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24/7 Water Heater Services in the Mid-Atlantic Region

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Serving Baltimore, MD, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, New Jersey, Philadelphia & the Delaware Valley

You need hot water for your comfort and convenience. From showering to cooking and cleaning, your water heater is an essential appliance in your home.

At Len The Plumber Heating & Air, we understand the importance of a reliable water heater. With over 25 years of service experience, we’re your trusted partner for all your water heater needs.

Our expert team ensures zero surprises with upfront pricing and dependable service. We’re proud to offer same day service seven days a week with no extra charge for evenings, weekends, or overtime services.

Count on Len The Plumber Heating & Air for top-quality water heater services in the Mid-Atlantic. Schedule your water heater service today.

Types of Water Heaters We Service

At Len The Plumber Heating & Air, we service various types of water heaters. We’re here to help make sure you have reliable hot water, no matter which system you have.

Whether you have the traditional tank model or a modern tankless option, our skilled technicians are here to help. We service:

24/7 Emergency Water Heater Repair

A water heater breakdown is an unwelcome surprise. When you need water heater repairs, count on us. Our team is available for 24/7 emergency plumbing repairs, so you never have to go without hot water for long.

Signs you may need repair include:

  • No hot water
  • Inconsistent water temperatures
  • Strange noises from your water heater
  • Hot water discoloration
  • Strange-smelling hot water
  • Leaks around the water heater

At Len The Plumber Heating & Air, we prioritize emergency plumbing repairs and will restore your hot water as soon as possible.

Water Heater Installation & Replacement

If your water heater is nearing the end of its lifespan, it might be time to consider a new unit. Len The Plumber offers expert water heater installation and replacement services. We’ll make sure your new system meets your household’s hot water needs.

Benefits of replacing your water heater include:

  • Improved energy efficiency
  • Consistent hot water supply
  • Reduced risk of breakdowns
  • Enhanced home value

Water Heater Maintenance

Regular maintenance helps extend the lifespan of your water heater and ensures it operates efficiently. At Len The Plumber Heating & Air, we deliver preventative water heater maintenance, so you can trust your water heater will work when you need it to.

During our maintenance service, we’ll:

  • Flush the tank to remove sediment buildup
  • Inspect the anode rod
  • Check the temperature and pressure relief valve
  • Test the thermostat and heating elements
  • And more

We want to make maintenance easy. Our Whole-Home Service Plan includes member-exclusive perks and comprehensive plumbing tune-ups to keep your water heater in top condition.

Request Water Heater Services in the Mid-Atlantic

At Len The Plumber Heating & Air, we’re dedicated to keeping your life moving with expert water heater services. Our experienced plumbers and commitment to customer satisfaction mean we always deliver high-quality service.

Plus, we offer financing options on approved credit and industry-leading guarantees. We’re always available and reliable, ready to handle any home service need.

Call today to schedule water heater services.

We provide same day services seven days a week in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, New Jersey, Philadelphia, or the Delaware Valley.

Frequently Asked Questions About Water Heaters

What would cause a water heater to stop working?

The most common cause is sediment buildup, especially as the water heater gets older. When water is heated, minerals like calcium and magnesium collect along the sides of the tank and the burner. If these minerals aren’t filtered out of the water heater, they form a sediment barrier that will settle on the burner and seriously affect your system’s performance. The best way to keep your water heater safe is to call us for water heater inspection or water filtration.

How long does a water heater last?

Most tank-style water heaters last about eight to 12 years. Tankless water heaters last 15 to 20 years. Around this time, the appliance starts running less efficiently and becomes more prone to failure.

While most people wait until their water heater stops working to replace it, this can be incredibly stressful, especially if the water heater fails catastrophically and floods your home. It’s more convenient to shop for a replacement water heater around the 10-year or 15-year mark, depending on what type you have.

What’s the correct color of a water heater burner flame?

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 poor water heater performance and the production of deadly carbon monoxide. Check your burner every now and then, particularly if you’re noticing problems with your hot water.

Is it dangerous to have a leaking water heater?

That depends on the cause of the problem. If the temperature and pressure (T&P) valve fails to turn off your water heater when the temperature or pressure is too high, your water heater could explode. However, many water heater leaks are caused by other issues (such as sediment buildup that leads to corrosion), so the explosion of your tank isn’t the top concern. You should call a plumber if you notice any type of leak around your water heater.

What’s the difference between a traditional and tankless water heater?

A standard water heater has a large tank that holds around 60 to 100 gallons of water. It must store the water between 120 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit at all times so it’s ready. This requires a great deal of energy and puts incredible strain on the unit, which is why storage water heaters wear out after only eight to 12 years. Tankless water heaters generate hot water on demand and offer many other benefits. Powerful electric elements or gas burners create an impressive temperature rise when you turn on a hot water tap. Once the water turns off, so does the tankless unit, saving energy and reducing wear and tear.

Do I need regular water heater maintenance?

Yes. Just like your furnace and air conditioner, your water heater needs regular tune-ups to perform at its best. The main reasons to schedule water heater maintenance include:

  • Increased efficiency
  • Lower utility bills
  • Fewer breakdowns
  • Lower repair costs
  • Longer lifespan

Why does it take so long to get hot water?

When you turn on a hot water faucet for the first time in a few hours, you may find yourself waiting impatiently for 30 seconds or more for the water to heat up. Once it starts coming out hot, it stays that way for a while. This happens because several feet of pipes separate the faucet from the water heater, and the water cools as it sits unused in the pipes. The further away a fixture is from the water heater, the longer it takes for the water to heat up.

Of course, if you keep running out of hot water, your water heater could be failing, or there might be sediment buildup that needs to be flushed out of the tank.

It’s important to understand a phenomenon that occurs with tankless water heaters called the cold-water sandwich effect. This is when hot water flows from the tap followed by a few seconds of cold water before the water gets hot again. This happens because tankless units turn off while not in use. It takes a moment for the burner or heating element to kick on when you call for hot water again, so a bit of cold water enters the pipe. This is normal and doesn’t require tankless water heater repair.

Why is my water heater leaking?

The most common causes of a leaky water heater include:

  • Broken drain valves
  • Corrosion on the bottom of the tank
  • Loose water line connections
  • Broken temperature/pressure relief valves

The best way to diagnose and repair a water heater leak is to call a trusted plumbing company.

What to Expect
From Len The Plumber Heating & Air

Our local experts are highly trained and can handle any plumbing or HVAC issue — guaranteed!


You’ll enjoy an exceptional customer service experience from the moment you call until the job is complete.

Simplified Home Services

We’re a one-stop shop for all your plumbing, heating, and cooling needs, making whole-home comfort simple.

24/7 Availability
& Reliability

We provide emergency repairs, so you never have to go without plumbing or HVAC for long.


You get comprehensive pricing before any work begins, so you never need to worry about surprise fees.