820 Greenbrier Circle, Suite 6
Chesapeake, Va 23320
- 2646
Office: 757-655-6447 | FAX: 757-523-6530
kim@centralplumbing.hrcoxmail.com

You Have 1 Item in your Cart. Price is $199

Blog

Gas Water Heater Repairs

Darren Kincaid - Monday, December 04, 2017

Home heating systems need maintenance, repairs and upgrades periodically. This is less challenging than a bathroom or kitchen upgrade, but in many cases, these types of jobs often require a specialist.

Most repairs to a gas water heater are made at the burner control. If your heater leaks, the tank is rusted through and the entire unit must be replaced. Call a HVAC specialist to replace a gas water heater.

Below is a quick troubleshooting guide to gas water heater problems:

If the unit suddenly stops heating water, try relighting the pilot. If it does not stay lit, the thermocouple probably needs to be replaced. If that does not solve the problem, you may need to clean the burner.

If the flame is mostly yellow rather than mostly blue, clean the burner.

If water isn't heating sufficiently even though the thermostat is turned up and the flames are blue, drain the tank and refill it.

If you have hard water, unscrew and remove the anode rod once a year. Look for a 1-inch nut in the top of the heater. Loosen the nut; the anode rod will be attached. If it's encrusted with minerals, replace it to get more efficient operation.

For any of the above tasks, if you are uncomfortable, contact Central Plumbing and Heating.

Pressure-Relief Valve

A temperature- and pressure-relief (TPR) valve is a safety device that provides an outlet for water in case the unit overheats. To test that it's working, pull up on the little lever; water should flow out. If not, or if water drips from the valve, the TPR valve needs to be replaced. Contact Central Plumbing and Heating.

