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Water Heaters

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Investing in a Water Heater

Having the right water heater is important. Did you know that approximately 15% of your home’s energy budget is dedicated to heating water? This means that if you currently have an older or inefficient water heater, your energy bills are higher than they should be. Make sure you save precious resources and reduce your bills with a new efficient water heater. Sauve Heating has a variety of water heaters for you to choose from which are designed to meet the needs, priorities and budget of every family.

Getting the right water heater for your home means you will get reliably hot water in the kitchen, bathroom, and wherever else you need it. A high-quality water heater takes no time to heat the water, and maintains it at that temperature ensuring maximum comfort. Say goodbye to cold showers in winter and sudden losses of temperature. Sauve Heating’s HVAC experts know everything there is to know about water heaters and would be happy to help you choose the perfect water heater for your home.

When it comes to water heaters, one of the most common questions we get is: should I get a tankless or a traditional tank water heater? The answer to this question depends on your specific needs. Take a look at our handy chart below to help you decide which water heater is best for you!

Tankless VS. Traditional Tank


Pros Cons
Energy savings depending on water usage Higher maintenance/
installation costs
Space saving Water treatment is often required
No storage of hot water It takes longer to get hot water to your taps
No limit to hot water availability

Traditional Tank

Pros Cons
Lower initial installation
Often less energy efficient
Simpler Technology Can take up more space
It can be quicker to get hot water to your taps Limited hot water availability
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Why Rinnai, John Wood and
Water Heaters

When it comes to water heaters, we depend on three brands based
on their quality and ability to address a variety of common needs.

Industry-leading tankless options.
A good option for shorter/confined spaces.

Answers to Frequently Asked Water Heater Questions

If your house uses a gas water heater, it will typically last 6 to 8 years. Electric water heaters can last anywhere from 8 to 10 years. It is still possible that these units will need to be replaced sooner. You can check how old your water heater is by looking for the installation date on the manufacturer label on your unit. If your unit is old, contact our HVAC professionals right away for an inspection and we can go over your options for a replacement!

There are a few things you can look for to tell if your water heater needs to be replaced. Some of the easiest things to spot are:

  • Unit Age: If your water heater is over 6 years old, then it’s time to think about replacing it. Check the manufacturer label to find out how old your unit is.
  • Rusty Water: If your hot water has a rusty colour when it comes out of the tap, then parts of the tank have rusted and corroded. The tank needs to be replaced right away.
  • Noise: If your unit is making loud noises, that is a sure sign that it is on it’s last legs and needs to be replaced
  • Water Leaks: If you notice a puddle around your water heater, there is definitely a leak in the unit. If the unit is also old, then it should be replaced. Otherwise, it might be able to be repaired./li>
  • Cold Water: If try to run hot water from any of your taps or shower, and no hot water comes out, then your water heater has stopped functioning and needs to be fixed or replaced.

If you notice any of these issues with your water heater, contact us right away so we can fix or replace the unit and get your hot water situation back to normal!

SNAP Financial

Investing in your home comfort should never be a burden. We offer easy, flexible payment solutions through SNAP Financial, giving you access to:

  • Affordable monthly payments;
  • Competitive interest rates;
  • Flexible pay-off options;
  • Hassle-free direct debit or credit card payments.

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