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Other Common Issues

Want to go beyond the basics? Check out these related questions for an in-depth exploration.

No Hot Water At All

If you are not getting any hot water in your home, this could be that you are experiencing a very severe version of the above issues.  However, there are a few additional issues that could lead to a complete water heater failure.   

General Water Heater Maintenance 

Attention homeowners! Ensure reliable hot water all year round. Adhere to the following steps and keep your water heater in top shape. Regular tune-ups ensure peak performance, prevent costly breakdowns, and extend your heater's life.


The water heater is among the most essential appliances in a home’s plumbing systems.  When something goes wrong, Water Heater Pro offers water heater repair and installation in So. California. Our plumbers provide a full range of water heater services to solve and prevent problems with your hot water supply. Read on for common issues and solutions.

Water Heater Not Producing Hot Water?   

When your water heater stops working, it can disrupt your home in many ways.  A lack of hot water can disrupt showers, hot water faucets, washing machines, etc.   There are numerous reasons a water heater will stop working.  Here are the most common causes of water heater failure.   

  • Water leaking from the tank.  

  • Too small of a tank size.     

  • Broken thermostat.   

  • The water heater isn’t receiving power.   

  • Lack of water pressure. 

  • It is important to contact a professional for water heater repairs to accurately identify the cause of the problem and get hot water back in your home.  Be sure to contact Water Heater Pro experts for fast and quality services.

How Long Do Water Heaters Last?  

There are many factors that determine a waster Heater's life span. The most common determining factors are the amount of use it experiences and the amount of maintenance it receives. Water heaters, like any system, need regular maintenance to prolong its life and keep it in proper working order. The number one enemy of water heaters is the So. California water, unfortunately, it has very hard water. On average, a water heater will last anywhere from 8-12 years before needing to be replaced. They typically come with a 6, 9, or 12-year warranty. I’ve actually seen water heaters that have lasted 30 and 32 years. 

Water Heater Repair

Nobody wants to shower or wash the dishes with cold water. When the water heater stops working completely or runs out of hot water faster than normal, you can count on the professional plumbers at Water Heater Pro, for water heater repair. We repair water heaters from all major brands and models. Often, water heaters show signs of trouble before you experience a complete loss of hot water. If you have noticed that you are running out of hot water before you have finished showering, the water is lukewarm, or you hear strange noises coming from the unit, call for repair. We can inspect your water heater and replace the damaged component before it fails. 

When is it time to replace your water heater?

Repair is not the right solution for every water heater problem. In some situations, replacing and old water heater makes more sense. When we come to your home for a problem with your water heater in So. Calif., our plumbers start with a careful inspection of your unit to help you determine if it can be repaired or should be replaced. 

Replacement might be needed when a unit is:

More than 10 years old.   

Leaking from the tank.   

Generating discolored water. 

Breaking down multiple times.   

In need of a repair that is more than half the cost of replacement.   

Not large enough to meet your hot water demand.   

When it is determined that replacement is needed we offer high-quality water heaters and professional installation services. Our plumbers can evaluate your hot water demand to help you find an energy-efficient water heater that will supply enough hot water for your family.  

How often should a water heater be serviced?

A water heater should be serviced once a year. Regular maintenance helps prevent problems and extends the lifespan of the water heater.   

Can a water heater be repaired if it’s leaking? 

In some cases, leaking water can be repaired.  However, if the tank is severely damaged, it may need to be replaced.   

What should I do if my water heater is not producing hot water?

If your water heater is not producing hot water, check the thermostat settings and make sure the power supply is connected. If the issue persists, it’s best to contact a professional plumber for further inspection and repair.   

Are tankless water heaters more energy efficient?

Yes, tankless water heaters are generally more energy efficient compared to traditional to traditional tank-style water heaters. They only heat water as it is needed, eliminating the standby energy loss associated with storing hot water in a tank.

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