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Water Heaters

Gas, Electric and Tankless Water Heater Maintenance

We all use water heaters in our daily routines for things like showering and washing up. And because we use them so often it is important that we make sure we invest in water heater maintenance on a regular basis in our homes. It is common for water heaters to wear out or breakdown and monitoring this is an important task. In Colorado, we have many different types of water which requires maintenance and monitoring of our water heaters regularly. Sometimes, hard water builds up large amounts of calcium (at a rapid rate) inside a water heater and annual flushing of the heater is important to prevent blockages. Annual maintenance and flushing of your water heater will help stop the calcium from building up into large rocks that get stuck in the system and cannot come out of the water heater. Flushing your water heater annually prolongs its life and allows you to monitor the water temperature. It also allows you to detect rusting of your heater – when there is a build-up of rust, you need to replace the water heater. Water heater maintenance is important for safety – there are safety devices on a water heater that should be tested at least once a year. For example, it is important to test the relief valve of your water heater to prevent anyone from being scalded or burned. The average life of a water heater ranges from eight to twelve years, but what if we told you that you could prolong the life of your system by doing routine maintenance?

The Importance of Water Heater Maintenance

Increased Efficiency

Calcium build-up is very common in water heaters and can be a major contributor to making your system less efficient. The build-up of loose minerals settles on the bottom of your water heater making it more difficult for the water heater to produce hot water. In a gas water heater, these minerals can create hot spots that cause tank damage and failure. In an electric water heater, these minerals can cause the lower heating element to fail. Flushing and maintaining your water heater regularly will result in increased efficiency.

Saves You Money

Flushing your water heater at least once a year or every six months (if possible) will likely save you money on your next utility bill and will result in hot water quicker. When you flush your water heater, you contribute to reducing your home’s energy use because draining your water heater helps to ensure that it is functioning properly and clean water heaters use less energy.

No Surprises

Maintaining your water heater helps you to avoid surprises such as cold showers or coming home to a flood in your home from a broken water heater.

Extends Life

If you annually or bi-annually tune-up your water heater, you can extend the lifetime of your water heater.

Maintain Full Volume

Sediment and mineral build up in your water heater can reduce the volume of water that the tank is able to hold. By carrying out a simple tune-up, you are able to get full use of the water tank and increase the hot water volume of your water heater.

Gas, Electric and Tankless Water Heater Repair

American Veteran Heating & Air offers water heater repair to address any potential issue. Our certified technicians have the knowledge and skill needed to quickly repair water heaters of any top brand. As a leading HVAC contractor, we have over 23 years of effective experience in water heater repair and service, in addition to extensive knowledge for selecting and installing new water heaters. Whether you simply need to get hot water back in your home or you want to upgrade to a more efficient water heater, American Veteran Heating & Air is here to help.

Certified Water Heater Repair

American Veteran Heating & Air is licensed, certified and dedicated to meeting the needs of our customers before anything else. Our team of NATE certified technicians are highly trained, skilled, and able to address any water heater issue you may have. From water heater repair to new water heater installation, American Veteran Heating & Air provides great service at a low price.

Can We Fix It?

With over 23 years of experience, American Veteran Heating & Air has the expertise needed to identify the problem with your water heater and deliver a solution that will be fast, effective and affordable. Our technicians arrive in fully stocked service trucks so that you can have hot water back in your home as quickly as possible. American Veteran Heating & Air provides comprehensive water heater repair. Our team is committed to customer service through honesty and integrity, so that our clients can trust in the service we provide. We have the knowledge and skill needed to repair or service any make or model water heater, but also the experience needed to recognize when a water heater has reached the end of the line. In those situations, American Veteran Heating & Air offers free estimates on a new water heater and professional water heater installation in the Colorado Springs, CO area. American Veteran Heating & Air is also available for a free second opinion if you are skeptical of a quote from another water heater repair company. We guarantee honest service with the best water heater repair or installation at a good price.

Commercial Water Heater Repair

American Veteran Heating & Air also offers commercial water heater repair, service or installation. We have extensive experience in equipping commercial businesses with the right size water heater for their office or building. We understand the demands on a commercial water heater and the importance of hot water for your customers and are available for fast, effective service when you need it. Our team of technicians are highly trained and certified so that you can trust in the level of service you receive.