You may find that your hot water is not working at all and may think it as a plumbing emergency, and it is. There may be several reasons why there is no hot water such as the tank is on its last legs, or the valves or thermostat may need replacement.
Other reasons for not having a hot water could be because of a leak from the cylinder or from TPR valves which can be an indication that you need to have hot water system repair Riverview or maintain the tank. It is also rare for homeowners to check their hot water tanks regularly which means that you will not know if you have an emergency unless you use it.
What to do in case there is no hot water?
You could call your plumber right away and inform your situation so that when they come to your home and do an inspection, they will know how to help you. You could also inspect your hot water tank, power supplies and plumbing. But keep in mind that this is not the same with gas, electric, solar and heat pump systems.
If you have an electric hot water tank, check the fuse or the circuit breaker. For gas hot water tanks, check if the pilot light is still on. If you are uncertain of what to do, call a reputable plumber so that they can repair the tank for you.
Not having hot water especially when you need it can really be frustrating most especially during the colder months. Make sure to call your local plumber as they know how to install, maintain and repair a variety of hot water heaters.