Needing an emergency water heater repair in Frisco is generally an event that will happen at the most unfavorable times we know. With water heaters, there are generally indications leading up to a larger concern with the heater. In general, hot water heaters run relatively maintenance free, and only require some self maintenance each year (though numerous property owners don’t get around to doing so). Nevertheless, water heaters are the most dangerous device in the home, which is why we take their installation and service very seriously, installing everything securely and up to code.
Smith And Son Plumbing is a locally owned and operated company here in the Frisco TX area, and our water heater maintenance professionals are employees, not subcontractors. And, obviously, we are licensed, bonded and insured. Our customers have called on us for a long time for their water heater repair service requirements. We also prefer to share as much info in our blog as we can in terms of the best means to carry out regular upkeep on ones own water heater to assist keep it working at peak effectiveness.
For electric water heaters not making hot water, first examine to see if the fuse in the breaker box is tripped. When it is not, we recommend simply turning the power off and contact us to come inspect the heater. For gas water heaters not producing hot water, first examine and see if the pilot is still lit. When it is not, attempt relighting it.
We do not recommend experimenting with to fix a water heater if one is uncertain what one is doing! It is a very unsafe home appliance. We are extremely trained with carrying out water heater repairs. If one was to attempt any repairs, certainly turn the power off with an electric water heater and switch off the gas for gas water heaters to start with!
In cases where the water heater tank springs a leak, turn the water off going to the tank. It may be a gate-style valve or a ball-style stuff off valve. The ball-style will turn 180 degrees and a gate-style needs to be turned clockwise up until it stops turning. These valves can break. When they do, or if it will not turn, shut off the water to your home. If you are successful in getting the water valve off, it still might leak and not wanting to have the entire water contents of the tank flood the location the water heater is found in, connect a hose to the drain at the bottom of the tank and extend the hose to either a rain gutter drain or a sink to clear the tank if possible. If there is excessive rust and buildup inside the water heater it can injure the yard in the yard or stain a concrete driveway or walkway. When the water is effectively shut off and draining, turn the power or gas off to the heater.
If you smell gas, switch the gas off going to the water heater promptly! Next, give us a call. If the smell of gas is still evident when the gas line is shut off, get in touch with the gas company also to assist in seeing where the gas leak is originating from.
When it is time for a new water heater, our staff will assist you in selecting the right water heater for the house or office, based on price, power-source, energy-savings and even more. We know each house and office is different and we strive to offer the best water heating solution for you. With years of experience, our group of water heater specialists is here to handle the whole process, seeing to it you choose the model that is best.
If you are thinking of renovating or building an addition or new residence, we wish to be of assistance also. Our water heater replacement services are impressive in addition to our ability to help in planing the installment of a new water heater and plumbing system for your brand-new home or company.
Please call us with any concerns, and especially for any Frisco emergency water heater repair.
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