If you have run out of hot water or you have a cold water heater, this information can help you avoid the inconvenience of being without hot water and/or the high cost of a weekend service call by showing you how to get the water heater going again. If this suggestion works you DO NOT need a new water heater, just a repair.

Many times you can get the unit going again by relighting the pilot light. Follow the directions on the side of the water heater. The water heater may be OK for a day or a week. Most likely you’ll be able to get by until a weekday. Call me as soon as you are able to schedule a service call. The good news is that you don’t need a new water heater, just a repair.

Many times you can get the unit going again by relighting the pilot light. Follow the directions on the side of the water heater.

And if this works you’re a HERO! and saved significant amount of money and stress by not having to schedule an emergency evening or weekend service call.