No Hot Water? Not Enough Hot Water? Stinky Hot Water? Water Too Hot? You Need Water Heating Plumbing
You will typically be able to tell when you are experiencing water heater problems. If you have no hot water, your water is too hot, or it has a strange odor, you likely need water heater plumbing services. Additionally, if you see visual dripping or puddling near the water heater, this could be a sign that you need to contact a water heater technician to perform water heater maintenance or replacement.
Common Water Heater Problems:
- No hot water – The proper water heater repair method will vary depending on if you have gas or electric. Gas water heater repairs will not be the same as electric water heater repairs, because the problem will differ.
- Not enough hot water – If your water isn’t getting hot enough, it may be as simple as raising the temperature on your water heater thermostat. However, there are other water heater problems that cause lack of hot water like; your water heater is too small, distance of faucet from water heater, outside air temperature, etc.
- Odorous water – Have you ever turned on the water and wondered why does my water smells like rotten eggs? Particularly if only your hot water smells, this is likely related to your water heater. This is usually caused by a reaction created between the hot water and the heater’s anode rod.
- Water too hot – If your water is excessively hot, this could be due to water with high mineral content, or a water heater thermostat Testing and adjusting water temperature is a complicated process that requires professional tools and knowledge. Water heater contractors can help you test your water and make any necessary adjustments or repairs.
If you are experiencing rusty water, rumbling noises, obvious efficiency deficits, or your water heater is more than 10 years old you will likely need to replace the water heater. Water heater plumbing is vital in ensuring that your water is running as it should. If it is not working as it should, this will severally impact everyday living for you and your family. If you need to fix water heater, water heater maintenance, water heater removal, or water heater replacement Kulk’s Plumbing can help! A water heater technician can help to inspect your water heater, to first properly diagnose the issue, then provide you with the best solution.