Water Heater Services in Baltimore, MD
You depend on your water heaters for everyday tasks like cleaning, cooking, and showering. If your water heater malfunctions or fails, it can disrupt routines for your entire household.
United Air Temp’s highly trained plumbers have the experience to efficiently service both traditional tank water heaters and tankless water heaters.
We’ve been a leader in home comfort since 1931 and prioritize customer service for every job, so we guarantee your satisfaction.
24/7 Emergency Water Heater Repair
A broken-down water heater can be incredibly stressful. That’s why UAT provides 24/7 emergency water heater repair.
No matter what issue you’re experiencing with your water heater, our team will arrive as soon as possible to restore your hot water.
Signs You Need Water Heater Repair
You’ll know when you need to call United Air Temp for water heater repairs if:
- Your water heater is leaking.
- You hear strange noises from your water heater.
- There’s a rotten egg smell near your water heater.
- Your water heater isn’t consistently producing hot water.
- Your hot water is discolored.
- There are rust flakes in your hot water.
Water Heater Installation & Replacement
If your system is nearing the end of its service life, breaks down frequently, or needs costly repairs, you should start planning your water heater replacement.
The benefits of upgrading to a new water heater include:
- Correct sizing and installation
- Increased energy efficiency
- Reduced utility bills
- Longer-lasting hot water
- Extended system life span
- Fewer, less expensive repairs
UAT installs gas and electric tank water heaters and gas tankless water heaters.
Our knowledgeable technicians are always ready to answer your questions, help you size and select the right model, provide a free estimate, and ensure proper installation.
Tankless vs. Traditional Water Heaters
More and more Baltimore homeowners are replacing their traditional water heaters with tankless units for the incredible benefits they offer.
Tankless water heaters are more energy-efficient and can produce an endless supply of hot water on demand. Because there’s no tank, they’re wall-mounted and take up less space in your home. Tankless units can even last up to 25 years!
Traditional water heaters have a much shorter life span of 12 to 15 years. They heat and store water in the tank, so they have a longer recovery time when you run out of hot water. However, tank water heaters have a lower initial cost and are better suited for large homes.
Water Heater Maintenance
You can maximize your unit’s life span by scheduling professional water heater maintenance each year.
During your routine tune-up, your plumber will:
- Flush out sediment and mineral buildup
- Adjusting the thermostat, if necessary
- Inspect key components like the anode rod
- Test the pressure relief valve and vent system
- Inspect electrical connections
- Check for leaks
- Test heating elements
- And more
Choose UAT for Expert Water Heater Services in Baltimore, MD
United Air Temp is the team you need for professional water heater services you can trust. Our team of knowledgeable plumbers provides honest service recommendations based on the age and condition of your water heater.
We can address any water heater issue quickly, so you can depend on us to restore your home’s hot water 24/7!
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I do if my water heater is leaking?
A fast response can mitigate water damage and stop a water heater leak as quickly as possible.
- Look for a source of the leak, if possible.
- Turn off your home’s water at the main shut-off valve.
- Turn off your water heater.
- Call an emergency plumber and mention the source of the leak.
Is it better to have a gas or electric water heater?
There are a few factors to consider:
- If you want to install the most energy-efficient system, choose an electric water heater. Gas heaters waste some energy, so they’re less environmentally friendly.
- If you’re focused on lowering your monthly costs, choose a gas water heater. Electric water heaters generally cost more to operate.
- If you’re concerned about maintenance needs, choose an electric unit. Gas water heaters require more maintenance for optimal safety.
Ultimately, the best water heater fuel option for your home is the one your current water heater has because it simplifies the installation.
What happens if I don't flush my water heater?
Sediment and minerals accumulate at the bottom of the tank when you don’t flush the unit.
This results in your water heater having lower efficiency, hot water capacity, and water pressure.
You can flush your water heater yourself or hire a professional to do it for you.