Max Sr. & Paul Schoenwalder Plumbing Heating Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for the ‘Water Heaters’ Category

Signs of a Worn Out Water Heater

Monday, July 30th, 2018

Water heater being worked on by a technicianWater heaters are designed to last a very long time, so long as you properly take care of them. However, no water heater will last forever. Occasionally you will need Union, NJ water heater repair, and eventually, replacement. And chances are, you’d like to replace your water heater before it gives up on its job completely and you’re left without hot water for hours, possibly even days.

If you’re unsure of whether or not your current water heater is in good shape, the best thing you can do for the system is call in a pro to take a look at it for you. In the meantime, we’ve shared some guidelines below that your system is struggling and potentially worn out to the point that it requires replacement.

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Why Is Your Water Heater Leaking?

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

drip-drop-waterThis is something you weren’t expecting to see. Your water heater was not performing as expected, so you checked on the unit, only to see water leaking from the system. Yikes! The first and most important step is calling in a technician ASAP. And, if you are able to safely, you may want to shut off water to the tank so that the leakage cannot get any worse and do damage to your home.

Still, in the meantime, you might want some answers. Today, we look at a few of the problems that might cause a water heater to leak and what you should do to take control when it does. All in all, be sure to have the right team for the job to accurately diagnose the problem and make sure you get the service your water heater needs.

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Replace That Older Water Heater before It Floods Your Basement

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Sometimes, you can tell if your water heater is past its prime. It may have broken down completely or, unfortunately, flooded your basement or another area of the home. Other times, it’s not so easy to tell a water heater is in trouble. We always recommend that you replace your water heater as early as possible, to avoid ending up with a shallow swimming pool in your basement.

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