Needing an emergency water heater repair in Huntington Beach is typically an occurrence that will take place at the most undesirable times we understand. With water heaters, there are usually indicators leading up to a bigger concern with the heater. In general, water heaters function relatively maintenance free, and only need a little self upkeep each year (though many homeowners don’t get around it). However, water heaters are probably the most dangerous device in the home, hence the reason why we take their installation and service extremely seriously, setting up the heater securely and to code.
We are a locally owned and operated business here in Huntington Beach CA, and our water heater maintenance technicians are staff members, not subcontractors. And, of course, we are licensed, bonded and insured. Our customers have actually gotten in touch with us for a very long time for their water heater repair service requirements. We also like to share as much information in our blog as we can in terms of the best ways to carry out regular upkeep on ones own water heater to assist keep it working from peak performance.
For electric water heaters not making hot water, initially look to find out if the fuse in the breaker box is tripped. When it is not, we advise just turn the power off and contact us to come inspect the heater. For gas water heaters not generating hot water, first check and see if the pilot remains lit. When it is not, attempt relighting it.
We do not encourage experimenting with to deal with a water heater if one is not sure exactly what one should do! It is a really harmful home appliance. We are extremely trained with performing water heater repairs. If one was to attempt any repairs, certainly shut off the power for an electric water heater and shut off the gas for gas water heaters to begin with!
In cases where the water heater storage tank is leaking, shut the water off going to the tank. It may be a gate-style valve or a ball-style stuff off valve. The ball-style can be turned 180 degrees and a gate-style needs to be turned clockwise up until it will not turn anymore. Sometimes these valves break. When they do, or if it does not turn, shut off the water to your house. If you are successful in shutting the water valve off, it still may leak and not wanting to have the entire water contents of the tank flood the space the water heater is located in, connect a hose to the drain at the bottom of the tank and extend the hose to either a gutter drain or a sink to clear the tank. If there is extreme rust and sediment inside the water heater it can hurt the yard in the backyard or stain a concrete driveway or sidewalk. When the water is successfully turned off and being drained if need be, turn the power or gas off to the heater.
If gas is smelled, switch the gas off going to the hot water heater promptly! Afterwards, give us a call. If gas is still smelled as soon as the gas line is shut off, call the gas company also to help in seeing where the gas leak is coming from.
When it is time for a brand-new water heater, our staff will assist you in choosing the ideal water heater for the home or office, based upon price, power-source, energy-savings and more. Our company knows each home and office is different and we make every effort to provide the best water heating solution for you. With years of experience, our team of water heater experts is here to go through the whole procedure, seeing to it you choose the design that will be perfect.
If you are thinking about remodeling or constructing an addition or new residence, we want to be of assistance too. Our water heater replacement services are impressive in addition to our ability to help in planing the installation of a brand-new water heater and plumbing system for your brand-new house or business.
Please call DC Plumbing with any problems, and especially for any Huntington Beach emergency water heater repair.
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