It’s easy to forget just how often you rely on your water heater–until it breaks down.

Learn how to take better care of your water heater, how to spot the first signs of trouble, and how to choose a new water heater when the time comes.

You can also call on Simpson Plumbing for water heater repair and installation in Tracy and beyond.

How Long Does It Take for a Water Heater to Heat Up?

So, someone has used up all of the hot water just before you were about to jump in the shower or use the hot water for some other purpose. It’s disappointing to wait for a bit and start showering, only to run out of hot water again before you’re finished. [...]

By |2022-03-22T19:31:37+00:00April 20th, 2021|Water Heaters|

Water Heater Making Bubbling Noises?

It’s never good when a part of your home is making a noise that it shouldn’t. If you’ve noticed that your water heater is making a bubbling, popping, or gurgling noise, you have cause for concern. If the noise sound most like bubbling, your first instinct is to think that [...]

By |2022-11-23T12:18:01+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Water Heaters|

Will A Water Heater Work Without Power?

We’ve all experienced a power outage at the worst of times. They’re never convenient, and usually lead to more stress and questions than we’d prefer. One thing many people have asked about is whether they will still have hot water during a power outage. And the answer to that is: [...]

By |2021-09-30T20:17:18+00:00September 7th, 2020|Water Heaters|

Can a Bad Water Heater Cause Low Water Pressure?

Low pressure problems can be very frustrating. Why is your shower so weak, or why does it take forever to fill your pots at the kitchen sink? The cause may be a bad water heater. Here is how a bad water heater can cause low pressure problems. Sediment Build-Up The [...]

By |2022-11-23T12:22:12+00:00July 29th, 2020|Water Heaters|

Water Heater Can’t Keep Up? Here are Your Options

Do you run out of hot water mid-shower? Or, do you find that you can’t get your water hot enough, especially if you’re running multiple faucets at the same time? You don’t have to live with it. You can change or replace your water heater to get the amount of [...]

By |2022-11-23T12:25:04+00:00July 7th, 2020|Water Heaters|

Why Is My Water Heater Tripping My Circuit Breaker?

Has this ever happened to you? Your water heater trips the circuit breaker in your house. So you go and reset the circuit breaker. Then after a few minutes, it happens again. So you reset it again. But immediately, the water heater trips your circuit breaker again. This continual [...]

By |2021-01-25T06:12:52+00:00May 22nd, 2020|Water Heaters|

Can An Electric Water Heater Explode?

The answer is a resounding YES. Electric water heaters absolutely can explode. That’s not to say you should necessarily be concerned. Water heaters that are installed and maintained properly almost never do so, and having a legitimate technician install and maintain your water heater is always the best option. They’re [...]

By |2021-09-30T20:23:18+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Water Heaters|

Water Heater Sizzling? What’s Wrong and What to Do About it

Are you hearing a water heater sizzling sound? Depending on when you hear the sizzling or hissing sound and what’s going in the heater, your water heater may need replacement, or it may be working normally. Here’s a few things that could be causing your water heater to sizzle. Leaks [...]

By |2022-11-23T12:27:06+00:00December 10th, 2019|Water Heaters|
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