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Contact Elite Rooter for water heater installation, repair and maintenance with just one call to get reliable hot water and make your life easier.

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Water Heater Installation, Repair and Replacement

When you schedule an appointment with Elite Rooter, a highly trained water heater repair technician will answer any questions and address all concerns before performing any work. Our plumbing technicians are certified and experienced in tackling all water heater-related issues.

Elite Rooter also stocks water heaters to provide quick and easy repalcement in case your water heater fails out of nowhere. What’s more, we pass on the bulk savings to our customers giving them the best value possible.

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When Do You Need To Repair/Replace Your Water Heater

Leaking Tank

If you notice your tank water heater is leaking, shutting off the water line valve is the first step. It’s usually found in your basement by the furnace or water heater, but sometimes it’s below your kitchen sink.

No Hot Water

Not getting any warm or hot water from the tap? If you own a gas water heater, it could be an issue with the pilot light.

Water Is Too Hot or Too Cold

Water heaters have to be sized appropriately for your home’s needs, just like an HVAC system is. Our Expert technicians understand how to properly assess your hot water needs.

High Energy Bills

A sudden increase in energy bills could indicate that the water heater is working harder than necessary, possibly due to sediment buildup, a faulty thermostat, or poor insulation.

When To Go For Water Heater Repair

There are a few possible issues that could mean that your water heater needs to be looked at by a professiona;. These include:

  • Leaking or Rusting Water Tank: If water keeps dripping from the water tank, or you find pools of it underneath. Rust can also accumulate over time causing damage to the tank as well as polluting the water.
  • Inconsistent Water Temperature: If your water heater fails to maintain the desired temperature, it could be an issue with the heating element.
  • Sediment Build Up: See if the heating element can be cleared up or repaired, otherwise, a complete replacement may be on the cards.
  • Noises Coming From The Water Heater: Unusual sounds can mean there are problems with either the water tank or the heating element.
  • Higher Utility Bills: This means your water heater is having to work overtime to heat up water, hinting at underlying issues.
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Signs You Need A Water Heater Replacement

Replacing your water heater can reduce your energy bills, increase your hot water capacity, reduce maintenance expenditure and equip you with modern features for increased comfort.

These signs can mean that your water heater needs replacing:

  • Age Of The Water Heater: If your heater has reached its expected lifespan, it might be a good idea to get a new one before issues start.
  • Increased Water Consumption: If you have expanded your property, see if your current water heater is able to cater to the additional water needs, otherwise, it would need replacing.
  • Repeated Breakdowns: For whatever reason, inconsistent hot water supply can mean that your water heater needs to be replaced.
  • Increased Energy Bills: Rising bills may indicate that your heater is not operating efficiently and has to be replaced.

Choosing the Right Water Heater For You

Our team of professionals at Elite Rooter can help you find the right water heater for your needs. We stock all kinds of tank and tankless water heaters, both electric, gas and even solar to fit all your needs.

Here is what to consider before picking out a water heater for your house:

  • Water Heater Size: Based on your requirements and usage, the right size is one that does not keep you waiting for hot water.
  • Efficiency And Energy Bills: Some water heaters cost more to run than others, which can impact cost of ownership.
  • Fuel Type: Water heaters are both gas-powered and electric. Pick out the one you think is right for your needs.
  • Additional Features: Modern heaters come with smart controls that let you remotely manage your heaters, however, they cost more.
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Why Choose Elite Rooter

Elite Rooter focuses on giving you the best service. With one call, you can have professional and certified help at your doorstep for all your plumbing needs, specifically water heater related issues.

Elite Rooter stocks water heaters in-house as well to give you on-time and efficient service to get your hot water up and running in no time. We assess the condition of your current water heater, see if it can be repaired, and provide urgent replacement if it is required.

Elite Rooters Guarantees Reliability Within Your Budget

Elite Rooter Philosophy

Elite Rooter is dedicated to customer satisfaction, quality service, and fair pricing. The trust built between our local licensed plumbers and our valued customers truly shows through our testimonials.

Our Promise

We charge by the job, not the hours to ensure you save money and do not pay overtime. We also provide the best warrantied and reliable service.

