Homeowners tend to care deeply about their
in Montgomery County, and they do so for good reason; water quality can
impact your household in a number of ways. The temperature of your water
is also important, which is determined by the efficiency of your hot water
heater. Keep reading to find out if your hot water heater is heading for
Much like foods, certain types of water treatment appliances tend to emit
distinctive smells when they expire, and hot water heaters are among them.
In fact, a rotten egg smells about the same as the water from
a malfunctioning hot water heater. In the case of a water heater, this smell comes from excess levels of
sulfur, bacteria, and hydrogen. This could indicate a problem with your
anode, and can be remedied by a professional water treatment service.
If your hot water heater is leaking, there is likely a serious problem
that warrants professional attention. There are a number of possible sources
of the leak, including the temperature and pressure relief valve, the
water drain valve, and a leak in the tank itself. Never attempt to fix
a hot water heater leak on your own, and keep in mind that if your tank
is leaking, you may have to replace the entire unit.
No Hot Water
The main purpose of your hot water heater is to provide your household
with warm or hot water when you need it. If it is not efficiently serving
this purpose, there is something wrong with the system and it should be
looked at by a professional water treatment service. Keep in mind that
older hot water heaters are more likely to break down.
Is your hot water heater heading for a meltdown? Call the water treatment
professionals at Tri-County Pumps at (301) 432-0330. We are proud to serve
the Montgomery County and surrounding areas with water softeners and septic
services such as septic system pumping. For more information about our
well pumps and water filtration systems, feel free to
visit our website.