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Hot Water Heater Repairs & Installation

hot water heater repair installationOne of the most used appliances in your home is your hot water heater. Of course, you probably don’t give it much thought; turn the shower on and you have hot water. But what happens when you don’t? It may be time for a replacement!

There are two different types of standard water heaters, gas and electric. An electric water heater can be used anywhere. A gas water heater is likely in your home if you have any other appliances such as a stove that uses gas. You can replace a gas water heater with an electric heater, however your plumber will need to make sure your circuit box can handle this.

If you have to replace your water heater, you’ll probably want to replace it with the same kind you already have, however, there are upgrades available. Has your family size grown since you bought your home? Consider getting a larger capacity tank to accommodate that. New units are also much more energy efficient, an important consideration. If your unit has been repaired multiple times already, a replacement is probably in order. There’s no better time to cut costs on your utility bills than during the replacement of a water heater, since you can look for a more energy efficient unit. Your professional plumber can recommend a good replacement, and will be able to repair your current heater if replacement isn’t necessary.

If you are needing to install a hot water heater or repair/replace a hot water heater, please call us at (352) 817-7647 or use our online service request form to reach out to us.

What Others Say About Kost Plumbing

I do now know where to start, your prices and plumbing expertise are exceptional. I also appreciate your deck building and carpenter skills, not to mention that outstanding kitchen remodel. With your card I do not need anybody's "List" or any "Referral Program". Keep up the good work!

Chuck F., Reddick, FL

Thomas has done numerous jobs for me, and his work is always exceptional. He is very dependable and is willing to go out of his way to make sure the job is done right. In my opinion you could not hire a more professional or honest person.

Barbara A., Ocala, FL

Thank you so much for all the help and support you provided when we had that leak! I couldn't have asked for a better job or price and the fact that you got it fixed so quickly that we were able to keep up our busy schedules without hardly missing a beat was AWESOME!!! Thanks again.

John D., Citra, FL

We had Kost Plumbing come out on weeknight when we had no water and he fixed the problem THAT NIGHT! We were amazed at his great work ethic and honest prices that he will be our Plumber for Life!!

Susan J., Ocala, FL

Kost's Korner

When Liquid Plumber Doesn't Work.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Nothing is worse than that moment of panic when a pipe gets clogged, and liquid plumber doesn't do the job anymore. For some, calling in the professionals is a last ditch effort, and it's all DIY until you can't DIY anymore. The holidays are over, and those drains have seen it all, between guests and family putting extra work on the utilities this season - it's time to clean it all out and start fresh for the new year.


How to tell if my home needs a water purification system?

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

In an ideal world, we would walk into our kitchen, turn on the faucet, trust the liquid flowing out of it and drink pure, clean water until our heart’s content. Sadly, however, a perfect world is not here yet. We trust our state and local governments to provide us with safe, potable drinking water, but is that really what we’re getting?