People often take having hot water to bathe, wash dishes and wash clothes for granted until they turn on the hot water tap and nothing but cold water comes out! When a water heater malfunctions or fails, the water temperature of the entire household is affected. The root cause of a water heater suddenly malfunctioning could be a number of possibilities, such as damaged heating elements, lime scale, corroded anode rods, hard water sediment, pressure buildup or a malfunctioning thermostat. If you are in need of any plumbing services in Atlanta call us now at (404) 753-9191 and schedule an appointment, or click here to have our staff reach out to you!


What are Plumbing 4 Less’ Offered Services?

Water heater repair involves diagnosing and troubleshooting water heater issues and implementing effective solutions to restore a unit back to sound condition. We’re experts at diagnosing a huge range of water heater problems and carry a range of repair parts in our service vehicle to correct common issues while on the premises. Water heater repair services vary depending on whether the water heater is gas or electric. We perform water heater repair services that include:

  • Tightening or replacing valves, nuts and bolts and/or replacing gaskets, cracked pipes and inlet fittings (also referred to as heat-saver nipples), and/or replacing damaged heating elements and anode rods may also be replaced.
  • Unclogging pipes and vents.
  • Flushing excess hard water sediment from inside the water heater or replacing certain heating parts inside the tank.
  • Fixing or replacing a malfunctioning thermostat.
  • Replacing the thermocouple. Some water heater models have a flame sensor,(a thin electrical wire that goes from the flame sensing probe end and is plugged into the ignition control module), instead of a thermocouple that sometimes needs to be replaced.
  • How Can I Prevent Emergencies?

    Prevention of potential water heater emergencies can be done by making sure that the household’s hot water needs are compatible with a particular water heater model. In addition, homeowners need to be able to identify signs and symptoms of potential problems with their water heater such as leaks around the tank, unusually hot water temperatures, or low output of hot water.

    It is important to schedule for a technician to perform regular maintenance checkups on the water heater so that it operates as efficiently as possible and prevents injury. A malfunctioning water heater can result in scalding, but can also be the main cause of carbon dioxide poisoning, which can lead to illness and even death. Regardless of whether a household has a traditional tank unit or a tankless model, taking precautionary measures as well as scheduling professional maintenance calls for a water heater can usually prevent them from spending more money replacing the unit.

    To learn more about our services, contact Plumbing 4 Less at (404) 753-9191 today to schedule an appointment at your convenience!