Water Heater Repair Fort Worth
In the U.S., almost every home has a hot water heater, though not every homeowner maintains it. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing can provide the annual maintenance your home’s hot water heater needs. In addition, our certified and licensed plumbers offer water heater replacement, installation and water heater repair in Fort Worth.
Common Water Heater Issues
Water heaters require regular maintenance to run efficiently, especially in areas with hard water, which includes 85% of the nation. There are a number of potential reasons for a water heater to fail to produce hot water. A pilot light may have gone out, a breaker may have tripped, or a component of the appliance may have malfunctioned. Our plumbers in Fort Worth can inspect your water heater, determine the problem, and provide a solution with water heater repair in Fort Worth.
Hard water causes sediment to build up in the bottom of the water heater tank. Over time, sediment causes the appliance to take longer to produce hot water, increasing the energy cost. Furthermore, the sediment can cause a noisy water heater with rumbling and popping or other unusual noises. Our licensed plumbers can provide the water heater repair in Fort Worth you need to stop a noisy appliance. Sediment will also lead to the corrosion of the tank, and the need for replacement. The effects of hard water on the water heater and your home’s plumbing can be prevented with the installation of a water softener. A Benjamin Franklin plumber in Fort Worth can provide your home with the professional installation of a water heater and water softener.
A leaking water heater can be due to a malfunctioning component and corrected with water heater repair in Fort Worth. Unfortunately, it is often due to a corroded tank leaking, and replacement is the only option.
Discolored water can be due to a rusty anode rod (also called the sacrificial rod), a rusty tank, or corroded galvanized pipes. The sacrificial rod protects the tank, and when you see rust in your water, it is time to call a plumber.
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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters
There are a variety of water heaters, and the most commonly purchased is the conventional tank style. The tankless water heater is taking a growing share of the market as homeowners, and business owners’ turn to the tankless water heater to cut energy use. A tankless water heater heats water when you turn on a hot water tap. It saves energy by producing hot water when it is called for, rather than reheating water stored in a tank. The energy loss due to reheating hot water in a convention water heater is known as standby heat loss.
With proper maintenance, tankless water heaters can last twenty years or more, which is significantly longer than the conventional water heater’s life span of 7 to 15 years. Tankless models are not for every household. For example, if two persons typically shower at the same time each morning, a tankless is likely to be unable to provide the hot water required. Multiple units can solve this issue, otherwise a conventional water heater or a higher output tankless hybrid will be required. However, the tankless water heater provides the greatest energy efficiency, reducing the energy cost of producing hot water by up to 35%.
A Benjamin Franklin plumber offers the expertise you require for reliable water heater repair in Fort Worth. We stand behind our services with Benjamin Franklin’s exclusive 100% satisfaction guarantee. In addition, our plumbers offer installation, and water heater maintenance services for your convenience, in addition to other plumbing services. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing serves Fort Worth, Arlington, and the surrounding areas with quality plumbing services. We are a member of the BBB with a consistent A+ rating.