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The water heater, the “hot water tank” in Quebec, is a very important part of any infrastructure frequented by humans. As one can imagine, hot water is crucial for daily activities in a residential home and even in commercial spaces.

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For water heater repairs, Pro-Drain’s plumbers and team of specialists are at your disposal. Choose efficient service with Pro Drain Plumbing!

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Getting the appliance is one thing. Ensuring that the repair of your water heater follows good safety practices and that the equipment you purchased is at its peak performance and durability is another. Moreover, the installation and repair of water heaters is governed by standards contained in the Quebec Construction Code for safety reasons.

The professionals at Plomberie Pro Drain make sure that your new water heater is repaired according to the standards in order to respect the construction code. They also make sure that the unit chosen corresponds to the needs of your home. In addition, we are also able to perform pool water heater repairs. Our plumbers specialize in all types of plumbing repairs.

We have in-home plumbers in Montreal and surrounding areas, South Shore or North Shore. Our experts are available for all your needs: unblocking pipes or drains, installing a pipe or fixture, replacing an old water heater, repairing faucets or water leaks, installing a re-entry system, changing drains or galvanized coop or pex pipes, or finding solutions to eliminate moisture.

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Pro-Drain plumbers have the experience and equipment to handle all your water heater and hot water tank repair projects. We listen to your needs and offer fast, efficient service tailored to your needs and requests.

H2: Water Heater Repair

Not sure if you need a simple water heater repair or to buy a new one? Contact one of our experts for an analysis of your hot water tank.


Our employee will come out to do a complete evaluation of your situation and give a diagnosis of your water heater. We will then be ready to repair the existing unit or to advise you in the purchase of a new water heater from the models that correspond to the needs of your residence and your use.

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How do I maintain a water heater?

Like all appliances, water heaters require regular maintenance to keep them running efficiently and safely. In addition, maintenance can extend the life of the appliance and help prevent unexpected leaks. Consult an expert to determine the maintenance required.


Of all the services available on the market, choose certified plumbers with many years of experience in the field. Pro-Drain offers professional, safe, fast and efficient service at competitive prices. Our experts will help you maximize the life of your water heater.

Need a water heater leak repair?

A water leak can be the result of a variety of problems and the source of the water leak can be difficult to identify. That’s why it’s a good idea to act quickly when a leak occurs and contact a certified plumber to avoid having to purchase a new water heater. Pro-Drain plumbers are experts in leak repair.

How do I know if my water heater needs to be repaired or replaced?

The following clues may alert you to the need to repair or replace your current water heater: 

  • The temperature of the water is not as hot as it used to be
  • The amount of hot water your unit delivers has decreased
  • There is a puddle of water near the unit
  • Your water heater is wet
  • There is rust in the bottom of the unit
  • The hot water is not as clear or is slightly tinted

Water heater and insurance 

Pay attention to your insurance policy: some insurers may not compensate you for water damage if your water heater is too old or if maintenance has not been done regularly.

How long does it take to repair a water heater?

Normally, a certified plumber should have your new tank repair completed in 2-3 hours unless unforeseen complications arise. Here are the steps for the repair:

  • Remove the problematic water heater. This step takes 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Study and analyze the water heater to understand what the problem is. This step takes about an hour.
  • Proceed with the repair of the water heater. This step takes 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Test and adjust the settings.
  • Before we leave, we make sure to clean up the place and leave it as we found it. The floor is wiped down and clean, with no scuff marks.
At Pro-Drain, our experts adapt to your schedule, which is why our water heater repair services are available 24/7. All of your plumbing projects are in good hands, and you can trust us for high-quality work at all times.

What are the different types of water heaters?

There are several types of water heaters that change the temperature of your water from different energy sources. Some water heaters are more environmentally friendly than others. Contact our expert plumbers to learn more about the positives of each water heater. Whatever you choose, we can fix it!

The Electric Water Heater

The electric water heater is the most commonly used water heater in Quebec homes. The electric water heater heats cold water through a dip tube using heating elements inside your tank. The hot water is then moved throughout your home through the heating pipe. You can choose the capacity of your water tank (40 gallons, 60 gallons, etc.).

The tankless water heater

These units run on gas or electricity. As the name implies, the tankless water heater raises the temperature of the water based on demand. It heats only the amount of water needed instead of continuously heating a full tank.

The thermodynamic water heater

The thermodynamic water heater is an innovative option that is also more expensive initially, but will save you electricity in the medium term, so it is a solution that many people are considering.


This device is equipped with a storage tank and a heat pump. It uses the energy contained in the air to heat the storage tank. It has the added benefit that most of your hot water is absolutely free!

If you don’t know what type of water heater is best for your home, contact Pro-Drain and our experts will come and evaluate your property and your needs to offer you the best solution.

The heat pump

The heat pump is a pool heat pump or pool water heater. It is the most efficient and economical way to heat a pool. However, it has one drawback: in order for it to work optimally, the ambient air must be relatively warm. A heat pump will not work optimally when ambient temperatures are below 12 degrees Celsius.

The gas pool heater

A gas pool heater heats the pool water much faster than a heat pump, but is not very environmentally friendly. There is a lot of gas wasted in the operation of the heater. A gas pool heater also uses a lot of energy (about 1 liter of propane per hour per 100,000 BTUs) and only 85% of this gas is used to produce heat. This system quickly becomes very expensive for the user if he wants to keep his pool warm all year long.

A team of experts at your service

For all your plumbing needs, don’t hesitate to call on the experts at Pro-Drain. With over 18 years of experience, we have the expertise to provide you with a fast and efficient solution.


Pro-Drain Plumbing’s services come with a minimum 2-year labor warranty. We offer personalized services for all your residential, commercial or industrial projects.

Our services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to meet your needs at all times. If you experience any difficulties with your water heater after its installation or repair, contact us for a quick analysis and solution to your problems!

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