Common Water Heater Problems
If you notice your water heater is leaking, switch off your home’s water valve. It’s normally situated in your basement, close to your furnace or water heater, or underneath your kitchen sink.
Then call Norrell Service Experts at 205-267-0023 right away. Even a little leak can cause major damage to your home.
A leaky tank may be indicating it’s time for a new water heater.
Not Enough Hot Water
Not getting anyor insufficient warm water out of your tap? If you use a gas water heater, something could be wrong with the pilot light.
If you’re not sure how to figure this out, call us. We’ll manage the problem.
A lack of 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 determine how much you need and remedy the issue.
Other Water Heater Problems
These symptoms can mean that your water heater is going out:
- Booming noises coming from the tank
- Tinted, milky-colored or rusty water
- Water smells bad
- Leaking pressure relief valve
Since water heaters usually hold 50 gallons of water, failure can cause a damaging flood.
Like with any other appliance, standard maintenance is crucial. We suggest looking into our Advantage Program to potentially avoid issues with your water heater.