According to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, many things influence the life expectancy of a water heater, but most operate between 10 and 15 years. If your water heater falls somewhere in that range, it may be time to start thinking about purchasing a new water heater.
Common Water Heater Problems
If you realize your water heater is leaking, call Hammond Plumbing at 519-894-3222
as soon as possible. Even a small leak can grow fast and create costly damage to your house.
Not Enough Hot Water Available
If you’re getting zero, or very little, hot water out of your tap, it could be the pilot light. If you’re not confident on how to find the pilot light, give Hammond Plumbing a call and we’ll handle the problem.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
There’s a likelihood you have the incorrect size water heater for your living space. A speedy call to our experts and we can help you calculate your usage and help remedy the issue.
Other Typical Water Heater Problems
- Odd noises coming from the tank
- Discolored water
- Foul smelling water
Keep in mind besides repairing issues with your water heater as they appear, consistent maintenance is vital. We recommend reading over our Plumbing PLUS Maintenance Agreement to ensure you are doing everything you can to prevent plumbing problems.
If you find it isn’t cost-effective to have a water heater repair done, look to us to help you find a new water heater that will meet your household demands and work with your budget. Hammond Plumbing has many ENERGY STAR®-rated water heaters to choose from and we are experts at water heater installation. Give us a call at 519-894-3222
or request an appointment online.