Water heater 
repair, maintenance, and installation

Bell Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning offers expert installation and replacement, maintenance and repair for water heaters. We sell and install quality Rheem® water heaters that come with a six-year parts and tank warranty.

Don't Overlook Your Home's Third Largest Energy User

After your furnace and air conditioner, your water heater is the biggest energy consumer in your home. According to the DOE, water heaters account for 14% to 18% of your monthly energy bill. Bell Brothers helps customers in the Greater Des Moines area get more performance and efficiency out of this often-overlooked energy user. To extend the life of your water heater, during maintenance inspections we’ll clean the burner on gas-fired units, check and clean elements and clean intake screens. And our specially trained technicians service all brands of water heaters. When it’s time for a replacement, we’ll find the right choice for your needs and budget.

Another Satisfied Customer

"John was great, very professional and knowledgeable. He zeroed in on the problem we were having with our water heater and installed a new part."
- Francine W.

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Join the Comfort Club

The Bell Brothers Comfort Club offers three levels of annual maintenance service to fit your needs and budget. Explore the advantages of club membership beyond ensuring peak performance while extending the lifespan of your furnace and air conditioner.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Modern water heaters have an inlet air screen that can become clogged, which can prevent them from functioning properly. It’s also a good practice to have the burners cleaned and the unit’s pressure safety device checked periodically.

8 to 12 years depending on a few variables, like location, design of the unit, water quality, installation quality and maintenance.

Conventional water heaters use a heat source, often a gas burner, and a thermostat to keep a tank of water at the desired temperature. If your water heater isn’t heating, the thermostat and/or the heat source is usually the culprit. Make sure the thermostat on the side of your water heater hasn’t gotten accidentally turned down before calling for help.

Locations We Serve

Bell Brothers serves customers in Des Moines and the surrounding areas of Altoona, Ankeny, Berwick, Bondurant, Clive, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines and Windsor Heights.