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Water Heater Repair

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At BC Plumbing, we recognize the importance of having a dependable water heater in your household. Our committed team is available to guarantee that you have a steady supply of hot water for your everyday requirements, regardless of whether you have a tankless or conventional system. We have witnessed firsthand the crucial role a functional water heater plays, and if yours needs expert care, you can depend on us. Our qualified technicians, who are licensed and thoroughly screened, provide top-notch service at an affordable price.

Do you have questions before you book a water heater service with us? Submit your information below, and a BC Plumbing technician will contact you ASAP!

BC Plumbing Provides Top-Notch Water Heater Repair at Fair Prices!

Hot water is essential for daily activities like showering, washing dishes, and laundry. If your water heater malfunctions, it can cause significant inconvenience and require immediate attention. Fortunately, BC Plumbing is here to help! Our team is available at your convenience and can provide prompt, reliable water heater repair services.

Water Heater Brands We Repair

A.O. Smith / Bradford White / GE (General Electric) / Navien / Noritz / Reliance / Rheem / Rinnai / State Water Heaters / Whirlpool

No matter where you bought your water heater, we can fix it! We provide repair and maintenance services for all leading water heater brands, makes, and models.

Emergency Water Heater Repairs

Our team offers comprehensive and professional water heater repair services that are available 24/7. Regardless of when you contact us, we will send someone out as quickly as possible to inspect your water heater and make any necessary repairs. Our priority at BC Plumbing is to ensure that you won’t have to endure an extended period without hot water.

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BC Plumbing's response time was nothing short of impressive. They had my water heater up and running in no time. Truly professional from start to finish!
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When my water heater failed, BC Plumbing was at my door quicker than I expected. Their team is the epitome of professionalism and efficiency.
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Prompt and professional – that's how I'd describe BC Plumbing. I was amazed at how swiftly they addressed my water heater issue. Highly recommended!

How Do You Know When Your Water Heater Needs Repair?

Being aware of the early indications of water heater problems can prevent significant issues in the future. The following are the top 10 signs that suggest your water heater might require repair:

  1. Lack of Hot Water: If your water is not heating or heating up enough, it could indicate a problem with the heating elements or gas supply.

  2. Water Temperature Fluctuations: When the water temperature fluctuates, with instances of it being too hot or cold, it could indicate a faulty thermostat.

  3. Discolored Water: If you notice rusty or brown-colored water from your tap, it could indicate corrosion inside your tank or that your anode rod needs to be replaced.

  4. Bad Odor: If you detect a foul smell that resembles a “rotten egg” odor, this may indicate the growth of bacteria within the tank.

  5. Noisy Operation: If you hear popping, rumbling, or banging noises from your water heater, it could be due to sediment accumulation at the tank’s base.

  6. Leaking Tank: If you notice moisture or puddles near the bottom of your water heater, it could be a sign of a leak. This could be due to internal problems or a malfunctioning pressure relief valve.

  7. Cloudy Water: Cloudy or muddy hot water could indicate too many minerals accumulating in the tank.

  8. Frequent Cold Water Bursts: If you experience sudden blasts of chilly water while taking a hot shower, it may indicate an issue with the dip tube.

  9. Decreased Flow: If the water flow from your tank has reduced, it could be because of sediment accumulation that restricts water flow.

  10. Age and Wear: If your water heater displays multiple symptoms and has been used for over ten years, it may be approaching the end of its useful life.

If you notice any of these signs, contact a professional at BC Plumbing to inspect and potentially repair the issue.

What Are the Most Common Water Heater Repairs?

Like any other appliance, water heaters may experience several issues during their lifetime. Below are some of the most common repairs done on water heaters:

  1. Heating Element Replacement: Water heaters running on electricity use heating elements to heat the water. However, these elements can wear out after some time and require replacement.

  2. Thermostat Issues: If the water temperature is too hot or not hot enough, it could be a problem with the thermostat. In this case, it may require recalibration or replacement.

  3. Pressure Relief Valve Replacement: The purpose of this valve is to relieve any excess pressure that may build up in the tank. However, it can create potential safety risks if it is not functioning correctly.

  4. Tank Leaks: As time passes, the tank may leak due to corrosion or other factors. The severity and location of the leak will determine if repairing the tank is possible or if a replacement is needed.

  5. Pilot Light Problems: If you have a gas water heater, you may experience a situation where the burner fails to turn on due to the pilot light going out. This could happen because of a faulty thermocouple or an issue with the gas supply.

  6. Gas Control Valve: There may be an issue with the gas supply. The gas control valve may become faulty and require replacement for gas water heaters.

  7. Dip Tube Replacement: When using a gas-powered appliance, ensure the gas is correctly connected to the burner or pilot. If the dip tube directs cold water to the bottom of the tank for heating, breaks, hot and cold water may be mixed. In this case, it may be necessary to replace the dip tube.

  8. Anode Rod Replacement: This rod prevents corrosion inside the tank. Over time, it can erode and needs replacement to protect the tank.

  9. Drain Valve Replacement: This valve is designed to remove sediment from the bottom of the tank, but it may develop leaks or become clogged over time.

  10. Sediment Build-up: As time passes, sediments may accumulate at the bottom of the tank, leading to decreased efficiency and even noise issues. To address this, flushing the tank could be a viable solution.

  11. Noisy Heater: There may be sediment build-up, a faulty heating element, or other issues that require attention as possible causes of this problem.

  12. Supply Line Issues: Problems may arise from leaks in the lines that supply water to the heater or carry hot water out.

To avoid typical issues with your water heater, it’s essential to perform regular maintenance, like flushing the tank periodically to eliminate sediment build-up. If you’re uncertain about a problem with your water heater, don’t hesitate to contact BC Plumbing to schedule a repair.

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