It will be very difficult for you and your family to survive in your home
without a hot water heater, so if your water heater is starting to get
old, you should begin looking for signs that might indicate that it is
going bad. By spotting these signs before your water heater gives out
on you completely, you can arrange to have it replaced at your convenience
as opposed to waiting until it becomes an emergency. You should seriously
consider having new
water heater installation done today if you have seen any of these signs lately.
Your Water Looks Rusty
When a water heater goes bad, it will often start to distribute the sediment
that is built up inside of it throughout your home. When this happens,
your water will appear rusty and will have a metallic taste to it. Anytime
you notice that the water in your home is anything but clear, you should
call a plumber and have him or her investigate. You might need to have
a new water heater installed.
Your Water Heater Is Making Sounds
Your water heater will likely make some sounds when it is heating up water,
but if those sounds are growing louder or, worse, if your hot water heater
is making sounds that it didn’t used to make, you should call on
a plumber to investigate them for you. A plumber may be able to do water
heater repair to fix the cause of the sounds, but you may also need to
think about installing a new water heater.
Your Water Heater Is Leaking
If you’re looking for the clearest sign that you have an issue with
your water heater, this is it. Before a water heater gives out completely, it
will begin leaking. You should call a plumbing company immediately if your water heater starts
leaking to prevent water from spilling out everywhere.
If you need help with your water heater installation in Berkeley or other
plumbing repair needs, reach out to Albert Nahman Plumbing and Heating.
Give us a call at (510) 843-6904 to have a
plumber come to your home.