December 22, 2015

Water Heater Troubleshooting (Gas Unit)

Is your your water heating system not producing enough hot water? Is the temperature of your hot water just warm instead of steamy hot? Does it take too long to replenish your hot water supply after you’ve showered or done a load of laundry? Or perhaps your water heater is too noisy or you see flames pop out of the access opening when the burner turns on? If you answered “Yes” to any of these question, it’s time to perform some water heater troubleshooting to determine the problem. We recently wrote about water heater repair in Indianapolis, in which we briefly described the different types of water […]
December 3, 2015
Leaking Hot Water Heater Can Be Bad News

Why A Leaking Hot Water Heater Can Be Bad News

If you landed here because you have a leaking hot water heater, the news may be bad, so brace yourself. If you’re lucky, you can repair the leak—if it stems from the water heater’s pipe fittings, pressure relief valve, or drain valve. For electric systems, the heating element gasket can also be repaired. Leaking Hot Water Heater Tank Cannot Be Repaired If the leak is coming from the hot water storage tank, it’s not your lucky day. You cannot repair a leaking hot water heater tank. It must be replaced. If you’re skeptical about that diagnosis, here are a half-dozen other […]