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Hot Water Tank Installation and Repair

Nothing is refreshing like a nice, hot bath or shower to wake you up in the morning or to relax you in the evening. Just imagine running off to the shower for a quick bath, with your regular water which is usually hot, suddenly goes freaking cold. We know how frustrating it would be. And you may not be able to achieve half of your daily activities without an effective and proper functioning water heater. Keeping your water heater in good working condition is important as it ensures you have a steady flow of hot water whenever you need it. 

Being without hot water is frustrating and usually requires a professional local plumber who is competent at fixing them. Whether you need hot water tank installation or maintenance, you can count on our Everest Drain & Plumbing to help keep your water heater in tip-top condition. Our expert plumbing technicians can perform any water heater repair you throw our way. Need to install a new water heater?. From electric hot water tank systems to solar power hot water systems, you’ll find an option that will meet your needs and save energy.

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When it’s time for a water heater replacement, there are many things to take into consideration. Everest Drain and Plumbing is ready to help. Before you buy a new water heater, make sure to decide which system best fits your family’s needs. Fortunately, the team of experts at Everest Plumbing is ready to help you with the things you’ll need to choose from, including which type of system is best for your water heating needs, how big your water heater tank should be, which system is energy efficient and which versions are within your budget.

Types of Hot Water Systems

  • Electric Hot Water Systems

    The electric hot water system is an energy-efficient way to heat hot water. The electric water heating companies have developed a safe, reliable, and cost-effective range of instantaneous and store water heaters that will suit most applications. There are so many sizes and types of electric water heaters ideal for residential properties, commercial properties, new building sites, and any situation that requires instant hot water.

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  • Gas Hot Water Systems

    The gas hot water system is one of the most economical and cost-effective types of water heaters when operated on natural gas. Unlike tank hot water systems, where you run out of hot water once you’ve used up pre-heated hot water from your tank, gas hot water systems are developed to heat the water whenever you turn on the tap removing the chance of your hot water running out. Moreover, as you won’t have a large tank of water constantly being heated and water starts heating only when a tap is turned on then this could greatly reduce your power bill. Furthermore, a tankless water system is space-saving too and can have a constant hot water facility.

  • Solar Power Hot Water Systems

    Getting hot water through a solar heating system is cost-effective. It consists of heat collectors and a storage tank. Solar water heaters absorb the heat from the sun, transfer it through the tubes to the heat exchanger in the heating tank. Solar-powered water heaters often come with a backup system, so you can have warm water when sunlight is not available. Similarly, with a solar power system, you could also save a great deal on your monthly energy bill. Solar panels are generally fitted to the roof where they receive the most sunlight. They are also installed at ground level facing the sun, but the best option will always be the location where the heat collectors are most exposed to the sun.

Hot Water Tank Repairs and Installation for Toronto Residents

Whether you require a water heater repair in the Toronto area or you’ve realized it’s time for a new water heater installation, Everest Drain & Plumbing has the expertise you need. Our professional technicians can perform any water heater repair you throw our way. Plus, we carry all the best products from tankless water heaters and solar to electric tank water heaters, so we know how each make and model works and can get the job done quickly and professionally.

Never try to install a water heater on your own. An improperly installed water heater in your home or office can result in major damage as well as develop the risk of injury to yourself. The water heaters repair experts at Everest Drain & Plumbing have been safely and professionally installing new conventional and tankless water heaters for many years. 

For the most part, water heater repairs should be tackled by licensed plumbing professionals, but in case of emergency, you can still take this opportunity to diagnose your system and move forward with DIY hot water tank repair solutions.

Following are some of the tips and tricks to help you out.

  • Before attempting any emergency hot water system repairs shutdown your hot water tank main
    If you’re dealing with a water heater (gas water heater or electric heater) that isn’t working the way it should be is to shut down the water supply to the heater system itself.
  • Check critical elements of your water heater
    If you have a gas water heater system, make sure that you have a steady supply of gas, that there aren’t any leaks, and the gas heating system hasn’t conked out on you. Or if you have an electric heater system, check the thermostat, the heater element, the wiring, and any other electrical components to better understand exactly what you are dealing with.
  • Check if there are burned-out components, leaks, or other obvious signs of damage
    Burned-out components, leaks, or any other obvious signs of damage are signs that something is seriously wrong with your hot water system. If you find any damages, then fix it and take advantage of it as soon as possible.

Solving the water heater problems with DIY methods saves your repairing cost and reduces the risk of hot water tank damages. Attempting an overall fix of a system that is destroyed, broken, damaged, or shutting down is something else entirely and something best left to the experts.

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Common Hot Water Issues

Following are a few of the most common water heater issues most homeowners face in Toronto.

