Is it time to replace your water heater?
Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning is here with a few indicators
to look for when determining whether it’s time to buy a new water heating system.
If your water heater gets standard
maintenance, you can expect it to operate around 10 years, depending on the number of occupants in a home. Once your water heater hits 10 years, it’s likely
time to seriously think about replacement, especially
before a leak happens.
If the water from your water heater (hot side pipes) is flowing
out rusty, it could be a signal that
your water heater is rusting on the inside. This could produce a leak, not to mention polluted
water. Contact an expert plumber to have them determine
if your water heater system is getting ready to give out.
Booming or banging
sounds coming from your water heater can be a sign
that residue has built up on the bottom
of the tank. This means your equipment
will be less efficient and will have to use more gas or
electricity to heat your water, causing higher
water heating bills. It also means that the extra time
spent heating your water could result in more damage on
your tank, which could cause cracks or
If you notice water around your water
heater tank, you may have a leak. Ask an
expert plumber to come out and examine your equipment and they can provide you a quote on a new
water heater if necessary.