Concord Water Heater Repair & Replacement

Quality Water Heater Services Near You

A broken water heater can cause a whole lot of problems for your home, from inconvenience to safety hazards. That's why it's important to have a trusted plumbing company like Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Concord available to help you if your water heater needs repair or replacement. Our licensed plumbers are experienced in repairing and replacing all brands and models of water heaters throughout Concord, Kannapolis, and beyond, so you can rest assured that your home will be back up and running quickly and safely.

Call us to schedule a water heater repair in Concord, NC.

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Why Is My Water Heater Leaking?

A leaking water heater can be a headache for any homeowner and can result in costly damage if not repaired in time. However, the source of the water heater leak, and the corresponding repair needed, will often depend on where the leak is coming from. For example, if your water heater is leaking from the top, it could be an issue with a faulty temperature and pressure relief valve or loose water inlet valves. If your water heater is leaking from the bottom, a damaged drain valve or excessive amount of pressure within the tank could be the culprit. Most of these issues can be solved through repair. However, in the event that the tank itself has sprung a leak, you will need to consider installing a new water heater as a repair won’t resolve the issue.

However, a leaking water heater is not the only issue you may encounter with this system.

Other Common Water Heater Problems:

  • Water temperature inconsistencies
  • Excessive noise when the system is running
  • Pilot lights and burners not staying lit
  • Sediment and mineral build-up within the tank
  • The water heater produces strange-smelling water
  • Constant fluctuations in water pressure

If your water heater is experiencing any of the above problems, contact our Concord water heater repair team right away.

How Long Should a Water Heater Last?

The typical lifespan of a home water heater varies based on its type. For example, gas-powered tank water heaters may last up to 10 years while an electric water heater could function effectively for 10 to 15 years. A tankless system could provide Concord homeowners with almost double the life expectancy at around 20 years. However, the level of maintenance and usage, as well as professional installation can also contribute to how long your water heater truly lasts. Additionally, if your home has hard water and high mineral content, your system could have a reduced lifespan from accelerated corrosion.

So, if you’re uncertain of whether your water heater is reaching the end of its life and you are in need of a new system, keep an eye out for the following signs.

When to Replace a Water Heater:

  • Your energy bills have skyrocketed indicating the need for a new, more efficient model
  • There is rust in your water which is typically the result of a damaged anode rod or rust within the tank from corrosion
  • Your water heater no longer produces any hot water
  • Your home’s hot water needs have increased indicating the need for a new tank with a larger capacity
  • Your water heater requires constant or very similar repairs
  • Your system takes significantly longer to heat up or is unable to provide enough hot water to your home

If you have noticed any of the above signs we recommend consulting with our team of Concord water heater replacement pros who can inspect your unit and determine the next best steps.

Schedule a Water Heater Service in Concord, NC

Don't wait until it's too late when it comes to your water heater needs—call Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Concord today! Our licensed plumbers are experienced in repairing and replacing all types of water heaters, so you can trust us with all your plumbing needs. We'll provide an upfront cost estimate on repair or replacement services so there are no surprises later on down the line, plus we back all our work with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Let us help you keep your home running smoothly! Call us to schedule a water heater replacement in Concord today.

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