Needing an emergency water heater repair in Fremont is usually an occurrence that will happen at the most undesirable times we understand. With hot water heaters, there are typically indicators leading up to a larger concern with the heater. In general, hot water heaters function relatively maintenance free, and only need a little self maintenance each year (though many property owners never get around it). However, water heaters are probably the most dangerous device in the house, which is why we take their installation and service extremely seriously, installing the heater securely and up to code.
We are a locally owned and ran business here in Fremont CA, and our water heater maintenance professionals are staff members, not subcontractors. And, naturally, we are licensed, bonded and insured. Our customers have gotten in touch with us for a long time for their water heater repair needs. We also prefer to share as much information in our blog as we can in terms of the very best methods to perform regular upkeep on ones own water heater to assist keep it working from peak performance.
For electric water heaters which are not making hot water, first check to find out if the fuse in the breaker box is tripped. If it is not, we recommend simply turning the power off and contact us to come have a look at the heater. For gas water heaters not producing hot water, initially examine and see if the pilot light is still lit. In case it is not, try relighting it.
We do not recommend trying to fix a water heater if one is unsure what one should do! It is a really dangerous home appliance. We are highly trained with carrying out water heater repairs. If one was to attempt any repairs, certainly turn off the power with an electric water heater and shut off the gas for gas water heaters to begin with!
In cases where the water heater tank springs a leak, turn the water off leading to the tank. It is going to be a gate-style valve or a ball-style stuff off valve. The ball-style will turn 180 degrees and a gate-style will have to be turned clockwise up until it will not turn anymore. Sometimes these valves break. holds true, or if it will not turn, turn off the water to the house. If you succeed in shutting the water valve off, it still may be leaking and not wishing to have the entire water contents of the tank flood the area the water heater is located in, attach a hose to the drain located at the bottom of the storage tank and extend it to either a rain gutter drain or a sink to empty the tank. If there is excessive rust and buildup inside the water heater it can hurt the grass in the yard or stain a concrete driveway or walkway. When the water is successfully switched off and draining, turn the power or gas off to the heater.
If gas is smelled, turn the gas off leading to the hot water heater quickly! Afterwards, give us a call. If you still smell gas when the gas line is switched off, contact the gas company too to help in seeing where the gas leak is originating from.
When it is time for a water heater replacement, our personnel will assist you in selecting the right water heater for the house or office, based upon price, power-source, energy-savings and even more. Our company knows each house and office building is different and we strive to offer the perfect water heating solution for you. With years of experience, our group of water heater specialists is here to walk you through the entire procedure, making sure you select the model that is ideal.
If you are thinking of renovating or constructing an addition or brand-new residence, we wish to be of assistance too. Our water heater replacement services are impressive in addition to our capability to aid in planing the installation of a brand-new water heater and plumbing system for your brand-new home or business.
Please call us with any concerns, and especially for any Fremont emergency water heater repair.
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