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The Importance of Water Heater Maintenance

Having access to hot and cold water is one of those things that homeowners can easily take for granted. The assumption is that it’ll always be there when they need it. But the moment something goes wrong, it wreaks havoc in the home. 

Access to clean, hot water isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity not just for your home comfort, but for your health and hygiene as well. There’s nothing worse than being halfway through a shower when the water turns ice cold, especially in the winter. Lack of hot water affects other areas of your home such as your ability to effectively wash your hands and sterilize your dishes.

Don’t let an unexpected shortage of hot water sneak up on you. The best way to avoid any issues with your access to clean, hot water is through maintenance! We know that water heater maintenance for your Brentwood, TN home might sound unnecessary but it’s a great investment in ensuring your home comfort. Here are 4 benefits of scheduling regular water heater maintenance.

1. Decrease the Likelihood of an Early Replacement

It helps to look at maintenance as an investment in the longevity of your water heater. When you schedule maintenance for your water heater, it helps the system run better overall. 

By extending the lifespan of your water heater, you’ll save money in the long run. Tank water heaters should last 8-12 years and tankless water heaters can last up to 20 years. By investing in regular maintenance, you can rest assured that you’re doing everything you can to make sure your water heater lasts for its estimated lifespan. 

2. Reduce the Number of Repairs

A well-maintained water heater is much less likely to need regular repairs. During maintenance, we’ll go through a checklist of tasks and make sure your water heater is performing at peak capacity. We’ll catch any small technical troubles early on that if left unchecked, would normally result in a problem that requires repairs.

3. Improve Energy Efficiency and Decrease Utility Bills

Water heaters are one of the most energy-hungry appliances in your home. When your water heater isn’t working efficiently, it’ll become apparent with an increase in your energy bills. Maintenance is a service that saves you money by reducing your energy use and thus your utility bills.

Why You Should Trust Us with Your Water Heater Maintenance

You should be able to depend on your water heater and maintenance gives you the peace of mind to do that. Nobody wants to suffer through not having enough clean, hot water to meet the needs of their family members. 

Don’t hesitate to reach out to our team of plumbing pros with any questions you have about your water heater. We’re happy to talk about your maintenance options. We can also give you advice on whether your current water heater is giving you the most efficient service it can.

When you need reliable Brentwood, TN water heater service, look no further than Covenant Heating and Cooling. Contact us today!

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