Elite Rooter Mission

The goal of Elite Rooter is to provide the most professional plumbing service possible. This commitment to quality has helped us build lasting relationships from day one.

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Luke PosadaLuke Posada
02:14 05 May 24
Pedro from Elite Rooter is top-notch! Not only did he skillfully unclog our stubborn drain, but he also took the time to educate us on preventive measures to avoid future blockages. His dedication to his craft and customer satisfaction shines through in every aspect of his work.
Roger BarbeeRoger Barbee
08:59 04 May 24
Christian from Elite Rooter is a gem! He arrived promptly to tackle our clogged drain, and with his expertise, the issue was resolved swiftly. His friendly demeanor and informative approach made the whole experience pleasant and stress-free.
James GarciaJames Garcia
07:46 04 May 24
Raymond ByersRaymond Byers
10:51 03 May 24
Elite Rooter, particularly Martin, was excellent. They were professional, informative, and friendly. The drain unclogging service was top-notch, and their dedication to customer satisfaction was evident. Will definitely use them again!
Raymond ParkerRaymond Parker
14:13 01 May 24
Jnr from Elite Rooter was amazing. He was very professional and friendly, and he did an excellent job unclogging our drain. The service was prompt and thorough. Highly recommend their services!"
Jose DixonJose Dixon
08:56 23 Apr 24
Elite Rooter exceeded all our expectations. Their plumber was not only skilled but also incredibly friendly and informative. They went above and beyond to ensure our satisfaction. Highly recommend!
Sue Ellen LeroySue Ellen Leroy
23:54 22 Apr 24
Responsive. Professional. Honest. Fairly priced. Ask for Edgar Parafina at Elite Rooter. I certainly will for any plumbing need. It’s so refreshing to find such competent service people!
Don MoyoDon Moyo
14:47 21 Apr 24
I called Elite Rooter for a drain cleaning, and they did an amazing job. The plumber was friendly, professional, and explained everything in detail. I will definitely be using their services again.
Coulibaly SiakaCoulibaly Siaka
20:28 20 Apr 24
I had a plumbing emergency, and Elite Rooter saved the day! Their plumber arrived quickly, fixed the issue, and was very informative throughout the process. I'm grateful for their excellent service.
Manavi SharmaManavi Sharma
01:08 17 Apr 24
Had bathtub drain clogging issue. I called in the morning and issue resolved the same day!Pablo Diaz showed up and fixed the issue right away! He also provided some good advice to maintain the drains.Thanks a lot for helping today.
Natalie DahlemNatalie Dahlem
16:46 09 Apr 24
Quentin was super helpful and nice! The best!
Leann D. MeyerLeann D. Meyer
18:52 07 Apr 24
Elite Rooter was prompt, professional, and offered fair pricing. They diagnosed the issue as a problem with the dishwasher parts, not the drains, and provided an honest assessment without overcharging. I will definitely call them for future plumbing issues!
Ellen M SimonsEllen M Simons
22:26 05 Apr 24
Highly disappointed in this company. They took advantage of me and ripped me off 100 %. Receptionist very rude and so unprofessional. Would not recommend them to anyone , anytime . Saying that they have 1 employee who was very understanding and kind. Thankyou Erik for your help.
Carroll NimmoCarroll Nimmo
05:58 05 Apr 24
Professionalism at its finest! Elite Rooter's team of plumbers are true experts in their field. They tackled our plumbing issue with precision and efficiency, leaving no stone unturned. The plumber who assisted us was not only skilled but also friendly and informative. I couldn't be happier with the results. Thank you, Elite Rooter, for your exceptional service!
Kamina A love AdityaKamina A love Aditya
10:37 04 Apr 24
Araned A.Araned A.
19:31 31 Mar 24
Our go-to for all plumbing needs is Elite Rooter!
David BennettDavid Bennett
04:53 30 Mar 24
Ravindra MhangareRavindra Mhangare
05:50 29 Mar 24
He arrived punctually, swiftly diagnosed the issue, and promptly resolved it. Elite Rooter has gained a lifelong customer!
Anthony GarzaAnthony Garza
21:29 28 Mar 24
Christian and the Elite Rooter team are exceptional. They surpassed expectations from start to finish. They were friendly, informative, and incredibly efficient. I will recommend them to everyone I know!
Dennis GarrettDennis Garrett
23:47 27 Mar 24
Jose CostillaJose Costilla
17:58 21 Mar 24
Pedro and Christian from Elite Rooter are true professionals. They arrived promptly, assessed the situation, and resolved our plumbing problem efficiently. I couldn't be happier with the service!
