Common Water Heater Problems
If you discover your water heater is leaking, shut off your home’s water valve. It’s usually placed in your basement, close to your furnace or water heater, or below your kitchen sink.
Then contact Strand Brothers Service Experts at 512-596-1257 without delay. Even a little leak can cause significant damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be hinting you need to get a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Getting zeroor insufficient heated water out of your tap? If you use a gas water heater, there could be an issue with the pilot light.
If you’re not confident in how to investigate this, call us. We’ll take care of the problem.
A lack of hot water may also be a sign that your water heater is failing and needs to be replaced.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
Your water heater may be undersized. We can help you determine how much you use and remedy the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These symptoms can show that your water heater is about to break:
- Rumbling noises coming from the tank
- Discolored, milky-colored or rusty water
- Water smells bad
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Since water heaters generally hold 50 gallons of water, a breakdown can lead to a catastrophic flood.
Like with any different appliance, regular maintenance is crucial. We recommend checking out our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid trouble with your water heater.