Kenmore water heater repair experts
There's never a great time to deal with a broken hot water heater. That's why you can count on the knowledgeable teams at Sears Home Services for help. We're your local industry leader in home appliance repair, and we can help you even if you didn't buy your water heater from Sears. Our teams service thousands of hot water heaters every year.
Just like all major brands, Kenmore water heaters will last a lot longer if they receive regular maintenance. Ignoring your home systems can lead to early failure. Delayed maintenance can also result in expensive repairs. Give yourself peace of mind and extend the life of your water heater by scheduling service with the experts at Sears Home Services. As an added benefit, we stock most appliance parts and tools, so our teams can help make repairs fast.
Sears is a repair company you can count on, whether it's your Kenmore water heater or a system made by a different manufacturer.
Common Kenmore water heater repair issues we solve
Our experts are ready to handle Kenmore water heater issues big and small. Property owners should schedule an appointment at the first sign of trouble. During a water heater service call, our experts will diagnose the problem, make repairs fast, and recommend routine maintenance options for your system.
If you have an older Kenmore system, they'll also be able to suggest affordable replacements that might also improve your overall efficiency.
Water heater leaking
Hot water heaters shouldn't leak. A leaking Kenmore water heater can signal a damaged drain valve or indicate a larger problem. The knowledgeable technicians at Sears Home Services can help you determine if repairs are possible, or if you'll need to buy a new appliance. Drain valves are often easy to replace as a first effort, but depending on the age of the Kenmore water heater, the maintenance services teams can usually tell when it's time to buy a new water heater.
Water heater not getting hot
Sediment build-up and corrosion in older Kenmore water heaters can affect the water temperature. If you're dealing with water that doesn't seem to get hot, there are several things that an experienced technician will check. In addition to checking for sentiment, they'll look for blown fuses or tripped circuit breakers that may be easy repairs on your appliance.
Water heater getting too hot
A hot Kenmore water heater isn't always a good thing. It can be an early indication that the unit is leaking or breaking down. In a Kenmore water heater, it can indicate that there's a faulty thermostat or heating element, stuck pressure relief valve, or sediment affecting the heating elements.
Schedule maintenance with Sears Home Services if you suspect an issue with the temperature of your water or Kenmore system.
Low flow water heater
Low water pressure in a Kenmore water heater can be caused by a number of factors. Like we've already pointed out, sediment is an issue. Not only does it affect the water heater unit itself, but it can clog shower heads and tap filters.
Water pressure issues are also caused by leaks, water supply line damage, and a faulty tempering valve. Our expert technicians at Sears Home Services can investigate all causes and help restore expected water flow and improve water pressure.
Noisy water heater
Kenmore water heaters make some sounds that are expected and normal, but if the sounds seem to have changed dramatically over time, or the noises are very loud, schedule an appointment for service. A Sears Home Services specialist can help check for issues and help identify what's causing the noises.
Water heater maintenance
Seek regular service on your Kenmore water heater to help ensure that it'll work efficiently and effectively for a long time. Routine Kenmore water heater maintenance can prevent property owners from costly, unexpected repairs over time.
Homeowners can extend the life of their Kenmore water heater with routine maintenance. The experts at Sears Home Services can also help you learn more about the Systems Check-up package and Home Warranty options.
Sears Home Services offers Kenmore water heater repairs
Your Kenmore water heater repair experts
Sears Home Services experts are certified in servicing Kenmore water heaters, as well as household systems and major appliances from other manufacturers. If you want a regular maintenance plan or need help troubleshooting a major issue, you can count on our experienced technicians to keep your Kenmore water heater reliably working.
All Kenmore water heater repairs come with a 180-day workmanship guarantee. And, if your water heater can't be repaired, the technician would only charge an affordable service appointment fee. They'll also recommend Kenmore water heaters to replace your broken system so you can quickly get back to having hot showers again. If you're interested in learning about tankless hot water options, they can also make recommendations.
Maintenance issues can escalate quickly with many appliances and systems, especially water heaters. The certified experts at Sears Home Services are here to help. Flexible scheduling online or over the phone makes it easier for homeowners to plan for maintenance or request same-day service.
We know how helpful it is to receive confirmations or changes about service. When you've scheduled a Kenmore hot water heater repair appointment, rest assured you'll get all the updates you need about your service via text, email, or phone-whichever you prefer.
Water heaters are necessary investments for your home. Warranty plans can help ensure a long lifespan and offer property owners peace of mind. Protect your Kenmore system by asking your technician about our Sears Home Warranty plans.
With a single protection plan, you can get the coverage you need for all of the systems in your home, including your water heater.
Kenmore water heater repair FAQ
Is it better to fix or replace a Kenmore water heater?
Many factors need to be considered when you're making repairs to an older Kenmore water heater. The age of the water heater and the type of repair can influence whether or not it makes sense to replace the entire system. Some repairs, such as a leaky valve, are easy and affordable, but if you have a water heater older than 13 years, you're likely already on borrowed time. Upgrading your system can improve overall efficiency and even lower your utility bills.
How much does a plumber charge to replace a thermocouple on a Kenmore water heater?
The thermocouple on a Kenmore water heater is an affordable repair. Plumbing services usually cost around $150 when done by a qualified specialist from Sears Home Services. They'll be best able to estimate the job once they confirm your water heater model.
How much does it cost to diagnose a Kenmore water heater?
Time spent on diagnostic work for a Kenmore water heater really depends on the type of issue you're having with your system. Our experienced and knowledgeable technicians service thousands of water heaters every year, so they know what to look for if you can describe the issue you're having.
Be sure to note if the water is too hot, too cold, or low-pressure. That information that will help them to identify the problem.
How long does it take to replace a Kenmore water heater?
Sears Home Services offers fast Kenmore water heater installation. Depending on the ease of access to your home and whether you're choosing a traditional water heater replacement or upgrading to an energy-efficient tankless water heater, a replacement can usually be installed within just 2 to 4 hours.
What is the life expectancy of a Kenmore water heater?
Kenmore water heaters can usually last 8 to 12 years. A water heater that receives regular maintenance is more likely to last longer. Similarly, a water heater that has ongoing, unresolved issues may have a shorter lifespan due to sediment buildup due to the type of water in your home.
Get fast service for your Kenmore water heater repair
When you need help with a repair or are ready to update your system, count on the water heater experts at Sears Home Service. We're here and ready to help you get the water heater service you need.
We have years of experience diagnosing and supporting washer repairs, dryer repairs, dishwasher repairs, range repairs, and HVAC systems in a variety of brands. Whether you own a Kenmore water heater, washing machine, cooktop or another brand, we can help provide routine maintenance right at your own home.
Schedule an appointment for Kenmore water heater maintenance today online or give us a phone call to request service.
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