Are you having problems with your hot water system repeatedly failing to produce hot water? Read on to know 5 reasons to have your system serviced and repaired.
How water systems require regular servicing and repair. It’s best to call a licenced plumber if you notice the things listed below happening.
Water + electricity is hazardous and can be fatal. If you notice a lot of water leaking from your system, turn it off immediately. This will prevent accidents from happening. Make sure to call a licenced plumber to repair the system.
In general, hot water systems can live up to 10-12 years. Rarely, it can last up to 15-20 years, but they will start performing poorly before then. When that time comes, call a licenced plumber to install a new one for you or at the very least get some advice and insight into some potential options.
Hot water systems essentially work as a big kettle for the whole household. A system that’s not doing what it’s supposed to do means the heating coils in your electric hot water system are broken or worn. Consult a hot water specialist immediately to know whether it needs to be serviced or replaced.
If you’re hearing noises in your houses such as hissing or sizzling, it might be coming from a faulty relief valve or sediment build-up inside the tank.
Also, if your system starts to produce discoloured water such as red or brown, it’s no doubt that it needs repair.
You should contact your favourite plumber once either or both of these things happen in your household.
Have a look at your switchboard at home to see if a switch has tripped to the hot water system or if someone turned it off. If it’s off, it’s time for you to call a plumber to fix the problem for you and ensure the hot water system is operating correctly.
If you ticked even one item from the list, it’s about time you call a licenced plumber to help you fix the issues in your hot water system. All you need to do is to call us, JML Plumbing & Gas. We are a team of fast, friendly, and highly-trained professionals who can supply, install, service, and repair your hot water systems. We have extensive knowledge of brands, installation procedures, and maintenance and repairs.
From choosing the right hot water system for your household and budget to the disposal of your old hot water tank, we are with you all the way! So contact our team today to discuss your next water heater! 02 6193 4089
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