Many good things in life go unnoticed. The same is the case with numerous things that lie around us in our home and provide us comfort, but we fail to exhibit due care until things have reached a boiling point (No pun intended in this article about water heater repairs).
Yes, the thing we are talking about today is the water heater in your house. A water heater is not something that requires repairs very regularly with proper yearly flush and maintenance. But still, you must be aware of the potential signs that show the need for hiring professional services for water heater repair.
The fact of the matter is that if you ignore early signs of water heater repair, then you may find yourself in a situation where you are forced to buy a new heater as old one goes beyond the state of repair. So, let’s see some of the signs that may indicate the need for heater repair.
- No or less hot water: One of the obvious and common problems with water heaters is that it no longer provides hot water, the very task it is supposed to do. There could be several reasons for this problem. If you are unsure or have tried the basics adjustments but to no result, then you should quickly look for a reliable and professional water heat expert in your area.
- Noises: The second most obvious issue with your heater could be it giving strange noises, such as popping, hissing or low rumbling sounds. These sounds could indicate leakage, condensation or sediment buildup. In either case, it is always a good idea to seek professional help to be sure about the perfect working of your water heater in the cold season.
- Smelly or rusty water: If the water coming from your water heater is rusty or smelly then it may be a cause for worry. The rotten smell and discoloration of water are not only awful to body and eyes, but it may also have certain health consequences. In most cases, it is due to rusted pipes, pipes corrosion or buildup of bacteria within water heater or pipes. A professional service provider can help you to easily get rid of this problem.
- Water leakage: If there is a water leakage of any sort and from any part of the water heater, then you need to attend to it and look for professional help. Such leaks could be due to temperature and pressure issues, plumbing faults or the water tank.
If any of these early signs occur with your water heater, make sure you get professional help. Smith and Son Plumbing has been helping the Frisco area for over 50 years and don’t hesitate to call us if any of these problems occur.