Common Water Heater Problems
If you find out your water heater is leaking, turn off your home’s water valve. It’s normally placed in your basement, near furnace or water heater, or under your kitchen sink.
Then call R & M Climate Control Service Experts 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 replace your water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Getting noor very little warm water out of your tap? If you have a gas water heater, the pilot light could be malfunctioning.
If you’re not confident in how to investigate this, give us a call. We’ll take care of the problem.
A lack of hot water may also be a sign 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 symptoms can show that your water heater is going out:
- Rumbling noises coming from the tank
- Discolored, cloudy or rusty water
- Water smells bad
- Leaking pressure relief valve
As water heaters generally 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 Advantage Program to potentially avoid problems with your water heater.