Common Water Heater Problems
If you find out your water heater is leaking, shut off your home’s water valve. It’s typically located in your basement, by furnace or water heater, or below your kitchen sink.
Then call Service Experts Commercial HVAC at 905-453-6700 without delay. Even a little leak can cause major damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be signaling it’s time for a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Getting zeroor insufficient warm water out of your tap? If you own a gas water heater, there could be an issue with the pilot light.
If you don’t know how to investigate this, give us a call. We’ll handle the problem.
Insufficient hot water may also mean that your water heater is giving out 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 calculate how much you need and take care of the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These signs can be an indication that your water heater is about to break:
- Popping noises coming from the tank
- Discolored, milky-colored or rusty water
- Water smells bad
- Leaking pressure relief valve
As water heaters usually hold 50 gallons of water, a breakdown can result in a catastrophic flood.
Like with any different appliance, annual maintenance is critical. We suggest checking out our Advantage Program to potentially avoid problems with your water heater.