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Are you fed up with lukewarm water when you have a shower or has your water heater stopped working? Do not panic, get on the phone and call the water heater repair experts at bluefrog plumbing! We have been Carrollton’s top plumbers for many years and can diagnose and fix most brands of the water heater in a single visit.
We are honored to be providing services to our community 24 hours a day, and 365 days a year. We are ready 24/7 and will not charge for overtime or service calls.
Routine Maintenance Will Increase the Lifespan of Your Water Heater
We at bluefrog plumbing recommend the regular maintenance of your water heater. This will guarantee the safe working of your unit but also increase its lifespan. The manufacturer’s warranty might be invalid without a regular maintenance schedule, making any water heater repair bill even larger. An average water heater service bill is more than $500, so it makes sense to invest in regular maintenance from bluefrog plumbing.
A New Water Heater?
Eventually, you are going to need a new water heater. Even the best-maintained ones will break down at some point. If your heater is old or is continually breaking down it may be more cost-effective to replace it. The latest water heaters are a lot more fuel-efficient than older models, and you will save you money in the long term.
There is a bewildering choice of water heater on the market. It can be difficult to decide which one is best for you. Do you choose a conventional storage tank, tankless water heater, heat pumps, or solar heating? Rest assured that our skilled team at bluefrog plumbing is on hand to help you reach the right choice for you.
Installing a new water heater is a job for the professional. It is not an easy task. Our plumbers will not leave your house until it is safe to use and that you are happy operating your new unit.
Common Problems with Water Heaters
Many people have tankless water heaters. Unlike conventional storage tanks that keep a hot tank of water ready all the time, tankless heaters can generate hot water on demand, making them more energy-efficient. These units are very durable but do break down from time to time. If you need a water heater repair, then call bluefrog plumbing for a quick repair.
Pivot Light Will Not Come On
They could be multiple reasons for this. There may be no gas supply, in this case, you need to check with your supplier. There may be no electric supply reaching the unit. Again, you may have to check with your supplier or check your circuit breaker switch.
Another widespread problem is that your air vents may be blocked. Without sufficient outside air coming in a gas water heater will stop working. Should an exhaust vent be blocked hazardous gases could be built up in your home. Do not delay, you need an immediate water heater repair.
If your heater will not ignite, there could be a problem with the gas supply. If the gas supply is working well, then another possible problem is that the gas valve may simply not be fully opened, or the ignition pack has failed. There could be a more serious underlying problem, so you need to call us straight away.
Have you noticed the scale forming at the bottom of your kettle? You may be living in a hard water area. Minerals dissolved in water can build up inside the heater effectively clogging up the valves, hoses, and any tubing in the heater. We at bluefrog plumbing recommend that you install a water softener and have your system descaled every year to minimize the risk of a water heater repair.
Low Water Pressure
Have you noticed a drop in water pressure while taking a shower or doing the washing? This is often due to a water leak. A big increase in your water bills would confirm this. Sometimes low water pressure can be down to a faulty valve in the water heater. Whatever the reason you need to call bluefrog plumbing straight away.
The Water Heater Is Overloaded
If your water heater is having to cope with too many appliances at once it may shut down. Reducing the number of water appliances you have on at any one time is one solution, but in the long term, you probably need to upgrade your heater. There are numerous options available on the market and we can help you decide which one is best for you. Remember that constantly overloading the heater may break it needing a repair for your water heater.
What Factors Decide the Cost of a Water Heater Repair?
One thing is the age of the unit. Older units can be out of warranty and replacement parts may be difficult and expensive to find. A tankless heater has more complex operating mechanisms, needing more time to diagnose the problem. The longer the time taken the larger the water heater repair bill. As we know a good plumber is hard to find and so will probably change more.
“The radiators now give off plenty of heat. I am saving on gas bills as it costs less to heat the house, thanks to the more efficient water heater. The guys from bluefrog did a great water heater repair and were great fun and left no mess.”
Dave Taylor, Carrollton, TX, October 2020
“The plumber got the hot water heater running again after it broke. It has been working perfectly ever since the repair.”
Issac Sacchi, Carrollton, TX, September 2020
Why Choose bluefrog Plumbing and Drain?
We at bluefrog can tackle any plumbing issue. We are committed to providing the highest possible level of customer service, with our highly trained professionals certified repair plumbers.
We want our customers to be 100% satisfied. We are available 24/7 and 365 days a year, we are there for you at any time of the day or night. Most families need to rely on their heating system functioning properly every day and an unexpected repair can really upset a household.
Don’t delay in having a water heater repair because of the cost! We offer many affordable options and often have specials! Visit our website or give us at bluefrog Plumbing + Drain of North Dallas a call to discuss your options.