Common Water Heater Problems
If you notice your water heater is leaking, switch off your home’s water valve. It’s usually located in your basement, by furnace or water heater, or below your kitchen sink.
Then call Aramendia Plumbing, Heating and Air at 210-404-4233 without delay. Even a minor leak can cause significant damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be signaling you need to get a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Not getting anyor not enough warm water out of your tap? If you own a gas water heater, there could be an issue with the pilot light.
If you’re not confident in how to get to the bottom of this, get in touch with us. We’ll handle the problem.
Insufficient hot water may also indicate 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 figure out your usage and take care of the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These signals can show that your water heater is will stop working soon:
- Rumbling noises coming from the tank
- Dirty, white-colored or rusty water
- Foul-smelling water
- Leaking pressure relief valve
As water heaters commonly hold 50 gallons of water, a fault can cause a damaging flood.
Like with some other appliance, standard maintenance is important. We recommend looking into our Advantage Program to potentially avoid problems with your water heater.