Affordable Hot Water Heater Repair Atlanta

Metro Atlanta and Athens

and Surrounding Cities

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Electric Water Heater Problems 

Electric Water Heater

Electric Water Heater

No Hot Water

  • Check the circuit breaker/fuse box.
  • Check water heater power.
  • Check water heater reset button/limit switch.
  • Check upper thermostat.
  • Check upper element.

Not Enough Hot Water

  • Temperature set to low.
  • Check elements.
  • Check thermostats.
  • Check for loose wiring.
  • Water heater undersized.
  • Check water heater dip/fill tube.

Water Is To Hot

  • Adjust water heater temperature.
  • Thermostat must fit tight against the tank.
  • Check for grounded element.
  • Check thermostat function

Slow Hot Water Recovery

  • Adjust temperature.
  • Check thermostats.
  • Check elements.
  • Check wire connections.
  • Sediment build up on elements.

Water Heater Is Noisy

  • Heat trap nipples.
  • Sediment build up on water heater elements.

Relief Valve Sporadically Releasing Large Amounts Of Water

Hot Water Heater Repair

Hot Water Heater Repair

  • Water to hot – See above.

Electric Water Heater Breaker Tripping

  • Wire shorted in system
  • Grounded element.
  • Water leaking around element.
  • Grounded thermostat/limit.
  • Undersized breaker.
  • Breaker weak.

Water heater Leaking

  • Check all orifices on the water heater for leaks including the water heater elements.

If the tank itself is leaking the water heater must be replaced


GAs Water Heater Problems

No Hot Water

  • Pilot not lit.
  • GAs off?
  • Check valves

Pilot Will Not Light

  • GAs off
  • Air in gas line
  • Pilot orifice clogged
  • Pilot supply line kinked or clogged
  • Defective gas control valve

Pilot Lights But Will Not Stay Lit

  • Check thermocouple
  • GAs control valve defective

Pilot Light Goes Out Intermittently

  • Thermocouple going bad
  • Pilot orifice or line partially clogged
  • Main burner
  • Down draft from flue
  • GAs control valve going bad

Water To Hot

  • Short cycling
  • Thermostat set to high
  • GAs control valve malfunction

Not Enough Hot Water

  • Thermostat
  • Overuse
  • Water heater undersized
  • Thermostat malfunction
  • Burner orifice
  • Water heater dip tube
  • Low gas pressure

Water Heater Slow To Reheat

  • Thermostat
  • Sediment
  • Burner orifice
  • Weather
  • Low gas pressure

Water Heater Noisy

  • Sediment
  • Heat traps

Flame Rolls Out Of Access Opening When Burner Fires

  • Burner clogged
  • Excess gas pressure