Local Own Comfort - Guelph Plumber

Professional Plumbing and Gas-Fitting Services in Guelph, Ontario and Surrounding Areas

Heating & Plumbing: 519.500.5353 localowncomfort@gmail.com

Water Heaters: How to Choose and Maintain the Ideal Model

Own Your Water Heater: Pay 3 Times Less Than Renting

Why Should You Own Instead of Leasing/Renting Water Heaters ?

Water Heater

3 times less costly in the span of 10 years than renting or leasing.


Owning with warranty offers the same services as a rental/lease agreement.

Local Company

We are a local company – we pride on establishing long term relations with our customers.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Your Satisfaction is our pledge.

Water Heater

Cost Comparison: Rent/Lease vs. Own

Renting or leasing a 50 gallon water heater for 120 months at an annual increase of 3.5% plus tax will cost approximately $6,500 over 10 years.

Owning a tank could cost as low as $1,895 plus tax.

Call us to get a free quote over the phone: +1 519-500-5353

No stress Warranty Program:

  • Standard warranty on a brand new tank 6 years for parts and leakage
  • We also offer plumbing work; snaking drains, installation of toilets/fixtures, installation of water softeners and anything plumbing related.
  • We also offer service/installations of furnaces, gas fireplaces, unit heaters, pool heaters etc.

Advantages of Water Heater Installation?

Reliable Hot Water Supply. One of the most significant benefits of a water heater is the reliable supply of hot water it offers. Water heaters store a large volume of hot water that’s ready for use anytime. This means you can enjoy hot water for your showers, dishwashing, and laundry without the worry of running out suddenly. The capacity of water heaters varies, allowing you to choose a size that best fits your household’s needs.
Lower Initial Installation Cost. When it comes to cost-effectiveness, water heaters generally have a lower initial installation cost. This makes them an attractive option for homeowners looking for a budget-friendly solution. The installation process is straightforward and less complex, which can further reduce the overall cost when hiring professionals to install the system.
Simplicity and Durability. Water heaters feature a simple design that has been used and perfected over decades. This simplicity translates to fewer components that could fail, making water heaters a durable option that can last for many years with proper maintenance. Their longevity and ease of repair often make them a preferable choice for homeowners who want a dependable and low-maintenance water heating solution.
Ease of Maintenance. Maintaining a water heater is generally simpler. The straightforward design and accessibility of parts make it easier for repairs and regular maintenance to be carried out. This can include tasks like flushing the tank to remove sediment build-up, checking the anode rod for corrosion, and inspecting the heating elements. Regular maintenance helps extend the life of the water heater and ensures it operates efficiently.

How It works ?


Set up a free consultation

Let us know you’re interested in getting a tank water heater by scheduling a free in-home consultation. We’ll have our local, authorized service provider give you a call. They’ll ask you a few questions about your current water heater setup and schedule your consultation.


Get recommendations from a local pro

During the consultation, our service provider will assess your current water heater setup to see if a tank unit will fit your space, and review the best options for your budget and needs. You’ll also get a competitively priced final quote with financing options.


Enjoy full-service installation

When you’re ready, we’ll schedule a convenient date to deliver and install your new tank water heater. Our service provider will test and inspect your new water heater and haul away your old one.

Interested in Leasing your Own Water Heater ?

Unlocking Convenience and Savings: Contact us for Water Heater Leasing with Added Financial Services

We have over 5000 water heater installs!

Our Promise to You is to Perform the Correct Plumbing at an Honest Price
When you are in need of Tank Water Heater Installation Services, you can trust the experts at Local own comfort to perform the correct Tank Water Heater Installation service at an honest price.

  • Free quote over phone
  • Installation
  • Water heater (tank or tankless)
  • 24h Service in case of issues.
Schedule Service



What types of water heaters are available for installation?

There are primarily two types of water heaters available: tank water heaters and tankless water heaters. Tank water heaters store a large amount of hot water for immediate use, while tankless models heat water directly on demand without the use of a storage tank.


How do I choose the right size water heater for my home?

The right size depends on the number of people living in your home and your peak water usage. Generally, a household of 1-2 people benefits from a 30-40 gallon tank, 3-4 people need a 40-50 gallon tank, and 5 or more people might require a 50-80 gallon tank.


What is the average cost of installing a water heater?

The cost of installing a water heater can vary widely depending on the type of water heater, the complexity of the installation, and geographical location. On average, tank water heaters cost less to install than tankless options. Prices can range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars.


How long does it take to install a water heater?

The time it takes to install a water heater can vary, but generally, a professional can complete the job within 2-3 hours for a straightforward replacement. New installations or switching from one type of water heater to another might take longer.


Do I need a permit to install a water heater?

In most cases, yes. Most local building codes require a permit for the installation of a new water heater to ensure it meets safety standards. It’s best to check with your local building department to understand the specific requirements for your area.


What should I consider when choosing a location for a water heater?

The location should be easily accessible for maintenance and sufficiently ventilated if it’s a gas water heater. It should also be installed in a spot that minimizes the risk of damage from potential leaks and complies with local building codes.

Schedule a Installation:

Are you looking for a quote? Get in touch with a plumbing and gas-fitting expert today