Problems with a water heater have the potential to be urgent. Issues have several different symptoms, including discolored water, noise, water temperature fluctuation, leaks, and odor. When you reach out to Complete Mechanical to schedule hot water tank service in Kirkland, you can give the technician an idea of what the problem may be by checking these out:
- Issues involving water temperature are often concerned with the loss of power, a thermostat that has malfunctioned or a damaged heating element. Not having enough hot water may be the result of a tank that is too small for the use it is getting or hot and cold connections that may have gotten crossed. Water that is too hot is typically due to a thermostat set too high.
- Leaks can occur from excess pressure, a loose heating element, defective temperature, and pressure relief valve, overheating, a bad gasket, a hole in the tank, bad connection or stuck valve.
- A bad smell or water that is a funny color can be the result of corrosion in the tank or on an anode rod. If the rod is involved, the decay releases hydrogen, which smells like rotten eggs.
- There are usually two different noises your tank may make. A high-pitched whine typically happens from scale build-up on the heating elements. A low rumble may mean that the water in the tank is boiling from overheating or accumulation of sediment.
No matter what is wrong with your hot water tank, the team at Complete Mechanical can take care of it for you. Contact us at (206) 337-2360 to make an appointment for hot water tank service in Kirkland to diagnose and address the problem.