Water Leaks

The most common type of water heater issue is water leakage. Sometimes, as by nature, water will eventually corrode your tank and create microscopic cracks or fractures causing the water heater to leak. But, this isn’t always a sign of your tank leakage. If the leak is arising from the top of your tank, this could be a sign that your water connections are loose. Ensure your cold water inlet pipes and hot water out pipes are both solidly connected and not rattling or loose in some form. If the leak is coming from the bottom, you could have an issue with condensation, which can be solved by turning up the thermostat. Inspect if you have water spilling out from your overflow pipe or pressure relief valve. And this is a sign of tank corrosion, which means you need to replace your water heater ASAP.

Lack of Hot Water

Have a tank full of water but none of it seems to be hot? Then, there might be an issue with your heat source. If you have an electric water tank, this means your heating elements could have failed or there are some defects in the electrical connection. If your water heater system is of gas, this could be a bad pilot light or a faulty gas connection. If your pilot light is lit but the gas doesn’t ignite, then you could have an issue with your burner as a whole which needs repairing. 

Strange Smelling coming from Hot Water

If you suspect a strange smell when you turn on your hot water, then there’s a chance your tank may have a buildup of bacteria. Heat the temperature to above 140 degrees Fahrenheit and any bacteria in the tank should die off due to the extreme heat. After all, make sure you don’t use your hot water while running this service, as water that hot could cause serious burn injuries if your bare skin is exposed to it. Wait few hours for the temperature to drop again before running any hot water. If the problem repeats then you may need to call a professional to have your tank cleaned.

Tank Takes Too Long to Reheat

If you feel like your water heater takes way too long to reheat, then you could have one of several other problems. Maybe your thermostat isn’t generating enough energy to heat your water quickly enough. Similarly, you may also have a problem with your gas connection, for example, poor gas pressure, a dirty vent flue, or a dirty burner orifice that prevents proper gas flow. Cleaning and dusting these parts can solve the problem.

Generally, a water heater taking too long to reheat is a problem of a water heater not having enough capacity or being too old to service a home. It drains itself out and never gets a proper chance to fully refill and reheat before being used, leading to cold water flowing through the system. Due to this, your water heater never heats up again, when in fact it just hasn’t had enough time.

Low Hot Water Pressure

If your home is old, then the biggest limiter to water pressure might be smaller. Whereas, modern homes use larger plumbing capable that handles greater water pressure. The only way to solve this issue in an older home is to repipe your water tank system. And that’s no small task.

However, if you do have modern plumbing in your home, you may be able to increase your water pressure by ensuring that the aerators in your sink haven’t become clogged which they do overtime. Also, do not forget to check your water inlet valve to make sure it hasn’t accidentally become partially closed.

Water Too Hot or Too Cold

Are you experiencing inconsistent water temperatures in your heater? Is the water too hot or not hot enough? This may be the sign that your thermostat is having problems. You may need to replace your thermocouple or clean it to get it sensing temperatures properly again. However, water that’s too cold may be due to an issue in the indicator of a gas flow. If your gas flow is insufficient for your needs, then your burner won’t be able to adequately heat the water in your tank.

Why choose us?

Need hot water tank repair service and installation service in Toronto?

Following are the reasons why the residential homeowners, commercial business owners, and industrial owners at Toronto always rely on experts at Everest Drain & Plumbing. 

  • 24/7 emergency service: When you need emergency hot water repair service, we are available to provide you 24/7 emergency service. We provide emergency service 24 hours a day throughout all week to assure that your hot water tank issue will be resolved immediately.  
  • Licensed, Certified, and Insured: We have a team of fully licensed, certified, and insured plumbers. All of our plumbers have received training and are experts in their field. 
  • Workmanship and satisfaction guaranteed: All of our plumbing experts wear formal Everest Plumbing uniforms so you can easily identify them. On their arrival, they will introduce themselves and take off their work boots as a sign of respect to your home and business. 
  • Upfront Quotes: While every emergency hot water tank repair and installation service cost varies depending on the situation, you can rest assured that Everest Drain and Plumbing provides a transparent rate upfront before any work begins.

If you feel you’d like proper hot water system repairs and installation in Toronto performed by legitimate experts that know exactly what they are doing, reach out to our plumbing professionals here at Everest Drain & Plumbing to assist. You won’t regret it. We specialize in addressing any kind of issues or concerns related to your heating systems. Our team of certified technicians, along with our customer service team will be there to answer any questions you might have regarding plumbing and water heating systems, and more. We also know what necessary maintenance and precautionary steps must be taken to ensure your hot water system, plumbing, and drainage or blocking systems are running at maximum capacity and will last as long as possible.

Need a water heater repair in Toronto, or do you feel it’s high time you installed a new heater? We’ve got you covered; call us today for all your emergency heating and hot water problems. Our team of highly skilled technicians is readily available to resolve all issues regarding any kind of water heating system and many others.

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