Knowing the main signs of a malfunctioning water heater will help you catch issues before they get worse. Aside from an ice-cold shower (obvious), other indications of a failing water heater include:
There isn’t a single problem Boyd Plumbing and Drain hasn’t seen….or one we can’t fix! If you suspect your water heater might be on its way out, we will check the most common causes, including:
After we discover the source of the problem, we’ll discuss whether a repair or replacement is your best option. While some water heater issues can be repaired easily—even just by replacing a defective part—in some cases, a full water heater replacement is often the best option. Our Sacramento-area plumbers can help you understand your water heater options and decide on a solution. Give the local plumbing professionals at Boyd a call to get started today!
Before you purchase a new water heater, it’s good to understand the benefits of having a professional replace the old one. A new water heater can save you serious money (due to greater energy efficiency and water conservation). Improperly installed, however, you might be headed for more trouble than it’s worth. Always review the benefits of replacing your old water heater first:
If an inspection reveals a water heater replacement is necessary, you then have options: