Why is my Water Not Hot Enough?
Picture this: after a long day of work, you come home, turn on the shower and find that the water is ice cold. Many people are plagued with faulty faucets and plumbing systems, which leave their bathrooms subpar.
If you’ve tried adjusting the water temperature yourself and still can’t get your water’s temperature to rise, then you may want to call in a professional plumber to take a look. Still not sure what the culprit could be? Here are a few possibilities:
Broken Water Heater
One of the most obvious reasons for continuously cold water is a broken water heater. But lucky for you, a broken heater doesn’t always need a complete replacement. Believe it or not, many small problems can go awry with a water heater, especially if the system is old.
Typically, a water heater’s performance begins to dwindle once it hits the age of 10. If you’re not sure whether it’s the tank itself or a part within, then it’s always best to contact Parobek Plumbing, LLC to solve the mystery and repair the problem at hand.
Another potential cause of that blizzard-like water is tank build-up. Over time, tank build-up occurs, leaving sediment and other dirt from your pipes trapped in the storage tank. When this happens, you won’t be able to get your water hot enough no matter how long you let it run. The solution? A simple tank cleaning by a professional could help restore your water to its former glory.
Although it still works, you may also have a broken thermostat. Just because something is running doesn’t mean it’s functioning properly; with a faulty thermostat, your hot water won’t reach its desired temperature. Hot water will be in short supply if your water heater’s thermostat is out of commission — so you may want to have it checked out if your own adjustments haven’t made a difference.
Fix Your Water Heater With Our Professionals
Don’t go another week without hot water. If your water is still ice cold, then it’s important to contact Parobek Plumbing, LLC at (512) 910-8123 to schedule your service today!