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Water Heater Repair & Replacements, Installation, Leaking

No Hot Water? Call Narwhal Plumbing for water heater services, including installation, replacement, and repair in Chicago and surrounding areas!


Cold water simply does not make for a great showering experience, to say the least. If you are like most people these days, you won't be able to live one day in your home with a broken water heater. Generally, heaters have a duration and standard longevity of around a decade. Depending on how often the heaters are used or how often it is used determines whether or not you will need to replace or repair your hot water heater.

The way a water heater works is that cold water gets into your tank and this has a gas burner or heating element to heat it to a comfortable one hundred thirty degrees. Thermostats within the tank regulate the heat and tank pressure builds up. Pressure then sends heated water out into the faucets into your home depending on which tap you turn on.


Water Heater Installation 


You will need hot water repair and replacement when your heater makes a strange, unceasing noise when you use it. Water heaters that have bangs, pops, cracks or squeaks each time you turn them on are an annoyance. Heaters with noise are a sign of the heating element's failure to work properly or a mineral buildup. It is time to think about replacements or repair for your water heater when you are encountering these issues in your own home's water heater. 


Of course, it's not illegal to attempt to try and install your own water heater yourself. However, you do risk electrocution if you don't have a professional plumbing service do it. Make sure that the best plumber in downtown Chicago company you hire has the right permits to do heater installation.


Water Heater Replacement 


When left too long without repair or inspection, minerals from the water begin corroding the steel which then corrodes the interior of your tank. This could cause a leak, in which case, repair is no longer possible. Rather, you will need to get your entire system replaced. 

The good news is that the newer versions are more than efficient in terms of energy compared to older versions. There are insulation styles inserted between the outer shell and the tank that manufacturers inject that result in higher retention of heat. There is less corrosion possible in new tanks with the newer glass liners available.

The good news is that there are more than a few reliable professionals in your area with the right permits to be able to diagnose your water heater and make the appropriate repairs or replacements, whichever the case may be.

Fast, Affordable Water Heater Installation. Our certified installers are available when you need us to provide a quick hot water heater installation 773-653-0822

Areas We Service in Chicago, IL

Chicago 60601 – Loop

Chicago 60603 – Loop

Chicago 60606 – Loop

Chicago 60613 – Lakeview

Chicago 60613 – Buena Park

Chicago 60613 – Boys Town

Chicago 60614 – Lincoln Park

Chicago 60614 – Park West

Chicago 60618 – Roscoe Village

Chicago 60618 – North Center

Chicago 60622 – West Town

Chicago 60622 – Ukrainian Village

Chicago 60622 – Wicker Park

Chicago 60622 – Noble Square

Chicago 60622 – Humboldt Park

Chicago 60625 – Lincoln Square

Chicago 60625 – Ravenswood

Chicago 60640 – Uptown

Chicago 60640 – Sheridan Park

Chicago 60640 – Ravenswood

Chicago 60641 – Old Irving Park

Chicago 60641 – Portage Park

Chicago 60642 – Noble Square

Chicago 60642 – River West

Chicago 60645 – West Ridge

Chicago 60646 – Lincolnwood

Chicago 60646 – North Park

Chicago 60646 – Forest Glen

Chicago 60647 – Bucktown

Chicago 60647 – Wicker Park

Chicago 60647 – Logan Square

Chicago 60647 – Humboldt Park

Chicago 60647 – Boys Town

Chicago 60654 – River North

Chicago 60657 – Lake View

Chicago 60657 – Roscoe Village