Most of us take the hot water in our homes for granted. We go to take a shower or wash our hands and expect there to be hot water. Many don’t think of it until the hot water stops working. In that situation, you suddenly find yourself thinking about water heater maintenance.
While it might not be something you think of often, water heater maintenance is essential. Water heaters are expensive, and we rely on them more than we realize. This post will look at some of the reasons why you should remember to maintain your water heater.
The first reason to maintain your water heater is to ensure reliable performance. No one wants to wake up in the morning only to find that the water heater is not working. Beyond the unpleasant cold shower, it is just the wrong way to start your day. You were starting your day as usual, and suddenly, you need to think about repairing or replacing your water heater. Staying on top of water heater maintenance can help prevent this type of surprise.
Buying a new water heater and having it installed is an expensive project. Along with that, it can be a bit of an inconvenience to have the work performed. You should avoid these costs and the inconvenience as much as possible. With regular maintenance, you can extend the life of your water heater. Over time, maintenance will save money and help you avoid the hassle for longer.
If you are not maintaining your water heater, it is not operating as efficiently as it can. The efficiency of a water heater will decrease as minerals like calcium build up in the tank. The water heater will have to heat the mineral build-up and the water. If your water heater is electric, the mineral build-up can impact the operation of the heating element.
The hard water of Las Vegas can put more stress on your water heater. Minerals will build up faster, and your water heater might require more maintenance. However, you can protect your water heater by installing a water softener.
Contact the Red Rock Water Systems team to learn more about home water products. We are a local company with 22 years of experience with water systems. We would be happy to offer a free estimate or provide more information.
Thanks for visiting!