It’s hard to overestimate the value of hot water. Showers, baths, clothes and dishwashers are all dependent upon your hot water heater. So when that central appliance begins to falter or break down, all chaos breaks loose. Tank Water Heaters are notoriously troublesome, and can create a series of disruptions for your family if they’re not maintained and repaired carefully. When you encounter hot water heater issues, turn to a plumbing company you can trust — Plumb Shield Plumbing.
If you’re running short on hot water, or if you’re seeing leaks around your hot water heater, you can be facing some pretty significant issues. A faulty unit can lead to flooding, which can further compromise your home. Reach out to Plumb Shield’s team of plumbing experts to identify the source of the problem. We’ll recommend repairs or a new unit, and we’ll set things right without delay.
Great question! Not all units need to be replaced, because there are many repairs that can return a faulty unit back to full operation. We’ll work with you to assess your unit and give expert advice about repairs or replacement.
A lot depends on the type of water heater installed in your home, but a decent rule of thumb is 10 years. If you’re pushing your water heater beyond that time frame, it may be time to install a new unit.
As soon as you begin to see signs that your current water heater in underperforming or developing issues, call our team at Plumb Shield. We can assess whether a repair is appropriate, or evaluate new water heater options.