House Always Cold/ No Hot Water

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by sal, Sep 17, 2005.

  1. sal

    sal New Member

    Sep 17, 2005
    I need help guys, I moved in a house where hot water is only available when I put central heating on! and it takes so long to get the hot water after opening tap. And the house is always colder than outside. During winter it is unbearably cold! Is this a plumbng issue? What can I do? Please help! Sal
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    Usually it would be a plumbing or heating control issue.
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  4. toolaholic

    toolaholic General Contractor Carpenter

    Jul 16, 2005
    Repairing and remodeling homes
    Marin Co. Ca.

    an elec. or gas fired water heater. no big deal ,sounds like you need a plumber
  5. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego, CA
    Jeez, how long are you willing to go without heat and without hot water? If you own it, yes you need a heating contractor. Sounds like your domestic hot water runs off the boiler, so the two problems are related. If you rent, get the landlord involved right away!
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