Water Heater Repair & Installation
Running out of hot water at any time of the day is an emergency that needs to be fixed ASAP. Mr. Drippy Plumbing understands the need for fast, reliable service at an affordable price.
Our team can quickly diagnose and repair any type of water heater, from standard and tankless water heaters to electric and gas water heaters. No matter what model or brand you have, we’ve seen it and fixed it. We have the expertise to provide a solution to restore your home or office's hot water in no time.
Our team is equipped to handle water heater problems of any size.
Mr. Drippy Plumbing is considered Birmingham's go-to plumber for all its residential and commercial water heater repairs, replacements, and installations. Our skilled team can quickly diagnose and repair any water heater problem, including:
- Water pressure issues
- Corrosion and mineral buildup
- Water that feels too hot or not hot enough
- The cold-water sandwich effect occurs when hot water suddenly goes cold before becoming warm again
- Pilot light and burner issues
- Ignition failures
- Exhaust blockages
Most popular water heater services
Water Heater Repair- running out of hot water is never fun especially when you're taking a shower. Mr. Drippy Plumbing is standing by to diagnose and determine the best course of action to repair and get your water running flawlessly.
Water Heater Replacement- the average life span of a hot water heater is between 8-12 years. If you're getting to that point and constantly experiencing issues, call Mr. Drippy Plumbing to help you determine the best course of action.
Water Heater Maintenance - it is recommended to flush your water heater yearly, if not, every 6 months. Doing this can help eliminate the calcification and sediment build-up that occurs over the years.
This section is designed to help answer some of our most frequently asked questions. Still, have a question? Always feel free to give us a call and we'd be happy to get you an answer.
A hot water recirculating pump will eliminate your hot water delays. By installing this pump, you will get instant hot water at your faucet and save gallons of water wasted down the drain. They can be real energy hogs if the pipes aren’t well insulated. Therefore, professionals should handle their installation.
Your water heater can function at a much-decreased level before it stops working. You should watch out for signs that the unit is about to fail, such as rusty water, noise, and leaks. You may also notice that you aren’t getting a steady, reliable hot water supply.
Proper maintenance goes a long way toward keeping your water heater running as long as possible. Annually, the water heater should be drained to remove any rust or sediment build-up in the bottom of the tank and have a general inspection or tune-up by a licensed professional at Mr. Drippy Plumbing.
If the water temperature is set too high, you can decrease the set point. In some cases, if the thermostat has failed, you should immediately contact your plumbing contractor at Mr. Drippy Plumbing to get the job done right.
Hard water causes a lot of damage to your water system and pipes, aside from destroying your water heater. The use of softeners has a potentially negative effect on the performance of the anode in the water heater, which can cause a reduction in the life of the water heater. It should be inspected more often and replaced when nearing the end of its useful life.
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