Common Water Heater Problems
If you discover your water heater is leaking, turn off your home’s water valve. It’s typically situated in your basement, near furnace or water heater, or below your kitchen sink.
Then contact Becht/Givens Service Experts at 502-785-8230 without delay. Even a small leak can cause major damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be hinting you need to replace your water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Getting noor very little hot water out of your tap? If you use a gas water heater, something could be wrong with the pilot light.
If you don’t know how to get to the bottom of this, call us. We’ll manage the problem.
Insufficient hot water may also mean that your water heater is failing and needs to be replaced.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
Your water heater may be too small. We can help you calculate how much you use and take care of the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These signals can be an indication that your water heater is will stop working soon:
- Rumbling noises coming from the tank
- Dirty, milky-colored or rusty water
- Foul-smelling water
- Leaking pressure relief valve
As water heaters generally hold 50 gallons of water, a fault can cause a catastrophic flood.
Like with some other appliance, regular maintenance is important. We suggest reading up on our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid trouble with your water heater.