Fix Your No Hot Water Problem Like an Expert!

If you find yourself without hot water, it’s important to identify the source of the problem before attempting any repairs.

This guide will help you diagnose why there is no hot water from your taps or shower heads so that you can return to enjoying warm showers and baths again!

Check the thermostat is operating correctly by turning up the temperature. If your thermostat works properly, you should hear the water heater kick back on.

All Types: Thermostat Malfunction

If it’s the high-temperature limit switch, find the reset button and reset it. You should hear a clicking sound if it resets properly. If the thermostat is working, you may have to replace it. This is a good time to call in a professional plumber.

To check if this is the cause, look for signs of a leak, like hissing noises or an unusual smell, like rotten eggs coming from near your water heater. 

Gas Heater: Gas Leak

If there is a gas leak and you smell gas, you should immediately take action and clear your home. Gas leak repairs are extremely dangerous and best left to a qualified professional.

If there are no gas leaks in your system, inspect the valve. Don’t forget to check that the gas is actually turned on. We have seen this a few times on callouts.

Gas Valve Failure

Also, inspect if the pilot light is burning continuously if you have one. If it keeps going out, you have a gas supply issue. This could be from a valve failure or an obstruction in the gas line. Now is the time to call in a plumber.

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