PLAN AHEAD FOR HEATER REPLACEMENT
There comes a time in the life of every appliance where it will eventually break down and need to be replaced. This includes heaters. If you want to make sure you are not caught facing the winter elements with no assistance at all, it’s a good idea to prepare yourself to buy a replacement before the current unit dies. In many cases, a heater will offer clues to its impending doom, and being able to recognize those clues gives you a window to shop around for a brand new appliance.
The more a heater ages, the more expensive it becomes to maintain. As it begins to decline, repairs will become more frequent, which only adds to the cost of keeping it operational. If the expense of keeping your old heater gets out of hand, it may be time to think about purchasing a new model. Modern heaters are much more eco-friendly than their predecessors, so while buying a new heater may come at a high initial cost you may end up saving money when it comes to utility charges down the road.
CLUES YOUR HEATER MAY BE IN DECLINE
It’s always a good thing to learn about the signs a heater might be approaching the end of its life. Before they go kaput, these appliances tend to provide clues they’re on their way out.
Here are some things homeowners should be on the lookout for:
- Huge, unexpected spikes in utility charges
- Loud banging or vibration noises coming from the unit
- The appliance has difficulty maintaining the temperature
- Horrible odors coming from the device while it’s running
Give us a call if you notice any of the signs listed above, and we can send somebody to your home and inspect the unit. This will give the technician a good idea of the state of your heater and provide you with service options.
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