William EllisWilliam Ellis
19:14 20 Mar 24
Kudos to Christian for his outstanding service! He was not only on time but also went above and beyond to ensure that our plumbing problem was resolved efficiently. His friendly and informative attitude made the whole experience pleasant. Highly recommend!
Jeffrey BrownJeffrey Brown
18:20 20 Mar 24
He arrived promptly, assessed the situation meticulously, and offered practical solutions. His friendly demeanor instantly put me at ease. I highly recommend this plumbing company.
Larry WinnieLarry Winnie
14:40 19 Mar 24
This company was incredibly professional and very thorough. Martin was sent over to resolve a leak we were experiencing, thoroughly explained the options, and presented a detailed quote for our review. He completed the task, resolved our issue in a timely manner, and left us incredibly pleased with the experience.
Clifford CastilloClifford Castillo
14:17 19 Mar 24
The technician was professional, arrived on time, gave me an estimate for clearing the garbage disposal and drain, completed the work in an hour, cleaned up after himself, and reacted right away. They could even complete the work the next morning. I heartily endorse this company.
Jijun MaiJijun Mai
02:07 08 Mar 24
Quick and professional jobs. Well fix the clogged toilet.
Michael AddisMichael Addis
19:21 07 Mar 24
Fred did a great job. I'm very satisfied with his plumbing work!!
Jay WrightJay Wright
19:50 04 Mar 24
Thorough job. Solved issue in one visit.
Joshua DuranJoshua Duran
09:42 03 Mar 24
After contacting an elite plumber, they promptly arrived but the plumber declined to use a main line snake on my mainline drain. Instead, they used a 1/2 inch cable and stated that the line could not be unclogged from the cleanout. The plumber also refused to attach a head to the drain cable and attempted to upsell me on hydrojetting. When the supervisor arrived, they confirmed that hydrojetting was the only solution as they were unable to clear the blockage using other methods. So I said no the hydrojet and told them to call it a day. I then contacted a different plumber who had the appropriate mainline cable for his plumbing snake. He utilized a retriever head to swiftly clear the clog in the drain. It is unclear whether they lack knowledge or are simply attempting to maximize profits by exploiting homeowners. Be aware that they may not prioritize your best interests.
Linda CranerLinda Craner
03:24 25 Feb 24
I’m very satisfied with the work that Raymundo did replacing my water heater. I would recommend Elite Rooter if you have any plumbing needs.
mostlymakena44mostlymakena44
16:50 12 Feb 24
Elite Rooter really stepped up. After a dishwasher installation snafu, Martin from Elite responded and step by step explained the why and the what needed to be done to ensure my plumbing problem was fixed. He was knowledgeable, professional, and made me feel like he would help me as he would a family member. I really appreciated their follow-up and guarantee of their finished product/work. Thank you, Martin and Elite...
Rene CastroRene Castro
00:09 11 Feb 24
Service Rep Freddy was great no issues there, cost was a bit steep but it's a job I'm not doing and know nothing about i wouldn't say I was overcharged I just didn't think it was going to be that expensive. Again the actual representative that did the job was great, great attitude it was actually late by the time he left but no issues since so job was done.
Cynthia Doane.Cynthia Doane.
23:25 04 Dec 23
Martin, from Elite Rooter came out the same day I called to take care of a clogged drain in my shower. He found the problem quickly and resolved it quickly in less than 30 min. There was an online discount available as well! I really appreciated the quick courteous and reasonable service. Elite has become my first choice for plumbing issues.
Diane ValdezDiane Valdez
20:42 30 Nov 23
Call was handled quickly, and was scheduled same day. Arrived as promised, serviceman looked over problem, explained what needed to be done. He was friendly, worked quickly and left area cleaned up! I was very impressed with the service and highly recommend Elite Rooter.
Sandra SharpSandra Sharp
17:16 21 Apr 23
My past experiences with other plumbing companies have not been great. The work has been substandard and/or the cost has been extremely inflated. Elite Rooter gave me timely and efficient service at an extremely fair price. They started work immediately, as soon as the problem was diagnosed and they worked every day including Saturday until the work was finished. They were very thorough and very careful not to cause any damage or leave any mess. Martin and Fernando are a great team! They are trustworthy!
