Fairhope, AL Water Heater Services

Is your water taking longer and longer to heat up? It could signal you need water heater repairs or replacements. Call us at 251-990-5248 for services in Fairhope.

Your water heater can be one of those appliances that you take for granted. You never really think about it until you’re suddenly left without hot water when it malfunctions. When this happens you need to act quickly to restore comfort to your household. Call Affordable Plumbing, Heating & Air for repairs and replacements in Fairhope, AL. When you call us, your “expectations are met every time!”

Do you want on-demand hot water? Call us to learn about our tankless water heater services in Fairhope.

Common Water Heater Issues

Were you unexpectedly greeted with a freezing cold shower this morning due to a malfunctioning water heater? Unfortunately, a lack of hot water due to an extinguished pilot light or a damaged heating element can occur.
Other common problems you might encounter are leaks, loud or unusual noises (due to sediment buildup), or even cracks in your system.

If you notice these issues, call our experts at Affordable Plumbing, Heating & Air.

Water Heater Tune-up: What To Expect

Our experts recommend having your water heater tuned up at least once a year. During these routine services our technicians will:

  • Check for leaks.
  • Drain and flush your tank.
  • Test the temperature pressure relief valve.
  • Clean your burner assembly.
  • Test your gas valve.
  • Check for proper venting of combustion gasses.

Do your aging pipes need to be repaired? Call us for repiping services!

Is It Time for a New Water Heater? Watch for These Signs

Unfortunately, water heaters do not last forever, While they may function for longer than a decade, eventually they will need to be replaced. The key is to be aware of the signs that it’s time to install a new system before yours totally fails to avoid being left without hot water and ensure you can schedule services ASAP. Some signs to watch for include:

  • Age: If your unit is getting older. These systems typically last between 10 to 20 years, depending on the make, model, and upkeep.
  • Losing efficiency: If your system loses efficiency and needs to work too hard to function.
  • Rust and corrosion: If you notice rust or corrosion on the unit or rust in the water.
  • Leaking: If there are leaks coming from the unit.
  • Water is not warm enough: The system is no longer able to heat the water properly.
  • Cracks: There are cracks in the tank or in the system.

When your water heater stops producing hot water, call Affordable Plumbing, Heating & Air at 251-990-5248 for repairs and replacements in Fairhope, AL. We offer 24-hour responses to your inquiries!