Looking for water heater installation and repair? Len The Plumber offers Same Day Service, 7 Days a Week. If your water heater is leaking or isn’t heating your water well enough, call today.
Our water heater experts service Maryland, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia. More specifically our technicians service Baltimore County, Howard County, Montgomery County, Prince Georges County, Anne Arundel County, Harford County, Carroll County, and Cecil County. Additionally, we service Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia counties such as Fairfax, Fairfax City, Alexandria, Arlington County, Loudon County, Prince William County, Falls Church and Manassas.
Hot Water Heater Services
Our certified technicians are experts in water heater installation and repair services and will help you choose the best option for your home, family or business. We offer repair or replacement services for all types of water heating solutions:
- Gas hot water heaters
- Electric hot water heaters
- Tankless water heaters
- Commercial and residential water heater service
Our professional and friendly staff is standing by and ready to help. Call today!
Why Would I Need Water Heater Repair?
The most common thing that affects water heaters is sediment buildup, especially as the water heaters get older. When water is heated, limescale and any other minerals, particularly calcium and magnesium, for along the sides of the tank and the burner. If these minerals are not filtered out of the water heater, they form a sediment barrier that will settle on the burner and seriously affect your water heater’s performance. The best way to keep your water heater safe? Call Len The Plumber for water heater inspection or water filtration!
In addition to inspecting for sediment buildup, you should check your water heater’s burner every now and then. The flame should be blue with yellow tips. If it appears more yellow-orange, this is a sign of incomplete burning which could lead to not only poor water heater performance, but also the production of deadly carbon monoxide! Don’t put your family at risk – if your water heater isn’t burning properly, call Len The Plumber for water heater repair right away!
When Should I Replace My Water Heater?
Most hot water heaters will last around eight to 12 years. Once they’ve been around for this long, they start to lose their efficiency and become more prone to failure. And while most people wait until their water heater has catastrophically failed before shopping around for a replacement water heater, there are benefits to upgrading your unit before it dies!
Water heaters are among the top energy users in your home, in many cases accounting for as much as 25 percent of your home’s energy use. As they get older and less efficient, this number climbs even higher, and the units get more and more expensive to operate.
Don’t wait until your hot water heater fails or becomes inefficient before you consider a replacement. Many options exist today that will not only keep your home running comfortably but also save you money.
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