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, near furnace or water heater, or below your kitchen sink.
Then reach 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 hinting 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, the pilot light could be malfunctioning.
If you don’t know how to investigate this, give us a call. We’ll handle the problem.
A lack of hot water may also indicate that your water heater is giving out and needs to be replaced.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
Your water heater may be too small. We can help you determine 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, milky-colored or rusty water
- Foul-smelling water
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Since water heaters usually hold 50 gallons of water, a fault can lead to a destructive flood.
Like with any other appliance, standard maintenance is crucial. We recommend reading up on our Advantage Program to potentially avoid trouble with your water heater.