Tank Water Heaters
Both electric and gas storage tank water heaters have a tank that holds the heated water until it is ready to use. Gas tank water heaters us the combustion of gas to heat the water, electrical units use submerged heating elements to heat the water, and both types of water heaters use insulation to help the hot water stay hot.
Tank Water Heater Maintenance And Safety
Both gas and electric water heater tanks have a drain valve that assists in the maintenance required to keep a water heater running as designed. They also have a pressure release valve to prevent the tank from exploding.
Tank Water Heater Rust And Corrosion
Water heater tanks are made of steel and will rust and decay. To prevent the decay, a special rod called an anode is placed in the tank. This rod attracts the forced that cause the decay first and therefore prevents critical parts of the water heater from corroding.
Water Heater Temperature Setting
The thermostat maintains the water temperature inside the storage tank. Although water heaters can maintain a very high temperatures , most manufacturers recommend that it is set to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
Water Heater Repair
If you have a hot water heater emergency you need to get the problem solved as soon as possible. Pipe Doctors Plumbing can expertly diagnose the source of the water heater issue and repair it safely. Giving us a call can be the difference between getting the job done right or a disaster that can damage your home and inconvenience your family.
All Types of Water Heaters Serviced
Which brand, size and style water heater best suits your needs? We are licensed and insured to service, repair and install all water heaters whether it’s a tank, tankless, gas, electric. Fix or install all types of hot water heaters, whatever you have, we’ll make sure it’s set up right and working properly.