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Water Heaters in Thurston County

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Aptera's professional, experienced pros can tackle any issue with your water heater in Thurston 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 Thurston 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 Olympia, Lacey and Yelm, WA

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 Thurston 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 Thurston 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 Olympia, Lacey and Yelm

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.

Thurston County Cities Served

Water Heaters Olympia, WA

Mike Moore Plumbing & Pumps

6914 85th Ln Se
Olympia, WA 98513

On The Level Plumbing

5430 62nd Ave Sw
Olympia, WA 98512

C.p.c. Landscape, Llc

1800 B Sapp Road
Olympia, WA 98512

All American Underground, Inc.

2103 Harrison Avenue Northwest, Suite 2774
Olympia, WA 98502

Ste, Llc

2103 Harrison Avenue North West, Suite 2753
Olympia, WA 98502

Gasworks Inc

707 Ridge View Dr Se
Olympia, WA 98513

Gas Works Inc

707 Ridge View Dr Se
Olympia, WA 98513

Harlow Brothers Plumbing

4225 36th Ave Ne
Olympia, WA 98516

Trophy Plumbing, Llc

5344 Johnson Point Road Northeast
Olympia, WA 98516

Advanced Plumbing Technologies, Inc.

5506 Steamboat Island Road Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502

Olympia Water Heaters Costs:

Olympia water heater installation costs $1,027, water heater repair costs $601.

Water Heaters Lacey, WA

West Coast Pump And Filtration Llc

2511 Carpender Road Southeast
Lacey, WA 98503

Prine's Appliance & Repair Service


Lacey, WA 98503

Jim's Appliance Repair

4507 23rd Ave Se
Lacey, WA 98503

B J Fisher's Plumbing Service Limited

1300 Sleater Kinney Rd Se
Lacey, WA 98503

Brooks Plumbing Co

5709 Lacey Blvd Se, Ste 203
Lacey, WA 98503

Harold's Appliance Center

4509 Lacey Blvd Se, # A
Lacey, WA 98503

Lacey Water Heaters Costs:

Lacey water heater installation costs $918, water heater repair costs $538.

Water Heaters Yelm, WA

Yelm Water Heaters Costs:

Yelm water heater installation costs $1,053, water heater repair costs $617.

Water Heaters Rochester, WA

Rochester Water Heaters Costs:

Rochester water heater installation costs $894, water heater repair costs $523.

Water Heaters Rainier, WA

Top Notch Plumbing, Inc.

Po Box 947
Rainier, WA 98576

Rainier Water Heaters Costs:

Rainier water heater installation costs $915, water heater repair costs $536.

Water Heaters Tenino, WA

Tenino Water Heaters Costs:

Tenino water heater installation costs $1,026, water heater repair costs $600.

Water Heaters Bucoda, WA

Bucoda Water Heaters Costs:

Bucoda water heater installation costs $1,036, water heater repair costs $607.

Top Notch Plumbing, Inc.

Po Box 947
Rainier, WA 98576

Mike Moore Plumbing & Pumps

6914 85th Ln Se
Olympia, WA 98513

On The Level Plumbing

5430 62nd Ave Sw
Olympia, WA 98512

C.p.c. Landscape, Llc

1800 B Sapp Road
Olympia, WA 98512

West Coast Pump And Filtration Llc

2511 Carpender Road Southeast
Lacey, WA 98503

Prine's Appliance & Repair Service


Lacey, WA 98503

Jim's Appliance Repair

4507 23rd Ave Se
Lacey, WA 98503

B J Fisher's Plumbing Service Limited

1300 Sleater Kinney Rd Se
Lacey, WA 98503

Brooks Plumbing Co

5709 Lacey Blvd Se, Ste 203
Lacey, WA 98503

Harold's Appliance Center

4509 Lacey Blvd Se, # A
Lacey, WA 98503

All American Underground, Inc.

2103 Harrison Avenue Northwest, Suite 2774
Olympia, WA 98502

Ste, Llc

2103 Harrison Avenue North West, Suite 2753
Olympia, WA 98502

Gasworks Inc

707 Ridge View Dr Se
Olympia, WA 98513

Gas Works Inc

707 Ridge View Dr Se
Olympia, WA 98513

Harlow Brothers Plumbing

4225 36th Ave Ne
Olympia, WA 98516

Trophy Plumbing, Llc

5344 Johnson Point Road Northeast
Olympia, WA 98516

Advanced Plumbing Technologies, Inc.

5506 Steamboat Island Road Northwest
Olympia, WA 98502
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Water Heater Installation in Thurston County, WA

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Thurston County Water Heater Installation

Water Heater Installation in Thurston County

Average Cost: $965
Starting At: $572

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Bucoda $1,036$511$1,609
Lacey $918$566$1,512
Olympia $1,027$501$1,742
Rainier $915$552$1,378
Rochester $894$540$1,560
Tenino $1,026$496$1,707
Yelm $1,053$464$1,382
Thurston County Water Heater Repair

Water Heater Repair in Thurston County

Average Cost: $565
Starting At: $157

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Bucoda $607$140$1,195
Lacey $538$156$1,123
Olympia $601$138$1,294
Rainier $536$152$1,023
Rochester $523$148$1,159
Tenino $600$136$1,268
Yelm $617$127$1,027
Thurston County Tankless Water Heater Installation

Tankless Water Heater Installation in Thurston County

Average Cost: $1,141
Starting At: $333

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Bucoda $1,225$298$3,029
Lacey $1,086$330$2,847
Olympia $1,214$292$3,279
Rainier $1,081$322$2,594
Rochester $1,057$315$2,938
Tenino $1,212$289$3,214
Yelm $1,245$270$2,602
Thurston County Solar Water Heater Installation

Solar Water Heater Installation in Thurston County

Average Cost: $1,177
Starting At: $338

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CityAvg. CostLow CostHigh Cost
Bucoda $1,263$302$3,419
Lacey $1,120$335$3,213
Olympia $1,252$296$3,701
Rainier $1,115$326$2,928
Rochester $1,090$319$3,316
Tenino $1,250$293$3,628
Yelm $1,284$274$2,937