Water Heater Repair

It's easy to overlook the need to up keep your water heater – until you're compelled to shower using cold water. What's more, when that happens, it's probably past the point of correcting a small issue. That is when ARS/Rescue Rooter of Richmond is here to help; it's essential to schedule consistent upkeep for your water heater with a professional plumber. Your water heater will perform as its best, use less energy, and last much longer.

Harm to the water radiator tank regularly happens when silt builds up. You may need to deplete your tank with a specific end goal to remove the residue, and you should hire a professional to prevent any issues.

You should call ARS/Rescue Rooter of Richmond when you see rust or metal in your water heater tank. On the off chance that this happens, there might be an anode bar that must be replaced. This bar pulls in chemicals in the water and keeps rust from working in the tank liner.

Eroding in the water radiator liner could make the tank spill. There is a drain pan under the water heater, and in the event that it is excessively old or installed incorrectly, your home may encounter water damage. Floors, dividers, or even the roof could be hurt, contingent upon the area of your water radiator.

Caution: Turn off the power at your circuit breaker or shut off the gas before making any kind of water heater inspection.

Repair or Replace?
Wondering if you should you repair or replace your water heater? A typical guideline to follow is to never spend more than half the cost of replacing your water heater on a repair. Usually, if a water heater is out of warranty, it needs to be replaced. The savings from a new water heater’s efficiency usually outweighs the repair costs of an older water heater.


ARS/Rescue Rooter of Richmond plumbers provide water heater repair and replacement services, including high-efficiency and tankless models.

If you think you have a water heater leak, contact ARS® of Richmond plumbing specialists by calling (804) 768-7616 immediately. We offer 24/7 emergency service for water heater repair and replacement.

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