No Hot Water?
If there’s no hot water coming out of your pipes, your water heater’s pilot light has likely gone out due to a faulty thermocouple. Luckily, this is a quick fix that will restore hot water to your home in no time.
What is a Thermocouple?
Your system’s thermocouple is an electric device that shuts off the gas supply to your water heater if the pilot light goes out. It serves as a safety device. However, it’s only safe when it’s operated properly.
A faulty thermocouple will repeatedly shut off your pilot light and burner, meaning your water heater won’t be able to do what it’s supposed to: heat your water!
A Quick Fix
Fortunately, replacing your water heater’s thermocouple is a great opportunity to tap into your DIY ability! With some simple tools and a little bit of time, you can fix your system’s thermocouple yourself. However, there’s no shame in asking a professional to do the job, whether it be through HomeX Remote Assist or in person.
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