Common Water Heater Problems
If you find out your water heater is leaking, shut off your home’s water valve. It’s typically placed in your basement, by furnace or water heater, or under your kitchen sink.
Then reach D & K Heating Service Experts at 613-707-2421 immediately. Even a little leak can cause significant damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be signaling you need to replace your water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Getting zeroor not enough hot water out of your tap? If you own a gas water heater, something could be wrong with the pilot light.
If you’re not confident in how to investigate 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 too small. We can help you determine how much you need and remedy the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These signals can show that your water heater is going out:
- Booming noises coming from the tank
- Discolored, milky-colored or rusty water
- Foul-smelling water
- Leaking pressure relief valve
As water heaters generally hold 50 gallons of water, failure can result in a destructive flood.
Like with any other appliance, standard maintenance is critical. We suggest reading up on our routine maintenance agreement to potentially avoid issues with your water heater.