The water heater is a valuable part of any home, providing hot water for kitchens and bathrooms for a variety of uses. Water heaters can cause great damage to your home, they could leak or rust that would cause water damage, and mold.
While most people imagine that flooding is the primary method that a compromised water heater can cause damage to your home, there are other dangers present as well which can cause you thousands of dollars worth of repair bills and even affect the health of the members of your home as well.
Even a slow leak can cause your water bill to rise because of additional water being wasted and the continual heating of new water added to the tank. Below find the types of damage caused by a leaking water heater.