Water Heaters

Water Heater Repair in Santa Fe, NM

Professional Water Heater Replacement & Installation

Water heaters are one of those household plumbing systems that you benefit from every day. When something goes wrong, it becomes unpleasant to take a shower, wash the dishes, and clean the laundry.

Whether you require a water heater repair or have realized that it is time for a new system, turn to Capitol Contractors. We can provide professional water heater repair in Santa Fe when you need it most. We are the water heater experts that have the necessary experience and skills to handle any issue that comes your way.

To set up a free water heater estimate, contact us at (505) 989-7916 or online today.

How Long Does a Water Heater Last

The lifespan of a water heater depends on a number of things, but can expect it to last between 7 to 13 years. Shall your water heater be within this range, it may be best to have a water heater replacement service so you are not constantly needing repair work.

What are The Signs of a Water Heater Going Bad?

Regardless of the quality of your water heater, your system is subject to fail eventually. This is especially true for units that are not appropriately maintained over the years. It is essential to keep an eye out for common indicators that your water heater may require repair.

Signs that your water heater may need to be repaired include:

  • No hot water
  • Insufficient hot water supply
  • Odd tasting or smelling water
  • Loud cracking or rumbling noises
  • Reddish-brown water
  • Leaking tank
  • Higher energy bills

Should a problem pop up on you, don’t worry! We are available to start heading your way anytime you need us—even if it is after hours or on the weekend. If the problem is minor, rest assured, we can fix it. Of course, if the repair costs more than half of the price of a new system, you may want to consider replacing your water heater.

How to Prepare Your Home for a Water Heater Inspection & Service

Water heater services can sometimes take long depending on what is discovered upon inspection. This is why it is always a great idea to prepare to allow the water heater plumber to do their job quick and effectively.

You can prepare by doing the following:

  • Move pets outdoors
  • Clean the surrounding area of the water heater
  • Move little children away from the working area
  • Find out the age of your water heater
  • Refrain from tampering with the unit prior to the visit

Santa Fe Water Heater Installation

If you require a new water heater, you have come to the right place. From traditional tank systems to tankless water heaters, we have an option that will meet your needs and your budget. We can also help you find and install a model that can save you costs on your utility bills.

Reach out to the Santa Fe plumbers at Capitol Contractors today at (505) 989-7916 or contact online.


  • Excellent work

    “Our heat went out late Saturday night - We called Capitol Plumbing and the crew, two men, Xavier and Alex, were here early Sunday morning. The furnace was removed and by 6:00 pm the new furnace was up ...”

    - Pauline Rindone
  • Emergency service was also quick and efficient and very Professional.

    “Xavior, arrived at a much needed time to fix our leak. He was fast to detect the leak and addressed the situation in a professional manner. It was late and after hours but he was not hurried and ...”

    - Ed Silba
  • Service with humor!

    “After being stood up by another plumber we called Paul's Plumbing & Heating, Inc. They contacted Xavier and Beto from Capitol Plumbing and Heating who fixed our outdoor faucet, which would not turn ...”

    - Jill
  • Very happy with Xavior and Capitol

    “My kitchen sink x2 was hopelessly plugged up. Filthy water that had backed up was just sitting there. That is so unhealthy. I called Capitol this morning and they said they'd send out a serviceman in ...”

    - Xavior did a great job
  • $1200.00

    “Both Tomas and Xavier Martinez were prompt and courteous. They went beyond what was a leaking hot water valve. After replacing the valve and water line hose, they checked the boiler system and found ...”

    - Dave Wilkison