Why Regular Water Heater Maintenance is Important

If you’re anything like most homeowners, you probably use hot water on a daily basis. That means you need to have a dependable water heater. If you want to be assured of a working water heater, however, it’s important to remember to schedule routine maintenance. Having mineral buildup removed and having every component checked will help to ensure that your water heater continues to serve you well for many years to come. Here’s why regular maintenance is so imperative for your home’s water heater:

It extends your water heater’s lifespan.

When you delay your routine maintenance, it means that minor problems such as sediment buildup and worn-out components can quickly escalate into major problems. Over time, these issues can add up and make your water heater much more likely to break down. Regular maintenance will help keep your water heater fully functional for much longer.

It means more efficient service.

Routine maintenance helps to iron out any issues with your water heater, which allows for more efficient service. This, in turn, means that you’ll be reducing the amount of energy you have to use to heat water, and hence saving money on your utility bills. Maintenance is a short-term investment that can pay off in the long run.

It gives you peace of mind.

One of the last things any homeowner wants to be confronted with is a malfunctioning water heater, especially when it’s cold outside. You can significantly reduce your chances of experiencing a water heater problem by investing in regular maintenance. A well-maintained water heater will have fewer breakdowns and require less frequent repairs.

Mike Counsil Plumbing is proud to offer state-of-the-art water heater replacement to homes and businesses in the San Jose area. We can recommend a water heater that will be ideal for your building’s needs. To get started, call (408) 618-8002 today.