When Do You Need A Hot Water Repairs?
If you are experiencing any of these signs, don’t delay – call our technicians to fix the problem before it gets worse!
No Hot Water
Unusually Loud Noises
When you hear seemingly banging sounds from your hot water storage tanks, this could be an indication of sediment buildup, or your power vent mentor is not spinning and starting to self-destruct.
Leaking Hot Water
Water puddles in your water heater or tank are an indication of the leak. The leak might be due to a damaged pressure relief valve. If the leak is coming from the inner tank, the whole tank should be replaced immediately. These are the indication you need hot water repairs.
Hot Water Discolouration
The colour of the hot water that comes out from your pipe should be clear and clean. If you notice any orangey colour or slight discolouration in your hot water, there might be rusting parts in your hot water system. If the whole tank is corroded, this already calls for a hot water replacement.
Inadequate Hot Water/ Water is Too Hot
When the gas valve is not turning on, it can make the water hotter than the set temperature or the opposite. For electric water heaters, the thermostat may not be functioning well.
Maintaining Your Hot Water Repairs
Turn off the shutoff valve for the hot water pipe so there is no cold water so there is no incoming pressure.
Open the taps and showers and turn the settings to hot. This allows the air to continuous flow and prevents a vacuum condition from happening.
Connect a garden hose to the drain valve, which is usually located at the bottom of the water heater tank.
Open the cold water supply for 20 seconds and shut it off again. With a bucket, catch the water from the garden hose so you can see any particles or sediments that would come out. Repeat the process three to four times.
Close the drain valve and take the garden hose off. Tighten the drain valve and observe if there is leaking.
When the hot water tank is completely filled up, you may switch on your hot water system or turn on the thermostat and light valve.
Your Trusted Local Hot Water Specialist
The Plumbing and Electrical Doctor has over 10 years of solid experience when it comes to hot water system repairs. We fix all types of hot water installations from electric hot water heaters, and natural gas hot water systems to the latest solar hot water counterparts. Our team of professional gas fitters, plumbers, and electricians can present you with the most satisfactory options. We even price-match your written quote from our competitors, ensuring that you get the best deals and the most efficient results.
For all hot water services, hot water maintenance, and hot water repairs, call The Plumbing and Electrical Doctor. Our 24 hours hot water repair service ensures that we will get your hot water running back quickly.
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