Water Heater Repairs? Call Us Today
The usual life of a hot water heater is around 10 years. If your hot water heater is older than this, don’t be surprised if you begin to see problems with it. On the other hand, if your heater is more than 15 years old, we recommend that you replace it because at that age newer models will give you greater efficiency and offer a better value than temporary repairs.
Hot water heaters can suffer form a number of problems which are with common to all brands- Rheem, Lochinvar, Rinnai, American Water Heaters, Stiebel, Whirlpool, Bradford and more. The most common issues with hot water heaters that we have seen are
- The water is not hot enough or is too hot.
- There is no hot water at all.
- The hot water heater is making a lot of noise.
- The water heater is leaking.
Selecting the right Water Heater
Prestige Plumbing, Heating & Cooling can solve most hot water heater issues. We assure you of upfront and affordable rates on all services. We service a large area with our trucks and quickly get to the numerous suburbs we service. Since our trucks are fully stocked a high percentage of service calls are handled in one visit. Let’s take a look at how we helped a family in Elgin with their water heater repair as well as another in Hinsdale.
The family in Elgin found their water heater continually produced water that was not hot enough. It was actually a very simple fix where the thermostat had been changed and a simple readjustment solved the problem. Good troubleshooting always starts with looking at the basics and often leads to the fastest, simplest and least expensive solutions.
The family in Hinsdale never seemed to have enough hot water. In their case the hot water heater was older and over the last 12 years the family’s needs had changed. They know had three teenagers, two parents and one in law in the house. They had a small hot water tank and a much larger family in need of greater capacity. Our water heater specialist was able to review the options a new water heater with a larger tank and much greater efficiency as well as the option of installing a tankless system that gave instant on demand hot water. Our belief is to always educate the homeowner, give them options and help them get the right unit for both their needs and budget. Every household is unique and deserves a solution unique to them.
To learn more, please contact us today.