Common Water Heater Problems
If you discover your water heater is leaking, shut off your home’s water valve. It’s typically situated in your basement, by furnace or water heater, or under your kitchen sink.
Then reach Neal Harris Service Experts Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing at 816-787-0500 immediately. Even a small leak can cause significant damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be signaling it’s time for a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Getting zeroor not enough heated water out of your tap? If you use a gas water heater, there could be an issue with the pilot light.
If you’re not sure how to figure this out, call us. We’ll manage the problem.
Insufficient 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 figure out how much you use and remedy the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These symptoms can mean that your water heater is will stop working soon:
- Rumbling noises coming from the tank
- Dirty, cloudy or rusty water
- Foul-smelling water
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Because water heaters generally hold 50 gallons of water, failure can lead to a destructive flood.
Like with any other appliance, standard maintenance is crucial. We suggest reading up on our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid trouble with your water heater.