No one likes to have a cold shower, especially on a cold winter morning. When you get a good hot water system installed on your property, you expect it to function well.
However, there are times when you may find that the hot water in your home is insufficient. Sometimes, this could be because there are a larger number of people in the house using hot water simultaneously, causing the shortage.But there are other reasons why this could happen such as:
Reasons Why You Don’t Have Hot Water
If you find that there is no hot water in your home on a regular basis, it means there is something wrong with your hot water heater. These problems are best handled by professionals like us at Australia Wide Plumbing and Electrical.There could be a number of different reasons why your hot water system isn’t heating such as:
- Defective Thermostat– The thermostat connected to your hot water system tells the elements exactly when to heat up. It also monitors the water temperature. If there is a malfunction in the thermostat, this could result in no hot water.
- Water Leak– This is another common reason why you may not have hot water in your home. If there is a leak in the hot water tank or in any of the pipes that lead out from it, this could result in a shortage of hot water in your home.
- Electrical fault- A blown fuse could be another cause of no hot water. It always a good idea to check whether the fuse has blown. If you have a circuit breaker connected to the hot water heater, check whether it has tripped. If this happens once in a while, it sentsomething you need to worry about. However if you find that this is occurring on a regular basis, it is important that you call in a professional to get the system checked.
- Poor Maintenance OrOld System- Most hot water systems of good brands can easily provide 10 to 15 years of service with basic maintenance. However overuse, poor maintenance and age can take their toll on the system. If you find that the hot water heater is showing signs of increased performance, it important to get the system checked.
We at AustraliaWide Plumbing and Electrical are a leading company in the industry and can provide high quality hot water system repair and replacement services. For more information, feel free to contact us at 1300 099 332 or send us an email via this form.