Water Heater Repair & Installation

24/7 Norfolk Water Heater Repair

Reliable Hot Water Heater Replacement & Installation

Backed by over 40 years of experience, American Mechanical knows everything there is to know when it comes to water heaters. That’s why we offer reliable water heater repair and installation in Norfolk. With the latest tools and industry-leading technology, we are equipped to handle all major makes and models, and are familiar with every top brand on the market. We also serve commercial and residential properties, so whether you’re dealing with a water heater issue at your home or business, you can always trust us to get the job done. Don’t settle for a lack of hot water anymore. Call American Mechanical today, and let our water heater pros take it from there.

No hot water? Leaking tank? Call (757) 347-8549 now to schedule water heater repair in Norfolk.

What to Do About Water Heater Problems

Chances are when your water heater is working well, you probably don’t even think about it. Yet when you wake up to that morning cold shower, you’re going to want to call for a repair ASAP. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to identify hot water heater problems sooner rather than later. As always, if there is an issue with your water heater, it’s a good idea to hire a plumbing technician, as waiting to deal with a malfunctioning water heater usually just makes it worse.

Common water heater problems:
  • Leaks: Water heater leaks are a surefire indicator that something is wrong with your system, and should be dealt with right away. If you notice water seeping from the bottom of the unit, it’s possible there’s a crack in the internal tank, and you will need to replace your system altogether. If you notice a leak at the top of the unit, our Norfolk water heater pros may be able to repair it. Either way, you should call to have a professional look at the problem.
  • A lack of hot water: If your heater is failing to make your water hot enough, there’s a good chance it’s because of sediment build-up in the tank. This happens over time, and if your heater is still in good condition otherwise, the sediment can usually be flushed out. However, if your water heater is old and this is happening consistently, you may need to replace it, as no amount of flushing can save a completely worn down unit.
  • No hot water at all: If your unit has stopped producing hot water altogether, there are a few steps you should take. First, determine whether you have an electric or gas heater. If you have a gas unit, check to see if the pilot light is out. You can do this on your own, or you can call a professional to do it for you. If you have an electric unit, there is a good chance you’re dealing with a damaged breaker. Fortunately, this is something our Norfolk water heater technicians can also take care of. If neither of these issues are the culprit, your heater may have completely broken down, and you will have to install a new unit entirely.

When to Install or Repair a Water Heater

Knowing whether to install a new water heater can be difficult. Fortunately, American Mechanical provides offers a range of options from brands like Rinnai and Navien. We also offer tankless water heaters, for those that really want to ensure they never run out of hot water ever again. Whether you need to replace your current unit or install a water heater for the first time, you can trust our plumbing experts for whatever you’re looking for.

You may want to call American Mechanical for Norfolk water heater installation if:
  • Your current unit lacks energy-efficiency (your bills are high but your heat level is low)
  • It’s difficult to replace parts on your current unit (usually because it is 8-12 years old)
  • It is more expensive to repair your unit than it is to replace it

While we are proud to offer a variety of cutting-edge water heater systems for your home or business, we also want you to know we will do everything in our power to save your current unit. We offer water heater repairs in Norfolk designed to help your system work better and last longer, so your unit is more energy-efficient and effective. If you still have a valid warranty on your current water heater, or are experiencing a malfunction for the first time, don’t hesitate to give us a call—there’s a good chance we will be able to repair your heater before you know it!

Let American Mechanical Handle All Your Water Heater Needs

One of the best ways to help your water heater function at peak performance for years at a time is to schedule regular maintenance. Call today to learn more, and don’t forget to ask about our money-saving specials and affordable financing options, too. Remember, we are available for 24-hour emergency and same-day service, so don’t ever hesitate to give our Norfolk water heater pros a call!

Call (757) 347-8549now to make an appointment for water heater installation in Norfolk, or click here to request a service online.

