There is nothing worse than getting ready for a hot shower only to be hit with a wave of freezing cold water because your hot water heater is not functioning properly or has completely stopped working!
Worse yet… you arrive home after a nice evening out only to find your home or garage is flooded because your water heater started leaking.
Unfortunately, in most cases when your hot water heater needs repair or replacement, you may not realize it until it’s too late!
When you have a hot water heater emergency you want help fast from a trained professional.
If you notice your water is taking too long to get hot or is running out of hot water very quickly, it is time to call a professional plumber for an inspection.
Call Ideal Air when you need water heater repair or installation.
Depending on the age of your hot water heater, the repair may be simpler and more affordable than you think. In many cases it is a simple repair!
Ideal Air has provided water heater repair and installation service in the Metro-West Area for years now.
Our extensive experience means we are experts at helping you solve your water heater problems.
Call Ideal Air and get Hot Water Back Right Away! (508) 975-3825
Does your Hot Water Heater need repair or replacement?
When you water heater is not working properly, it may be because of any number of repair or maintenance issues. In many cases it is a simple fix and does not require a new hot water heater.
Some of the most common problems we see are:
You should contact Ideal Air Services as soon as you notice you have no hot water, warm water, or less hot water than normal.
We offer fast, same day service and will send a trained professional to your home or business and do our best to ensure that you have hot water again as quickly as possible.
Regular Hot Water Heater Maintenance can help you avoid the flood!
You probably already know that your hot water heater is an extremely important appliance in your home or business. When it needs replacement it can also one of the most expensive appliances.
Most people make a healthy investment when buying and installing a new water heater for their home or business.
When buying a new hot water heater you want to:
At Ideal Air HVAC we help you make the right decision based your needs so you know that the water heater you buy is the right one for your home or business at the lowest cost possible.
The anode rod in your water heater is designed to attract corrosion-causing elements in the water, helping to prevent the steel tank from corroding.
The anode rod should be inspected every 3 years and replaced when it has shrunk to about one quarter of its original size. This is very important to avoid leaks in your water heater caused by corrosion of the tank.
How often you will need to replace the anode rod depends on how hard your water is. In most of Pearland area, the water is very hard and your anode rod will probably need replacement fairly often.
Fortunately this is a fairly inexpensive plumbing repair, and can help extend the life of your hot water heater.
Important Tip: Does your water have a nasty odor? In many cases your anode rod needs replacement.
What about the temperature and pressure relief valve?
You may have heard stories about a hot water heater exploding inside a home or business! It is important to understand that a plugged temperature and pressure relief valve on your water heater can turn your water heater into a dangerous time bomb.
It is important to keep your family or business safe by having the T&P valve checked at once a year by a trained plumber.
Here are a few other problems you may notice:
Another major problem that can be avoided with regular maintenance is built up minerals in the heater.
When was the last time you had your water heater flushed?
Quite a few water heater manufacturers advise that you flush your water heater at least once a year to decrease the accumulation of minerals.
Hard water scale and mineral accumulations inside the tank or on your electric water heater’s heating elements greatly reduces the effectiveness of your water heater and can reduce its lifespan.
The best way to reduce build-up is have a professional flush it at least once a year.