diyadvice.com


Recent Posts


Tags

sink or whole-house water purification systems improve your indoor air quality plumbing repairs air conditioning tune-up new HVAC system in Chesapeake, VA tips on keeping your home cool, Chesapeake, VA HVAC cleaning professionals AC repair and maintenance, Chesapeake, VA AC servicing HVAC system cleaning home HVAC systems HVAC system maintenance, Chesapeake, VA cleaning of the AC filters repairing or replacing a water heater or HVAC system in Chesapeake, VA licensed HVAC contractor HVAC technician, Chesapeake, VA maximize indoor air quality HVAC contractor in Chesapeake, VA certified HVAC technician HVAC sales and services in Chesapeake, VA HVAC repair and maintenance, VA HVAC expert near Chesapeake, VA improving indoor air quality HVAC tune-up Plumbing high-efficiency furnaces, Chesapeake, VA professional plumbing team here at Chesapeake’s Central Plumbing and Heating HVAC specialists in Chesapeake, VA Central Plumbing and Heating Inc. in Chesapeake, VA replacing an older air conditioning system, Chesapeake, VA professional plumbers HVAC professional in Chesapeake, VA lower your utility bills, Chesapeake, VA heating system maintenance repair or replace AC, Chesapeake, VA furnace installation company Heat Pump in Chesapeake, VA heating contractor replace existing ducted furnace in Chesapeake, VA HVAC expert hvac repair install cheseapeake va air conditioning filter air conditioning maintenance updating the HVAC system HVAC equipment service efficient ways to heat a home, Chesapeake, VA air conditioning repairs and maintenance in Chesapeake, VA repairing or replacing the central AC, Chesapeake, VA HVAC system in Chesapeake, VA Chesapeake’s Central Plumbing and Heating HVAC repair, Chesapeake, VA backflow preventer Demand-type water heater improve indoor air quality Our professional plumbers here in Chesapeake, VA residential heating cut home energy costs this winter, Chesapeake, VA fixing the air conditioner, Chesapeake, VA reduce home heating bills tankless (on-demand) hot water system Chesapeake, VA repairs to a gas water heater, Chesapeake, VA heating system reduce home energy bills air conditioner tips backflow prevention system air-conditioning tune-up Greater Boston Plumbing air conditioning upkeep and repairs certified technicians in Chesapeake, VA HVAC technician cut home energy costs, Chesapeake, VA indoor air filter HVAC specialist in Chesapeake, VA HVAC maintenance Energy Star plumbing maintenance inspection replace your home heating system air conditioner maintenance Central Plumbing and Heating in Chesapeake, VA Tankless water heater installation Heating specialists in Chesapeake, VA HVAC service in Chesapeake, VA HVAC technicians in Chesapeake, VA Energy Star Products, Chesapeake, VA hot tub or pool gas line installation tax credit for major systems upgrades poor indoor air quality plumbing services repairing or replacing the AC unit in Chespeake, VA heating system tune up, Chesapeake, VA upgrading HVAC system energy efficient HVAC system, VA hvac service chesapeake va energy efficient heating, Chesapeake, VA energy tax credits, Chesapeake, VA plumbing maintenance work AC maintenance and servicing AC repair Tankless Water Heater Schedule a professional tune-up HVAC system repair and replacement Chesapeake, VA energy saving HVAC systems in Chesapeake, VA air conditioner service certified HVAC technicians heating system repairs energy tax credits Air Conditioning tune up plumbing system repair hvac repair install weather proofing chesapeake va repair or replace the HVAC, Chesapeake, VA Tankless water heaters Central Plumbing System high-efficiency furnace, Chesapeake, VA traditional water heater installation hire a professional plumber heating system maintenance service home HVAC system in Chesapeake, VA AC tune up full HVAC unit replacement Installing a new air conditioning system HVAC equipment maintenance Central Plumbing and Heating, Inc frozen pipes plumbing services for your sprinkler system HVAC tune up, Chesapeake, VA residential air conditioning systems air conditioning equipment Central Plumbing and Heating’s hot tub gas line service professional hot water technician certified HVAC professional energy efficient products eligible for tax credits repair or replace your central air conditioning equipment, Chesapeake, VA heat pumps, Chesapeake, VA HVAC system repairs, Chesapeake, VA HVAC system, Chesapeake, VA Dirty air filters, Chesapeake, VA cut energy costs Chesapeake, VA AC cleaned and maintained, Chesapeake, VA HVAC repairs Heating system inspection furnace maintenance signs heating system needs replacement, Chesapeake, VA Central Plumbing and Heating Central Plumbing and Heating, Chesapeake, VA summer cooling tips residential air conditioning systems service expanding your pipelines AC cleaned and maintained AC service and maintenance new heating system replace heating system water heater installation Traditional Water Heater maintaining the air conditioner, Chesapeake, VA Central Plumbing and Heating, Inc. Plumbing services in Chesapeake, VA replacing the HVAC equipment, Chesapeake, VA heat pump inspection and repair home HVAC repair air conditioning tune-up, Chesapeake, VA repair your broken water lines certified HVAC specialist how to improve indoor air quality, Chesapeake, VA Professional HVAC experts in Chesapeake, VA tips to cut energy costs Chesapeake, VA home heating, Chesapeake, VA professional furnace maintenance Chesapeake’s plumbing experts heating and cooling service plan in Chesapeake, VA AC tune up, Chesapeake, VA clean the air conditioning filter HVAC contractor heating system tune up Installing new air conditioning system buy a new furnace increase your home’s efficiency, Chesapeake, VA new air conditioner unit with warranty indoor air pollution replace the furnace improve indoor air quality, Chesapeake, VA plumbing service in Chesapeake, VA heating system repairs, Chesapeake, VA AC repair and maintenance Central Plumbing & Heating home heating buying a new furnace Central Plumbing and Heating Services Furnace service and maintenance plans Zoning System federal energy tax credits professional plumbing service water heater isn’t working properly, Chesapeake, VA HVAC routine cleaning and maintenance qualified AC contractor, Chesapeake, VA replace a gas water heater, Chesapeake, VA gas water heater problems, Chesapeake, VA tax credit for major systems upgrades, Chesapeake, VA HEPA air filter indoor air quality heating system check and tune-up heating and air conditioning system, Chesapeake, VA certified plumber in Chesapeake, VA Forced air furnaces, Chesapeake, VA HVAC system service and cleaning professional furnace expert Furnace service and maintenance, Chesapeake, VA replacing the central air conditioner, Chesapeake, VA maintain the air duct certified plumber Dirty air filters in your HVAC system, Chesapeake, VA New air conditioning and heating equipment heating system, Chesapeake, VA heating and air-conditioning contractor, Chesapeake, VA purchasing and installing a new furnace unit inspect the furnace or heat pump, Chesapeake, VA HVAC system service AC tune-up hvac sales service chesapeake va natural gas line for BBQ HVAC expert service Central Heating and Plumbing heat pump repair, Chesapeake, VA heating system repair or replace, Chesapeake, VA plumbing solutions AC system tune up HVAC service maintenance in Chesapeake, VA utility natural gas line HVAC home heating service Chesapeake VA zoning HVAC system Central Plumbing and Heating Inc install pool heater gas line Leaky pipe repairs licensed plumber Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit How Long Should a Furnace and Air Conditioning Unit Last air conditioning repair HVAC systems checked, Chesapeake, VA full HVAC unit replacement, Chesapeake, VA install a natural gas line for your barbecue in Chesapeake, VA cut energy costs Central Plumbing and Heating Inc. HVAC check-up and maintenance heating contractor in Chesapeake, VA professional plumber indoor air quality, Chesapeake, VA HVAC check-up and maintenance service gas or electric water heater tanks heating equipment maintenance air conditioning service heating system maintenance services certified HVAC expert in Chesapeake, VA

Archive