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 […]
October 30, 2015

Water Heater Life Expectancy

Repair? Or replace? No, repair. No, wait, replace. Repair! … Replace? I don’t know. Help me make the right choice, please! Deciding whether to repair or replace your old water heater can be difficult and stressful. A typical water heater life expectancy is about 10 years, according to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. Naturally, there is a tipping point at which it’s hard to see the long-term value of the price to repair an older water heater. That’s when the cost of repair is too high and the expected remaining life of your hot water system is too […]
September 3, 2015

Water Heater Repair in Indianapolis

No hot water? Brrr!!! No hot water in the winter? Ouch!!! If you’re a homeowner, you’ve probably had to deal with a broken water heater. If it was on a cold winter morning, I empathize with you. Just thinking about that situation makes me shiver. Nothing worse than starting your day with a cold shower. On top of that, the cost of a water heater repair in Indianapolis can be a pain in the… wallet. Cost of Water Heater Repair in Indianapolis & Nationally I checked several websites that provide useful information to homeowners. The average price for a storage […]