Anthony LongAnthony Long
07:23 01 Dec 22
We had a complete blockage in our drain pipe. Chris and his team came to assess the problem. They were quickly able to determine the root cause and provided a couple of solutions and offered advice. They did an amazing job in replacing our main drain pipe that was cracked due to tree root intrusion. Everything was done promptly and with a permit. The team is very knowledgeable. Highly recommended if you want the job to be done right and have peace of mind.
Pilar StompanatoPilar Stompanato
08:16 27 Nov 22
Elite Rooter offers the best toilet unclogging service I've ever had. I called them to make an appointment and asked them to do the service as soon as possible. Then they sent Raymund to me in just 20 minutes. Raymund was a very nice person. He unclogged my toilet in just 5 minutes. Since that was not a very big problem, he told me that today's service is free! Wow, what a big surprise! I would definitely recommend their service to everyone!
Jose DiazJose Diaz
18:30 25 Nov 22
I made a last-minute call to Elite rooter when another plumber I was going to have fixed our shower drain quoted a very high price. Elite Rooter had a coupon on their website and was able to come out to the house within the hour. Leo was the technician and he knows his craft! He informed me I could not use the coupon due to the complexity of the clog and that was fine as we live in an old house and things work differently in these types of homes. He managed to clear the clog and now our shower drains which make me very happy. I would definitely hire Elite Rooter again for our plumbing needs.
Paul MartinezPaul Martinez
12:31 20 Nov 22
They were professional and pleasant while we did business with them. They wore masks from the moment they came to the door until the minute they left. They also put on new shoe covers at the front door each time they entered to keep the inside of our house clean and germ-free. Raymund was our senior technician and did a great job. They were on time and efficient, but detail oriented, as well. We highly recommend using them if you're in the Camarillo area and have plumbing needs.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why are there roots in my sewer line?
Tree roots basically do two things: they keep the tree from falling over, and they serve to collect water and nutrients to feed the tree. The inside of a sewer line sees a lot of water, and a ton of nutrients. If a tree root can find its way inside a sewer line (and it takes a very tiny hole to do so), it will feed, and grow until it completely takes over.
I had a plumber perform a rooter service, and he cut out the roots. Is my problem solved?
Unfortunately, no. Although the roots were cut, it is not possible to get every last trace of roots. The stubs will still be there. It’s like cutting a bush at ground level. Over time that bush will start to sprout new growth, and left unchecked, will grow into an entirely new bush. The roots do the same. The only way to solve the problem is to completely remove the roots, and seal the hole they used to get into the pipe.
How do I permanently fix a root problem?
The only way to really remove the roots completely and seal the hole is to remove the affected section of pipe and replace it with “root proof” seals. This can be done via a spot repair, or an entirely new sewer line. If you are unsure which of those two options is the best for your situation, you can check out our article on Sewer Repair/Replacement.
I heard about sewer pipe lining. Will that work?
There are some instances where relining your sewer line may be an option. Unfortunately it is not usually the best option. There are several reasons for this, and we will cover that in a future article (sewer pipe lining).
What about root killing chemicals? Do they work?
The short answer is, “Yes, and no.” The proper root killer is one that foams and turns very thick, so that it clings to the roots, but does not leach into your ground soil and kill all your surrounding landscaping (remember, if you have roots, there is a hole in your sewer somewhere). These compounds are very pricey, and after years of them being on the market, the jury is still out as to whether or not they really work. Even if they do work, and manage to kill the roots themselves, they still leave a hole there in your sewer line, and more will get in at some point.

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