WATER HEATER REPAIR

Professional and Affordable Hot Water Heater Service

Since 1999, we’ve been expertly repairing water heaters in Central Texas. Fast, effective solutions for uninterrupted hot water in your home.

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WATER HEATER SERVICES

Efficient Solutions, Expert Repairs

From traditional tank-style heaters to advanced tankless models, our skilled plumbers at Radiant® Plumbing and Air Conditioning excel in resolving issues precisely. Whether it’s a faulty thermostat, a leaking tank, or sediment affecting efficiency, our team adeptly diagnoses and repairs problems across various models.

We take pride in handling intricate repairs, addressing everything from heating element malfunctions to pressure relief valves and anode rods. Our commitment goes beyond mere repairs. If your hot water heater is irreparable or upgrading makes economic sense, our technicians will guide you in selecting the ideal replacement. Tailored to your family and home, the new water heater seamlessly integrates into your lifestyle, ensuring optimal efficiency and reliability. Trust Radiant for concise solutions that prioritize your long-term comfort.

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At Radiant, we set new benchmarks in home care excellence. From your first call to our final follow-up, our expert technicians are committed to ensuring your complete satisfaction and earning your trust with every step.

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Since 1999, homeowners in Central Texas have relied on Radiant for top-tier plumbing and HVAC solutions. Our longstanding presence in Austin and San Antonio underpins our deep commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

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Your time is valuable. That's why we offer flexible scheduling options to fit your life, not the other way around. Whether it’s an emergency or routine maintenance, our 24/7 availability ensures that we are always there when you need us.

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At Radiant, we believe in solving your problems without pushing unnecessary services. Our transparent pricing and honest service approach are why thousands of customers have trusted us for over two decades, celebrating our integrity in countless reviews.

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WATER HEATERS

Frequently Asked Questions

What are signs that my water heater needs to be repaired?

Signs that your water heater may need repair include inadequate hot water supply, unusual noises such as banging or popping, visible leaks around the tank, discolored or foul-smelling water, fluctuating water temperatures, and a sudden increase in energy bills. Additionally, if you notice rust on the tank, corrosion on the burner or flue, or the pilot light frequently going out, these are indicators of potential issues. Regularly checking for these signs and addressing them promptly can help prevent more extensive damage and ensure the continued efficient operation of your water heater. If in doubt, consult with a professional plumber for a thorough inspection and necessary repairs.

Several reasons could contribute to issues with hot water not working or not being hot enough. It could be due to a malfunctioning heating element, a faulty thermostat, sediment buildup in the tank affecting heating efficiency, a tripped circuit breaker or blown fuse, or issues with the gas supply (for gas water heaters). Check the thermostat settings, inspect for visible leaks, and ensure the pilot light is lit (for gas heaters). If you’re unable to identify or fix the issue, it’s advisable to consult with a professional plumber to diagnose and address the specific problem, ensuring your hot water system functions properly.

A leaky hot water heater can be potentially dangerous. Water leaking from the tank can cause structural damage to the surrounding area, leading to mold growth, deterioration of walls or flooring, and other issues. Moreover, a leak might be a sign of a failing pressure relief valve, which could result in excessive pressure within the tank, presenting a risk of explosion. Additionally, if the water heater is a gas unit, a leak could lead to gas buildup, posing a safety hazard. It’s crucial to address any leaks promptly, assess the cause, and seek professional assistance to ensure the safe operation of the water heater and prevent potential risks.

Several signs may indicate that it’s time to replace your hot water heater. If you frequently experience inadequate hot water, notice rusty or discolored water, observe leaks around the tank, or hear unusual noises, these can be indications of a failing unit. Additionally, if the water heater is more than 10-15 years old, its efficiency may decline, making replacement a wise choice for energy savings. Increased energy bills, visible corrosion on the tank or components, and the need for frequent repairs are also factors suggesting replacement. When in doubt, call Radiant Plumbing and Air for an assessment can help you determine whether it’s time to replace your hot water heater.

Yes, many plumbers are qualified to install boilers. Boiler installation involves intricate plumbing work, including connecting to the water supply, installing distribution piping for heated water, and ensuring a secure connection to the gas line or another fuel source. It’s crucial to choose a qualified and experienced plumber familiar with boiler installations, given the specific requirements and safety considerations involved. Our team at Radiant Plumbing is not only licensed but also extensively trained in boiler installations, ensuring precision, efficiency, and compliance with local building codes. When considering a boiler installation, trust our expertise and credentials. Contact us today for a reliable and expert service tailored to your needs.

