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Residential Water Heater Repair & Replacement

Solutions to Your Household Water Heater Problems

Your home’s water heater ensures you always have a reliable hot water supply whenever you bathe, do your laundry, wash dishes, and perform other daily activities. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Winston Salem offers unbeatable residential water heater repair and replacement services to households in Winston Salem, NC, and surrounding communities. Many don't think about their home's hot water often until they take their morning or evening shower and get hit with a torrent of cold water. Fortunately, our service professionals provide water heater repair and water heater replacement services, so you don't need to live without hot water for long. Our highly trained team starts your scheduled service by thoroughly inspecting your water heater and diagnosing the specific problem. We'll gladly repair your water heater if this measure resolves its dysfunction, but replacing this appliance is necessary sometimes. You can get in touch with us for more information about our water heater services and to request a job estimate.

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Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repairs or Replacement

Your home’s water heater’s one job is to heat up water and distribute it whenever a faucet, appliance, or fixture needs it. We don’t expect Winston Salem, Clemmons, Salisbury, or Lexington, NC homeowners to be water heater experts, so we’ve provided a list of several common indicators your water heater needs professional service. If you need to find a water heater repair specialist near your home, you can rely on our service professionals. We prioritize stellar customer service and will gladly answer all questions you ask about our plumbing solutions. You can also count on us to give you a free accurate estimate covering how much your water heater repair will cost. Catching minor issues early and fixing them can save homeowners time, money, and inconvenience as their appliances age. We specialize in gas and electric water heater repairs and replacements and can service any make and model. Check out the following common signs your water heater needs repairs or replacement and reach out to us immediately if your water heater displays any of them:

  • Water heater doesn’t heat water quickly enough
  • There’s a leak in your water heater
  • Water heater doesn't provide enough hot water to finish your shower or bath or perform chores like cleaning your dishes or washing laundry.
  • You notice unusual or new noises coming from your water heater

How Long Does a Water Heater Last?

Having your residential water heater last as long as your home would be an ideal situation, but it’s not a realistic expectation. You can hire Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Winston Salem to perform preventative maintenance to help you extend plumbing appliances’ lifespans. Manufacturers design most household water heaters with a lifespan of between 11 and 20 years before a replacement is necessary. We can ensure your water heater stays in good working order with professional repairs, but repairs probably won’t help your water heater last longer than about 20 years. Our highly trained and seasoned service professionals know all about water heaters and can help you determine if upgrading or repairing your water heater is the best option. Replacing a residential water heater can sometimes be a good thing with our company’s affordable installation services. Upgrading to a newer model with better energy efficiency can also help you reduce your monthly energy bills.

The Benefits of a Home Water Heater Upgrade

While our service professionals can quickly and efficiently repair any residential water heater make and model, a replacement may be the better choice for your specific situation. Spending on frequent repairs can put a strain on your finances, or your water heater may have outlived its useful lifespan and can’t support your hot water needs anymore. A new water heater offers better efficiency than your old model and helps you save money on your monthly utility costs. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Winston Salem is available to install your new appliance and ensure it complies with federally mandated standards. If you deal with lukewarm showers because of an outdated water heater, an upgrade may be your best option. We work with you and consider your unique space and hot water demands to recommend an ideal water heater for your home. Our water heater replacement services apply to various plumbing fixture types, including the following:

  • Conventional Water Heaters – Traditional or conventional water heaters store water in a large tank and heat it using gas or electrical energy. Our service professionals install various conventional tank sizes based on your hot water needs and your home’s space limitations. You can reduce your monthly heating bills by as much as 7% with an efficient conventional water heater.
  • Tankless Water Heaters – This newer water heater version is more compact than other options and takes up much less space. Tankless water heaters provide instant hot water whenever you demand it. Homes with space limitations or families that can’t wait for a water tank to heat up may choose a tankless water heater and drop their energy costs by up to 30%.
  • Hybrid Water Heaters – A combination or hybrid water heater combines a heat pump with a conventional tank storage water heater and can help households save up to 60% on their energy costs.

Schedule Service for Your Water Heater Today

After letting our team perform residential water heater repair or replacement, we can help you stay on top of regular maintenance services, ensuring your energy bills won’t go up while minimizing the chance of water heater problems in the future. Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Winston Salem offers prompt, conclusive plumbing services for various plumbing features in your home, including water heaters, drains, and sewers. Get in touch with us today to schedule service or request a job estimate.

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