Where Did My Hot Water Go?
Why don't I have anymore hot water?
Most of us have heard at least one complaint from a family member, friend, or co-worker about the temperature of their hot water. This is especially true if the complaint is accompanied by the complaint that your heater is not working. It is not so much the quality of water, but rather the fact that your water heater has not been working correctly.
The reason that your water heater is not working properly could be quite simple and can be quite complicated depending on the age of your water heater among other factors. One of the first things you should do when you first notice your heater not working properly is to find out what the issue is. In most cases the problem is most likely in the water heater's thermostat. Your heater will often be equipped with a thermostat that will tell your heater how hot your water should be.
The Thermostat. If the thermostat does not indicate how hot your water should be, then it could be that the thermostat is defective. This is a very common problem for all kinds of heaters and can usually be fixed by replacing the thermostat. If your heater is not working correctly and you notice that it is not heating up your water at a rate that is acceptable for you, there could be a few other things wrong with the water heater as well.
Leaking Water Tank. If the water tank is leaking, it could be that the tank is too full or too low. This could be causing your heater not to heat up your water properly. This is another common problem for many people. If you suspect that your heater is not working properly and you want to get it fixed, one of the first things that you should look for in a water heater repair is whether or not the thermostat is working properly. If it is not working properly, it could be that your thermostat is broken.
Sometimes it can be difficult to determine the reason for the malfunctioning of the thermostat, but it can be easy to tell. If your thermostat does not work properly, you may notice that your water is not heating up as expected. In most cases it can be a fairly simple fix and it can be done by replacing the thermostat.
If your thermostat is a bit more difficult to determine the cause of, then you may have a problem in the heater's valve that is responsible for controlling the amount of heat. that is released from the tank. If this is the case, it may be that the water tank is leaking or you have a leak somewhere in the tank, causing the water to leak into the room or even the floor.
When it comes to the cause of why don't I have any hot water heater, there are many things that can be responsible. It may be simple to repair, but it could be that the heater is beyond repair.
Is it time to replace my water heater?
When looking at why you do not have any hot water heater, you will also find that there are several different types of water heaters to choose from.
Some of the more common ones include the tank heater, the tankless heater, the hot water tank heater, and the under the sink heaters. Each of these has their own advantages and disadvantages and some are better than others.
The tankless heaters are the best way to go because they are simple and easy to install and use. If you have a large tank, the tankless heater is a great way to store hot water in case you need it. The problem with the tank heater is that they can be a bit on the expensive. However, when you need to have hot water, you don't have to worry about paying for gas to heat your water.
If no hot water heater is a good choice for small families and apartments or condominiums because the tankless heater is very efficient. This is great if you only use a tank or less than a dozen gallons of water at a time. The cost is also a lot cheaper than the tank heater.
If you have a tankless water heater, you can store water in the tank when you need it and then have hot water available when you need it. The tankless heater is not a good option if you have an apartment complex because the tank can become clogged with sediment and it can cause a problem if you have an open house.
Either way, give us a call today for your tank or tankless hot water heater installation today!