AllTech Services, Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

“Why Is My Water Heater Knocking?”

Monday, March 18th, 2019

water-heater-tankSometimes, a noise might come from an appliance in your home that makes it obvious there’s a problem—like a screeching sound coming from your AC or heating system. Other times, though a noise can be so faint that you may think you’re imagining it, or think it’s so minor it doesn’t deserve your attention. One of these noises is knocking, coming from your water heater. Also described by some homeowners as a “popping” sound, this isn’t one to be ignored.

A knocking or popping sound coming from your water heater may indicate problems that can accelerate the longer you let them continue. Keep reading to learn more about what this noise might be, and what you should do about it.

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Is It Time for a Water Heater Upgrade?

Monday, December 24th, 2018

pipes of a water heaterWater heaters are, historically, very sturdy systems, designed to last quite a long time. This is especially true if you care for yours properly by scheduling routine maintenance for it. It’s important to note, though, than no matter how well you take care of your water heater, it won’t last forever.

The trick is being able to recognize when your water heater is, in fact, on its last legs so you can upgrade it before it has a chance to break down on you entirely—something that is inconvenient any time of the year, but especially in the winter! Do you really want to find out your water heater failed by hopping into the shower and be greeted with ice-cold water? We didn’t think so!

So without further ado, below are some warning signs that indicate it’s time for you to go ahead and explore a water heater replacement.

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Is Your Water Heater About to Fail?

Monday, January 9th, 2017

water_heater_failurePerhaps one of the most disastrous things that can happen in your household is a hot water heater failure. Nobody really notices just how important these appliances are to day-to-day living until something goes wrong with them. And when something does go awry, you want the problem fixed quickly.

Fortunately, we are here to provide repairs as well as water heater replacements if your system is too far gone. Of course, we understand that you’d like to avoid this problem all together, however. So we’ve provided some signs below that your water heater is warning you, so that you can give our professionals a call at the first sign of trouble.

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Help! I Have No Hot Water

Monday, October 17th, 2016

One of the most common service calls that our plumbers receive is in regards to hot water heaters. Most homeowners don’t think very much about this appliance—until something goes wrong. Think about it: could you imagine a life without hot water? These appliances make modern living what it is today.

When your hot water heater malfunctions, it’s only natural for you to want to find out what’s going on right away. You probably don’t get out of a freezing cold shower and think to yourself, “Meh, it’s tomorrow’s problem.” So be sure to call our team to schedule inspections and repairs. In the meantime, read on to learn about some probable causes for loss of hot water from your water heater.

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