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Why is my Rheem water heater taking longer than usual to heat up?


James Thompson, Water Heater Repair Expert

If your Rheem water heater is taking longer than usual to heat up, there could be a few possible reasons for this. Firstly, check if the thermostat is set to the desired temperature. If it is set too low, the water heater will take longer to heat up. Another reason could be sediment buildup in the tank, which reduces the efficiency of the heating element. Flushing the tank regularly can help resolve this issue. Additionally, a malfunctioning heating element or a faulty thermostat could also be causing the delay in heating. In such cases, it is recommended to contact a professional plumber who specializes in water heater repair. The experts at 5 Star Best Plumbing can assist you with any water heater-related problems. Visit Water heater repair/ for more information.

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