Adverse Effects of Corrosion

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Corrosion in your plumbing system can cause problems for all of the fixtures and appliances in your home. The corrosion comes from oxygen interacting with the minerals in the water and the metal in the plumbing. At Plumbing Professionals, we’re the trusted plumber in Hoover, AL and can help you deal with all types of corrosion-related problems such as:

Water Heater Malfunction

The heating element of your water heater can be adversely affected by corrosion. Corrosion causes buildup on the heating element, which interferes with its ability to release heat. Over time, the corrosion and buildup cause the heating element to fail, which requires water heater repair in Hoover, AL.

Water Heater Failure

Corrosion can cause your water heater to fail. If the tank itself develops a leak, it can be costly to repair. We recommend a full water heater replacement instead.

Burst Pipe

Corrosion can cause a pipe to burst. It could also cause the pipe to crack or wear out at a connection point to an appliance. This could lead to a flood in your home. If it happens with the pipe to your water heater, we recommend investing in a tankless water heater to replace it.


Corrosion in your plumbing system may leave stains on all your fixtures. You may notice the porcelain of your sink, toilet, bathtub and shower develop unsightly orange or brown stains. This is from the rust in the water. Our professional water heater services can help you get rid of the sediment buildup in your water heater and prevent corrosion in your plumbing system

Plumbing Professionals is the trusted provider of water heater installation and other water heater repair and maintenance services. If you suspect your plumbing system has an issue with corrosion, contact us today for an inspection. We offer camera inspections, leak detection and a full range of services to ensure that your plumbing system works properly.

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3411 Lorna Lane
Hoover, AL 35216, US
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Birmingham, AL 35236
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Mountain Brook, AL 35223, US
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