Common Water Heater Problems
If you notice your water heater is leaking, switch off your home’s water valve. It’s usually situated in your basement, close to your furnace or water heater, or below your kitchen sink.
Then call Finch Air Conditioning & Heating at 281-407-9478 immediately. Even a minor leak can cause big damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be hinting it’s time for a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Not getting anyor very little warm water out of your tap? If you have a gas water heater, there could be an issue with the pilot light.
If you don’t know how to figure this out, call us. We’ll manage the problem.
A lack of hot water may also indicate that your water heater is on its last leg 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 use and remedy the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These signs can mean that your water heater is going out:
- Popping noises coming from the tank
- Tinted, white-colored or rusty water
- Water smells bad
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Because water heaters usually hold 50 gallons of water, failure can lead to a damaging flood.
Like with any different appliance, regular maintenance is crucial. We suggest checking out our Advantage Program to potentially avoid trouble with your water heater.