How Often Should You Service a Hot Water System


Continuous flow, electric, gas storage hot water as well as heat pumps usually require an annual service while solar-powered systems usually require servicing once every five years. What happens if you don’t service your hot water? Timely servicing is important because it will help you protect your warranty. A warranty only works if you follow the manufacturer’s instructions on the system’s use and maintenance. If a problem occurs, it will be the fault of the system

What is the Common Problem with Water Heaters?


Common problem is having leaks in the tank that eventually lead to corrosion and larger damages such as cracks. Other common problems are about the relief valves, water pressure, water supply, overheating and plumbing and electrical connections (e.g. the hot water doesn’t turn on at all). What is the common problem with water heaters? Sooner or later these problems appear and often at the most inconvenient moment. In those times you’ll notice the problem and instantly

How Do I Know If My Water Heater is Broken?


If the water is not hot enough, there are leaks, you hear some weird noises from the system and the water smells bad, these are signs that your water heater already requires repair or replacement. It could be because of a problem with the tank, gas fitting, electrical components or even the water supply itself. It’s best to contact a professional for these problems to ensure safety and function. Is my hot water already broken? Quality

How Do I Stop My Water Heater From Making Noise?


Sediments and debris often cause the noise in your water heater. As water boils, the bubbles disturb those particles and cause rattling and other kinds of noises. How do I stop my water heater from making noise? The solution here is to regularly remove the sediments and debris through flushing. Doing this will most likely do the trick. With the removal of those particles, there will be no objects to cause the noise in the first

How to Extend Your Hot Water System’s Lifespan


You should regularly inspect your water heater for leaks, cracks and wearing if you want your system to last longer (and also avoid expensive repairs). It’s also important to have the water heater undergo maintenance every 6 months and a major service each year. How to extend your hot water system’s lifespan When it comes to the annual major service, a qualified plumber should do this (you can call the company where you bought the water

Is An Old Water Heater Dangerous?


Hot water systems may last 10 to 20 years and that far exceeds the usual warranty of five years. However, old systems become inefficient or that you can get more value from modern units. These water heaters are usually more efficient or they have more built-in safety features. Is an old water heater dangerous? In most cases it’s still safe if it’s just about the lower efficiency or a tank leak. However, safety features might already

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