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What To Do If Your Water Heater Is Leaking 
1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton

If you're experiencing a water heater leak, don't wait to call 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton. A water heater can leak for many reasons, but it's always best to have it checked out by a professional to avoid further damage and expensive repairs. We offer full repair and installation services for all makes and models of water heaters, so you can rest assured that we'll get your problem fixed quickly and efficiently. Contact us today!

When it comes to your home's plumbing, the water heater is one of the most important components. It's responsible for providing hot water for showers, laundry, dishes, and more. So, when it starts to leak, it can be a big problem.

A Water heater leak can occur for several reasons. A common cause is a loose or damaged water supply line. If the water heater is old, the tank may be rusting and beginning to leak. Another possibility is a faulty temperature and pressure relief valve.

Whatever the cause, it's important to get the water heater leak repaired as soon as possible. A small leak can quickly turn into a big problem, resulting in extensive damage to your home and costly repairs.

  1. What to do if your water heater is leaking

  2. The causes of water heater leaks

  3. Hot water heater maintenance tips

  4. If you have plumbing issues, contact 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton

What To Do If Your Water Heater Is Leaking

If your water heater is leaking, you should first shut off the water supply to the tank. Once the water is shut off, you can call a plumber to repair the leak. If you try to fix the leak yourself, be sure to wear protective clothing and eyewear, as hot water can cause burns. If the leak is small, you may be able to repair it with a water heater leak repair kit. These kits are available at most hardware stores. However, if the leak is large or if you are unsure of how to properly fix it, you should call a plumber. Trying to fix a large water heater leak yourself can result in further damage to the tank or even injuries. 1-800-Plumber +Air are experts in hot water tank and water heater repairs and can help you fix your leak quickly and safely. Call us today to schedule a repair!


The causes of water heater leaks

There are a few common causes of hot water heater leaks: corrosion, fittings that aren't tightened properly, and age. If your hot water heater is leaking, it's important to get it fixed as soon as possible to avoid further damage and minimize the risk of flooding.

Corrosion is one of the most common causes of hot water heater leaks. Over time, the tank can start to rust and degrade, eventually leading to holes and leaks. This is especially common in older hot water heaters that haven't been properly maintained.

If your hot water heater's fittings aren't tightened properly, it can also lead to leaks. These fittings can become loose over time, so it's important to check them periodically and tighten them if necessary.

Age is another common cause of hot water heater leaks. As hot water heaters age, they become more likely to develop leaks. This is due to the deterioration of the tank and other parts. If your hot water heater is more than 10 years old, it's important to have it inspected regularly for potential leaks.

If you think your hot water heater might be leaking, it's important to get it checked out as soon as possible. A leak can cause significant damage to your home and lead to costly repairs. If you have any concerns, be sure to contact a professional for an inspection.


Hot water heater maintenance tips

Hot water heaters can last for many years with proper care, but they can also be a source of major problems if they're not maintained properly.

Here are some quick tips for hot water heater maintenance:

  • Check the temperature setting on your hot water heater regularly. The ideal setting is between 120 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Flush your hot water heater regularly to remove sediments that can build up over time and cause problems.

  • Inspect your hot water heater for leaks regularly, and repair any leaks as soon as possible.

If your hot water heater does start leaking, it's important to take action immediately to minimize the damage. Turn off the power to the hot water heater and shut off the water supply. Then, call a professional to come and assess the situation. In some cases, a simple repair can fix the problem. However, in other cases, the hot water heater may need to be replaced.

If you follow these tips, you can keep your hot water heater in good working condition for many years to come. Regular maintenance and prompt repairs will help to prevent major problems down the road.


If you have plumbing issues, contact 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton


If you have plumbing issues, contact 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton. We are experts in hot water tank and water heater repairs, and we can help you fix your leak quickly and safely.

Hot water tank leaking, water heater leaking, and water heater leak are common problems that we can help you fix. We understand the importance of having hot water in your home, and we will work quickly to repair any leaks or other issues. Contact us today to schedule a repair!

From regular service appointments to emergency services our professional service for plumbing repairs, we are the plumbing company for you.

Apart from the services we offer, there's a lot that makes us stand out from the rest of the pack. First, we listen! We strive to give our customers exceptional service, which includes listening to your needs. Our technicians will listen and come up with a practical and lasting solution. We encourage our clients to ask questions whenever they need clarification. We also ensure we explain our proposals thoroughly and keep you informed every step of the way. So contact us today!



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1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton
3490 US-1, Ste 10C
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 281-8061

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