Did your water heater bail on you this past winter? Ideally, you should’ve been able to have it repaired by expert plumbers by now and be saved the trouble of encountering the same problems in the near future. If you haven’t encountered any problems at all, then it’s time to make yourself aware of the many things that can go awry with your hot water tank.
If you’re using a hot water tank, you’ll find that their set of problems are very much different from tankless water heaters, and the problem often lies in the gas itself. When left unattended for a long time, forgoing repairs on your hot water tank can endanger everyone in the family. Here are some of the common problems with hot water tanks and some precursory tips on handling them before they turn into more serious problems.