There’s nothing quite like the disappointment of wanting a hot shower only to find that there’s nothing but cold water coming out of the showerhead. If this happens to you frequently, or there’s no hot water in your home at all, it’s quite important to reach out to a licensed technician to get more insight into what’s happening and why. For some in Brentwood, TN, water heater repair or replacement may be necessary.
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Water heaters are useful to have, but if you have ever dealt with a build-up of mineral deposits in your water system, you will know that its maintenance can be hard work. Here are a few reasons why maintaining your water heater is very important!
If you have a tank water heater in your home, then you can probably understand why excessive water pressure would be a problem. While it’s extremely rare for a water heater to blow up, excessive water pressure can and does lead to corrosion and leaks that are fatal for the system, and also leave you with a headache of a mess and probably property damage to deal with too.
Nobody wants gallons of water seeping through their garage or living space because of a water heater that built up too much pressure. So, how do you avoid this? Well, the answer is simple–by scheduling routine water heater maintenance. This allows our professionals to check 1. a very important component called the anode rod and 2. if your water heater has a scaling problem.
Read on to learn more!
When customers ask if we recommend maintenance for tankless water heaters, our answer is “yes.” Allow us to elaborate…
Tankless systems are clearly smaller than their tank water heater counterparts. They have fewer moving parts, and as a result, might seem like they need less care. While they may not need maintenance as often as a tank system, they still need this routine service. Here’s why:
If there is any appliance in the average American home that could be considered the “unsung hero” of the household, it’s the water heater. Think about it—you use yours every day, but do you really think about it much? You likely don’t, until something goes wrong. And when something does go wrong, you probably rush to find a solution, even if it’s not the best solution.
Oftentimes, water heater problems can be remedied with professional repair, but if your water heater is nearing a couple decades old, it may be time to replace. When that time comes, you have options! You don’t have to stick with the same size storage tank, nor do you have to stick with a storage tank type water heater at all. More and more homeowners are going tankless these days.