Hot Water Units Systems Repair and Replacement
Hot water is often something we take for granted until it is gone. When you have an issue with your hot water service, then it needs to be addressed right away. We are there for you with same day hot water repair service. We can take care of the problem quickly, whether it is an odd smell coming from the hot water unit or a pilot light that is not turning on. We will help you by repairing your unit or suggesting an affordable option for replacement, if necessary. We can source and install a unit for you the same day you call us. We maintain, repair, sell, and do hot water systems installation, including solar, electric, continuous flow, and hot water storage units.
How to Choose the Best Hot Water Unit
If your hot water system needs to be replaced, then you want to be sure you get the right one. Here are a few factors to consider when replacing a hot water unit:
- Solar Units
- How energy efficient it is
- How long it takes to recover
- Whether you should get gas or electric
- If it has necessary safety valves in place to adjust water temperature
- How many people it has to provide hot water for
- How many bathrooms it needs to supply
MJS Plumbing is committed to customer satisfaction. We help you look at all of the available options and make a smart buying decision by giving you the information you need on what kind of hot water unit will work best for you.
Continuous Flow Units
If you do not want your hot water to ever run out, then a continuous flow unit is right for you. This type of hot water system will not take up a lot of space, and it ensures you never stop enjoying hot water. We offer a wide selection of these units and will help you find on that is a good fit for you.
Hot water is most essential during cold weather, and you never want to run out when it is most needed. Nobody likes a cold shower, especially during the winter, and you can avoid that kind of experience with the right kind of water heating unit.
If you have a water heater that is starting to malfunction, perhaps with a pilot light that will not turn on or a leak of some kind, then give us a call. We can repair and replace every kind of hot water unit. We can also source a new unit for you, including stainless steel hot water tanks backed by 10-year warranties. This will ensure that you do not have any problem with your unit for a long time to come.
Contact us today for all emergency water heater inquiries.
Gravity Fed Hot Water Units
Older gravity hot water units may show signs of aging by failing to maintain hot water pressure or having difficulty in maintaining temperature. This type of electric water heater uses gravity pressure to provide hot water to your house. We have found that these systems run the risk of bursting and damaging your home over time, and we have changed out a number of them already for our customers over the years. We cut off the water supply from these heaters, empty the water from the tank and then install a new unit. Talk to us to find out which kind of water heating system would work best for your home.
Solar Hot Water
For greener water heating, consider a solar heater. These heating units take the power of the sun and harness it to warm your water naturally and without the need for gas or electricity. In some cases, there may be government rebates available for those who install and use a solar water heater.
Call us to find out more about solar water heating options.
Why Are You Having Hot Water Problems?
MJS Plumbing can provide fast and effective hot water repairs. We can locate the source of the problem and fix it, and your hot water issue will not stump our experienced professionals. Be sure to call us as soon as you notice a problem, so that the issue does not get any worse.
There are a number of reasons why your hot water system may be malfunctioning. Let us look at some of the factors we see most often.
Sediment can build up in the water heating unit and prevent water from exiting where it ought to. This sediment build-up can harm the different parts of the water heater, and this usually happens in more rural parts of the country, where minerals can more easily infiltrate the water heating system. If you want your heating unit to last longer, then you have to get that sediment out of there. Our plumbing experts can flush out the hot water heater and examine the heater to see how extensive the damage is.
Another problem we see are leaks, and these can waste your hot water and be awfully expensive. If your system is leaking, you will not be receiving the hot water you should be.
Your water heater may simply be old and broken down, and we often see the hip tube causing a break down in hot water systems. This is a vital component of your heating system, and it determines how much hot water your home receives.
If the relief main breaks down, that can cause serious issues as well. As pressure builds up in the heating system, that can make hot water come from the taps and from the shower head. This needs to be fixed immediately, since it can be harmful. The hot water being expelled unexpectedly can cause burns, encourage mild growth, and damage the heating system.
How Do You Know That You Need Hot Water Systems Repair?
We all need hot water, and you may even feel like you could never live without it. Hot water helps you to wash your clothes effectively, and it makes for a comfortable shower when the weather is cold. Hot water enables you to wash dishes well and keep your house looking clean, and it is an essential and important part of your daily routine.
Over time, though, the hot water system can break down, just like any home system. You will not expect this to happen, but it will eventually, and when it does, you should call for a plumber right away to get the issue resolved. Avoid serious disruption by having the problem fixed as soon as possible, and let your plumber know that you need help. Look for warning signs that you need to get your hot water system fixed, like minor issues. If you schedule regular inspection or contact us as soon as you notice nay issue, no matter how small, we can catch hot water system problems before they become major issues.
Here are signs you should look for that your hot water system is malfunctioning:
No water coming from the tap – You could be having a problem with only one tap or across your entire system. Look at other taps in the home before you rush to any conclusion. Look to see if you have a cold water problem as well as a hot water one. If you have no water coming out, then your line may be turned off. If that is not the problem, then call your plumber for assistance.
Water could be coming out but is not hot – If there is no hot water coming out of your taps, then the gas supply for your heating system may have run out. The pilot light could be out as well. Or you could have a tripped circuit breaker.
You water tank is making strange noises – This could be caused by a sediment build-up, and flushing out the tank could take care of the issue. Try flushing it and see if that works. And if not, then call a plumber.
Your tank may be leaking – Only an experienced plumber should be correcting this problem. If you have a gas system and see this issue, just turn off the gas until the plumber arrives. For electrical systems, shutting off the switchboard can help. From there, you can try to figure out where water may be leaking.
The outlet valve is leaking – If there is water coming from the T&P valve, then this is not a major problem. If you see more water coming from there than should be normally, then let your plumber know. This is an issue that needs to be corrected quickly, and the sooner it gets fixed, the less severe the damage will be.