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How to Help Your Water Heater this Winter

Winter means that the weather is getting colder and the temperature on your thermostat is getting higher. Of course, we’re sure that your heater becomes one of the focal points of your home services, but we want to make sure that you’re not leaving your water heater on the backburner. Your water heater is just as important as your traditional heater if not more. 

We want you to realize this the easy way—through our advice! We know that sometimes you might learn best through trial and error, but trial and error in this arena can be quite expensive. We’re here for all your services from water heater repair to water heater installation in Gainesville, FL

How to Help Your Water Heater

Here are a few things you can do to help your water heater this winter:

Schedule a Maintenance Appointment

You’re going to need to start off by scheduling a maintenance appointment with a team of professionals. We want you to start off with this because it’s the best way to lay the proper groundwork for all the work your water heater has to do in the future. Maintenance can help you pinpoint any problems that might be lying right underneath the surface. Noticing and eliminating them now will help you avoid a world of trouble late on. 

Consider a Water Softener

Most of the problems with your home’s water heater can stem from your home’s actual water. If we’re really going to get particular, a lot of the problems come from hard water If this is the case in your home, then you’re going to need to get yourself a water softener. This can eliminate a majority of the build-up in your home and problems in your water heater as well.

Make Sure the Temperature is Right

A lot of the time, the problems you’re experiencing can stem from an overworked water heater system. This is why it’s important to check your home’s water heater and make sure that its current temperature setting isn’t too high. Consult with our professionals. We can help you make sure that yours is within an appropriate range. 

Check On the Rest of Your Plumbing Too

What if this problem isn’t actually stemming from your home’s water heater? Sometimes, the problem is caused by your home’s piping. We can help you determine what the source of your trouble is because our professionals are attentive and precise. We’ll help you with what you need. 

Know When You Need a New Water Heater

Sometimes you need to realize when it’s time to give it up and get yourself a new water heater. Don’t feel like you’re giving up or accepting defeat. You’re not. Instead, you’re choosing the responsible way to care for your home. Sometimes, you just need a fresh start with a new system rather than an endless struggle with your current one. We can help you find the appropriate system for your home.

Contact Affinity Gas Services today to schedule an appointment with our professionals. We’re “The Gas Efficiency Experts.”

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