Top 10 reasons for Hot Water Systems Repair before Winter Arrives

One of life’s little luxuries – and necessities if you want to go down the health and hygiene route – is a hot shower.   

A hot shower or bath tends to have that extra comforting feeling in winter, and can be part of our daily routine that we take for granted, and are quick to fix when we turn on the hot tap to be greeted by cold water.

Getting your hot water system repaired before winter arrives (or even having a maintenance check done) can give you peace of mind that you can stay clean and comfortable during the winter cold and flu season.

Want a few reasons why getting your hot water system repaired before winter gets into full swing?  Read on…

  • You may be able to stop a small problem from becoming a big one

Doing repairs and maintenance before winter means that if there is an smaller problem with your hot water system, it can be sorted out.  A qualified professional can help assess your hot water system and replace parts.

  • It may save you money in the long run

Depending on the type of hot water system you have, parts will need to be replaced over time due to wear and tear.  This may include replacing the sacrificial anode, or the temperature and relief valves.

  • Trades may be harder to get during winter

Thanks to stormy winter weather, heating systems being installed last minute, pipes bursting, or storm damage happening, sometimes professional trades can be in high demand.   Getting your repairs done before winter may take the stress ouf of an emergency call out repair.

  • Repairs and maintenance can extend the life of your hot water system

With scheduled repairs and maintenance booked in, you are looking after your hot water system, and may prolong its life. 

  • Emergency call-out fees in winter may apply

Imagine if you put off the repair of your hot water system, and then have an emergency such as a burst pipe.  Some trades may have an emergency call out fee, that could have been avoided with a scheduled repair.

  • Staying clean is more enjoyable with a supply of warm water

With cold and flu season, we are dependent on our hot water supply as part of our hygiene routine.   Washing all surfaces, not just our bodies, is dependent on water, so even if you are thinking of mopping and disinfecting the floor, you will want your hot water to be readily available.

  • A new system can cost thousands of dollars

Sometimes new hot water systems are required, and sometimes their purchase could have been postponed in the middle of winter with repairs and maintenance completed.   

  • You will have peace of mind during winter

Going through winter already attracts higher heating bills. Having your hot water system repaired or serviced before winter gets here will help remove the stress that can come with a repair bill.

  • A professional can help you make a plan for the future

Getting a skilled tradesperson out before winter means they will be able to assess just how much life is left in your hot water system. This will give you time to budget for a replacement one instead of being caught by surprise.

  • You won’t have to listen to anyone in the house complaining about a cold shower!

Winter brings enough challenges with it, let alone listening to the complaints of other people in the house.  

If you would like to experience a complaint free winter, and keep enjoying your hot water so you can stay comfortable and clean, feel free to reach out to the team to book your repairs and maintenance.

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