Expert Water Heater Repair in Albany

A lot of aspects can affect the life expectancy of a water heater, but the majority work between 10 and 15 years.

One of the 27 million American households with a water heater that’s exceeded 10 years old? It’s time to start thinking about buying a new one. When it fails, it can leave you with potential damage to your Albany home.

If you find it isn’t cost-effective to patch up your water heater, look to Roland J. Down Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning to help you pick a new water heater that will meet your family’s requirements and work with your budget.

We have many ENERGY STAR®-rated water heaters to pick from and we are Experts at water heater installation. Plus, we back our services with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.*

Common Water Heater Problems

Leaking Tank

If you notice your water heater is leaking, switch off your home’s water valve. It’s usually located in your basement, by furnace or water heater, or below your kitchen sink.

Then reach Roland J. Down Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning at 518-417-2938 right away. Even a minor leak can cause big damage to your home.

A leaky tank may be hinting you need to get a new water heater.

Not Enough Hot Water

Getting zeroor very little heated water out of your tap? If you use a gas water heater, the pilot light could be malfunctioning.

If you’re not confident in how to investigate this, give us a call. We’ll manage the problem.

Not enough hot water may also mean that your water heater is on its last leg and needs to be replaced.

Water is Too Hot or Too Cold

Your water heater may be too small. We can help you calculate how much you need and take care of the issue.

Other Water Heater Problems

These symptoms can be an indication that your water heater is going out:

  • Popping noises coming from the tank
  • Tinted, white-colored or rusty water
  • Water reeks
  • Leaking pressure relief valve

Since water heaters commonly hold 50 gallons of water, a breakdown can cause a catastrophic flood.

Like with any other appliance, annual maintenance is important. We suggest checking out our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid problems with your water heater.