When your water heater starts having issues—whether it’s not remaining lit, leaks, or shows other signs of malfunction—it’s crucial to act promptly. Our team of highly experienced plumbing professionals in Lancaster can accurately diagnose the problem with your hot water heater. They’ll assess whether a hot water heater replacement is necessary or if minor repairs will fix the problem. With extensive expertise in water heater replacement and repair, our Lancaster team provides rapid service for all major brands. Rely on The Plumber to provide you with an honest assessment of your hot water tank and a thorough discussion of your available options.
Is it time to look at a hot water replacement? Here are a few common signs of imminent failure:
Lack of hot water, or hot water turns cold quickly. If your hot water tank can’t generate sufficient hot water, you may need a repair, a replacement, or even an upgrade to a larger unit.
Loud, clanging noises coming from the heater. If your hot water tank is making unusual banging, clattering, rattling, or clanging noises, it could be on its last legs and getting ready to fail.
Water leaking. If you see water spots, drips, or puddles on or around your water tank, the pressure in your plumbing system may be causing fractures in the tank that will worsen over time.
Rust on or around the tank. Rust is a sign of age and corrosion, which means your tank is less able to bear the pressure of your plumbing system. Replace the tank before a catastrophic leak.
If these or other signs have you worried about your hot water heater, have an evaluation performed soon to avoid larger problems. An in-depth inspection is often the difference between an inexpensive repair job and the high cost of a replacement and flood clean-up. If you’re ready to chat with an experienced professional for your Lancaster hot water heater, please call the professionals at The Plumber, Heating & Cooling, at (716) 883-7473 today!