Nowadays there are a lot of households, that are utilizing water heaters for their personal needs. However, it can become a really big problem, if you need hot water to do some stuff about your house, and the only source of hot water breaks down.
Usually there are several electrical units, which are built in the storage tank. These are heating element and thermostat. The most widely spread problem is failure of heating element, which has to be replaced then. The following symptoms are likely to be caused by broken heater:
- water won’t get hot
- automatic shut-off system cuts the power
- electric shock is felt when touching the tank
In general, heating elements are quite reliable units, the only way to easily damage them is to use them without water, as their are not designed to heat the air.
If your water heater boils the water, and you are not able to set the desired temperature, most probably you will have to replace thermostat.
Whatever the problem is, call San Jose Appliance Repair and enjoy top-class service at affordable price.