Now that spring is here and you’re in the middle of cleaning out closets and sweeping under every piece of furniture, have you given any thought to the state of your water heater? Whether you’re cleaning the basement utility room where the appliance is installed, or you’re running warm water to mop the floor and notice it takes a while to heat it up, spring can be the perfect time to replace your old water heater. Your family might be more active in the spring, which means more baths and showers, but whatever the case may be, Dipple Plumbing in Greenville can help you find the perfect new hot water heater.

Replacement or Maintenance?

As a homeowner, you hopefully know when your water heater was installed and how many years it should have left on its lifespan. There are factors that can shorten or lengthen the life of your appliance, and regular maintenance is one of them. If you haven’t had the water heater maintained for the past few years, there could be a number of issues that are negatively affecting its performance. Sediment that has settled in the bottom of the tank can cause problems, and if the temperature or pressure relief valve haven’t been checked in awhile, there could be an increased risk of your water heater bursting open. Our experienced plumbers can check everything, including the anode rod that attracts corrosive elements in the water inside the tank. Replacing the anode rod can potentially prolong the life of your water heater.

If you choose to replace your appliance, we can show you a number of options that fit your budget. You might be planning to use your kitchen more during the spring, and as your kids’ spring sports start up, you’ll be doing more laundry on a regular basis. It’s important to have a water heater that can keep up with your family’s needs, and if you turn on the faucet and no hot water comes out, it might be time for a new appliance. You may also have plans to remodel your home this spring or summer, and if that means relocating or upgrading the water heater, we can help. We know how to properly plumb and install your new appliance, and if you want a newer model, now is the time to find one.

As you go through each room in your house this spring, cleaning and organizing, take a few minutes to think about your water heater. You may have had a new one installed a few years ago, but haven’t had anyone test or maintain it since then, or it may be time for a new appliance. Whatever the case may be, Dipple can provide expert plumbing services when you need them most. If you notice that it takes a long time for hot water to come out of the faucet, or you notice a small puddle near your water heater, give us a call right away. We’re ready to help whenever you need us!