Water heaters, no matter what brand you purchase them from, are by no means perfect - after all, they are devices, and like any device, they can break or have other issues that will affect the quality of your water. The important thing is not to panic and find out what could be the reason behind it and learn how to fix it.
In this section, you will find everything you need to know about troubleshooting your water heater. It doesn’t matter if you wish to understand why your hot water is cloudy, want to know what to do when your water heater gets frozen, or find out how to fix water damage caused by a leaking water heater - you’ll find all the answers here.
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It’s maintenance season at your house again, and you’re running through the checklist one appliance at a time.
A leaking hot water heater is usually inexpensive to fix, but the consequences of not making repairs can mount quickly. Even though newer homes and businesses are built with a drain pan for the water heater to prevent a leak from causing water damage, the pan will fill up quickly and many water heaters don’t have this pan.
Nobody wants to cook or wash dishes using cloudy or milky water.
One of the most annoyingly common issues with plumbing is air in the hot water lines.
Troubleshooting your Rinnai tankless water heater is often a matter of reading the error code the unit provides when a hot water issue comes up and performing basic troubleshooting steps for that error code.
Like any other water heater, sometimes you may experience a problem with your Navien tankless water heater. When an issue arises, your Navien will likely display an error code on the LCD display on the front of the unit.
Troubleshooting Noritz tankless water heater error codes isn’t as difficult as it may seem. Noritz, like any other tankless water heater manufacturer, uses a remote controller which can display various error codes on its LCD display to help with troubleshooting.
Choosing the right water heater size for your home is pretty basic. Depending on what your needs are for your home will determine what heating source (gas or electric) you’ll want. You’ll also have to consider what type of water heater you prefer.
A water heater leaking from the top is preferable to one from the bottom. On the other hand water runs downhill, so failure to fix the leak can lead to more serious problems, including electrical shorts, additional damage to the water heater, and the possibility of water damage such as ruined carpeting or drywall.
Hot water on demand is something we often take for granted. One of the worst things a homeowner can experience is having no hot water in the house.
A hot water heater is one of the most important appliances in your home but often taken for granted. Unless it’s been turned off for some reason, such as while you’re on vacation, a water heater is used every single day. Like any other appliance, problems can come up.
A common misconception is that a water heater which has stopped functioning has to be replaced. The truth behind the myth is that the only part of the water heater which necessitates replacement is a leak in the tank itself.