Rave Reviews From Happy Customers

  • “American Mechanical responded quickly to my request for a detailed estimate on a needed service. The office staff was polite and professional as well as kind and courteous! Prior to the visit I received a text message telling me who to expect –including a picture- as well as personal information about the individual that helped me feel less anxious about inviting a stranger into my home. Rodney W. arrived exactly when he said he would and was clearly knowledgeable about the service and equipment involved. He explained everything in ways I could understand and was patient with my questions! I was impressed with this company and everyone there. It was so nice to talk to people who genuinely seem to like their jobs and were so helpful!” - Lynette B.
  • “This company is by far the best company that I have had the honor of working with. The whole crew from the administrative side to the installation crew are a pleasure to work with! Everyone is authentic and knows their stuff. Along with the generator I had an electrical panel upgrade. The panel is so neat and tidy inside that the panel cover should be made of glass so people can see the beautiful work these guys do! A++ rating from me.” - Michael A.
  • “I am in the market for a whole house stand-by generator and called American Mechanical for an estimate. They sent an electrician, Rodney W., who was extremely knowledgeable, courteous and likeable. He answered all my questions and gave me a complete proposal for a turnkey installation while he was at my house. The next day I had some more questions about the proposal. He answered them promptly and courteously. Nothing could have been better about this experience! If the installers exhibit the same qualities of customer service that Rodney does many American Mechanical customers will be very pleased.” - Tom C.
  • “We called about a gas leak and American Mechanical sent someone out promptly. Ed called when he was on the way and arrived on time. Off to a good start. He introduced himself and gave me his card. While I was taking him to the attic, he said he read the notes. He read the notes people! If you want your customers to feel like they matter, send a service person that recognizes you as a customer and knows your history. Kudos to Ed! He also fixed our problem, explained the problem, and gave us options to avoid the problem in the future.” - Sharon D.
  • “Wow! Ed S. at American Mechanical is one of the best professionals I have ever encountered. Ed is very patient, kind, and answers all questions – even from a worry wart like myself who may ask them multiple times. I had a new tankless hot water heater installed and was stressed when a few steps were needed to complete the project. Ed was always available to answer questions and he clearly has a ton of knowledge about plumbing and natural gas services. Thank you Ed at American Mechanical for providing quality service and doing the job right. Special shout out to Angela in the dispatch office for being so kind and understanding when I called – especially during these trying times kindness goes a long, long way.” - Heather F.
  • “Ed at American Mechanical fixed a plumbing issue that had been plaguing us for over a year! He was the best repair guy we have ever had! He was on time, professional and thorough. He shared his knowledge with our family about exactly what the issue was and stayed to make sure that everything was fixed. Ed was everything and more than anyone could want from a repair service. And, the women in the office of American Mechanical were so receptive and helpful! They were kind and seemed genuinely happy to answer the telephone, listen to me and they wanted to help me. American Mechanical is my best find this year! And, as an Operations Manager in my work life, I will be calling them for their expertise no only at home- but at work as well.” - Tania K
  • “My wife and I decided to go with American Mechanical to install our new GENERAC stand by generator unit. A team came to the house to install the preliminary work such as gas line preparation and installation of a transfer switch (to include wiring into the main panel). Trey, John, Chris and Noah were just amazing! They worked well together, orchestrated perfectly. As a handy man myself I can appreciate the extra care taken with everything they did. They were meticulous – and they actually use a leveler to make sure their panel and platform were level. You may laugh, but small attention to detail is what separates the professionals and the amateurs. We were very pleased with their work and they represent American Mechanical well. Staff like these men are the ones who are a valuable asset to their company!” - Raoul W.
  • “Rodney W. from American Mechanical repaired an electrical issue I recently had at my home. He displayed stellar customer service skills and the professionalism and knowledge of a seasoned electrician. Rodney patiently listened as I described the issue to him. He knew right away where the problem was and had the issue resolved within a short period of time! Rodney was very kind to Max, our dog who has absolutely no concept of his size but yet wants to “help”. Rodney and the American Mechanical staff made the entire experience pleasantly an easy one. He is definitely an asset to American Mechanical and truly appreciated by me. Many thanks to all!” - Kathryn B
  • “This is the third time Rich P. has come to my house for plumbing issues. Each time he has been very knowledgeable as well as pleasant. Rich also allowed me to watch him while he did the work and taught me as he performed the repairs. I have learned a lot about plumbing as a new homeowner all thanks to Rich. Thank you so much!” - K. Terry

What Sets American Mechanical Apart

  • Emergency Services & Same Day Service Available
  • Master Licensed Contractors
  • NATE Certified Technicians
  • Clean, Uniformed, & Highly-Trained Technicians
  • We Get the Job Done Right the First Time
  • We Guarantee Professional, Quality Service and Workmanship

“My name is John, and I've always been good at fixing things. In 1994 I decided to open an honest HVAC company, and American Mechanical was born. I've been in the HVAC industry for over 40 years now, and honesty, quality and fairness are still my number one priorities. Our mission every day is to provide professional, quality service and workmanship to our customers - and that's a guarantee.”