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Serving Chicagoland

Our service area includes the following: Cook County, Lake County, DuPage County & McHenry County

Complete Plumbing & Sewer Service Professionals

Water Heaters; Repair, Installation, Replacement, Tankless Gas and Electric

Drain Services; Cleaning, Repair, Installation

Clog Removal; sinks, tubs, showers, etc.

Sump Pump Repair, Replacement, & Installation

Water Line & Purification Systems

Sewer Lines; Repair, Inspection, Clearing & Replacement

Plumbing Service You Can Trust

For more than 20 years and going strong, we have earned and continued to build on the trust of Deerfield area residents, homeowners and businesses by providing superior service and reliability. When you choose the professionalism of Capps you are choosing:

  • Experienced and Expert Advice For All Plumbing Systems
  • A+ Rated Business With the BBB
  • 4.5 Star Reviewed Business on Google
  • 4.5 Star Reviews on Facebook
  • Family Owned and Operated
  • Licensed, Bonded & Insured
We have worked with Capps Plumbing for the past nine years. When our old water heater failed they installed a new one that has performed extremely well. Any maintenance or service issues are handled with one call. Everyone that has come to our home has been very professional and knowledgeable. It’s nice to know you can make one call and receive same day service. We are a customer for life!
Kim B.

Capps has been our go-to for plumbing needs for the past year; they have always been great! Super quick response time and very efficient! We had Mike and Nick out at our house yesterday and they were wonderful. They figured out what was going on and solved our problem. I definitely recommend this company and will be using them in the future.
Christina M.

Water heater services from Capps Plumbing include, but are not limited to:

  • Installation
  • Repairs
  • Replacement
  • Maintenance, Cleaning & Inspection
  • Expansion Tanks
Capps came out and quickly figured out our problem. Anthony and Sean were extremely helpful and explained everything in detail and made sure to work quickly and clean up any mess. Exactly the kind of service we needed, highly recommended
Ben O.

I have used Capp’s Plumbing multiple times for various reasons. Sump pump, water heater, toilet installation and broken pipes. They call when on their way and have always been on time. Their employees are knowledgeable, courteous, honest and reasonable. I’ve used other plumbers before in the area and they don’t compare to the caring service Capps provides. Great plumbers!!
Cheryl S.

Choosing the Right Water Heater for Your Deerfield Home

Choosing a different type of water heater rather than a conventional gas water heater is now easier than it’s ever been before! Many homes in Deerfield have standard gas tank water heaters installed, but there are so many different options out there today! The following systems below are some of the different types of water heater options available so you can make an educated decision of which option will be the best choice for your home:

Tankless Water Heater:  A tankless water heater goes directly into your water line. This option will definitely save space in your home. With that in mind, tankless water heaters will need to be serviced every 5 years and heat your water regardless of what temperature it is.

Electric Water Heater: These units function very similarly to gas water heaters but they’re powered by electricity instead. Depending on size of the tank, this option may be very affordable, practical and save you money on your monthly utility bills.

Solar Water Heaters: Just like the name implies, these systems harness the power of the sun to heat your water.

Tankless Coil and Indirect Water Heaters:  Both of these water heaters go directly into your home’s heating system in order to heat the water.

Heat Pump Water Heaters:  This water heater moves heat from one area to another and generates heat directly for the water.

There are many factors to take into consideration that can have an impact on your decision when choosing the best water heater option for your home in Deerfield:

Size: What tank size will be your home need? A bigger tank doesn’t mean that it’s going to be better. In fact, you could be wasting money by choosing something that’s larger than required. That said, a unit that’s too small won’t be adequate and won’t be able to keep up with the demand for hot water. The size of the tank is also determined by how much space has been allocated for installation.

Energy Efficiency:  You can save on your monthly utility bills with a new water heater. Energy efficient models will heat your water and do so consuming far less energy in the process. This will save you money.

Costs:  Just as with any other home improvements, the bottom line is getting your home what it needs as affordably as possible.  Capps Plumbing offers discounts on water heater options.

Signs Your Need To Replace Or Repair Your Water Heater

A water heater typically lasts roughly 8-12 years.  If your water heater is over and above that 12 year mark, it’s time to have it replaced before it inevitably breaks down. Water heaters in Deerfield, Illinois come in three options: gas water heaters, electric water heaters, and tankless water heaters.  In addition to the age of your water heater, below are some other warning signs that may foretell that it’s time to replace your water heater:

  1. The water has a rusty appearance instead of its usual clarity when it’s running.
  2. The water looks muddy or sandy. This could indicate that there’s a build up at the bottom of the tank
  3. If you notice a metallic taste or odor in the water when drinking it, this could be a sign that your tank is starting to break down. Small bits of metal are literally flaking off and getting into your water.
  4. The water gets warmer but not really hot. Always check off the simple solutions first by double checking that your thermostat is set between 120 and 140 degrees. If it’s properly set at that range but the water still isn’t very hot, contact Capps.
  5. If you’re noticing loud and unusual noises coming from your water heater, get in touch Capps.
  6. The frequency and the space of time between when repairs are done to your water heater could indicate that your water heater is on the verge of a break down.  You can count on Capps Plumbing always giving you knowledgeable and expert advice on whether it would be more financially feasible to repair your water heater and get more time out of it or replace the water heater.
  7. If you see water leaks beginning to pool around the bottom of your water heater, don’t ignore it. This indicates that your water heater is breaking down and it will need replacement as soon as possible. Even if the leak is small, these cracks can rupture and cause massive water damage in your home.  If you see water pooling around your water heater, don’t wait. Call Capps and get the old unit replaced immediately to avoid a watery mess and a lot of hassle.



Call Capps Plumbing for the best local water heater services in Deerfield, Illinois 1-847-321-7938


When I started this company with my wife, Mary, back in 1996, I knew exactly what Capps Plumbing would be about. We firmly believe that when you are taking care of your biggest investment, your home, you should never take chances with those you choose to maintain it or provide needed repairs. We formed Capps Plumbing & Sewer as a model of what a plumbing company should be – dependable, capable, clean and courteous – and to do all this at prices that meet or beat anyone else out there. Twenty years later we still think about these goals every single day for every single job. There are not many companies you can call and deal directly with the owner. And like all of our ads say, we truly are family owned and operated. Our children are now at the company with us, and you may already know them – Deanna, Joe, Dan and Nick. We are all here for you providing 24/7/365 urgent service that our customers have grown accustomed to for the last 20 years.

My best to you,

Joe Capps

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