Water Heaters

Water Heater Repair & Installation On Maui

We Are Always Working Hard for You

As a locally owned and operated business, we understand how vital a warm shower is after work, a day at the beach, or a hard workout. Whenever you need hot water, you don’t want to wait all day for your water heater to heat up. We offer high-quality water heaters on Maui to serve your needs. We provide expert installation, whether it’s a tank, tankless, electrical, or gas water heater. Woody’s Plumbing is always working hard for you with 24/7 service and discounts for first responders, teachers, nurses, veterans, and active-duty military.

Water heaters are a valuable part of your home to have comfortable showers and clean dishes. Don’t deal with an aging and unreliable heater when you can trust Woody’s Plumbing for high-quality water heaters on Maui!

Reach out to our Maui water heater repair and installation team today by calling (808) 353-6670 or filling out our online contact form.

What are the signs of a bad water heater?

  • Age of water heater
  • Not enough hot water
  • Discolored water
  • A leak in your tank
  • Frequent repairs
  • Oder coming from the water
  • Increase in your monthly utility bill
  • Low water pressure

7 Ways to Make Your Hot Water Heater More Energy Efficient

Improving the energy efficiency of your water heater can help reduce utility bills and minimize your environmental footprint. Here are seven ways to achieve this:

  1. Insulate Your Water Heater: Wrap it with an insulating blanket to reduce heat loss.
  2. Lower the Thermostat: Set it to around 120°F (49°C) to save energy.
  3. Install Low-Flow Fixtures: Use less hot water per minute, reducing energy consumption.
  4. Use Timers or Smart Controls: Schedule hot water production according to your needs.
  5. Fix Leaks and Insulate Pipes: Prevent water and energy waste.
  6. Drain Sediment Regularly: Maintain efficiency and extend the heater's lifespan.
  7. Consider a Tankless Water Heater: Eliminate standby energy losses.

By implementing these strategies, you can make your water heater more energy-efficient, saving money and reducing your environmental impact in the process.

Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Traditional tank water heaters typically hold 30-50 gallons of water and use natural gas or electricity. These usually have a lower initial cost and require less maintenance and repair than their tankless counterparts. However, they can have higher utility bills, occupy more space, and run out of hot water before the entire family has showered. These water heaters typically last 10 to 15 years, about half the lifespan of on-demand water heaters.

Tankless or on-demand water heaters save you approximately $50-100 per year and last between 20 to 30 years. It takes up about the same space as a shoebox or carry-on on your wall, leaving valuable floor space for other storage. Tankless water heaters only warm up the water that goes through them so that you can get hot water in 15 to 25 seconds. Tank heaters must reheat all 30-50 gallons every time you turn on the hot water. However, tankless heaters have a higher initial cost than tank heaters, especially if you’re switching from a tank to a tankless version.

No matter what water heater you choose, Woody’s Plumbing is the team to call for expert Maui water heaters services. Our owners have 30 years of experience as master plumbers to provide you with the best quality and service.

Electric or Gas Heaters

Electric and gas heaters both provide hot water, but their pros and cons can help you decide which unit is suitable for your family.

 Electric water heater pros:

  • Efficient hot water
  • Lower initial cost
  • Easy hookup
  • Safe
  • Wide range of sizes


  • Higher operating cost
  • Slower heating than gas
  • Cannot operate during power outages

Electric heaters typically have lower initial costs because every home has electrical, but not every home has gas. They also have a more comprehensive range of sizes to offer point-of-use heaters to whole-home systems.

Gas heater pros:

  • Quick hot water
  • Lower operating cost
  • Energy efficient
  • Operates during power failures


  • Higher initial cost if your home doesn’t have gas already
  • Not as safe as electric models
  • Shorter lifespan than electric
  • Requires relighting occasionally

Gas heaters are all tank models and do not offer point-of-use appliances. These are usually used for bigger families that use more hot water. However, because it requires a gas line and an open flame, it may need to be relit occasionally and isn’t as safe as electric heaters. They cost more monthly to operate and are less efficient than electric water heaters.

Don’t delay; get better hot water today! Call (808) 353-6670 when you are ready to schedule an appointment for water heater replacement in Maui.

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  • 30+ Years of Experience
  • Locally Owned & Operated
  • Quality Service Every Time
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