With your ever-reliable water heater, you shower with hot water, wash your dishes and even do the laundry. This makes water heater an important part of our everyday life, so, when it develops an issue, it calls for immediate attention. Water heaters can be a gas or an electricity water heater. Irrespective of the type of water heater you have in your home, the following parts are common to the two types.
Parts of Water Heaters and their Purposes
Common Issues with Water Heaters
Water leaking from your water heater might be due to loose drain valves or leaky pipes. Check if the drain valve is loose and tighten it. You can then check if your T&P valve is not damaged, if it is, it needs to be replaced. You may tighten the drain valve by yourself but contact a professional to replace a defective T&P valve.
Good water is said to be colorless and odorless but what happens when your hot water is smelly and/or colored. Bad odor might be coming directly from the water source or it could because the anode rod is rusty. Rusty anode rod can make water smell or discolor. The minerals in the water might also be the cause of the discoloring. Flush the hot water tank or call a plumber to replace a defective anode rod.
Issues with water heater temperature might be because your water heater is not hot at all, it is not hot enough or it is too hot. If the water from your gas water heater is not hot at all, adjust the pilot light setting. Check the electricity connection to the water heater for electric water heater. A broken dip tube might make the water not to heat properly and the thermostat issue might be the cause of a water heater producing scalding hot water. Call a professional to replace your dip tube.
The noise your water heater makes will determine what its problem is and how to tackle it. If your water heater is making a gurgling sound, the solution is to drain the tank and clean out the sludge or sediment. You can do this yourself. A water heater that makes a heating noise is dangerous and requires the attention of a professional immediately.
Carrying out a repair of hot water requires some levels of finesse and expertise, which only a professional plumber can deliver. Get in touch with us today and safe yourself precious time and money.
Grohe describes itself as the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and that is not a bogus claim, it’s true to a large extent. Grohe is an international brand focussed on the pure values of technology, quality, design and sustainability.
We all know all things German usually have one thing in common, strength and resilience. The Germany based company seeks to offer “pure joy of water” as it continues to develop a range of quality product across different categories.
Grohe is innovative and highly resourceful, they have continued to rule the plumbing and sanitary market with their smart home technology. All products are exquisitely designed and as one of Germany’s most sustainable brand, you can count on Grohe’s quality.
Toto has a reputation that precedes them in the aspect of innovative designs and hi-tech plumbing fixtures. The brand has remained a top choice among tech-savvy customers who love every of their utility outlets sophisticated. Toto provides high quality plumbing fixtures and fittings that are durable and reliable.
Add to the quality of the brand, their products come with a warranty as an expression their commitment to customer satisfaction. The Japanese leading manufacturer has continued to reign in its steads and for over 100 years Toto has not only become loved by Asians only, American and European homes have fallen in love with the brands innovation.
Toto is on a mission to advance bathroom cultures through a life-enhancing and clean technology.
Your sanitary sewer serves as the link between your commercial building and the treatment or disposal system. You may not like to talk about your sewage issues but you’ll eventually have to deal with it. Usually, your sewage issues may be beyond just a repair. Don’t be hesitant in involving our professionals as it can be a nuisance and also lead to serious health risks. When it’s beyond a repair, you may have to think of replacements.
Sewage Parts Susceptible to Problems
When you notice issues with your sewage, it is likely to be caused by any or a combination of the following;
1. Broken Sewer Line:
Our experts will trace your sewer line for cracks and damages. This might lead to leakages that leads to a form of environmental pollution. There might be a need to reline the pipes to your sewage, or a hydraulic replacement when its too damaged beyond repair. Nonetheless, it may be a case of a simple maintenance.
2. Bathroom Not Draining
This can lead to a whole lot of mess for you indoor. This messy scenario which our experts don’t consider as dirty might have occurred as a result of numerous reasons. It’s the job of our plumbing experts to trace the problem to the root and ensure it doesn’t happen anytime soon.
3. Foul Odor Due to Sludge Build-Up
All these reasons leads to one point, unbearable smell in the environment. Let’s assume you run a factory or an office building, you’ll be exposing your visitors, employees and customers to health issues if the sewage problem is not fixed.
When Should You Call Our Professionals?
You should not wait until it has gotten to an unbearable point before getting across to our professionals. Waiting could be quite dangerous as it will be getting worse by the day. Just have it in mind that it takes our professionals 90 minutes to get to you!
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