Water Heater Installation & Repair
Water Heater Problems?
Occasionally we all experience the dreaded water heater problems. Most of the time the issues are an easy repair (pilot light out discharger or pan clogged).
Once in a while the problem grows into a big one. Things such as no hot water or a leaking water heater. This is when you want to call a specialists аt Fox Valley Plumbing.
Are you shopping for a nеw water heater in Dupage, Cook, Kane, Lake, or Kendall county? How do you know if you should repair your current water heater or just replace it with a brand new unit? Some of the most common symptoms that usually mean it’s time to replace your old water heater include but are not limited to:
- Leaking water heater
- Water not as hot as usual
- Water is too hot all the sudden
- Dirty colored water
- Water overflowing
- Rust on the unit
- Stinky odor
- Funny noises coming from the unit
- Mold looking build up
- All units more than 10 years old
How Long Will My Water Heater Last?
Well, it depends on the type of unit you choose. Traditional water heaters could last up to 10 years. Tankless water heaters should last 7 to 10 years longer. Hard water will kill the unit, but regular preventative maintenance will enhance the units life expectancy.