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Richmond Water Heater Repair & Replacement

Water Heater Services by Total Home Comfort Specialists

Because we rely so heavily on our water heaters to deliver hot water to our families, there is no opportune moment for them to fail. If your home is lacking hot water or you have noticed a problem with your traditional or tankless water heater, you will want an experienced Richmond plumber to take care of it. When you call M.A. Williams Inc. for help, we will arrive at your home with the expertise to inspect and correct any water heater problem you are facing.

Call us at (804) 324-3378 if you are experiencing trouble with your home’s water heater.

What Causes Water Heater Problems?

The simple answer is water. Whether it is sediment from the municipal water mains, the natural corrosion associated with water, or possible failure that may occur when accumulated rust acts as an electrical conductor, a variety of water-related issues can affect your water heater.

Symptoms of a faulty water heater include:

  • No hot water coming out of the taps
  • Not enough hot water
  • Smelly or colored water
  • Noises such as a high-pitched whine or low rumble and popping sounds
  • Water pooling beneath the unit

When you are faced with a problem, we will come to your commercial or residential property and determine the cause. We can check for gas supply problems, see if there are bacteria present in the tank sediment, or check if the tank is leaking due to corrosion from sediment. Once we have diagnosed the issue, we will develop and implement an effective solution to resolve it.

Repairing vs. Replacing Your Unit

It is worth having a plumber check your unit before deciding to replace it because repairs can solve most issues if caught in time. However, pooling water is often an indication of a serious corrosion issue. Before replacing, review the information contained on the boilerplate of the current unit, which will reveal installation guidelines, tank capacity, model and serial number, insulation R-value and other applicable knowledge that helps in deciding on a replacement. If you decide on purchasing a replacement unit, you may want to opt for an upgraded unit that will last longer than an older unit.

Avoiding Future Water Heater Problems

A little maintenance can go a long way in preserving the integrity of your water heater. It is easy to forget that an annual inspection can do wonders for your water heater.

During a routine maintenance appointment, our Richmond plumbers will:

  • Flush the unit
  • Drain the unit if it will not be used that season
  • Check the pipes feeding into the unit
  • Check the T&P Valve

Catching issues before they are serious is the best way to preserve the life of your water heater. At M.A. Williams, your water heater is in good hands.

Are you tired of getting cold water every time you turn your shower on? Contact us to schedule an appointment with one of our skilled Richmond water heater repair technicians.

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