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Are You Ready for a New Water Heater?

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Are you wondering when it’s time to install a new water heater? This is a common time for homeowners to start rethinking their home appliances. The winter months get cold and any problems with your water heater are going to be heightened during this time of year. If you’re getting to the point where you think you might need a new water heater, then we can help you upgrade. We want to help you with a water heater install in Mission Bend, TX. Today, we’re going to start off with the signs that you should upgrade your water heater. 

The Signs That You Should Upgrade

Here are a few signs that you should upgrade to a new heating system. 

Struggling With Water Temperatures

One of the biggest indicators of a problem with your home’s water heater that’s worthy of a replacement is a problem with water temperature. If the problem is ongoing, then it’s an indication that your water heater isn’t able to perform properly. Your water heater’s one job is to provide you with a steady supply of hot water. If your water temperatures are unpredictable or you’re struggling with temperatures that are all over the place, then you should get in contact with one of our team members. 

The Age of Your System

Have you had your home’s water heater for a while? If you’ve had your home’s water heater for 10 to 15 years or more, then it’s important to consider the age of the unit. Your water heater wasn’t meant to last forever. If you’ve had your system for a while, then we’d suggest upgrading to a newer unit. This can eliminate the majority of problems that tend to come along with a heater’s old age.

Rusty Water

Have you noticed that your home’s water has started to get rusty? This is a clear sign that something is wrong within your hot water heater’s tank. The tank can fill with sediment over time. This is something that occurs naturally because of the level of mineral content that exists in the municipal water supply. The trouble comes when this sediment accumulates, hardens, and eventually breaks off. This can cause your water to change color or look rusty. 


The sediment that can occur in your home’s water isn’t always rust. There can be a number of other things floating around in your home’s water. If you notice something, it’s important to say something. Our professionals are skilled and we can help you pinpoint the source of your water heater trouble right away.

Odd Noises

There is one main noise that you might hear coming from a water heater that needs to be replaced. Rumbling is the sound of your water heater trying to move past the sediment we mentioned above. If this is a persistent problem even though you flush your water heater on a regular basis, it might be time to move on. We can help you find a new system that better suits your needs.

Contact Doug Turner Plumbing CO. today to schedule an appointment with our professionals. Services you can depend on!

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