You may notice that you don’t pay much attention to the appliances in your home that you don’t see often, and that’s likely the case when it comes to your hot water heater. Whenever you do remember that it’s been awhile since your hot water heater was serviced, or when your heater breaks down, Appliance Doctor will be there to patch things up. The doctor is in to assist you with all your hot water heater repair and service needs!
Hot Water Repair Experts Serving Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware, Chester, Burlington, Camden & Gloucester Counties
Besides relying on the pros to take care of you and your water heater, you should also learn more about some of the most common issues homeowners have with their water heaters. This information can give you a better idea of how to take care of your heater and what might be going on with your heater if it should ever malfunction. Common reasons for hot water heater appliance repair include:
- Water that’s too hot or doesn’t get hot enough: A simple adjustment of the thermostat could be enough to take care of this issue. For instances where the water refuses to heat up no matter what, you might have a broken heating element in need of replacing.
- A noisy water heater: Hissing, creaking, groaning and any other noises coming from your hot water heater might be a result of sediment building up inside of your tank. If it’s not sediment that’s the cause of the noise, your heating element might be burning its way to the end of its life.
- Pilot light flickering out: Gas water heaters with pilot lights that go out could suffer from poor ventilation or surrounding air temperatures that are higher than the temperature on your water heater thermostat.
If you ever notice these issues or any others going on with your hot water heater and ask yourself, “is there a reputable hot water heater repair company near me,” the answer is always yes when Appliance Doctor is in your neighborhood.
Time to Repair or Replace Your Water Heater?
Depending on the issue, you might be better off replacing your hot water heater rather than repairing it. In either case, we’ll be sure to thoroughly examine your water heater to help you make the best choice. If it turns out that you’re better off with a replacement, we’d be happy to make a recommendation on your new hot water heater.
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The next time you need hot water heater repair or service, think Appliance Doctor. Give us a call to schedule an appointment, or submit a Contact Us form to learn more about how to take the best care of your water heater.