What to Do When You Need Water Heater Repair

Who to Call for Water Heater Repairs?  

If you are experiencing problems with your water heater, you may be wondering who to call to complete the water heater repair? Most people often wrongly assume you need to call a plumber because the problem is water-related, while other people think that they need an electrician.

When you have problems, as mentioned above, the first person you call is a plumber. As they are trained and licensed to handle all manner of issues. This is because their training covers the most common and complex of problems.

However, contacting a plumber you need to first make sure that they have the training to work on your water heater. This is truer if you have a gas water heater, as additional training is needed.

The problems which require a plumber ranges from strange noises emanating from the water heater, and if you see rusty colored water or low hot water pressure. Leaks from your water heater, and when the pilot light doesn’t stay lit are also problems that a plumber can help to fix.

While a plumber is able to repair most problems, there will be occasions when you will need to call an electrician instead. This is usually when the water heater issues are starting to affect other parts of your home’s electrical system. And plumbers are not trained to handle such issues.

Some problems will need to be sorted out by an electrician, for example, the water heater continually tripping the circuit breaker. If your water heater has either a blown or overheating fuse box, you need to also call an electrician. If there are any loose wires within the water heater, you need to call an electrician as they are the ones who will repair this.

For details about the water heater repair services that Joseph Plumbing & Drain Cleaning LLC can offer you, and if you live or work in or around the College Park, MD area, please do not hesitate to contact us at this number (240) 359-0254 today.

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