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Is Your Water Heater in Need of Replacement?

Monday, August 15th, 2016 at 11:00 am

Your water heater is one of those home comfort appliances that you rely on daily, however probably don’t give very much thought to. However just like any other appliance in your home, after time age catches up with it, and there is going to come a season that it needs to be replaced. How do you know when that time is though? Could it maybe last with just a repair or two? Keep reading to learn more.

No Hot Water

It goes without saying that this is the most apparent reason that something is amiss with your water heater. The case may be that there is a problem with the heating array, which is something that can be repaired. The problem could also lay with a clogged line or a loose electrical wire. Whatever the cause, if it’s an aging system and you’ve had this problem before, replacement may trump repair.


Leaks are never a good thing, particularly because they can cause property damage to your home. The good news is that leaks are typically pretty easy for our technicians to repair. Check for puddles around the base of your tankless system, or a drop in water pressure in more severe cases. Also understand that if leaks keep occurring, you may have a corroded tank that needs replacing.

Odd Noises

Have you ever noticed gurgling or bubbling noises coming from your water heater system? These are never good sounds, and are definitely an indication that something is wrong with your water heater. If you do notice this symptom, be sure to call for professional services right away. Many times it may be a loose component, but even that is not something you want to ignore, so that you prevent further damage.

For quality water heater services throughout Olympia, WA, contact Brooks Plumbing Co. today.

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