Common Water Heater Problems
If you discover your water heater is leaking, switch off your home’s water valve. It’s usually placed in your basement, by furnace or water heater, or underneath your kitchen sink.
Then call Golden Seal Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning at 630-246-2698 immediately. Even a little leak can cause significant damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be indicating it’s time for a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Getting zeroor very little hot 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 take care of the problem.
Not enough hot water may also mean that your water heater is on its last leg and needs to be replaced.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
Your water heater may be undersized. We can help you determine how much you use and take care of the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These signals can mean that your water heater is going out:
- Popping 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, a breakdown can result in a damaging flood.
Like with any other appliance, regular maintenance is critical. We suggest reading up on our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid problems with your water heater.