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 underneath your kitchen sink.
Then reach Strand Brothers Service Experts at 512-596-1257 right away. Even a little 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
Getting zeroor not enough warm 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 figure this out, call us. We’ll handle 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 mean that your water heater is about to break:
- Rumbling noises coming from the tank
- Dirty, 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 critical. We recommend reading up on our Advantage Program to potentially avoid issues with your water heater.