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Does Your Tankless Water Heater Need Repairs?

Tankless water heaters are an excellent, energy efficient choice for many homeowners throughout the country. They are capable of handling periods when homeowners are away better than traditional storage tank water heaters, and they aren’t susceptible to heat loss and wasted water. A tankless water heater in your home can help you save a good amount of energy, which means you’ll be paying less for utilities each month.

Just like any other type of appliance or system, however, tankless water heaters do run into problems from time to time, and when they do you will need a professional on your side who has the expertise necessary to resolve the issues. Of course, it also helps to know when you may need repairs. Keep reading to learn some of the signs that this may be the case.

Lack of Hot Water

This is of course the most apparent red flag that something is amiss with your tankless water heater. If the water is cold or even lukewarm, then there’s most likely a problem with the heating array. Or it can be trouble with the fuel source—gas or electric—such as a clogged line or a loose wire. Whatever the cause of the issue, it needs a professional touch to resolve it.


Because of their compact nature, when a tankless water heater suffers a leak it can be a big deal. A water leak can easily reach other components in the system and damage them. However, this type of problem is relatively simple for a trained technician to repair. Check for puddles around the base of your tankless system, or a drop in water pressure in the more extreme cases.

Odd Noises

No matter the appliance or system, odd and/or unfamiliar noises are never a good sign. You may notice a gurgling or bubbling, or even a groaning or hissing sound. Anything that can’t be associated with the regular functioning of the system is something that warrants a service call. If you notice a strange sound, shut down your water heater and call for repairs right away.

For superior tankless water heater repairs in Olympia, WA, contact Sound Heating today!

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