Water heaters are a very important part of your daily life if you are one of the millions that enjoy your showers warm or hot. Lambert Plumbing & Heating, Ltd offers everything from space-saving water heaters to solar water heaters to basic and complex water heater repair and maintenance. Our water heater professionals will be able to inspect your system and tell you what is wrong with your water heater and get you on the right track to getting it fixed and working again.
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How Can You Prevent Water Heater Repairs?
The most important part of ensuring the longevity of your homes water heater is the regular maintenance of the system. By regularly maintaining and servicing the unit you can rest assured knowing that a vast majority of the serious damages that can affect are prevented. Additionally, by getting regular services, our trained technicians will always be “in the know” about your specific system. When you buy a water heater from us we will also maintain it for your to save you from costly repairs in the future.
What Types of Water Heater Systems Are There?
The water heaters that are typically found in our customers homes are either conventional gas or electric models. These models have an average lifespan of about 11 years. A newer tankless model lasts between 15 and 20 years. Each systems has its individual benefit and weakness. With a gas powered unit, it is more energy efficient because of its use of natural gas. However, should there be a gas leak, it can also cause a deadly situation in your home. An electric unit is the most common type of water heater. Like the gas powered unit however should there ever be a power outage or electrical issue, you can find yourself without hot water for some time. No matter which style of unit you have, you can rest easy knowing our expert technicians always have the best solution for you and your home!
Is the Hot Water in Your Home Not Getting Hot Enough?
If you have water that is not getting hot enough, then a fault thermostat may be the culprit. The thermostat is responsible for regulating the temperature of the water in your home. It ensures that the water is not too hot and obviously not too cold. Another common issue could be that your unit may be set too hot; the average temperature for the water heater in your home is about 120 degrees. Our technician are able to check the thermostat and determine if the water is being heated to the correct temperature, and ensure that your system is working efficiently and safely at all times.
What Are Additional Signs That a Water Heater is Damaged or Faulty?
There are many telltale signs to look for when it comes to determining whether or not your water heater is in good working condition. Some common issues our team has seen and are more than qualified to repair are: Not enough hot water, a foul odor, like rotten eggs, strange noises coming from the heater, leaking in and around the heater's base, water that is rust colored, and more. If you detect any of these symptoms in your home, it is important to seek help as soon as possible. The earlier we can work on your system, the less damage is done to your home.
Why Do Water Heaters Deteriorate Over Time?
Water heaters will decrease in efficiency the longer they are used. This is often due to sediment buildup in the tank. The best way to correct this is to flush the tank. Flushing the tank is the process of draining the tank of water. Our technicians can perform a full flush of the tank or do a mini-flush. By performing these flushes you can have peace of mind knowing there are no serious clogs or obstructions in your homes water heating system.
What Are The Benefits of a Properly Functioning Water Heater?
The benefits of a properly working water heater are vast and can really affect the quality of life in your home. First off you will have an energy efficient and cost effective water heater in your home when it is repaired properly. Additionally you will have a supply of hot water whenever you want to wash dishes, take a shower, or any other task. Don’t let a poorly functioning water heater ruin your days. Call us today to schedule an appointment!
How Can Lambert Plumbing & Heating LTD. Help With Your Water Heater Repair Issues?
When we come to your home for water heater repairs we provide you efficient, friendly, and professional repair services. We extensively test and inspect your system to detect all of the issues that may be affecting it. Once we determine the source of the issues, we will efficiently repair these systems and restore your water heater to factory standards. Whether it is a small leak or serious rust damage, you can rest assured knowing our expert staff will have the perfect solution for you!