All posts in "Troubleshooting"

Water Heater Replacement: 5 Clues That Your Water Heater Needs to be Replaced

Like any appliance, water heaters break down over time and need to be replaced. No one enjoys taking a cold shower, so ideally, you’d like to be able to replace your water heater before it completely stops working.  If you wait too long, it could lead to a much larger problem. Such as, large leaks and water damage to your […]

Tips for Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure can be nearly as frustrating as no hot water at all! In fact, your water pressure may drop so gradually that you may not even notice. However, sometimes beyond the inconvenience of the reduced water pressure, there are underlying issues that need to be addressed in order to prevent a larger problem […]

Why You Should Install a Circulation Pump

When a water heater circulation pump is installed hot water will be delivered nearly instantly each time a hot water tap is opened. This happens because the pump keeps the hot water moving throughout the plumbing system so that hot water is always available. In homes without a circulation pump, the hot water tap will […]

No Hot Water: What Can You Do?

Nobody likes a cold shower, so naturally having no hot water can be a huge annoyance. There are a number of issues that can cause you to run out of hot water, many of which you should be able to fix yourself. But it is also important to note that gas water heaters operate very differently […]

Water Heater Leaking from Top: How to Fix It

If your hot water heater is leaking, a leak from the top is by far the best scenario. A leak that is originating from the top of a water heater, if caught in a timely manner, is almost always repairable. However, if not fixed promptly, these types of leaks can lead to serious and costly damage, […]

Water Heater Leaking from Bottom: Where is it Coming From?

If you find a pool of water underneath your water heater it could be a serious problem. A leak from the bottom of the tank is the most common place to find a leak and is usually the most cause for concern. What exactly could be the cause? Here is a step-by-step guide to troubleshoot and […]

Noisy Water Heater: What are the Causes?

A noisy water heater is not uncommon, in fact, it can be very annoying, especially if the tank is located in your living space. Some of the noises that you hear could indicate a problem, and others may not be anything to worry about. If your water heater is making noises, you should diagnose the […]

Water Heater Leaking: What Should You Do?

AA water heater leak may seem like just a minor nuisance, but it can quickly turn into a big problem. Even a small amount of water will cause damage to your floors, sub-floors and walls. Keep in mind that water heater leaking may be a symptom of a much larger problem. In extreme cases, a catastrophic and complete […]

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