Portland, OR Oregon 97206
Whenever you are experiencing any water heater leaks we are available and prepared to help. Water heaters can leak from the bottom or from the top. In either situation, you must get it fixed immediately. Our experienced plumbing professionals can help with tankless, gas, and electric water heaters. We are experienced with troubleshooting a lot of different problems including leaks, the water heater not heating, not getting hot, or stopped working.
Customer happiness is ourhighest priority. We consistently offer great response times and the best quality services for all our customer's water heater needs. Our goal is to get your job done just the way you want it in the shortest time we are able and with the minimum inconvenience and disturbance to you.
After a full evaluation, we can recommend the best solutions for your home and your budget. Our experienced service professionals can help with any sized residential or commercial job, and offer premium quality and workmanship.
There are quite a few different types of water heaters which include electric water heaters, gas water heaters, and tankless water heaters. No matter what kind is in your home, we can assist. Our service pros know just how to fix them. We’ll stop leaks, replace or install new water heaters, and address any other water heater repair problems.
Standard tank style water heaters are hefty storage tanks which house between 30 and 80 gallons of water. They are tremendously insulated to ensure your water will continue to be nice and hot any time you you desire it.
Tank water heaters are usually dependable, however they can have issues. Below are some commonly occurring problems that affect standard tank type gas and electric water heaters.
The most frequent reason there is no hot water in the water heater is a fuse has tripped. The first thing one should evaluate is the fuse box.
If the circuit breaker is okay then the heating elements or the thermostat on an electric water heater could require replacement. On a gas water heater, the important things to check are the pilot and the gas control valve.
Rusty hot water could be due to corrosion of the pipes, water tank, or anode rod. If this remains untreated, corrosion can cause further deterioration and result in a leak in the tank. Replacing an anode rod is a relatively easy procedure and it could extend the life of your water heater by several years.
Hot water that is just discolored, but isn't rusty is likely due to hard water build up on the heating element or sediment inside the tank.
Hot water which has an odor of rotten eggs or sulfur is likely caused from bacteria build up in the water heater tank.
A water leak from the bottom of the tank could be due to a number of issues. It could be caused by a temperature and pressure valve, condensation, a leaking gasket, break down of the tank, or draining from the overflow pipe.
Water leaking from above the water heater might be from the hot water outlet or cold water inlet pipes, a faulty temperature and pressure valve, or a loose connection.
There are several reasons why a pilot will not light or stay lit. The pilot light tube could be blocked, there might be air in the gas line, the gas valve may be malfunctioning, or the thermocouple requires replacing.
Strange noises from your water heater such as banging, knocking, hissing, and other sounds frequently take place when there is a buildup of sediment in the lower portion of the tank. Hissing could indicate that there is a leak or condensation. The majority of noises are nothing serious, but it's still a smart idea to have it checked.
If you experience a sudden reduction in hot water pressure, it may be caused by sediment in your pipes or faucets.
Tankless water heaters are the newest breed of water heater. They are more energy efficient than their tank cousins, are more economical to run and usually have a longer life, but are more costly up front. They need tremendously less space and don't run out of hot water, but initially can need some extra accessories and re-plumbing or re-routing of gas and water lines.
Our experienced plumbers can help with installing a new tankless water heater system or switching out and existing system. It's essential find a pro who is familiar all local plumbing codes for Portland, OR
A tankless water heater utilizes more gas than a common heating system, and may require larger gas piping. You will also need to verify that your current water piping can support a tankless heater.
One of the most frequent problems in tankless water heaters is no hot water. This could be caused by a variety of things including a gas, electricity, or water supply problem, ignition failure, an error code in the machine, a clogged pipe, or frozen pipe.
Sediment build up happens a lot and can cause damage to your water heater. Installing a water softener could slow the build up. An additional solution is to have your water heater flushed every six months with a descaling cleaner.
The majority of tankless water heaters are equipped with a screen which puts out an error code when there is an issue. There are a wide variety of reasons why an error code may appear.