Common Water Heater Problems
If you find out your water heater is leaking, shut off your home’s water valve. It’s normally situated in your basement, close to your furnace or water heater, or under your kitchen sink.
Then reach BW/Cook Service Experts at 574-218-6404 immediately. Even a minor leak can cause significant 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 not enough 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 investigate this, call us. We’ll manage the problem.
Insufficient hot water may also be a sign 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 your usage and remedy the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These symptoms can mean that your water heater is will stop working soon:
- Popping noises coming from the tank
- Discolored, milky-colored or rusty water
- Water reeks
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Because water heaters generally hold 50 gallons of water, a fault can result in a destructive flood.
Like with any other appliance, regular maintenance is critical. We recommend looking into our Advantage Program to potentially avoid issues with your water heater.