Water Heater Installation & Repair Services in Seattle, WA
Your water heater may be the most underappreciated appliance in your home. Water heaters provide you with hot water all day every day and generally are maintenance-free for years. Your water heater may also be one of the most frustrating appliances in your home. If you have ever jumped in the bathtub with the expectation of taking a nice hot shower only to find the water to be arctic cold then you have experienced that frustration.
If you are without hot water there may be several reasons, and these reasons will be different depending upon whether you have an electric or a gas water heater. Water heaters—whether they are electric or gas—are designed with several built in safety devices that are designed to protect your home and your family. Water heaters should only be serviced by those that have a full understanding of these safety devices and how they function. Never tamper with or disable any water heater safety device, for any reason.
Do you run out of hot water in the middle of your shower? If your water heater is functioning properly and you are running out of hot water, it may not be sized properly for your home. Let the hot water experts at Quality Plumbing help. We can determine what solutions are available for your hot water problems and it may not even require you to purchase a new water heater!
Is your water heater leaking? Although this is usually not a good sign, it does not necessarily mean that your water heater needs to be replaced. The average life span of a water heater is about 10 years. If you have seen any amount of water around your water heater, our hot water experts should look at it as soon as possible. We can help prevent possible water damage and added expense by inspecting your tank.
Tankless water heaters have been attracting a lot of attention recently as they have the potential to save a tremendous amount of energy. Instead of keeping a large volume of water hot at all times, a tankless water heater only heats the water when it is needed. Tankless water heaters are not perfect solution for every home but one may be right for yours.