Emergency Water Heater Repair Memphis

Needing an emergency water heater repair in Memphis is generally an event that will happen at the most undesirable times we know. With water heaters, there are usually indications leading up to a larger concern with the heater. Overall, water heaters operate relatively maintenance free, and only require some self upkeep each year (though lots of property owners do not get around it). Nevertheless, water heaters are the most dangerous home appliance in the home, which is why we take their setup and service very seriously, installing the water heater securely and to code.

We are a locally owned and ran business here in Memphis TN, and our water heater maintenance specialists are staff members, not subcontractors. And, naturally, 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 service requirements. We likewise prefer to share as much details in our blog as we can in terms of the very best methods to perform regular maintenance on ones own water heater to assist keep it working from peak effectiveness.

What Memphis Homeowners Can Do in an Emergency Water Heater Repair ScenarioEmergency Water Heater Repair Memphis

For electric water heaters which are not producing hot water, first check to find out if the fuse in the breaker box is tripped. In case it is not, we recommend simply turn the power off and let us know to come inspect the heater. For gas water heaters not generating hot water, initially look and see if the pilot light remains lit. If not, attempt relighting it.

Precaution
We do not advise experimenting with to take care of a water heater if one is unsure exactly what one is doing! It is a really hazardous appliance. We are extremely trained with performing water heater repairs. If one was to attempt any repairs, absolutely shut off the power for an electric water heater and turn off the gas for gas water heaters to start with!

In cases where the water heater storage tank springs a leak, turn the water off leading to the 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 will not turn anymore. There are times when these valves break. When they do, or if it will not turn, shut off the water to your house. If you succeed in shutting the water valve off, it still may be leaking and not wishing 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 located at the bottom of the tank and extend the hose to either a gutter drain or a sink to empty the tank if possible. If there is excessive rust and sediment inside the water heater it can harm the grass in the backyard or stain a concrete driveway or sidewalk. Once the water is successfully switched off and being drained if need be, turn the power or gas off to the heater.

If gas is smelled, switch the gas off going to the hot water heater right away! Then, give us a call. If gas is still smelled as soon as the gas line is switched off, speak to the gas company too to assist in seeing where the gas leakage is originating from.

When it is time for a water heater replacement, our staff will assist you in choosing the best water heater for the home or office, based on rate, power-source, energy-savings and more. Our company knows each home and office building is different and we strive to supply the perfect water heating solution for you. With years of experience, our group of water heater experts is here to handle the entire procedure, ensuring you pick the design that is best.

If you are considering remodeling or constructing an addition or new house, we want to be of assistance as well. Our water heater replacement services are exceptional in addition to our ability to help in planing the installment of a brand-new water heater and plumbing system for your new home or company.

Please call Tankersley Plumbing with any concerns, and especially for any Memphis emergency water heater repair.

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