Water Heater Repair
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Professionals and highly trained technicians here at water heater repair Columbia will make sure you have hot water when you need it. If your hot water heater is broken or is not working 100%, call our reliable plumbers immediately and we’ll diagnose the problem, let you know what your options are, and give you an outlined cost estimate before fixing the problem.
What are the signs? There are signs and symptoms that tell you whether your water heater needs a tankless unit replacement. These are obvious signs but often overlooked or are not given attention to until it’s too late. Be proactive. Check your heating system and plumbing connections to make sure you and your family do not go bathing on cold water. Here are some of the tell-tale signs.
- Heating system is over 10 years old
- Water heater is leaking
- Noisy tank
- Discoloration of water
- Foul odor
- Rusted or loose bolts and screws
- Soft or spongy floors and,
- Obviously, not delivering hot water
Leaking – Diagnosing Problems
We rarely think of our tank-style unit until we get hit by ice cold water during the morning shower. It’s all comfortable until that day comes. Though we advise to always call the plumbing professionals for these types of issues, there are some things that you can do that might fix problem.
Fails to deliver sufficient hot water or no hot water at all - check to see if the pilot light has gone out. If it did, re-light it. Another reason is maybe the thermostat is set too low. Make some adjustments and see what happens. Do not hesitate to contact a specialist for professional plumbing services.
Fails to deliver enough hot water - This could be mean a bigger problem that you really can’t fix yourself but check for leakage from pipes under the hot water heater, leakage from the tank, or if you’re hearing unusual noises from the tank, that could be sediments that accumulated overtime.
Soft Spongy Floor or Water near the Heater- The obvious conclusion is that the water tank may be leaking but it could also be a loose valve or a leaky pipe so it is recommended to do a little investigation. If it is a loose valve, you can simply tighten it. If the leaks persist, call a specialist immediately.
- Flush the tank to remove sediment buildup
- Assess the relief valve operation
- Thoroughly examine for leaks
- Examine the sacrificial anode rod
- Install a drip pan
- Install an insulation blanket or jacket
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We also provide unparalleled water heater installation in Columbia, SC and neighboring cities. Our teams of expert technicians follow strict procedures that ensure safe and hassle-free tankless water heater installation. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Ask us about our water heater repair program that will save you hundreds of dollars in maintenance and repair costs.
Water Heater Specialists
1320 Main Street, Suite 300
Columbia, SC 29201
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