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How to Maintain Your Water Heater During the Winter

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Not too many things feel better than a steamy shower on a cool winter morning. However, in order to keep the hot water flowing, you need to maintain your water heater. The winter months can be especially hard on your system as it works harder to warm the water during colder temperatures.

Scheduling routine water heater maintenance in Cape Coral, Florida doesn’t have to be complex. A yearly inspection with Affordable Air & Heat can detect and prevent small issues with your system before they turn into a water heater emergency.

Water Heater Maintenance Cape Coral, FL

Depending on the type of water heater you have will determine the type of regular maintenance your system needs. Most systems are meant to last for a decade or longer, and having the inner workings of the unit inspected each year can extend the lifespan of your unit.

Water Heater Flushes

Tank water heaters for example have a tendency to hold sediment in the bottom of the tank. That sediment can create a limited hot water supply and create a significant wait time for warm water to reach your faucet. Flushing the tank once a year eliminates the sediment and allows your water heater to perform more efficiently. An experienced water heater technician can flush the tank and remove the sediment buildup within a day.

Tankless water heater system can be affected by scale buildup as well. The scale needs to be removed every one to two years for the system to work at optimal performance. Tankless systems can last up to 20 years and routine inspections can ensure your system reaches its peak lifespan.

Symptoms Your Water Heater Needs Service

No matter what type of Cape Coral water heater system you have in your home, perform a visual inspection a couple of times each year. Small parts may become loose or even break, affecting the performance of your unit. Also, be aware of your utility bill each month. If you experience an unexpected spike in water costs, your water heater may need to be serviced to perform more efficiently.

Water Heater Servies with Affordable Air & Heat

Your water heater is a core necessity in your home, especially during the winter months. With visual home inspections and routine maintenance, your unit will not only last through the winter but for many years to come. Contact us today to get started.

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