Water Heaters

Here at A. Pederson's Plumbing, we are industry leaders in high quality, low cost water heater repairs and replacement. If your having issues with your water heater give us a call. We can repair or replace it for the lowest price possible. You can depend on our years of experience to help you get your water heater working. If you need to replace your water heater we have many water heaters in stock ready to install and can help you choose the water heater that best meets your needs and budget.

There are many new innovations in the water heater world. They all have pro's and cons. The following is some basic info to help you be a informed buyer.

 

 

Standard Tank Water Heater (50 Gallon)-

PROS

  • Inexpensive
  • Dependable
  • Long-life Expectancy
  • Improved Efficiency in Newer Models
  • Available in both Gas & Electric

CONS

  • Large Space Requirement
  • Slow Recovery

heat pump water heaters

PROs

  • extremerly efficent
  • uses heat from the air to heat your water.
  • One of the most energy efficient options available for a half of the price of a tank-less water heater
  • Low installation costs
  • Energy savings 
  • energy rebates available

CONs

  • Only available in electric
  • More expensive than standard (50 gallon) water heater
  • rerequires 12 to 20 inches of clearance around entire water heater to meet rebate standards

Tank-less Water Heater

(the latest rage in the water heater market)

PROS

  • High efficiency
  • Energy savings
  • Fits in small spaces
  • Unlimited supply of hot water

CONS

  • Very expensive (three to four times the price of standard water heater's)
  • Must be over-sized in Oregon due to colder ground water
  • Limits the number of fixtures that can be used for hot water at any given time in the house
  • Not very practical when powered by electricity, we recommend natural gas or propane only
  • Higher Installation Costs
  • Requires Special Venting