According to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, many factors affect the lifespan of a water heater, but they typically operate between 10 and 15 years. If your water heater falls within that range, it may be time to start considering buying a new water heater.
Common Water Heater Problems
If you find your water heater is leaking, contact Becht / Givens Service Experts at 502-785-8230
as soon as possible. Even a minor leak can escalate fast and lead to expensive harm to your living space.
Not Enough Hot Water Created
If you’re getting zero, or very little, hot water out of your tap, the issue could be the pilot light. If you’re unsure how to investigate the pilot light, give Becht / Givens Service Experts a call and we’ll manage the problem.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
There’s a likelihood you have the incorrect size water heater for your house. A quick call to our experts and we can help you calculate your usage and help remedy the issue.
Other Common Water Heater Problems
- Odd noises coming from the tank
- Discolored water
- Foul smelling water
Remember outside of repairing issues with your water heater as they arise, consistent maintenance is vital. We recommend reviewing our Plumbing PLUS Maintenance Agreement to be confident you are doing everything you can to prevent plumbing problems.
If you discover it isn’t cost-effective to have a water heater repair done, look to us to help you find a new water heater that will meet your household demands and work with your budget. Becht / Givens Service Experts has many ENERGY STAR®-rated water heaters to choose from and we are experts at water heater installation. Give us a call at 502-785-8230
or request an appointment online.