Water Heaters

Install, Repair, and Replace Water Heaters


St. Louis Water Heater Installation and Repair

St. Louis Water Heater Repair and Replacement

It’s always best to call Armstrong Plumbing instead of trying to figure out the water heater problem yourself. But there may be some things to do before you pick up the phone:

  • Electric Water Heaters: Ensure the breaker that services the water heater has not tripped. If that doesn’t solve the problem, open the panel on the outside of the tank and hit the “reset” button.
  • Gas Water Heaters: These are a bit more challenging, but you can check the pilot light to see if it is still lit. If it is not, turn the gas off as soon as you can.

No matter what you find, call Armstrong Plumbing for expert water heater repairs to get your water heater working and ensure your safety. We will provide a consultation so no matter how long the job takes, you have peace of mind knowing you’ll be included along the way!

Armstrong Plumbing technicians are experts in water heater repair and replacement. No matter the issue that has arisen, we will be on site to repair or replace your water heater or components.

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What Causes Water Heater Problems

As water heaters get used, equipment can fail over time causing the component itself to seem failed. Certain items may be replaceable on a unit itself, but if the unit seems to be consistently failing, it may be time to replace your unit.

Water heating units generally have a life span of between 8 and 12 years, if your water heater is approaching or falls between those years, it may be time to replace your water heating unit.

The anode rod built within the water heating unit can degrade and over time begin to cause your water to obtain a sulfur-like smell, or egg-like smell. This can easily be replaced by the technicians at Armstrong Plumbing.

Over time, sediment build up can cause a tank to fail. This can be detected if you seem to be experiencing less than normal amounts of hot water and can be corrosive over time. Contacting Armstrong Plumbing will allow us to perform maintenance on your water heater yearly.

Should You Replace A Water Heater

Like many appliances in the home, a water heater can age through general use and eventually need replaced. If you are experiencing one of the following:

  • Loss in Hot Water
  • Reduction in the amount of hot water available
  • Water heater is showing aging remarks (rust or leaks)
  • Your family is growing and you need more hot water