Portland Plumber: Common Causes of Water Heater Troubles
Not having hot water is an obvious problem, but so is having water that is scalding hot. One of the reasons for this is because the thermostat is set too high. You can try adjusting it and see if that helps. In some instances, lowering the temperature works temporarily and then it will reset to a high level again.
This is just one problem that water tanks will typically have over the course of their life. It would be good for you to be aware of some of the others just in case you recognize them in your own water heater. They are:
- Having no hot water
- Inadequate hot water
- Leaky pipe connection
- Leaky water storage tank
- Rust colored water
- Rotten egg odor
- Low rumbling or popping noise
- High pitched whining
If you notice any of these problems, or have any questions about your water heater, call 3 Mountains Plumbing today.