Common Water Heater Problems
If you discover your water heater is leaking, shut off your home’s water valve. It’s usually situated in your basement, by furnace or water heater, or underneath your kitchen sink.
Then contact Hammond Plumbing & Heating at 226-240-1120 without delay. Even a little leak can cause significant damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be indicating you need to replace your water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Not getting anyor very little hot water out of your tap? If you have a gas water heater, there could be an issue with the pilot light.
If you’re not sure how to investigate this, get in touch with us. We’ll handle the problem.
A lack of hot water may also indicate that your water heater is on its last leg and needs to be replaced.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
Your water heater may be too small. We can help you figure out your usage and remedy the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These signals can be an indication that your water heater is about to break:
- Rumbling noises coming from the tank
- Tinted, white-colored or rusty water
- Water smells bad
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Since water heaters generally hold 50 gallons of water, a fault can cause a damaging flood.
Like with any different appliance, standard maintenance is crucial. We recommend checking out our Advantage Program to potentially avoid issues with your water heater.