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When to Repair Your Water Heater

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Is there trouble in paradise with your home’s water heater? This isn’t the time for you to wait around until winter. There is no real “off season” when it comes to your home’s water heater, but summer is definitely the easier season when it comes to these services. Although it’s easier, it’s still not something that you should neglect. Make sure that you contact us urgently when you need water heater repair in Lake Butler, FL.

Our team members are always here to be a resource for you. We want you to get the best water heater services available to you. This is because we’re true professionals and we understand how important this appliance is for your home. You can trust us for your water heater needs.

Signs You Need to Repair Your Water Heater

Here are some signs that you need to repair your home’s water heater:

1.      You Never Have Enough Hot Water

Do you feel like you struggle to get hot water for your home? Maybe you got hot water easily in the past, but now it’s a struggle to get the hot water you’re used to. This is a sign that you need more hot water in your home. Your hot water heater can decrease in capacity over time if there is a build up of sediment at the bottom of the tank. You don’t want to let this problem persist on indefinitely. It will only get worse with time.

2.      Your Unit Is Leaking

Are you constantly experiencing leaks with your water heater? Even if the leaks are small, it’s not something that you should experience on a regular basis. If this is something that you’re experiencing routinely, then you’re having a pressing issue with your water heater.

3.      Knocking or Rumbling Noises

When a water heater starts to decrease in quality, one of the more noticeable problems that you’ll experience is a knocking or rumbling noise. Knocking and rumbling are the sounds that you’ll water heater will make when there’s a layer of sediment at the bottom of the tank.

The knocking, rumbling, or popping sound that you hear is the warm water trying to pass through this layer and make it out of your hot water tank.

4.      Rusty Water

Have you noticed that your water has changed in color or taste? If your water heater has changed in color and looks red or even brown, then what you’re experiencing is rust in your water. You might notice a metallic taste if this is water that you’re consuming as well.

5.      Low Output

Have you noticed that some places of output in your home have reduced in pressure? You might notice low output early on, but not want to address the issue. This is something that you should address as soon as possible. We’re here to help you through the issue. We only want you to have quality service for the rest of the spring and summer seasons.

Contact Affinity Gas Services for your home’s water heater needs. The Gas Efficiency Experts.

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