1. Leaking Water
If the water is leaking from the water heater, then you have to look for the pipes and fittings that might not be fixed in a right way. When you switch on the heater, always look for the areas where you are noticing the water leakage. The most leakage prone areas are the inlet and the outlet pipes of the water heater. It is advisable that you call in the experts to do the job.
2. Water Heater Making Noises
The hot water heater starts to make the strange noises while heating the water when the heating element develops a deposit around it. The sediment build up at the surface of the heating unit prevents it from getting directly in contact with the water and this also results in the unit taking too much time to heat up the water. This will also increase the energy consumption of the heater by huge margin. When you start to hear crackling noises from the heater, call in the hot water tank repair Edmonton expert on immediate basis to get it checked.
3. Loose Joints
The water heater tank is made up of steel and it tends to become loose over the period of time as the tank works under pressure. If there is a water drop at the joints of the tanks, then it is an indication that the tank has developed some cracks at the surface and if your water heater is very old, then it is highly recommended that you get it changed with the new one on immediate basis. This is potentially dangerous if you have the tank in the areas where it is easily accessible like kitchen and bathroom.
4. Low Water Pressure
Low water pressure in the tank will result in a very little flow of hot water from the outlet. The main reason behind the low pressure can be due to the sediment deposit in the pipeline and inside the hot water unit. To get the pressure checked, it is advisable that you call in the hot water tank repair Edmonton professional to look for the exact problem