Water Heater Repair
Your Local Expert for Water Heater Repair in Alexandria, VA
When it works properly, your water heater delivers a consistent supply of hot water for all of your daily needs. However, a water heater malfunction can occur at any time in your home or business. Our plumbers at The Pipe Doctor Plumbing & Drain offer prompt, cost-effective, and reliable water heater repair in Alexandria, VA.
Most water heaters feature a lifespan of 10 to 12 years. Around this age, these appliances experience more breakdowns and leaks. We address anything that goes wrong with your conventional or tankless water heater. Our rapid troubleshooting, concise explanation of the problem, and cost-effective repairs quickly restore hot water service in your home or business.
Signs You Need a Water Heater Repair or Replacement
Should you notice any of these signs, your home or business likely needs a water heater replacement or repair:
- Inconsistent temperature
- Foul-smelling water
- Debris in hot water
- Discolored or cloudy water
- No hot water
- Leaking tank
- Tripped circuit breaker
Common Causes of Water Heater Problems
Most water heater problems result from age-related wear and tear. Over years of use, seals, and gaskets fail, valves corrode, and tanks rust. Minerals in the water also contribute to water heater problems. The minerals settle out of the water and form a crust on the heating element and pipe. This crust impedes heat exchange and water flow. The minerals in the water interact with the metal in the tank, valves, and pipe, eventually leading to rust and corrosion. An improper water heater installation could also cause water heater problems. Incorrect water or gas pressure may damage the water heater. We fix any water heater, even if we didn’t install it.
Importance of Professional Repair Services
Water heaters make use of a power source and water. Extreme caution is necessary when repairing these appliances due to the risks of injuries and damage to your home or building. Professional water heater repairs correctly address the problem and resolve it. They also prevent safety hazards, such as gas leaks and electrical shorts that could have serious impacts on your health and safety. We get the work done right the first time and stand behind every water heater repair our plumber in Alexandria, VA, performs.
Benefits of Regular Maintenance
Keeping up with regular water heater maintenance ensures efficient operation of the appliance. When the water heater uses less energy, you’ll save money on your utility bills. Well-maintained water heaters break down less frequently and reach their expected lifespan, which lowers their overall operating costs and minimizes disruption to your routine activities. Regular maintenance of your water heater also gives us a chance to identify worn parts and potential problems before they become emergencies.
Find Out More About Your Water Heater Concerns
To learn more about our water heater repair or maintenance services or to schedule an appointment with our team, contact us at The Pipe Doctor Plumbing & Drain. Call us or fill out the form today. We look forward to hearing from you.