Needing an emergency water heater repair in Eugene is normally an event that will happen at the most unfavorable times we understand. With hot water heaters, there are typically signs leading up to a bigger problem with the heater. In general, hot water heaters run fairly maintenance free, and just require some self maintenance each year (though lots of property owners don’t get around to doing so). However, water heaters are probably the most dangerous device in the home, hence the reason why we take their installation and service extremely seriously, installing the water heater securely and up to code.
We are a locally owned and ran company here in Eugene OR, and our water heater maintenance professionals are employees, not subcontractors. And, obviously, we are licensed, bonded and insured. Our customers have actually gotten in touch with us for a long period of time for their water heater repair requirements. We also like to share as much info in our blog as we can in regards to the best methods to carry out regular upkeep on ones own water heater to assist keep it working from peak effectiveness.
For electric water heaters not making hot water, first look to find out if the fuse in the breaker box is on. In case it is not, we suggest just turn the power off and contact us to come have a look at the heater. For gas water heaters not making hot water, initially examine and see if the pilot light remains lit. When it is not, try relighting it.
We do not recommend experimenting with to fix a water heater if one is not sure what one should do! It is a really dangerous home appliance. We are highly trained with carrying out water heater repairs. If one was to attempt any repairs, definitely turn off the power for an electric water heater and shut off the gas for gas water heaters to begin with!
In cases where the water heater tank has water leaking, turn the water off leading to the storage tank. It will either be a gate-style valve or a ball-style stuff off valve. The ball-style can be turned 180 degrees and a gate-style will have to be turned clockwise until it cannot be turned anymore. These valves may break. holds true, or if it does not turn, turn off the water to your house. If you are successful in shutting the water valve off, it still could leak and not wanting to have the entire water contents of the storage tank flood the location the water heater is located in, attach a garden hose to the drain at the bottom of the tank and run the hose to either a rain gutter drain or a sink to clear the tank when possible. If there is extreme rust and accumulation inside the water heater it can injure the yard in the backyard or stain a concrete driveway or walkway. Once the water is effectively switched off and being drained if need be, turn the power or gas off to the heater.
If you smell gas, switch the gas off going to the hot water heater quickly! Afterwards, give us a call. If gas is still smelled when the gas line is turned off, speak to the gas company too to help in seeing where the gas leakage is originating from.
When it is time for a water heater replacement, our personnel will help you in picking the best water heater for the house or office, based upon price, power-source, energy-savings and even more. Our company knows each home and office is different and we aim to provide the perfect water heating solution for you. With years of experience, our team of water heater experts is here to go through the entire process, seeing to it you pick the model that’s best.
If you are thinking about remodeling or constructing an addition or new home, we would like to be of assistance too. Our water heater replacement services are exceptional in addition to our ability to assist in planing the installation of a brand-new water heater and plumbing system for your new house or business.
Please call us with any concerns, and especially for any Eugene emergency water heater repair.
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