The Cold Reality Of A Broken Water Heater

April 05 2016

It is a cold day when you water heater goes out, literally. You step into the shower at six am looking forward to the warm embrace of the water as it trickles down your skin; instead you are horrified and shocked by the icey cold water smacking you in the face. You feel betrayed by your shower. You contemplate if bearing the cold water is worth washing your hair, but your body is in the middle of a traumatic experience so you quickly hop out of the shower.

What Now?

If your shower is ice cold, check if the rest of the water sources in your home are cold. If they are, it is safe to assume that there is something wrong with your hot water heater. You could need a repair, or you could need a new water heater. Whatever the case, you Honolulu plumbing and heating experts will take care of it. Our trained technician will inspect your water heater and diagnose the problem. Before doing any repairs or replacement, we will discuss the process, labor, and cost with you. Once you ok the repair, we will get to work.

Prevention

You should have your water heater inspected on a yearly basis to prevent things like this from happening. If your water heater is at the end of its lifespan – you can expect it to last anywhere from eight year to 12 years – it may be time to start looking for a replacement. Let us maintain and repair your water heater.

The experts at EPS will diagnose and repair any plumbing and heating issues that you may be having in your Honolulu home.