Expert Water Heater Repair in Elkhart

A lot of circumstances can affect the life span of a water heater, but the average heater will work between 10 and 15 years.

Among the 27 million American households with a water heater that’s more than 10 years old? It’s time to start thinking about buying a new one. When it goes out, it can leave you with a flood in your Elkhart home.

If you learn it isn’t economical to patch up your water heater, look to BW/Cook Service Experts to help you choose a new water heater that will meet your family’s needs and work with your budget.

We have many ENERGY STAR®-rated water heaters to pick from and we specialize in water heater installation. Plus, we stand behind our services with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee for a year.*

Common Water Heater Problems

Leaking Tank

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.