Emergency Water Heater Repair Tacoma

Does Your Water Heater Need a Repair Quickly?

Plumbing and water heater repairs are generally needed at the most unfavorable times we know at Water Heater Repair Tacoma WA. With water heaters, there are typically indications leading up to a bigger issue with the heater. In general, hot water heaters run reasonably maintenance free, and just need a little self maintenance each year (though many people never get around to doing so). Nevertheless, water heaters are the most dangerous appliance in the house, which is why we take their installation and service extremely seriously, installing everything safely to code.

Hot Water Heater Repair Tacoma is locally owned and operated, and our water heater maintenance professionals are staff members, not subcontractors. And, naturally, we are licensed, bonded and insured. Our Tacoma neighbors have gotten in touch with us for a long period of time for their water heater repair service requirements. We also prefer to share as much information in our blog as we can in terms of the best methods to perform routine upkeep on ones own water heater to assist keep it working at peak performance.

What Tacoma Homeowners Can Do in an Emergency Water Heater Repair ScenarioEmergency Water Heater Repair Tacoma

For electric water heaters not producing hot water, first check to see if the fuse in the breaker box is tripped. If it is not, Tacoma Water Heater Repair advises just turning the power off and giving us a call to come take a look at the heater. For gas water heaters not producing hot water, initially check and see if the pilot is still lit. If not, attempt relighting it.

Precaution: We do not advise explore attempting to fix a water heater if you are unsure exactly what you are doing! It is a very hazardous home appliance and we are extremely trained with performing water heater repairs in Tacoma WA. If you were to attempt any repairs, absolutely turn the power off for an electric water heater and shut the gas off for gas water heaters first!

If the water heater storage tank is leaking, shut the water off going to the tank. it will either be a gate-style valve or a ball-style valve. The ball-style will turn 180 degrees and a gate-style have to be turned clockwise until it stops turning. There are times when these valves break. If that holds true, or if it will not turn, shut the water to your house off. If you succeed in shutting the water valve off, it still my be leaking and not wishing to have the entire water contents of the storage tank flood the location the water heater is found in, attach a hose to the drain at the bottom of the storage tank and run the hose to either a gutter drain or a sink to empty the tank if possible. If there is extreme rust and buildup inside the water heater it can injure the turf in the yard or stain a concrete driveway or walkway. When the water is successfully switched off and being drained if need be, shut the power or gas off to the heater.

If you smell gas, turn the gas off going to the water heater quickly! Then, give us a call. If you still smell gas when the gas line is turned off, get in touch with the gas company also to help in seeing where the gas leakage is coming from.

When it is time for a brand-new water heater, our personnel will help you in selecting the right water heater for your house, based on rate, power-source, energy-savings and even more. Our company know each house is different and we make every effort to offer the perfect Tacoma Water Heater Replacement solution for you. With years of experience, our group of water heater experts is here to walk you through the entire procedure, making sure you choose the model that’s best for your home.

If you are thinking of remodeling or constructing an addition or new home we wish to be of assistance also. Our water heater replacement services are exceptional in addition to our ability to aid in planing the installment of a new water heater and plumbing system for your brand-new house or company.

Please call Water Heater Repair Tacoma WA with any concerns.

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