5 Signs Your Water Heater is in Need of Repairs
Water heaters can fail when least expected. Imagine your water heater failing right when there is a foot of snow outside, or when you are standing in a nice hot shower on a cold day. Do not let this happen to you at the wrong time! Therefore, it is wise to look for any visible sign. There are 5 signs your water heater is in need of repairs.
The signs are there if one would take notice. The first sign to look for is a leak. A slow leak tends to go unnoticed, which will turn the small drip into a big catastrophe. Frequently, one should look for any leakage. A small drip may be welded, but once it explodes into a big leak it makes it more complicated.
While you are frequently looking for any leak, look for any type of corrosion on the water heater. If corrosion goes untreated, it will damage the entire water heater. Replacing a new water heater may be expensive.
As you're keeping your eyes open looking for signs of water heater problems, look for any unclear, rustic, or dirty water flowing. This usually means a failure of a internal part.
Speaking of internal parts, corrosion, which are called mineral deposits, can be inside the water heater. When this happens unusual noises in the water heater may be a heard throughout the home through the water pipes.
Another sign that the water heater is beginning to fail is the smell of the water. The water can become corroded and will need to be cleaned by a professional. The water heater will need to be attended to and be cleaned out.
These 5 signs your water heater is in need of repairs should be taken seriously. This will save you from being caught in the cold with no hot water. This would really suck in the winter time. Not to mention, that being unprepared is never a good thing.
Is the water heater in your South Windsor home in need of maintenance? Call us at (860) 896-3342 and schedule a service call today!