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 underneath 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 indicating it’s time for a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Not getting anyor very little heated water out of your tap? If you have a gas water heater, the pilot light could be malfunctioning.
If you’re not sure 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 undersized. We can help you calculate how much you need and remedy the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These symptoms can show that your water heater is going out:
- Booming noises coming from the tank
- Tinted, milky-colored or rusty water
- Water smells bad
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Because water heaters usually hold 50 gallons of water, a breakdown can lead to a damaging flood.
Like with any different appliance, regular maintenance is critical. We advise checking out our Advantage Program to potentially avoid trouble with your water heater.