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Water Heater Issues & What You Should Be Looking For

Your water heater is one of the appliances in your home that works the hardest. ANytime that you need hot water, whether you are taking a shower, doing dishes or quickly washing your hands, you are utilizing your water heater. However, anyone who owns a home knows that the more you use something, the more likely it is that you will need repairs on it. Below you can find some of the issues that could occur with your water heater over time and how to handle them.

Your Anode Rod Could Fail

If it wasn’t for the anode rod in your water heater, it would rust out just after a couple years of use. This metal rod is normally made of aluminum or magnesium and remains in contact with the water in your tank so that it can attract the irons that would normally rust your tank. However, after some use, these rods become worn out and have to be replaced. However, if you do not replace it, you will experiencing major problems with your water heater soon.

You Could Have a Broken Dip Tube

The dip tube is used to vent all of the fresh water from the water line to the bottom of your tank so that it can warm faster. If you find that cold water is coming out of your faucet even when you are turning the hot knob, it is likely that you dip tube may be broken.

Expert Assistance

If you are experiencing any issues with your water heater, call High 5 Plumbing today at (720) 330-4868! We can find the source of the issue and fix it in no time!