,775
Goshen $1,169$304$3,030
Granby $1,030$331$2,972
Hadley $1,058$271$2,870
Hatfield $1,254$267$3,203
Haydenville $1,098$327$2,860
Huntington $1,327$291$3,334
Leeds $1,293$329$2,874
Northampton $1,231$272$2,582
Plainfield $1,038$270$3,172
South Hadley $1,057$341$3,223
Southampton $1,237$270$2,618
Ware $1,024$261$2,824
West Chesterfield $1,063$311$2,904
West Hatfield $1,146$318$2,854
Williamsburg $1,337$332$2,511
Worthington $1,181$342$2,871
Hampshire County Solar Water Heater Installation

Solar Water Heater Installation in Hampshire County

Average Cost: $1,167
Starting At: $300

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Amherst $1,225$288$3,619
Belchertown $1,213$291$3,102
Chesterfield $1,310$335$2,916
Cummington $1,261$263$3,795
Easthampton $1,109$339$3,320
Florence $1,150$321$3,133
Goshen $1,206$308$3,421
Granby $1,062$336$3,355
Hadley $1,091$275$3,240
Hatfield $1,293$270$3,616
Haydenville $1,132$331$3,228
Huntington $1,369$295$3,764
Leeds $1,333$333$3,244
Northampton $1,269$276$2,914
Plainfield $1,070$273$3,580
South Hadley $1,090$345$3,638
Southampton $1,276$273$2,955
Ware $1,056$264$3,187
West Chesterfield $1,096$315$3,278
West Hatfield $1,182$322$3,222
Williamsburg $1,379$337$2,834
Worthington $1,218$346$3,241