Expert Water Heater Repair in Kitchener

A lot of situations can impact the life cycle of a water heater, but the majority last between 10 and 15 years.

Own a water heater that’s past 10 years old? It’s time to start thinking about installing a modern one. When it stops working, it can leave you with a mess in your Kitchener home.

If you discover it isn’t reasonable to fix your water heater, call on Hammond Plumbing & Heating to help you pick a new water heater that will meet your home’s requirements and work with your budget.

We have many ENERGY STAR®-rated water heaters to select from and we are professionals at water heater installation. Plus, we back our services with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.*

Common Water Heater Problems

Leaking Tank

If you discover your water heater is leaking, shut off your home’s water valve. It’s usually situated in your basement, near furnace or water heater, or below your kitchen sink.

Then reach Hammond Plumbing & Heating at 226-240-1120 without delay. Even a little leak can cause significant damage to your home.

A leaky tank may be hinting you need to replace your water heater.

Not Enough Hot Water

Not getting anyor very little hot water out of your tap? If you have a gas water heater, the pilot light could be malfunctioning.

If you don’t know how to investigate this, give us a call. We’ll handle the problem.

A lack of hot water may also indicate that your water heater is giving out and needs to be replaced.

Water is Too Hot or Too Cold

Your water heater may be too small. We can help you determine your usage and remedy the issue.

Other Water Heater Problems

These signals can be an indication that your water heater is about to break:

  • Rumbling noises coming from the tank
  • Tinted, milky-colored or rusty water
  • Foul-smelling water
  • Leaking pressure relief valve

Since water heaters usually hold 50 gallons of water, a fault can lead to a destructive flood.

Like with any other appliance, standard maintenance is crucial. We recommend reading up on our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid trouble with your water heater.