You probably have about a hundred other things on your mind aside from all the maintenance requirements for your home systems. Still, there are some systems for which preventive maintenance is an absolute necessity. Your water heater is one of those systems. If you want to keep your water heater in good shape, you need to make sure that you schedule preventive maintenance at least once a year.
Water Heater Issues
It’s never a good idea to wait for problems to present themselves before calling for repairs. Most of the issues that can afflict water heater systems start off subtly, making it unlikely that you’ll detect them in a timely fashion. By the time you do notice an issue with the system, it will often be too late to prevent the majority of the damage. The only hope for catching a lot of these issues in time to prevent most of the damage is to proactively look for them. That means scheduling preventive maintenance at least once a year.
During a preventive maintenance appointment, your technician will check the entire system to identify potential problem areas. Any problems that are already developing, or weak areas that may soon develop problems, can be dealt with then and there. This can save you a significant amount of money on repair costs over the lifespan of your system. You only reap those benefits, though, if you schedule the maintenance on a regular basis.
Water heater systems don’t really have seasons of more or less use, like HVAC systems do. So, it’s not as important that you schedule maintenance during a specific season as it is that you schedule it consistently every year. If you haven’t scheduled maintenance in over a year, make sure that you do so as soon as possible.
Sunset Air provides comprehensive water heater maintenance services in Olympia, WA. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our experts.