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Do I Need Water Heater Repairs?

We use a lot of appliances and electronics in our daily lives. Few have quite as huge an impact on our daily routines as the water heater does, though. It is for this reason that keeping your water heater in great working condition is imperative. If you notice any signs of trouble with your water heater, you are wise to schedule professional water heater repairs in Plainville, CT immediately. The longer that you wait to do so, the worse off your system is likely to be. Here are some potential red flags to be aware of.

  • Water Runs Cold: If you've consistently run into problems with insufficient hot water since day 1 with your current water heater, it is very possible that your water heater is simply not capable of keeping up with your hot water demand. If your system used to provide you with ample amounts of hot water, though, and is only now starting to falter, there is likely a problem that will require professional repair services to resolve. It may be an issue with a heating element, or the combustion chamber in the water heater.
  • Pilot Goes Out: If you have a natural gas or propane water heater in your home, you may notice that the pilot light has gone out from time to time. This is not necessarily a serious cause for concern, as it may simply blow out on occasion. If your water heater's pilot light is frequently going out, though, you should have a repair technician evaluate the situation. It may be the result of a faulty thermocouple, or perhaps an issue with the gas delivery system.
  • Signs of Rust/Corrosion: When metal gets wet, it can start to rust or corrode over time. However, there shouldn't really be water on the outside of your water heater, so rust and corrosion may indicate that there is a leak in your system. If this is the case, you need to schedule repairs right away. If the leak is in the piping, it may be repaired. A leaky storage tank, however, will likely have to be replaced.

Schedule your water heater services with Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning.

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May 02, 2016 | Categories: Water Heater Service

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