When your plumbing system isn’t happy, nobody is happy. A key component of the modern plumbing system is the water heater, an unsung plumbing hero that makes our showers warm, our clothes clean, and our dishwashers effective.

When the hot water heater isn’t doing well, you often end up with flooding or icy water that just won’t warm up. You need a solution as soon as possible, and TN Plumbing Solutions will ensure you get just that. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Our Nashville Water Heater Services

Most of us take our hot water heaters for granted until things start to go wrong. While the average water heater lasts 10 to 15 years, it usually only comes with a six-year warranty, which is why it’s important to keep an eye on your hot water heater to ensure it’s doing well.

If your heater isn’t functioning at its best, don’t wait to see if it levels out again. Hot water heaters work very hard, and when they start to have trouble, waiting to address the problem will usually result in expensive emergency repair services.

What if your water heater needs to be replaced? 

We will always do everything we can to ensure that your hot water heater stays at the top of its game. However, if the heater is more than a decade old, it is probably time to consider a new heater.

Putting off water heater replacement puts you at risk for very expensive repairs, so allow us to help you figure out which hot water heater will best suit your budget, energy usage, and water heating needs.

We offer world-class water heater installation services and can quickly get hot water flowing again in your residential or commercial property as soon as possible.

FAQs About Your Water Heater

As a homeowner or commercial property owner, you probably don’t know too much about your water heater system. That’s OK! That’s why we’re here to help.

Below, we’ve listed a few of many questions we frequently get here at Plumbing Solutions regarding water heater systems.

Q: What’s the difference between conventional and tankless water heaters? 
A: There are a few major differences between conventional and tankless water heaters. For one, conventional water heaters store anywhere between 30 to 50 gallons of water, whereas tankless water heaters store no water and instead use your home’s power to heat water as necessary. Second, conventional water heaters are larger and take up more space than a tankless water heater.

Also, if you’re looking for a more cost-effective upfront option, conventional water heaters are the way to go. However, you’ll notice more energy savings in the long run with a tankless water heater.

For more information about our tankless water heater services, learn more here.

Q: Why is my water heater leaking?
A: If your water heater is leaking, there’s no need to worry just yet — not every leaky water heater requires a replacement. Some possible reasons your water heater is leaking could include the following:

  • Your water heater’s tank is experiencing an issue.
  • Issues with your hot and cold water connections.
  • Problems with your temperature and pressure relief valves.
  • Issues with your water heater’s gaskets.
  • A problem with your heater drain valve.
  • And more!

As always, it’s best to give our experienced plumbers a call to check out and inspect your problem to make any necessary suggestions or repairs.

Q: What are some tips to reduce the resulting costs from my water heater? 
A: If you’re looking to save on water costs regarding your water heater, we’ve listed a few tips you should keep in mind below.

  • Opt for showers instead of baths — and make your showers as short as you can.
  • Turn off your water heater whenever you can.
  • Lower the temperature of your water heater.
  • Invest in insulating your water heater.
  • Replace your current water heater with a brand new one.

Q: When should I replace my water heater? 
A: The average lifespan of a water heater is anywhere between 6 and 12 years old. If your water heater is starting to deteriorate and is anywhere in this age range, it may be time for a water heater replacement.

Q: How can I inspect my water heater at home? 
A: It’s always best to have a preventative approach when it comes to your home’s water heater! If you want to inspect your water heater at home for any issues, here are a few things you should keep in mind:

  • If you have a gas heater: Consistently check for any rusted or blackened areas in your pipes or on your unit. If you notice any signs of damage or potential issues, call us immediately. Also, watch out any gas leaks with a gas leak detector.
  • If you have an electric heater: Ensure your thermostat is working as it should be. Check and test your temperature/pressure relief valve at least once a year to ensure you don’t have any leaks.

If you have any further questions that you don’t see answered here, don’t be afraid to reach out to our team at Plumbing Solutions. With years of industry experience under our belts, there isn’t a water heater issue we haven’t seen. Call today with any of your water heater concerns.

Choose Our Reliable Plumbing Services in Nashville

You need to have a skilled plumber in your corner at all times, and the team at TN Plumbing is proud to be the ally of home and business owners all over Nashville. Whether you require repair, maintenance or installation services, we’re the plumbers for the job.

Contact us for 24/7 plumbing services today!