In Australia, the average lifespan of a gas hot water service is between 8-12 years. However, if you don’t get regular gas heater maintenance you may find yourself in a freezing cold shower sooner than that! So don’t delay getting hot water service maintenance today. 

Why should you service your gas hot water service

There are tons of reasons why you should have your hot water heater serviced, including:

  • The number one reason is safety! You don’t want a gas leak or your gas hot water service to burst.
  • Regular repairs can extend the life of your hot water heater by ensuring all the system parts are in good working order, so your unit runs efficiently longer.
  • Protect any warranties on the unit with regularly scheduled gas repairs. 

Let’s face it your gas hot water system works hard for you and doesn’t get time to rest and recover. Therefore, servicing your hot water heater before winter is essential to keep it running smoothly and efficiently. 

How do you make your gas hot water system last longer?

Often if an experienced gas fitter checks your gas hot water service regularly, they may detect issues before the entire system fails and costs you money. For example, replacing anodes in your hot water tank can ward off corrosion, adding a few years to your gas heaters’ lifespan.

Signs your hot water system needs replacing

There are a few common signs to watch out for to ensure your hot water heater needs fixing.

  • The water is no longer hot.
  • You have water leaks.
  • The hot water tank makes hissing or sizzling sounds.
  • There is rust or sludge on the tanks.

If you are having problems with your gas hot water systems, it’s essential to have it checked by a qualified plumber or gas fitter in Melbourne. Don’t put off any necessary repairs as it could costly or even dangerous. 

Gas hot water heater repairs in Melbourne

If you are still determining whether your gas hot water heater is in need of repair, it is better to be safe than sorry and contact Almac Plumbing. Our expert gas fitters, who are also plumbers, will ensure your hot water heater is in proper working order and safe. Call 1300 125 622 or email to set an appointment to have your gas hot water system serviced.