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Trusted Water Heater Services in Baltimore & Harford Counties

Water heaters are an essential component of any property’s plumbing system, allowing you to take warm showers or baths, cook, clean, and so much more. Mike’s Plumbing & Heating Service Inc. is proud to provide Baltimore and the surrounding areas with comprehensive water heater repair and maintenance for all makes of electric, gas, and tankless water heaters.

Schedule your Baltimore water heater repair service by dialing (410) 541-1811 or completing our online form today.

Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repairs

Even a well-maintained water heating unit will deteriorate over time. While it may be difficult to determine exactly when your water heater should receive a repair, there are a few signs every homeowner should be on the lookout for.

Call a water heater repair professional if you notice any of the following symptoms:

  • Insufficient Hot Water Supply in Baltimore Homes – Don’t panic because it might not be the end of the road. Maybe the system isn’t getting power, or the thermostat has malfunctioned. We’ll figure it out for you in a hurry.
  • Unusual Noises from Your Water Heater – That could mean your anode rod has broken off and the lower part that’s fallen into the tank is floating around and banging up against the tank’s interior.
  • Leaks at the Base of Your Water Heater – Water leaks around the bottom of the tank indicate internal tank corrosion, and that probably means your system needs to be replaced.
  • Top Leaks: A Sign to Call Baltimore Water Heater Pros – A water heater leaking from the top is preferable to one leaking from the bottom. On the other hand, water runs downhill, so failure to fix the leak can lead to more serious problems, including electrical shorts, additional damage to the water heater, and the possibility of damage to drywall or other nearby surfaces.
  • Discolored Hot Water: Time for Baltimore Water Heater Service – This is a clear sign of internal tank corrosion where rusted metal is mingled with the hot water supply. Internal tank linings cannot be repaired or replaced.

When Should You Replace Your Water Heater?

We don’t just swap out like for like at Mike’s Plumbing & Heating Service Inc. We listen and learn what your hot water needs are now, and what you expect them to be down the road. Only then do we recommend the right make and model of a replacement system, one with the right capacity for both now and later.

Water heaters won't last forever and will deteriorate in efficiency over time. When this occurs, you need to install a new unit you can depend on to perform to fit your needs.

When to Consider a New Water Heater Installation in Baltimore

  • Your water heater is more than 8 to 10 years old and frequently needs service
  • Your faucets only produce cold or lukewarm water
  • You regularly deal with inconsistent water temperatures
  • Your system produces insufficient amounts of hot water
  • You’ve discovered a leak in your current water heater tank or pipes
  • You’ve noticed there is a significant reduction in water flow
  • The water coming from your faucets has a foul odor or is discolored
  • There are strange noises coming from your water pipes
  • There is a consistent pool of water around your water heater even after you mop it up

We have the right water heater for you and every other customer we service, and we welcome the opportunity to recommend just the one for you. Call our Baltimore water heater replacement experts today for a free quote.

Upgrade to a Tankless Water Heater

If you're tired of running out of hot water or dealing with a bulky, inefficient water heater, it may be time to consider upgrading to a tankless water heater. Tankless water heaters provide on-demand hot water, taking up less space and using less energy than traditional tank water heaters. Our team at Mike's Plumbing And Heating Services Inc. can help you determine if a tankless water heater is the right choice for your home.

Benefits of a tankless water heater include:

  • Endless hot water
  • Space-saving design
  • Energy efficiency
  • Longer lifespan
  • Reduced risk of leaks and water damage

Water Heater Maintenance for Longevity

Manufacturers and plumbers alike recommend preventive maintenance for your water heater and all other household plumbing. An annual whole-house plumbing inspection is included in our Service Partner Plan and is just one of the many benefits our members receive.

What Does Water Heater Maintenance Include?

When your professional plumber is performing water heater preventative maintenance, what is checked?

Your plumber will do the following:

  • Check the pressure valve
  • Look for wear and tear (leaks, rust, and corrosion)
  • Drain the tank and clear out any sediment
  • Check the anode rod
  • Inspect the other various components

Hot water is an easy thing to take for granted. You don’t realize how useful it is until you suddenly find yourself without it. When you receive water heater service from one of our Baltimore plumbing professionals, you can trust that we will promptly fix your issue so your life can return to normal as quickly as possible.

Contact us now for your initial service quote. Call Mike’s Plumbing And Heating Services Inc. at (410) 541-1811.

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