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Common Water Heater Issues

Common Water Heater Issues

Your home’s hot water heater is among the most important appliances you have. Unfortunately, some homeowners often taken them for granted and pay no attention to their maintenance. The next time they prioritize it, a problem has already occurred. While traditional water heater systems are quite simple to understand, fixing them is an altogether different matter. At the first sign of a water heater issue, reach out to Services Squad Plumbing right away to let a top plumber in Fort Worth, TX, check the source of the water heater problem.

Let us discuss some common issues that you may end up experiencing with your water heater. Keep in mind, however, that troubleshooting a problem is best left to our plumbing technicians. Make sure that you get in touch with us to perform the necessary repair work.

Water Leaks

When you find that your electric water heater is leaking from the bottom, this may have been caused by condensation. Other times, a leaking electric heating element gasket may be the culprit. Should the leak be on top of your heater, however, it could be caused by a loose cold inlet or hot outlet pipe. Another cause could be a leak that you may trace to the inlet valve.

At the first sign of a leak in your water heater, contact Services Squad Plumbing. We are the experts that you can trust for all kinds of water heater repair in the local area. We will be sure to inspect the heater before recommending the necessary repair work. We provide quality solutions at a reasonable price.

Lack of Hot Water

Your water heater should heat water whenever you need it. Perhaps the most common reason for having no hot water is a trip on the circuit breaker. While you may check the breaker box, make sure that you avoid repairing it on your own without our assistance. The premature failure or eventual end of the service life of the heating elements may also be the cause. Once we determine that this is the cause, we will be sure to recommend replacing it and even install the necessary parts for you.

Should there be a simple lack of hot water, the thermostat may be malfunctioning. First, try adjusting it to your preferred water temperature. Take note that the thermostat is typically located behind an access panel on the side of the tank. Colder months may also be to blame, so try setting it higher than usual. If the problem persists, get in touch with us right away. If our plumbing technicians determine that it is indeed a faulty thermostat, we will suggest the necessary water heater services.

Talk to Our Team

Services Squad Plumbing takes pride in providing an array of plumbing and water heater services in the Lone Star State, including Fort Worth and Arlington, TX. Call us at 817-952-9278 for any plumbing emergencies or schedule a regular residential plumbing service, done with care by passionate professionals. Let our team check your water heater today if you suspect there is an issue.

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