There are several common faults that can occur in a hot water system. The four most common faults are a faulty thermostat, a broken heating element, a leak in the tank, and sediment buildup. A faulty thermostat can cause the water to be too hot or not hot enough. A broken heating element can prevent the water from heating up at all. A leak in the tank can cause water damage and a loss of hot water. Sediment buildup can cause the water to become discolored and decrease the efficiency of the system. If you are experiencing any of these issues, it is important to contact a professional plumber to diagnose and repair the problem. At 5 Star Best Plumbing, our specialists are experienced in all types of hot water system repairs, including water heater repair and replacement, as well as repiping services.
The reset button on a hot water heater is designed to trip when the unit overheats or experiences a malfunction. This can be caused by a variety of factors, including