Common Water Heater Problems
If you discover your water heater is leaking, turn off your home’s water valve. It’s normally placed in your basement, near furnace or water heater, or underneath your kitchen sink.
Then reach Teays Valley Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning at 304-760-5088 immediately. Even a minor leak can cause major 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 heated 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 confident in how to figure this out, give us a call. We’ll handle the problem.
Insufficient hot water may also be a sign 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 not the right size. We can help you determine how much you use and solve the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These signs can show that your water heater is about to break:
- Rumbling noises coming from the tank
- Dirty, cloudy or rusty water
- Water smells bad
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Because water heaters generally hold 50 gallons of water, failure can result in a damaging flood.
Like with some other appliance, standard maintenance is crucial. We recommend checking out our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid problems with your water heater.