When you think your water heater might be going out, it is hard to bite the bullet and call a plumber to come and look at it. It is especially hard to schedule that appointment if you are not sure that there is in fact a problem. Your water heater is just like any other appliance in your home — it will usually give you some warning signs to tell you that it could benefit from water heater repair.
The first sign is pretty obvious — no hot water. If you do not have any hot water coming out of your tap when you have the handle turned all the way on hot, it is a pretty sure bet that your water heater is not working. If the water takes a really long time to heat up, but eventually does, it could still indicate that there is a problem. It is best to have it looked at before you are left with no hot water.
If you hear a banging or clanging sound coming from your water heater when it is heating up, it probably means that you need to call a plumber for water heater repair. This means that there is sediment buildup in your tank and it is causing problems. This can cause your tank to crack or leak, so it is best to have it looked at.
A leaking water heater is also a sign that it is time to call a professional. If you notice water leaking from any part of your water heater or if there is a pool of water around the bottom of the water heater, you probably have some sort of leak.
If you are looking for someone to do water heater repair at your home or business, call us today at Mathes & Son Plumbing. We do quality work that is also affordable. We offer very competitive pricing so that water heater repair is affordable. We have been repairing water heaters for many years and we will take great care of you.