Your water heater is an essential component of your plumbing, providing the hot water you need for showering, washing your hands, cleaning dishes or doing laundry. Though you may not think about it every day, keeping your hot water heater functioning at peak condition is vital to avoid inconvenient breakdowns.

Regular, scheduled maintenance is the best way to ensure your water heater is always at its best. Contact the licensed experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Greater Syracuse for commercial or residential maintenance services in Skaneateles, including inspections, repairs and adjustments.

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Common Water Heater Problems

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing, we work with a team of local, expert plumbers who can take on any water heater problems they encounter. Some common issues we see in Skaneateles homes and businesses include:

  • Noisy tanks: A noisy tank could indicate a buildup of sediment that has settled to the bottom of your tank. While some sediment is normal, too much could result in damage to your tank.

  • No hot water: Providing hot water is your water heater's primary duty, so if you're not getting any hot water, something is wrong. Usually, this indicates your heating element may need to be replaced.

  • Leaks: If you spot any leaks coming from your water heater, you need to act quickly. Leaks can cause extensive damage to the area surrounding your tank.

  • Smelly water: Hot water with an unpleasant odor could indicate your tank has a bacteria contamination. You will want to address this problem as soon as possible since the contaminated water may not be safe to use.

If you experience these or any other problems with your water heater, reach out to Mr. Rooter Plumbing right away. We will schedule an appointment to check out your situation.

Skaneateles, New York, Water Heater Inspection

Water heaters are complex systems that require regular, annual inspections to ensure they're working as they should. When you work with Mr. Rooter Plumbing for maintenance services, our licensed technicians will complete the following step to evaluate your tank:

  • Overall health analysis: We will carefully evaluate your water heater and note any potential short- or long-term issues so you know what to watch out for.

  • Sediment flush: As we mentioned before, it's normal for some sediment to build up in your tank. Our technicians will flush the tank to remove that buildup.

  • Anode rod inspection: Your tank's anode rod is designed to prevent rust. Over time, it will begin to dissolve, so we check to see if yours needs to be replaced.

When you stay on top of your annual water heater maintenance with Mr. Rooter Plumbing, we can keep a closer eye on your tank and identify potential problems before they cause complications.

Schedule Your Water Heater Maintenance Today

If you have a water heater that needs maintenance, reach out to Mr. Rooter Plumbing today. Our team offers a wide range of services from courteous, licensed plumbers who can handle whatever you need.

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