A water heater is an important water-based appliance used in the house. They are often underestimated and even ignored. But it does not dispute the fact that they provide us with hot water for use during the cold winter days. Like every other item in the house, water heaters can develop one problem or another over time and will require servicing or repair. Usually, some people will attempt to fix some of their heater problems on their own. This is not advisable and can be dangerous, especially if you do not fully know what you are doing. Calling on a professional for help is the best thing to do at this point. But what if you don't know when you are supposed to do so. Outlined below are some water heater problems that require the services of a professional plumber.
No matter the type of water heater you have, be it an electric or a gas water heater, problems can develop with either of the two. We have professionally experienced emergency plumbers who will handle problems with any water heater. Notify us immediately if your water heater has any of the following issues:
Leaks can happen in two major places in a water heater, the top, and the bottom part. If the leak is from the top, it could mean the inlet pipe is loose or the inlet valve is leaking. When the leaking is from the bottom, it means the tank itself is leaking, and the remedy is a replacement.
A water heater that doesn't produce hot water is faulty. Often this is traceable to the tripping-off of the circuit breaker or failure of the heating element. The point is that it is beyond your skills and requires professional intervention.
When a water heater is producing cold water or water not hot enough, there is a problem with the thermostat. You can adjust the temperature yourself, but in most cases, the thermostat is set at the factory and can't be changed. At this point, call on a plumber for help.
The problem can also be as a result of a faulty thermostat or loose wiring.
This is also caused by the thermostat, where the temperature is too high. Call us at Emergency Plumber London for help in replacing the thermostat.
Recovery time is the time taken to reheat an entire tank supply of water. This problem is more common in an electric water heater than a gas water heater. If you notice your heater is taking longer than before to recover, then it's time to call a plumber.
Strange noises coming from the water heater could be a sign of scale build-up on the heating element, or deposits on the bottom of the tank, or even a leak somewhere. To avoid escalating the problem, call us immediately you notice this, for professional help.
Water heater installation is a procedure that requires expertise that we offer at Emergency Plumber London. It wouldn't do to try to install a new water heater in your home without the proper know-how and experience required, because there are steps taken by a professional plumber before the actual installation process depending on the type of water heater being installed. For instance, installing a gas water heater involves care and precision to avoid situations that could lead to gas leakage, and the same applies to electrical water heaters. Our team of plumbers will expertly carry out the installation effectively, leaving no room for errors.
Water heaters can run into problems anytime, which can be discomforting. There is no better way to prevent this from happening than to maintain your appliance from time to time. Carrying out this procedure yourself is not advisable, as you could end up damaging some wires or tampering with some connections. It's best to call for a professional. By doing so, it would be easy to identify any underlying issues.
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At Emergency Plumber London, we take steps whenever a customer calls for an emergency to;
When a customer calls in to report an emergency, our plumbers will respond by paying a visit to the complainant 's address to survey the problem and ascertain precisely what the fault is.
After the survey, the client will be briefed about the problem, so he or she will understand what the whole issue is about, and also be aware of possible dangers.
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Whether the problem involves removing the water tank itself, fixing a leaking hose or outright replacement of the system itself, our skilled plumbers will get right to it as soon as possible.
This is dependent on the extent of damage and workload. It can take up to 6 hours or more to fix serious problems and less time for not-so-serious ones. It also depends on the type and brand of the water heater.
Calling for professional help is vital because there may be issues that are beyond you. Aside from fixing your plumbing issues. You can also call us at Emergency Plumber London for the following reasons;