We use hot water more often than we sometimes realize, but when it’s not available, we usually notice pretty fast. Having to take a cold shower or standing at the sink for ages waiting for the water to heat up can be very frustrating. It’s important that you keep your water heater in good shape so that it can provide the heat you need on demand. Here are a few telltale signs that you are in need of water heater repair:
1. No hot water – The most obvious sign that something is wrong with your water heater is if you aren’t getting any hot water. If you’ve tried adjusting the thermostat on your water heater or reigniting the heating element without success, then you most likely need water heater repair.
2. Leaking – If you find water around the water heater, it may mean there is a crack in the water tank. A plumber may be able to patch this if you act quickly.
3. Rust – If you find rust on or around the water heater tank or in your water, you definitely need to call a plumber for water heater repair. The rust can lead to corrosion or failure of your water heater.
4. Age – Most water heaters are designed to last eight to 10 years. If your water heater is more than 10 years old, there’s a good chance that it isn’t running as efficiently as it once did. Your plumber can tell you if there are any repairs possible to improve its efficiency or if it’s time for a replacement.
Here at Anytime Plumbing & Solutions, we have the expertise and skill you need in a plumber. We also have a reputation for excellent customer service. Call us today for your water heater repair.