Water Heater Maintenance

Recent Posts in Water Heater Maintenance Category

  • Do You Need to Repair a Leaking Water Heater?

    You have just walked into your garage to grab a few tools when all of a sudden, you feel your foot turn cold and wet. You look down and see a puddle of water that has pooled around the base of your water heater due to a leak. While a leak is never a good sign, your first though is to gauge the situation and find out if it is a problem that is serious enough to warrant calling for repairs. Is this …

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  • How to Light Your Gas Water Heater’s Pilot Light

    Is cold water coming out of the hot tap in your home? If you have a gas water heater, chances are good that your pilot light has gone out. Tank-type gas heaters use a small, constantly burning flame known as a pilot light to ignite the gas burner when the water in the tank needs to be heated. Whether it be due to mechanical failure or sudden changes in gas main pressure, this light can extinguish …

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  • How to Light A Water Heater

    If you have a gas water heater installed in your house, and you notice water running out from the hot water faucet is cold, it is likely your heater flame has gone out. You do not have to worry since you can relight the heater flame without calling a water heater repair professional. Be it an old or a new house in the Columbia area, the process of lighting the pilot light is the same. You may need …

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  • How to Drain Your Water Heater, and Why?

    A number of things can go wrong when the water heater in your West Columbia home isn’t maintained properly. The system should be drained often to eliminate one risk that could potentially lead to system failure. Consider getting a scheduled maintenance plan in place or performing this important task independently on a regular basis. Why does my water heater system have to be drained? Most …

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  • Ways to reduce your water heater’s energy consumption

    It is important that homeowners try to reduce their water heater’s energy consumption. It will save them money and work more efficiently for them when they take the proper steps in order to make sure that it is in the best shape that it can be. Here are five ways that a homeowner will be able to make sure that their water heater is working as efficiently as possible. 1. The homeowner should check …

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  • Which is Right For Your Home?

    Something that every homeowner must face is the need to replace their water heater unit. Exactly how long your water heater will last largely depends on the water quality where you live and how much use it gets, but unfortunately, no water heater lasts forever. Tankless Vs. Conventional Water Heaters If your hot water heater is aging and not performing as well as it once was, your replacement …

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  • Does Your Water Heater Need to be Replaced?

    A water heater is usually a reliable appliance in the home. Unfortunately, all good things come to an end and a water heater will require replacement. As professional plumbers who provide plumbing services in Columbia, we have found that there are some fairly consistent factors that indicate the need for water heater replacement . 5 signs that your water heater needs to be replaced: There is Water …

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  • Do You Need to Repair Your Water Heater?

    The water heater for your home can be an electric unit or a gas unit . This means that there are several different reasons that a unit may need a repair. At Plumbing Solutions, LLC, we have found the follow four issues to be strong indicators that a water heater is in need of repairs. Temperature Issues This is the biggest factor that can indicate your water heater needs a repair. The temperature …

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