Common Water Heater Problems
If you notice your water heater is leaking, switch off your home’s water valve. It’s usually located in your basement, by furnace or water heater, or below your kitchen sink.
Then reach Roland J. Down Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning at 518-417-2938 right away. Even a minor leak can cause big damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be hinting you need to get a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Getting zeroor very little heated water out of your tap? If you use a gas water heater, the pilot light could be malfunctioning.
If you’re not confident in how to investigate this, give us a call. We’ll manage the problem.
Not enough hot water may also mean 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 calculate how much you need and take care of the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These symptoms can be an indication that your water heater is going out:
- Popping noises coming from the tank
- Tinted, white-colored or rusty water
- Water reeks
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Since water heaters commonly hold 50 gallons of water, a breakdown can cause a catastrophic flood.
Like with any other appliance, annual maintenance is important. We suggest checking out our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid problems with your water heater.