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Tulsa Water Heater Repair

Licensed & Insured Heating Experts

Our company offers hot water heater repair in Tulsa and the surrounding areas of Oklahoma. Two and a half decades of serving the local community has allowed us to perfect our craft, meaning that you won’t find a more qualified heating and cooling provider in this state. Each technician goes through hundreds of hours of training beyond the state-mandated license requirements to ensure flawless performance.

Depending on the time of year, water coming into a building from the outside through the pipes can be cold. Hot water heaters are essential fixtures in homes and businesses because they supply heated water for a variety of uses from bathing to electrical production. Whether you’re looking to fix an existing unit or install a new one, our licensed HVAC contractors can assist.

Water heaters take thermal energy from a fuel source and use it to heat the water to a set temperature. Residential and commercial units use gas, oil, or electricity to heat the water; the most common types are storage and on-demand. Industrial units use indirect heating or convection; the most common types are circulation heaters, immersion heaters, and over-the-side heaters.

Regardless of the heating unit you use, our team of Tulsa HVAC contractors can deliver water heater repair services promptly. Our pros bring unmatched knowledge and more than 26 years of experience to the table. Our company looks forward to helping you install, maintain, service, and fix any style of hot water heater.

Common Water Heater Problems:

Gas Smell

If you notice a gas smell anywhere near the water heater, there is likely a gas leak in the main line. Turn off the gas supply and call for service right away. We’ll find the leak and patch it or replace the piping right away.

Low Volume of Water

If the unit isn’t producing enough hot water, there are a number of potential causes. Faulty thermostats, degraded coils, and inappropriately sized units are just a few of them. Rest assured that experienced HVAC pros can inspect the water heater and recommend the ideal solution.

Water Temperature Isn’t Right

If the water temperature is not correct, the first thing to check is the thermostat calibration. Secondly, the heating elements should be checked to ensure that they’re working properly. Sediment in the tank can also cause issues, which would require a tank flush, cleaning, and refill. Whatever the cause, our contractors will identify it and inform you.

Water Is Brown

Brown water indicates corrosion and rust inside the tank. This often occurs when the anode rod is damaged. The anode rode is intended to increase the lifespan of the hot water heater by removing contaminants. Over time, it degrades, which can cause popping noises and the formation of a gelatinous substance around the faucet tips. Pipe repair and replacements may be able to solve the issue without replacing the entire unit.

Tank Is Leaking

If the insulated water tank is leaking, there may be a puncture, hole, or a broken valve. Excessive pressure and corrosion are the most common causes. Again, contacting a local, Tulsa hvac company can increase the speed of an effective water heater repair and minimize the likelihood of needing a full system replacement.

Residential and Commercial Water Heater Replacement

Tank water heater:  Tank water heaters are built with a heating element and a large, insulated tank that holds up to 80 gallons of water. This type of residential water heater is an affordable choice for a ready supply of hot water. Most are run on electricity or natural gas, but there are a few models that use propane and oil. This unit works by heating the water to a specified temperature and maintaining that temperature for future use.

Tankless water heater: Tankless water heaters are best for heating cold water on demand in small homes. The tankless units have several heating coils that rapidly increase the temperature of the water within seconds instead of storing bulk quantities in a tank. These heating systems run on natural gas or electricity. They typically save energy because they’re only running when needed, although the investment to install a tankless hot water heater is higher.

Point-of-Use Water Heater: Point-of-Use hot water heaters are ideal for one-off scenarios like a single shower. Instead of installing water heating fixtures to support an entire home, some people opt to use one of these smaller units to ensure continuous hot water for one plumbing fixture at a decreased installation cost.

Solar Water Heater: Solar water heaters are high-efficiency units that use renewable energy to increase the water temperature. These units drastically reduce yearly energy costs by using solar power to provide the heating. Solar panels collect energy from the sun, which is then converted into electricity to heat the water. These units are usually mounted on a roof in an area that gets frequent sun. Gas or electricity is used as a back-up in case it’s cloudy, snowy, or the sun is down. Solar water heaters aren’t common in states with a large yearly accumulation of snow.

Customization: We approach every job with the same level of experience, but a fresh set of eyes. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to cooling. After collecting all the relevant data on your needs and the situation at hand, we’ll recommend the best solution for your budget and leave it up to you how to proceed.

Hybrid Water Heater: A hybrid water heater is an ideal solution for energy-efficient water heating for an entire home. A heat pump system pulls heat from the ground and air to heat the water without using as much gas or electricity as the other types. Because of this, the hybrid water heater’s energy consumption is half that of a standard tank water heater. Of all the units, hybrids take up the most space because of the heat pump, piping, and insulated storage tank.

Combination Boiler Water Heater (Combi Boiler): A combination boiler water heater is used to heat water that is used by other plumbing fixtures like showers, appliances, and radiators. These are compact units that run inexpensively, but they’re not able to supply large volumes of water quickly.

Condensing Water Heater: Condensing water heaters siphon unused waste gas fumes from a residential natural gas system into a coil to heat the water tank and increase the water temperature. This is a highly energy efficient water heating method, but it relies on the home’s use of natural gas. These systems also take up a lot of space.

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