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Is Your Hot Water Not That Hot? Find Out Why!

You probably don’t think about your water heater much, that is, until you have the unfortunate experience of stepping into a cold shower. If your hot water is not that hot, or if you’re generally unsatisfied with the consistency of your water temperature, it’s possible that you need water heater replacement or repair. Contact Stang Plumbing & Heating for water heater replacement in Washington, D.C., or keep reading to learn more about why your hot water is not that hot!

Do I Need Water Heater Replacement or Repair?

If your hot water is not that hot, you might be wondering whether you need to call a plumber for water heater replacement or repair. Typically, you can tell if you need water heater replacement or repair if you’re experiencing the following issues:

  • Water that is too hot
  • Water that is not hot enough
  • Not enough hot water
  • Water that is discolored
  • Water that is smelly
  • Water that contains rust or other sediment
  • Leaks coming from the water heater
  • Noises coming from the water heater

When your hot water is not that hot, it’s possible that you have a leak in your water heater. Alternatively, you might have a problem with mineral deposits or other hard water contaminants building up in your water heater—reducing its efficiency.

Additionally, when your hot water is not that hot, you could have problems with your water heater’s thermostat. If this is the case, you probably only need to adjust your thermostat settings or replace the thermostat if it’s faulty. Call us if you need help with this.

Ultimately, if your hot water is not that hot and you’ve had your water heater for more than 10 to 13 years, it’s probably time to upgrade to a newer, more efficient model.

Schedule Water Heater Replacement in Washington, D.C.

Contact Stang Plumbing & Heating for an estimate on water heater replacement in Washington, D.C. today. We have an excellent reputation within the D.C. area and have earned a top rating in the Washington Checkbook every year since 1989. Additionally, Stang has earned a coveted “A” rating from Angie’s List, the country’s most trusted source for contractor and service company ratings. Call us today and find out why our customer service ratings are so high!

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