You’re relaxing at home, thinking everything is fine, and then you hear a strange noise. It sounds like something is rumbling. When you investigate, you discover that the rumbling sound is coming from your water heater. Is it a disaster? Is it going to explode?
The good news is that water heater explosions are extremely rare, to the point of being nearly unheard-of. If you have heard a story of a water heater exploding, it was almost definitely an old-fashioned steam-powered boiler, not the kind in use today. The bad news is that a rumbling sound indicates that you are in need of water heater repair in Manassas, VA. There are several things that could cause your water heater to make that rumbling noise. We’ll cover the two most likely possibilities.