Originally posted 2017-09-20 10:05:21.
Get Your Water Heater Repaired Now
Water heaters are more than a simple convenience – your water heater literally controls the flow of water to your home or business. Your water heater becomes even more important in the winter, when the cold water tap is very cold indeed. It is hard to enjoy taking a bath when the water that touches down your skin is ice cold. Who would want to take a bath or shower in cold tap water, right? Just washing your hands can become quite uncomfortable in winter months with a broken water heater. If your water heater is broken, you need water heater repair services before you freeze yourself to death during a bath.
Reason For Water Heaters Failure
One of the most common water heater issues is too much sediment inside a tank. Too much sediment is the reason why most heaters won’t function well. Foss Heating and Cooling also suggests that faulty burners are also one of the factors. Read their blog below.
3 Common Water Heater Repair Issues
A good water heater can last for many years without a significant dip in the amount of hot water it can provide. However, even with a strict schedule of yearly maintenance, a water heater can encounter problems that will require that it receive repairs from professionals. If you notice a drop in the temperature of your hot water, a decrease in supply, or if the hot water develops rusty discoloration, call for technicians to come investigate the problem and fix it before the malfunction endangers the entire water heater.
Here’s more information about how to spot a failing water heater. You may not have a commercial hot water heater, but these signs also show up in residential water heaters. The people at Reliable Water 247 go into detail on the issues you may spot if your water heater is breaking down.
Early Signs of Water Heater Failure
Know these early signs of water heater failure. You may be able to prevent a water heater failure emergency before it happens.
If you run a restaurant, hotel or apartment building, just thinking about a “no hot water” situation might make you panic. No dishwashers or no showers? No thank you! After all, you need hot water to run your business. Remember: your commercial water heater is a mechanical piece of equipment. So it’s not a matter of if your water heater will fail—it’s a matter of when. Eventually, all water heaters fail.
But you can be prepared. Look for these early signs of water heater failure—and learn what to do when your commercial water heater is acting up. Read on!
Skip to the water heater problem you’re experiencing:
• Signs of Potential Water Heater Failure You Can SEE
• Visual Sign #1: Dripping Water or Leaking Water
• Possibility #1: Condensate
• Possibility #2: T&P Valve
• Possibility #3: Leaker
• Visual Sign #2: Corrosion
• Visual Sign #3: Burn Marks
• Problem #1: Improper Venting
• Problem #2: Damaged Flue Pipes
• Visual Sign #4: Yellow Flame Color
• Signs of Potential Water Heater Failure You Can HEAR
• Auditory Sign #1: Do I Hear Popcorn?
• Auditory Sign #2: Loud Blower Motor
Good news! You can stay ahead of the game by recognizing the visual signs (signs you can see) and the auditory signs (signs you can hear) that your water heater is about to fail. These signs indicate your water heater might be on its last legs—so if you’re experiencing these symptoms, it’s time to get your commercial water heater checked out by a trained water heater technician.
If you read the previous information fully, you can see that there are a large number of issues that can occur with your water heater. Once again, water heaters require inspection and maintenance like any other major appliance in your home or business.
Watch this Youtube video from ExpertVillage to view some of the steps you can take to find basic problems with your water heater. A word of caution – You may be able to find a water heater problem but you may require a licensed plumber to repair it.
Fixing your own water heater is time consuming and sometimes it is not that successful at all. Even simple issues can become a major project. We strongly recommended you contact an expert plumber who specializes in water heater repair services and new and water heater installation.
To break down the benefits of water heater repair and maintenance, here’s invormation from Davison Heating and Cooling.
The Benefits of Water Heater Maintenance
Water heaters are among the most important appliances in your home: delivering clean hot water for cooking, cleaning, and bathing. They do their jobs quietly for the most part, and since they’re usually placed in spots like the basement that rarely see daily activity, any problems with one tends to sneak up on you.
The best way to prevent this is to schedule water heater maintenance once a year from a trained technician. Summer is an excellent time to do so, when the weather is warm and you don’t need to concern yourself with freezing temperatures or heavy snowfall interfering with the process.
Call Us for Water Heater Repair Services
If at all possible, avoid water heater issues with a routine inspection and maintenance. Are you located in Vancouver WA, or other communities in Clark or Cowlitz Counties? CALL Henco Plumbing Services, LLC at 360-733-8039. Home water heater repair services and installation is one of our specialties.
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