The expense associated with replacing a water heater is subject to various factors, such as the type of unit, its capacity, local labor rates, and any additional plumbing necessities. On average, installing a standard 40-50 gallon gas or electric water heater may incur costs ranging from $800 to $1,500, encompassing both the unit and installation. For tankless water heaters, known for their complexity, the cost could escalate to anywhere between $2,000 and $5,000 or more. It’s crucial to note that these figures are general approximations, and actual prices may significantly differ based on your geographical location and specific requirements. Reach out to Radiant Plumbing and Air, and not only will we ensure the selection of the right water heater for your home, but we’ll also strive to secure the most budget-friendly option, inclusive of any applicable Texas or national rebates.

Absolutely! Radiant Plumbing and Air is fully equipped to service your gas water heater. Our experienced plumbers specialize in a variety of hot water heaters including traditional tanked heaters, tankless models, and even solar-powered units. Whether you need routine maintenance for your gas-powered appliance or assistance with upgrading to a new system, our team has the expertise to handle it all.

Water Heater Repair Services

Fast and Efficient Water Heater Repairs for Central Texas Homes

Whether you’re experiencing a complete lack of hot water or a persistent leak, Radiant Plumbing and Air Conditioning is here to help. We offer a comprehensive range of water heater repair services, ensuring your home enjoys consistent hot water comfort. Our licensed and insured technicians are available 24/7 to diagnose and fix any water heater issue, big or small.

Why Choose Radiant Plumbing and Air Conditioning for Water Heater Repair

Our technicians are experienced in repairing all water heater types, including gas, electric, and tankless water heaters.
  • Fast & Reliable Service: We understand the urgency of a water heater problem. That’s why we offer rapid response times, ensuring a technician reaches your doorstep quickly to assess the situation.
  • Expert Technicians: Our team comprises highly trained and experienced plumbers who can diagnose the root cause of your water heater malfunction efficiently.
  • Upfront Pricing: Transparency is key. We’ll provide a clear diagnosis and a detailed breakdown of repair costs before any work commences. No hidden fees, no surprises.
  • 24/7 Emergency Service: Cold showers don’t wait for convenient hours. Our 24/7 emergency plumbing service ensures you have access to a reliable plumber whenever a water heater issue arises, day or night.
  • Focus on Your Needs: We prioritize your comfort and satisfaction. Our technicians will listen to your concerns, explain the problem clearly, and recommend the most effective repair solution.
  • Commitment to Quality: We utilize high-quality parts and equipment for all repairs, ensuring long-lasting results.

Common Water Heater Problems We Fix in San Antonio & Austin:

Whether you’re experiencing a complete lack of hot water, lukewarm showers, or a leak, Radiant Plumbing and Air Conditioning can help.
  • No Hot Water: This is the most obvious sign of a malfunctioning water heater. Our technicians will identify the cause, whether it’s a faulty heating element, a malfunctioning thermostat, or sediment buildup.
  • Leaking Water Heater: A leak can signify a serious issue and potential water damage. We’ll pinpoint the source of the leak and determine the most suitable repair or replacement option.
  • Lukewarm Water: Inconsistent water temperature can be frustrating. Our team will diagnose the reason behind the lack of sufficient heating, from a failing burner to a malfunctioning pressure relief valve.
  • Strange Noises: Unusual banging, rumbling, or knocking sounds coming from your water heater could indicate a loose component or internal scaling. We’ll diagnose the noise and recommend the best course of action.
  • Pilot Light Issues: A flickering or extinguished pilot light in a gas water heater can prevent proper heating. We’ll identify the cause and get your pilot light back up and 

Schedule Your Water Heater Repair Appointment 

Don’t let a malfunctioning water heater disrupt your comfort. Contact Radiant Plumbing and Air Conditioning in San Antonio or Austin today. We’re readily available to diagnose and fix your water heater woes, ensuring your home enjoys consistent hot water whenever you need it. Call us (833) 656-4056 or schedule an appointment online for prompt and reliable service.