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Water Heaters in York County

Lowest Cost York County Water Heater Repair & Installation

Aptera's professional, experienced pros can tackle any issue with your water heater in York 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 York 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 Biddeford, Sanford and Saco, ME

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 York 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 York 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 Biddeford, Sanford and Saco

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.

York County Cities Served

Water Heaters Biddeford, ME

Biddeford Water Heaters Costs:

Biddeford water heater installation costs $1,098, water heater repair costs $643.

Water Heaters Sanford, ME

Sanford Water Heaters Costs:

Sanford water heater installation costs $1,120, water heater repair costs $656.

Water Heaters Saco, ME

Rest Ez Contractors

4 Steamman Streetsuite 19-314
Saco, ME 4072

Saco Water Heaters Costs:

Saco water heater installation costs $893, water heater repair costs $523.

Water Heaters York, ME

York Water Heaters Costs:

York water heater installation costs $976, water heater repair costs $572.

Water Heaters Kennebunk, ME

Kennebunk Water Heaters Costs:

Kennebunk water heater installation costs $1,025, water heater repair costs $600.

Water Heaters Wells, ME

Wells Water Heaters Costs:

Wells water heater installation costs $948, water heater repair costs $555.

Water Heaters Kittery, ME

Kittery Water Heaters Costs:

Kittery water heater installation costs $1,111, water heater repair costs $651.

Water Heaters Old Orchard Beach, ME

Old Orchard Beach Water Heaters Costs:

Old Orchard Beach water heater installation costs $862, water heater repair costs $505.

Water Heaters Buxton, ME

Buxton Water Heaters Costs:

Buxton water heater installation costs $1,053, water heater repair costs $616.

Water Heaters Waterboro, ME

Waterboro Water Heaters Costs:

Waterboro water heater installation costs $997, water heater repair costs $584.

Rest Ez Contractors

4 Steamman Streetsuite 19-314
Saco, ME 4072
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Water Heater Installation in York County, ME

Water Heater Installation York County, ME

Water Heater Repair in York County, ME

Water Heater Repair York County, ME

Tankless Water Heater Installation in York County, ME

Tankless Water Heater Installation York County, ME

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York County Water Heater Installation

Water Heater Installation in York County

Average Cost: $1,083
Starting At: $538

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Acton $959$517$1,562
Alfred $947$509$1,754
Berwick $888$469$1,775
Biddeford $1,098$445$1,779
Buxton $1,053$542$1,440
Cape Neddick $850$551$1,538
Cornish $893$503$1,336
East Waterboro $855$584$1,614
Eliot $961$583$1,666
Hollis Center $884$440$1,396
Kennebunk $1,025$545$1,489
Kennebunkport $1,116$476$1,492
Kittery $1,111$438$1,528
Kittery Point $1,085$468$1,443
Lebanon $1,117$586$1,642
Limerick $1,050$468$1,587
Limington $992$437$1,388
North Berwick $1,039$511$1,674
North Waterboro $1,131$514$1,647
Ogunquit $876$510$1,635
Old Orchard Beach $862$544$1,502
Parsonsfield $1,031$455$1,570
Saco $893$453$1,397
Sanford $1,120$547$1,509
Shapleigh $1,084$482$1,453
South Berwick $1,112$471$1,570
Springvale $877$574$1,684
Waterboro $997$581$1,562
Wells $948$453$1,407
West Newfield $941$484$1,358
York $976$588$1,357
York County Water Heater Repair

Water Heater Repair in York County

Average Cost: $634
Starting At: $148

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Acton $561$142$1,160
Alfred $555$140$1,303
Berwick $520$129$1,319
Biddeford $643$122$1,321
Buxton $616$149$1,070
Cape Neddick $498$151$1,143
Cornish $523$138$993
East Waterboro $500$161$1,199
Eliot $563$160$1,238
Hollis Center $518$121$1,037
Kennebunk $600$150$1,106
Kennebunkport $654$131$1,108
Kittery $651$120$1,135
Kittery Point $635$129$1,072
Lebanon $654$161$1,219
Limerick $615$129$1,179
Limington $581$120$1,031
North Berwick $608$140$1,244
North Waterboro $662$141$1,224
Ogunquit $513$140$1,214
Old Orchard Beach $505$149$1,116
Parsonsfield $604$125$1,166
Saco $523$125$1,038
Sanford $656$150$1,121
Shapleigh $635$133$1,079
South Berwick $651$129$1,166
Springvale $514$158$1,251
Waterboro $584$160$1,160
Wells $555$125$1,045
West Newfield $551$133$1,009
York $572$162$1,008
York County Tankless Water Heater Installation

Tankless Water Heater Installation in York County

Average Cost: $1,280
Starting At: $314

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Acton $1,134$301$2,941
Alfred $1,120$297$3,301
Berwick $1,050$274$3,342
Biddeford $1,297$259$3,349
Buxton $1,245$316$2,711
Cape Neddick $1,005$321$2,896
Cornish $1,056$293$2,515
East Waterboro $1,010$340$3,039
Eliot $1,136$340$3,136
Hollis Center $1,046$256$2,628
Kennebunk $1,212$318$2,803
Kennebunkport $1,319$277$2,809
Kittery $1,314$255$2,877
Kittery Point $1,283$273$2,716
Lebanon $1,320$341$3,090
Limerick $1,242$273$2,987
Limington $1,173$254$2,613
North Berwick $1,228$298$3,152
North Waterboro $1,337$299$3,101
Ogunquit $1,035$298$3,077
Old Orchard Beach $1,019$317$2,828
Parsonsfield $1,218$265$2,956
Saco $1,056$264$2,630
Sanford $1,324$319$2,840
Shapleigh $1,282$281$2,735
South Berwick $1,315$274$2,955
Springvale $1,037$334$3,171
Waterboro $1,179$339$2,940
Wells $1,121$264$2,648
West Newfield $1,112$282$2,556
York $1,154$343$2,554
York County Solar Water Heater Installation

Solar Water Heater Installation in York County

Average Cost: $1,320
Starting At: $318

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Acton $1,169$305$3,319
Alfred $1,155$301$3,727
Berwick $1,083$277$3,773
Biddeford $1,338$263$3,780
Buxton $1,284$320$3,060
Cape Neddick $1,037$325$3,269
Cornish $1,089$297$2,839
East Waterboro $1,042$345$3,430
Eliot $1,172$344$3,540
Hollis Center $1,078$260$2,967
Kennebunk $1,250$322$3,164
Kennebunkport $1,361$281$3,171
Kittery $1,355$259$3,248
Kittery Point $1,323$276$3,066
Lebanon $1,362$346$3,489
Limerick $1,281$276$3,372
Limington $1,210$258$2,950
North Berwick $1,266$302$3,558
North Waterboro $1,379$303$3,500
Ogunquit $1,068$302$3,474
Old Orchard Beach $1,051$321$3,193
Parsonsfield $1,257$269$3,337
Saco $1,089$268$2,968
Sanford $1,365$323$3,206
Shapleigh $1,322$285$3,087
South Berwick $1,356$278$3,335
Springvale $1,070$339$3,579
Waterboro $1,216$343$3,319
Wells $1,156$268$2,989
West Newfield $1,147$286$2,885
York $1,190$347$2,883