According to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, many factors affect the life of a water heater, but they typically operate between 10 and 15 years. If your water heater sits somewhere in that range, it may be time to start the process of buying a new water heater.
Common Water Heater Problems
If you realize your water heater is leaking, ring Chief / Bauer Service Experts at 217-689-2469
as soon as possible. Even a minor leak can escalate fast and lead to costly harm to your house.
Not Enough Hot Water Available
If you’re obtaining zero, or very little, hot water out of your tap, the problem could be the pilot light. If you’re unsure how to find the pilot light, give Chief / Bauer Service Experts a call and we’ll manage the problem.
Water is Too Hot or Too Cold
There’s a likelihood you have the wrong size water heater for your home. A quick call to our experts and we can help you estimate your usage and help remedy the issue.
Other Typical Water Heater Problems
- Odd noises coming from the tank
- Discolored water
- Foul smelling water
Remember in addition to managing issues with your water heater as they appear, consistent maintenance is vital. We recommend reading over our Plumbing PLUS Maintenance Agreement to make sure you are doing everything you can to avoid plumbing problems.
If you discover it isn’t cost-effective to have a water heater repair done, look to us to help you find a new water heater that will meet your household demands and work with your budget. Chief / Bauer Service Experts has many ENERGY STAR®-rated water heaters to choose from and we are experts at water heater installation. Give us a call at 217-689-2469
or request an appointment online.