5 Signs Your Hot Water Heater Needs Repair

Do you experience cold showers in the morning? Electricity costs that are too expensive? Is the water rust-colored? A new water heater may be required. It is critical for people who want to enjoy the benefits of an energy-saving appliance to ensure that the device is placed correctly. The incorrect placement of your water heater may result in a leak, which may cause significant damage to your home, as well as excessive water damage, scorching temperatures, and even a fire. Plumbers that are knowledgeable about all elements of your plumbing system should be the ones who install new water heaters in your home.


Old Water Heater

Have you had the same water heater for years? It could be time to replace it. Water heaters can last a long time, but there are many signs that indicate it is time to get a replacement. Many of the issues that might transpire can be caused by having an old unit. Contact Scout Plumbing, and we will take a look at the water heater and see if the problem is that it is old and worn out.


Rust in Water

One obvious sign of a problem is rust-colored water coming out of your sink and shower. This rust color can mean that your water heater is neglected and needs to be replaced. Having rust in your water can also be bad for your health, so it is important to have a professional determine what is causing the issue. It is likely an issue with the water heater, which might need to be replaced. Scout Plumbing is here to help you to learn about the problems you might be having with your water heater and give a professional’s perspective on the necessary steps that need to take place.


You might notice that there is a lot of water around the water heater. If your heater is constantly leaking, that could become a significant problem if left unchecked. Letting a professional look at your heater and where it is leaking is essential; it is not good if there are substantial leaks around the water heater.


Abnormally High Water and Heating Bill

If you are looking at your water and heating bills and notice that the price has gone up, it could be from the water heater. To save money in the long run, it is a good idea to have a professional look at the water heater and see if that is causing the price increase. Replacing the water heater can be a considerable expense, but can save you money on your monthly water and heating bills.

Leave it to the Professionals

Scout Plumbing in Lake Dallas handles all plumbing repairs. We can unclog toilets, drain basements, and locate water heaters. Our Lake Dallas family-owned plumbing business provides unclogging toilets, drain cleaning, water heater repair, and more. We provide affordable, reliable plumbing services. From minor leaks to major plumbing problems, we have helped countless clients just like you in the past. We're ready to help.