Common Water Heater Problems
If you find out your water heater is leaking, turn off your home’s water valve. It’s typically placed in your basement, near furnace or water heater, or under your kitchen sink.
Then call R & M Climate Control Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning at 865-229-6176 without delay. Even a little leak can cause major damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be indicating you need to get a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Getting zeroor very little heated water out of your tap? If you have a gas water heater, there could be an issue with the pilot light.
If you’re not confident in how to figure this out, give us a call. We’ll take care of the problem.
A lack of hot water may also mean that your water heater is giving out 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 signs can mean that your water heater is about to break:
- Rumbling noises coming from the tank
- Discolored, cloudy or rusty water
- Water smells bad
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Because water heaters usually hold 50 gallons of water, failure can result in a damaging flood.
Like with any other appliance, annual maintenance is crucial. We recommend looking into our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid problems with your water heater.