Appliances to take extra care of during the summer: Water Heater

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Warm summer days are spent swimming and soaking up in the sun, but did you know that your appliances are affected by the summer heat? The extreme heat conditions can get the best of your appliances if you are not keeping an eye on them. The heat causes your appliances to work harder than they are designed to and can cause them to wear out, work less efficiently, and break down.

It is important to maintain these appliances to ensure they’re in great condition as you’re getting ready for summer! Here are some tips on what you can do to make sure your appliances don’t give out on you this summer. This week our appliance to take extra care of this summer is your Water Heater!

Water Heater

Even though extremely warm showers are not as common during the summer it is important to make sure your water heater is working properly.

  • According to the Department of Energy, turning down the temperature of your water heater will save you money and energy. The water in your pipes will heat up from the sun and your water heater will use extra heat that is not needed.
  • Flush your water heater, this will lower your energy bills and make your heater last longer. A water heater needs flushing because sediments build up and slow down heat transfer and lower the efficiency of the tank.

 

We hope you found this to be helpful! For more appliance tips and help you can check out our website http://www.1stsourceservall.com/. You can also find any part or accessories you may need. Please be sure to like this post and share it with friends to better their use of their water heater!

Visit our Blog every Wednesday to follow our series on taking care of your appliances during the summer!

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