How do I know if I need to replace my water heater?

Is your hot water not quite hot? Is your water heater looking old and rusty?
How do I know if I need to replace my water heater?

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If your water heater has visible rust on the jacket, you probably need to replace your water heater. That is because the rust on your water heater is probably caused by a leak in the water heater tank. If your water heater is leaking, it is causing water damage to your home. The longer you wait the more extensive the damage. You also risk the establishment of dangerous mold in your home.

Many homes have the HVAC equipment right next to the hot water heater. That means a leaking hot water heater will leak into the return air section of your air handler or furnace platform. If black mold, or any other mold, grows in that area, your furnace or air handler will then spread it throughout your duct system and throughout your entire home.

How do I maintain my water heater?

Periodic flushing is the best practice. The problem with this is that the drain valve at the bottom of the water heater is often cheap and will not close once you open it. You also may have a drain valve on your water heater that is made of plastic. If that is the case the body of the valve may break if you try to flush your water heater yourself.

Air and Water Factor can flush your water heater for you while we are at your home performing annual maintenance on your HVAC system. Then if the valve won’t close, or is plastic, we can replace the valve with a brass bodied drain valve to avoid a flood from a failed drain valve.

…and speaking of annual maintenance on your HVAC system,
this is a great time to do that!
Take advantage of the SRP Winter Checkup Special 2018 from Air & Water Factor.

From November 1st until December 31st, Air & Water Factor Heating – Cooling – Plumbing is participating in the SRP Winter Checkup Special: a 20 point heating system checkup and the price is $69.95 and only $40 per additional unit.
Read more about the SRP Special on our blog

If you want to replace your gas water heater with an electric water heater, or if you are interested in Tankless water heaters, please call Air & Water Factor at 480-706-3333.

At Air and Water Factor Cooling Heating Plumbing, we specialize in offering Bradford White water heaters. Here are some reasons why:

“High reputation of the Bradford White brand is the result of the great product quality, innovative design, advanced features, good service network, availability of the replacement parts and rapid repairs.” – from www.hot-water-heaters-reviews.com

You can read more about Bradford White water heaters in our blog post: “Is Bradford White the best water heater for me?”

Air and Water Factor Cooling Heating Plumbing is proud to offer the Bradford White product line.

CALL US TODAY FOR YOUR PLUMBING NEEDS AT 480-706-3333 OR USE OUR ONLINE FORM.

Contact Us at Air and Water Factor

Welcome to Air and Water Factor – Cooling, Heating and Plumbing, where you will get fast, reliable, and professional air conditioning, heating, and plumbing services!

Air and Water Factor Cooling, Heating and Plumbing has been dedicated to providing exceptional service to both residential and light commercial HVAC and plumbing projects in Mesa and the East Valley of Phoenix for over 10 years.

Over those years, Air and Water Factor – Cooling, Heating and Plumbing has earned a reputation for exceeding our customers’ expectations for HVAC service, professionalism, and technical expertise. We offer a full range of air conditioning, heating, indoor air quality and home energy services to our customers, including specialized plumbing services. The first thing you should know about us is that our commitment to quality workmanship and customer satisfaction influence every decision that we make.

If you’re looking for the most reliable HVAC and plumbing contractors for homes and small commercial buildings, you can rely on Air & Water Factor. We have been awarded the Angie’s List Super Service Award in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015! We pride ourselves on being an ethical, reliable, family owned & operated company for more than 12 years. We’re also licensed in both residential & commercial industries (ROC#293229, ROC#293189), insured and bonded, and we’re dedicated to providing exceptional customer service with every interaction.

Air conditioning, heating, and plumbing services from Air and Water Factor for Mesa, Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Scottsdale, and all of the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona – including Apache Junction, Fountain Hills, Gold Canyon, Paradise Valley, Queen Creek, and the San Tan Valley!

We are an SRP Qualified Contractor, APS Qualified Contractor, Trane Comfort Specialist & Dealer, Lennox Dealer, Bryant Dealer, NATE Certified, and Arizona Heat Pump Council Member.

You can read the TESTIMONIALS of our clients from HERE!

Air conditioning, heating, and plumbing services from Air and Water Factor for Mesa, Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Chandler, and all off the East Valley of Phoenix Arizona

Providing superior plumbing services to all of the East Valley of Phoenix Arizona.

We specialize in:
Water Heaters – Tankless Water Heaters – Water Filtration Systems
Hydro Jetting and Camera Service on a Mainline – for residential only – $199

We now offer slab leak repair and re-pipe (whole house.)
Certified Backflow Prevention Assembly Testing!

Air and Water Factor – Cooling, Heating and Plumbing

  • Air Conditioning and Heating Installation, Service, Repair
  • Water Heaters, Tankless Water Heaters and Water Filtration Systems
  • Service for All HVAC Makes & Models
  • Background Checked – Certified Technicians
  • Professional & Thoroughly-Trained Contractors
  • Emergency Service – Nights and Weekends
  • Affordable Maintenance Agreement Plans

Serving Phoenix, Mesa and the East Valley

AHPC-logo2Air and Water Factor is proud to be a member of the Arizona Heat Pump Council! Air conditioning, heating, and plumbing services from Air and Water Factor for Mesa, Ahwatukee, Gilbert, Chandler, and all of the East Valley of Phoenix Arizona