Emergency Water Heater Repair Cincinnati

Needing an emergency water heater repair in Cincinnati is typically an event that will happen at the most unfavorable times we understand. With water heaters, there are typically signs leading up to a larger issue with the heater. Generally, hot water heaters function relatively maintenance free, and only need some self upkeep each year (though many people never get around it). However, water heaters are the most dangerous home appliance in the home, which is why we take their installation and service extremely seriously, setting up everything securely and up to code.

We are a locally owned and ran company here in Cincinnati OH, and our water heater maintenance professionals are employees, not subcontractors. And, obviously, we are licensed, bonded and insured. Our customers have called on us for a long time for their water heater repair service needs. We also prefer to share as much details in our blog as we can in regards to the very best ways to perform regular upkeep on ones own water heater to assist keep it working from peak efficiency.

What Cincinnati Homeowners Can Do in an Emergency Water Heater Repair ScenarioEmergency Water Heater Repair Cincinnati

For electric water heaters that are not generating hot water, initially check to see if the fuse in the breaker box is on. When it is not, we suggest simply turn the power off and contact us to come inspect the heater. For gas water heaters not making hot water, first check and see if the pilot light remains lit. If not, try relighting it.

Preventative Measure
We do not advise attempting to deal with a water heater if one is uncertain what one should do! It is a really dangerous home appliance. We are extremely trained with performing water heater repairs. If one was to attempt any repairs, definitely shut the power off with an electric water heater and switch off the gas for gas water heaters first!

When the water heater storage tank is leaking water, turn the water off going to the storage tank. It is going to be a gate-style valve or a ball-style stuff off valve. The ball-style can be turned 180 degrees and a gate-style will have to be turned clockwise till it stops turning. Sometimes these valves break. holds true, or if it will not turn, shut off the water to your house. If you succeed in getting the water valve off, it still may leak and not wishing to have all the water contents of the tank flood the room the water heater is located in, attach a hose to the drain located at the bottom of the tank and extend the hose to either a rain gutter drain or a sink to empty the tank if possible. If there is extreme rust and buildup within the water heater it can injure the yard in the yard or stain a concrete driveway or walkway. As soon as the water is effectively shut off and draining, turn the power or gas off to the heater.

If gas is smelled, turn the gas off leading to the water heater immediately! Next, give us a call. If you still smell gas as soon as the gas line is switched off, call the gas company too to aid in seeing where the gas leakage is coming from.

When it is time for a brand-new water heater, our staff will help you in selecting the ideal water heater for the home or office, based upon rate, power-source, energy-savings and more. We know each home and office is different and we make every effort to supply the ideal water heating solution for you. With years of experience, our group of water heater experts is here to go through the whole process, ensuring you select the design that is ideal.

If you are thinking of remodeling or building an addition or new house, we wish to be of assistance as well. Our water heater replacement services are impressive in addition to our capability to assist in planing the installment of a new water heater and plumbing system for your brand-new house or business.

Please call us with any questions, and especially for any Cincinnati emergency water heater repair.

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