Invest in Your Water Heater with Master Plumbers in the Columbia Area

With good care, you can maximize the energy efficiency and lifespan of your water heater. If you’re ready to replace an old water heater or you want regular maintenance, Kay Plumbing will help you make choices that save you money in the long run.

From Water Heater Replacement to Routine Water Heater Flushing, You’re Covered

There are dozens of makes and models for each type of water heater out there. You need a plumbing company that can handle them all and knows the difference between a simple fix and necessary replacement.

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Water Heater Repair Services

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Water Heater Maintenance Services

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Water Heater Installation Services

Tankless Water Heater Services

Tankless, or “on-demand,” water heaters are popular for their small size, energy efficiency, reduced utility costs, and better carbon footprint. We’ll help you figure out what tankless water heater is best for you and your home.

Why Work with Kay Plumbing

You don’t need the stress of a plumbing problem! You want professional plumbers who know what they’re doing, who can explain anything you don’t understand clearly, and who won’t rush to make costly replacements for what could’ve been simple fixes.


Reliable Service, Solutions, & Installations

We arrive when we say we’re going to arrive. We communicate clearly with you about what we’re doing and why. When we give you a quote, we’re upfront about the pricing – there are no hidden fees. And we get the job done right the first time, so you don’t need to call us back.


We Leave Your Home Mess Free

Plumbing repairs can get messy fast! We won’t leave anything for you to clean up. No matter what mess is left behind from our repair services, we’ll take care of it.


Stress-Free Consultation & Installations

We’ll personally visit your property to speak with you about water filters, new piping or any other plumbing installations you are interested in. We will discuss your budget, what your concerns might be and find a solution for you.


Affordable Prices

It doesn’t have to break the bank to repair or upgrade your plumbing system. We provide solutions for minor repairs to new installations and everything in between.


Highly Rated

We’ve been voted Best Plumber by the Lexington Life Magazine. Across hundreds of reviews, from Facebook, Google, and Angie’s List, we have an average rating of 4.6/5 stars. At our core, we believe in providing excellent service to our customers so their home stays in tip-top shape.


Locally Owned & Operated

Kay Plumbing has been serving South Carolina since 2008, and we understand how local geography in the state impacts our customers’ plumbing and water services.


Same-Day Services: All Year Long at Any Hour

Kay Plumbing responds to calls the same day we receive them. If you realize you have an issue at an odd hour or non-business day, don’t worry! We have 24/7 emergency services, so you never need to wonder how long you’ll be waiting to have a serious issue repaired.


Master Plumbers with Years of Experience

You want an expert who knows what they’re doing, who’s reliable, and who has a proven track record. Our founder is a second-generation plumber who understands quality plumbing services. We take pride in our high customer satisfaction rates.


Fast Emergency Call Outs

You can reach our team day or night for any plumbing emergency. Whether you’ve got a burst pipe, gas leak, or blocked sewer line, we’re on call 24/7 to protect your home from disaster.


We Handle Any Plumbing Problem

We bring our vans loaded with anything we can typically expect to need for a repair or installation. In the case we need a spare part, our Lexington warehouse is stocked with everything we might need, so the only delay is the drive from the warehouse back to your home.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I install, repair, or otherwise service my water heater myself?

Handy homeowners can handle some water heater maintenance and repairs. We advise against installing a new water heater yourself, especially if it’s a different system from the previous one, because you may unintentionally make a mistake, void your warranty, not install it to building code, or otherwise set yourself up for a future visit by your plumber anyway.

How do I know if my water heater is failing?

The obvious sign of a failing water heater is only getting cold water, but it’s not the only sign. Here are some other symptoms to look out for:

  • The water temperature is wildly inconsistent or never above lukewarm.
  • Your water heater is leaking.
  • Your water pressure is low.
  • Water is coming from your tap discolored or with a metallic scent.
  • Your water heater is making weird noises.
  • You’re making repairs that will cost more in the long run than buying a brand new water heater would cost.
  • You get hot water, but it runs out quickly.
  • Your utility bills are higher than usual, but your usage hasn’t changed.

If your water heater has water dripping or pooling around the base of the tank, you need a plumber as soon as possible. This is a sign of an irreparable internal issue, and if it’s not handled, it can turn into a much more serious problem than replacing your water heater.

How often should I have my water heater serviced?

Generally, how often you should service your water heater depends on what kind you have, as well as how hard your water is, what the local weather conditions are on average, and more. As a rule of thumb, having your unit serviced once a year or so is ideal; more often is better if you have hard water in order to prevent too much sediment build up.

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