If you have hot water in your Gilbert, AZ home then it is a safe bet that you have a water heater, but if your hot water starts to be less than reliable it may be time for water heater repair. Like any other major appliance in your home, your water heater can experience issues or breakdowns. The difference is that while you can avoid using your stove for a few days while you wait for a new one, you cannot live without hot water. Unless you happen to enjoy cold showers and dirty dishes, you will need to look into water heater replacement or water heater repair if your water heater starts to show signs of breaking down. The good news is that if you catch the issue soon enough water heater repair may be able to get you back on track.