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Signs Your Water Heater May Be Failing

Are you are concerned your water heater may need to be replaced in the near future? If so, there are some signs you can look out for. Check them out below. Afterwards, browse our website to learn about what Stadler Plumbing can do for you! We can repair, replace, and install your water heater, so that your home is back up and running in no time.

Water Problems

Many issues can arise with your regular water flow if your water heater in on its last leg. One thing you may notice is a strange tint to your water’s color. If it is looking rusty or brown, then your water heater may be rusting from the inside out. This is a clear indication that leaks and other damage will start occurring soon. So having your water heater checked out right away should be a priority!

Another problem you may notice is a lack of hot water. No one likes cold showers, and washing clothes and dishes with cold water isn’t ideal, so this is something you are likely to notice right away. Lack of heat means your water heater is working extra hard to get the job done and can’t keep up with your household any longer. Have it looked at or replace fast!

Leaks

Any excess water around the tank means your tank is leaking somewhere. As it heats, any cracks or fractures open up and water is allowed to seep out. This isn’t just bad news for your water heater. This type of issue leads to all sorts of damage to your home, as well! Your flooring will suffer a lot and, if you have anything stored near your water heater, it will likely face irreparable  damage.

Strange Noises

Heard any strange noises lately? The older a water heater is, the more likely it is that various substances and materials have hardened inside of it and are rumbling around on a regular basis. This is a clear cut sign that your water heater is nearing the end. It will continue to work less and less efficiently and will wear down at a faster rate if the issues is not addressed.

Old Age

When it comes right down to it, a water heater that is over ten years old should be replaced. If your unit has been put to use for over a decade, but seems to be running fine, you should still strongly consider purchasing a replacement. It is only a matter of time before things start going downhill, and it is always better to stop any issues before they start.

Putting off water heater repair or replacement will only lead to more problems down the line. Things like these pile up fast, leaving you in need of countless repairs and facing lots of bills. Stop water heater woes in their tracks, by investing in our services today!

Call the experts at Stadler Plumbing for more information. We can’t wait to help you out!

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Common Causes Of Dripping Pipes

Have your water bills increased, and you don’t know why? Are you bothered by a constant dripping noise come from your faucet or shower? Have you spotted water stains on your walls or ceiling? If so, you are likely realize facing a leak or two.

Leaks are a nuisance, but they can be fixed. If you suspect a problem with your pipes, call the experts at Stadler Plumbing right away, so we can come take a look. Then, note these common causes of leaks to help avoid issues from reoccurring down the line.

Corrosion and Shifting

Over time, your pipes face wear and tear and some may start to corrode. If your pipes have seen better days, it is time to get an expert in to examine the issue before things get worse. Rust, corrosion, and other forms of deterioration are common in old pipes, and our certified staff is ready and able to get you back to where you need to be.

Another issue you may face is loosened pipes due to the shifting of your foundation. These leaks may be slow, but they are steady, meaning you could be facing a lot of damage over time. Why not play it safe? Get it fixed right away to ease your mind.

Frozen Pipes

When your pipes freeze, you could easily find yourself with loads of water damage. When the water in your pipes expand, it puts a lot of pressure on your system as a whole and leads to cracking and burst pipes.

If your pipes are frozen, call us in right away, so that we can fix you up before serious damage is done. Then, speak with us about insulating options to keep it from happening again. Taking preventative action is your best bet when it comes to any type of leaks in your water system.

Clogs

Clogs occur from time to time, and they seem to be a problem everyone encounters at some point. If your 2-year-old’s favorite game is throwing whatever they can in your toilet, you have definitely been there. Between hair, grease, food, toilet paper, and more, it’s typical for drains and pipes to clog every so often. Unfortunately, clogs put a lot of pressure on your plumbing system and can lead to lots of damage down the line.

If you notice your sink or tub draining slower than usual, then it is time to call in plumber before an easy fix turns into a big problem. At Stadler Plumbing, we have the tools and expertise necessary to clear out any clogs and get your pipes back to where they need to be. Let us help you out today.

These along with irregular water pressure, improper installation, and more are all typical reasons why you may be facing leaks. We can assist you with any issues and offer solutions to prevent problems from reoccurring time and time again. Call now to set up your appointment.

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