If you own a home or commercial building, you have at least one water heater. You probably don't think about your water heater very much– until it breaks and you no longer have hot water. Then you think about nothing else!

When water heaters stop working, it can be a major inconvenience to your family or business. It can also be dangerous. In fact, water heater issues often can be avoided by scheduling a preventive maintenance program with one of our licensed plumbers.

The water heater professionals at Reliance Plumbing & Drain Cleaning realize how important it is for you to have reliable hot water in your Orlando area home business. That is why we are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week to service, repair and install water heaters.

Our licensed plumbers are experts in all types of water heater repairs and installations. If you currently have an electric or gas water heater that needs repairs or replacement, we can help. We can also upgrade your current unit to an energy-efficient tankless water heater. Whether your home has a conventional water heater, tankless water heater, Hybrid Heat Pump Water Heater or even a solar water heater, we are prepared to handle your issue comprehensively, efficiently, and at an affordable cost.

If you suspect an issue with your hot water heater, call us at 407-831-4459 or schedule a service via our Appointment Scheduler

For additional helpful tips regarding your home’s plumbing mechanisms, tips for DIY projects and advice that can save you money, check out our plumbing tips page.

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Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repair 

Your water heater plays a crucial role in providing comfort and convenience in your home. However, like any appliance, it may encounter issues over time. Recognizing the signs of water heater problems can help you address repairs promptly and avoid more extensive damage. Here are common symptoms indicating your water heater may need attention:

  • Lack of Hot Water: 
    • Symptom: Insufficient or no hot water.
    • Possible Causes: Faulty heating element, thermostat issues, or sediment buildup in the tank.
    • Repair Steps: Check thermostat settings, inspect and replace heating elements, and flush the tank to remove sediment.
  • Water Takes Too Long to Heat: 
    • Symptom: Delayed hot water delivery.
    • Possible Causes: Sediment buildup, issues with the heating element or thermostat.
    • Repair Steps: Flush the tank to remove sediment, inspect and replace heating elements, and check thermostat settings.
  • Leaking Water Heater: 
    • Symptom: Visible water around the base of the water heater.
    • Possible Causes: Corrosion, loose valves, or a leaking tank.
    • Repair Steps: Turn off power and water supply, identify the source of the leak, and tighten loose components. For a leaking tank, professional assistance is recommended.
  • Strange Noises: 
    • Symptom: Popping, cracking, or rumbling sounds.
    • Possible Causes: Sediment buildup in the tank.
    • Repair Steps: Drain the tank to remove sediment. If the noise persists, it might indicate a failing heating element.
  • Rusty or Discolored Water: 
    • Symptom: Water has a rusty or off-color appearance.
    • Possible Causes: Corrosion inside the tank.
    • Repair Steps: Check the anode rod and replace if necessary. If the issue persists, it might indicate internal tank corrosion, requiring professional attention.
  • Water Heater Age: 
    • Symptom: Advanced age (typically 8-12 years for tank water heaters).
    • Possible Causes: Natural wear and tear over time.
    • Repair Steps: Consider replacement if your water heater is reaching the end of its expected lifespan.

Regularly monitoring your water heater for these symptoms can help you catch issues early and avoid major breakdowns. If you notice any of these signs, consider consulting a professional plumber to assess and address the problem promptly. Regular maintenance and timely repairs can extend the life of your water heater and ensure a reliable supply of hot water in your home.

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