Residential Electric Water Heater

Electric water heaters have definitely stood the test of time. In fact, they were invented in 1889 and are still very widely used today. Water heaters are vital to your home, especially during the winter. You can’t take a nice, hot shower without one! Whether you’re in need of an installation, maintenance, or repair, you know who to call! FloGuard is here to help with anything regarding your electric water heater.

Electric Water Heater Installation

The average electric water heater has a lifespan of 8-12 years when properly maintained. However, it will acquire natural wear and tear and eventually it’ll need to be replaced. While it may have damage that’s able to be repaired, it’s often the smarter move to get it replaced altogether. When you choose to take the repair route, you might end up spending even more money. Besides, it’ll need to be replaced anyways and you don’t want to risk major water damage. Whether it’s time for a new electric water heater or you’re building home from the ground up, don’t hesitate to call our team of experts.


As you read in the previous section, your electric water heater is susceptible to damage with age. The extent of the damage is what will determine whether you need a repair or a replacement. Luckily, some issues are minor and can be handled quickly. A plumber from our team will be able to assess your electric water heater and advise you on the next steps. If it can be fixed with a simple, inexpensive repair, our team will provide you a long-lasting solution.


Just like any other fixtures your home, your electric water heater requires regular maintenance. Doing so will increase the lifetime of it prevent any major damages. Any buildup of dirt or sediment should be cleaned and flushed out around once a year. If you live in an area with hard water, you should considering doing it every 6 months. In addition, an inspection will allow you to be proactive. When you schedule an inspection of your home plumbing system, your electric hater heater will be checked.

Whether it’s an installation, repair, or maintenance that you’re in need of, FloGuard has got you covered. Our plumbers have the skills and training necessary to best serve you. We put the customer first and vow to give you an efficient, long-lasting solution.