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Water Heaters
Need a tank repaired or replaced? 

Hot water heaters can be maintained by our highly-trained service technicians at Richardson Wes Heating & Plumbing.

Tankless and storage tank water heaters are both appliances our technicians are specialized in to repair, replace and install.  Not only do we repair all types and models, we also provide same-day service for replacing both gas and electric water heaters.

Water heaters all break down over time and need replacement. If your water heater needs to be

replaced, call us for a quotation.

On-Demand tankless water heaters heat up upon demand which is both energy and time efficient.

You save money on your water heating bill by eliminating your storage tank water heaters.


Richardson Wes Heating & Plumbing provides Navien, Nortiz, and Rinnai on-demand hot water heaters and is happy to help you.

On-demand tankless models or a storage tank types are appliances, Richardson Wes Plumbing & heating has the experience and qualifications to help you upgrade or maintain in Vancouver.


Energy Efficient Hot Water Tanks in Vancouver are our specialty and our competitive rates cannot be beaten.

Water heater repair and maintenance to space saving water heaters are what we offer.  Our water heater professionals will be able to inspect your system and fix your hot water heater.

Hot water heaters can also be installed and maintained by us when you buy one.  This will eliminate costly repairs in the future.

Common repair issues are:

  • Rust coloured water

  • Burned casing cover

  • Not enough hot water

  • Foul odour like rotten eggs

  • Noises coming from the heater

  • Leaking in and around the heater base

The earlier we can do repairs on your system, the less damage is done to your property.

Hot water tanks will decrease in efficiency as the sediment and scales build up in the tank.  Sediment and scales should be flushed out in the water heater.  Flushing the heater is the process of draining the tank free of sediments or scales.  Our technicians can perform a sediment flush of the tank or a de-scale flush.  Our customers will experience that there will be no clogs or obstructions in their domestic water heating system.

Hot water tanks need annual maintenance to ensure operation at peak efficiency.  Maintain your water heater to prevent unnecessary repairs.


Richardson Wes Heating & Plumbing we have a 9000 square foot warehouse in Vancouver to provide parts storage for all your hot water heater needs.

Hot water tank repair services and installations needed in the Vancouver area?  Call Richardson Wes Heating & Plumbing today at 604-253-2823 for immediate service.

Gas or Electric? 


Natural gas and electric hot water heater installations are one of our specialties.

Natural Gas

  • Fast hot water recovery

  • Requires vented outdoor for safety

  • Not affected by power outages (some models)



  • Venting to outside is not required

  • Good if you do not have natural gas at home


Water heaters typically found in customer homes are either gas or electric models.  These models have an average lifespan of about 7 to 11 years.  Newer tankless models last between 10 to 20 years with proper maintenance.

Hot water heater repair services and installations needed in the Vancouver area?  Call Richardson Wes Heating & Plumbing today at 604-253-2823 for immediate service.

Storage Tank Hot water heater (Hot Water Tank) 


Hot water tanks are commonly used in Canada incluce Gas, electricity and oil are common types of fuel that hot water heaters run on.  Hot water tanks are available in a variety of sizes from 10 to 120 gallon.

  •  Low venting cost

  •  Low initial unit cost

  •  12 gpm high flow rate

  •  Constantly stores heated water

  •  Less prone to mechanical problems

  •  Zero electricity requirements for gas models

  •  Comes in different sizes from 10 to 120 gallons


Tankless, On-Demand water Heater – Major Advantages:

  •  Low Operating costs

  •  Save space, compact

  •  Electronically controlled for energy efficiency

  •  Energy Saving – heat water only when you need it

  •  Lasts longer and with proper maintenance, can last up to 20 years before replacement


Get hot water on demand without the use of a storage tank.  Tankless water heaters are wall mounted so they free up valuable floor space and offer precise temperature control.

Richardson Wes Heating & Plumbing provides Rheem, Johnwood, AO Smith, Bradford White, State and Giant hot water tanks.


Tankless Water Heater service in Vancouver, Richmond or Burnaby needed?  Then give us a call at 604-253-2823.  Looking for hot water tanks Services in Vancouver, Richmond, and Burnaby Area?  Contact Richardson Wes at 604-253-2823 for service today.


To get the help of a reliable and affordable Lower Mainland plumber to repair your water heater, contact us at 604-253-2823 or online. We can relieve you of a little bit of stress and make your showers toasty warm again.

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