Many Lake Wylie, NC residents do not think of their water heaters often because of their longevity. Gas water heaters can go up to 10 years, while electric water heaters can last up to 15 years. Tankless water heaters have the highest efficiency and go for up to 20 years. When your unit starts acting up, you may be wondering if it is time for a replacement or if repairs will suffice. At Massey Plumbing Inc., we will do a thorough inspection of your unit and advise you if you require repairs or Lake Wylie hot water heater replacement.
WHEN TO REPAIR YOUR WATER HEATER
Certain hot water heater problems are easy to solve by a professional. Situations that call for repairs instead of Lake Wylie hot water heater replacement include:
- Problems with circuit breakers tripping
- Problems with pilot lights of gas water heaters
- Thermostat problems
- Problems with stuck valves
- Heating element and burner failures
WHEN TO DO HOT WATER HEATER REPLACEMENT IN LAKE WYLIE NC
- Rumbling and knocking noises: These noises result from the accumulation of sediment, a hard, rock-like formation, at the bottom of the tank. It is not possible to remove this sediment.
- Leaking: Sediment can wear down the lining of the tank, causing small cracks and holes in the exterior. There is no way to repair interior lining problems.
- Cloudy or rusty water: Water discoloration is caused by rusting inside the water heater. You should also be on the lookout for metallic odor.
- Regular repairs: Hot water heaters are good to go with annual maintenance. If your heater requires repairs every few months, hot water heater replacement in Lake Wylie NC could be the cheaper option.
WE WILL HELP YOU IDENTIFY THE PROBLEM
Our 30+ years of experience in Lake Wylie hot water heater replacement gives us the confidence to advise our customers on the cause of the problem and viable solutions after inspection. Our team has the tools, equipment, and safety gear needed for this complex task. We understand some hot water heater problems cannot wait. We offer same-day service in most situations, and we also provide 24/7 emergency service. You can reach us at 704-864-1203.