According to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, many things affect the life expectancy of a water heater, but they typically run between 10 and 15 years. If your water heater falls in that range, it may be time to start considering investing in a new water heater.
Common Water Heater Problems
If you find your water heater is leaking, contact Strand Brothers at 512-596-1257
as soon as possible. Even a slow leak can escalate fast and cause pricey destruction to your house.
Not Enough Hot Water Generated
If you’re receiving zero, or very little, hot water out of your tap, the issue could be the pilot light. If you’re not confident on how to check the pilot light, give Strand Brothers a call and we’ll manage the problem.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
There’s a possibility you have the incorrect size water heater for your living space. A speedy call to our professionals and we can help you estimate your usage and help remedy the issue.
Other Common Water Heater Problems
- Odd noises coming from the tank
- Discolored water
- Foul smelling water
Keep in mind besides repairing problems with your water heater as they happen, routine maintenance is crucial. We recommend reviewing our Plumbing PLUS Maintenance Agreement to make sure you are doing everything you can to evade 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. Strand Brothers has many ENERGY STAR®-rated water heaters to choose from and we are experts at water heater installation. Give us a call at 512-596-1257
or request an appointment online.