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How to Know Your Water Heater Isn’t Working Properly

Water heaters will provide you with signs that they need attention and that you need to call someone in for an inspection. If you quickly run out of water during a hot shower or notice that the water pressure isn’t being consistent, then you should call an expert in. You need to call a skilled professional if your taps have an odd odor coming from them, or you hear strange noises coming from it. They will be able to identify the issue and correct it. If you notice water leaking around the system, this should also alert you that it isn’t working correctly.

Signs of Water Heater Problems:

  • Water pressure not consistent
  • Unusual odors coming from your taps
  • Strange noises
  • Loss of hot water
  • Water leaking from the unit

Upgrade to a Tankless Water Heater

If you're tired of running out of hot water or dealing with a bulky, inefficient water heater, it may be time to consider upgrading to a tankless water heater. Tankless water heaters provide on-demand hot water, which means you'll never have to worry about running out during a long shower or filling up a large bathtub. They also take up less space, are more energy-efficient, and can potentially save you money on your utility bills in the long run.

Benefits of tankless water heaters include:

  • Endless hot water
  • Space-saving design
  • Energy efficiency
  • Longer lifespan
  • Potential cost savings

Our team at S & B Plumbing can assess your current water heater situation and provide recommendations for the best tankless water heater options to fit your home and lifestyle. Contact us today to learn more about the benefits of upgrading to a tankless water heater.

Commonly Asked Questions

What are the common signs of water heater problems?

Common signs of water heater problems include inconsistent water pressure, unusual odors coming from your taps, strange noises, loss of hot water, and water leaking from the unit.

How can I tell if my water heater isn't working properly?

You may notice that you quickly run out of hot water during a shower, the water pressure is inconsistent, there are unusual odors coming from the taps, strange noises coming from the water heater, or if you see water leaking around the system.

What should I do if I notice signs of water heater problems?

If you notice any signs of water heater problems, it's important to call a skilled professional for an inspection. They will be able to identify the issue and provide the necessary repairs or maintenance.

Can I fix water heater problems on my own?

While there are some basic maintenance tasks that homeowners can perform, such as checking for leaks or adjusting the thermostat, it's best to leave more complex issues to a professional. Attempting DIY repairs on a water heater can be dangerous and may void any warranties.

What are the potential dangers of a malfunctioning water heater?

A malfunctioning water heater can pose various risks, including scalding hot water, water damage from leaks, and even the potential for carbon monoxide leaks in the case of gas water heaters. It's important to address any issues promptly to ensure the safety and efficiency of your water heater.

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Water heaters can come in several gallon sizes and even tankless. S&B Plumbing replace them throughout the Sugar Land and surrounding areas. We provide complete installation with all of the water heater sizes and water heater styles we carry. You can choose from a standard storage-tank water heater or choose an energy-saving tankless water heater. S&B Plumbing will professionally install your new water heater, thoroughly clean the area when finished and haul the old water heater away. Plus, we guarantee our work and your satisfaction, 100%!

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The expert plumbers at S&B Plumbing are available to discuss with you the best options for replacing your old water heater with a modern, high-efficiency model. We replace water heaters in communities throughout the Sugar Land and Southwest Houston, Texas, area.

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