Do you know how old your hot water heater is? Most hot water heaters can last up to 15 years or so if properly maintained. Water heaters are not cheap to replace. So most people want to make them last as long as they can and this depends on a few factors.
What is the make and model on the unit? How often it is used and how well it has been maintained over the years.
Maintenance is Critical
Hot water tanks do require some maintenance and the plumbing experts at Diamondback Plumbing can help. Regular maintenance keeps your hot water heater running smoother and as a result you hot water heater will last much longer. Our plumber maintenance technicians can do a complete inspection to check if your heating system is operating properly. If something is wrong, our friendly competent technicians can make repair recommendations. We highly recommend to have these annual maintenance appointments. These will ensure that your hot water heater is operating at optimal performance and efficiency levels.
Here is a short video on some basic tips on how to extend the life of your hot water heater:
Avoid DIY Repairs
Although it may be tempting to handle hot water heater repairs yourself if you feel that there is something wrong, we recommend to turn off the gas and call an expert as soon as possible. Mishandling a gas water heater can be dangerous and you could make matters worse. By allowing a licensed, insured and bonded plumbing expert to handle repairs, you may be able to save yourself time and money from bigger problems as well as increase the lifespan of your hot water heater.
Call Diamondback Plumbing today at (602) 674-3255 to learn more about our hot water heater, boiler maintenance and Phoenix hot water heater repair services. We also offer a hot water heater installation coupon and other plumbing coupons to help save you money for your Phoenix Arizona plumbing.