One of the worst mistakes you can make with a water heater—or any major appliance, for that matter—is ignoring the warning signs that something is wrong and failing to have repairs done. Small problems might be easy to repair.
Allowing small problems to get worse and worse can lead to very big problems and even a total breakdown of your water heater. But it’s understandable that you might not be certain whether repairs are actually necessary. To help you spot the early warning signs that you need to call a plumber for water heater repair, we’ve got a handy list of clues for you.