Illinois Sewer & Drain Inc.

Water Heaters

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Dependable Water Heater Repair & Maintenance Services in Lake Villa, IL

Hot water is a commodity that many homeowners tend to take for granted until it’s gone. Winters in Lake Villa, Illinois, and throughout the greater Chicago area can get frigid – making hot showers the perfect way to relax after a long day. So the last thing any homeowner wants is to lose that heated water when there’s an issue with your water heater. When this happens you can rely on our plumbers at Illinois Sewer & Drain for a fast and affordable solution. For your water heater services, give us a call to schedule an inspection, maintenance, installation, or repair service. We provide free estimates!

Water Heater Maintenance

Many homeowners don’t even think about their water heater until something goes wrong. Although you may take your water heater for granted, life without it would make everyday chores such as doing laundry, washing the dishes, and taking showers much more difficult. However, if you keep Illinois Sewer & Drain close by, this is a challenge that have to worry about. Our technicians specialize in water heater maintenance and water heater inspection services for homes and businesses in Lake Villa, IL.

Having your water heater serviced annually is the best way to ensure that it maintains its optimal performance and prolongs its lifespan. Our preventative maintenance service not only ensures that your water heater is in working order, but it also helps extend the life of your water heater and in the long-term, saves you money. Illinois Sewer & Drain water heater maintenance includes:

  • Testing for Carbon Monoxide Leaks
  • Sediment Flushing
  • Testing Expansion Tank
  • Testing the Temperature & Pressure Relief Valve
  • Inspecting the Anode Rod
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Water Heater Repair

When homeowners purchase a water heater, they can expect it to have a lifespan of anywhere from 8 to 12 years. The performance and duration of your water heater depend on certain factors like climate, quality of installation, the design of the unit, how often it is serviced, and the amount of usage. When your water heater starts to become unreliable, our experienced plumbers at Illinois Sewer & Drain offer water heater repair services for both homes and businesses in Lake Villa, IL, and the greater Chicago area. We can also offer our expert advice on whether it is in your best interest (and the interest of your wallet) to help you make an informed decision on the most cost-effective repair method to get your daily life back on track.

Water Heater Installation

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Illinois Sewer & Drain is no stranger to getting service calls regarding failed water heaters. The most common and important question is always “is it worth the time and money to repair my water heater or replace it?” Thankfully, our technicians can help you with both and offer professional input about whether you should repair or replace your water heater. We provide input on which water heater model is the best for your needs and budget, as well as install it and remove your existing one in a single visit. Water heaters can last anywhere from 10 to 15 years depending on how well you maintain it, the usage, and the brand that you have installed. If you notice your water heater is on its last leg, give our Lake Villa, IL location a call today.

  • The Repair Cost Will Be Over 50% of the Replacement Cost
  • Over 10-Years Old
  • Significantly Higher Energy Bill
  • The Tank is Leaking
  • You Have Already Had Major Repair Done Within 2 Years

Things You Should Know About Your Water Heater

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Water heaters are a convenience that most homeowners are lucky to have and are fairly simple to keep in quality condition. They require minimal monthly maintenance but should be serviced annually to ensure that they are reaching their peak performance. A majority of homeowners tend to wait until their water heater fails before they call a plumber, while the proactive homeowners schedule routine inspections that save them hundreds of dollars yearly. Because preventative water heater maintenance is so important, we have provided a list of things that every homeowner should know to help ensure their water heater lasts.

  • The average lifespan of a water heater is between 10 to 15 years.
  • Two major types of water heaters: tank and tankless.
  • Hard water increases the odds of calcification and sediment buildup.
  • New water heater costs are between $500 – $1500.
  • Most states require a professional plumber to install a water heater.
  • Have your water heater inspected annually and before buying a new home.

If You Don't Know Much About Your Water Heater...

If you don’t know much about your water heater, you can rely on our team of professionals at Illinois Sewer & Drain. We have the experience, the knowledge, and the skills to deliver an accurate assessment of your current water heater, as well as inform you about pertinent information about your water heater. Contact us today to schedule service!

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