February is the month of love, and while you may be thinking about romantic gestures, don’t forget about the unsung hero of your home – the water heater.
This overlooked appliance works tirelessly to provide hot showers, fresh laundry, and clean dishes. This February, we encourage you to show a little extra love to your water heater! Here are some tips on how to shower your appliance with love.
Start by checking the temperature setting on your water heater. Make sure it is set to a comfortable yet energy-efficiency level. This not only ensures your comfort but also helps in reducing energy consumption.
Flush Away Sediment
Over time, sediment can accumulate at the bottom of your water heater, affecting its efficiency. This month, give your water heater a spa day by flushing out all this sediment. This simple maintenance task can improve its performance and prolong its life.
Water heater leaks often go undetected due to neglect from homeowners. Show your appliance some love by performing a visual inspection to check for leaks or corrosion. If you notice signs of a leak, contact a professional plumber immediately.
Consider an Upgrade
Sometimes, the best thing you can do for your water heater is upgrade it! If your water heater shows signs of aging or inefficiency, consider upgrading to a more energy-efficient model. Although it is an initial investment, your wallet and bank account will thank you in the long run!
Schedule a Professional Inspection with a Local Plumbing
During the month of love, schedule a date for your water heater and a professional plumber. Regular maintenance from an expert can catch potential issues before they escalate, ensuring a long and healthy life for your water heater.
This February, extend your love and appreciate the appliances that make your life more comfortable. By following these tips, you and your family can enjoy the benefits of a hot water supply all year long!
Michael’s Plumbing has provided first-class plumbing services to Orlando and all of Central Florida since 1990. To schedule your plumbing repair or maintenance appointment, give us a call at (407) 219-9772 or visit us online.