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Why should you get your water heater serviced?

Every electrical appliance needs to be serviced at least once in 6 months. Servicing ensures the machine functions correctly and lives up to its guarantee period. Water heater service becomes essential for safety reasons and to limit scaling. Scaling causes the accumulation of deposits on the heating elements of a water geyser, reducing the performance or even damaging the heating element or geyser. A water heater can leak or explode if not maintained correctly, resulting in costly home repairs, injuries, or death. 

If you are facing issues with your water heater and are trying to understand why, it may be because its service after the first installation is due. You can Download the OneDios app and register your service request today. Our Geyser service partner will handle all your water heater-related issues. The good news is that by doing small preventative maintenance tasks, you will be able to extend the life of the systems and save money on water heater repair.

The benefits of servicing the water heater are:

  1. Extends the lifespan

Timely water heater repair and service improves the output and efficiency of your water heater. Geyser maintenance can prevent rusting of the tank, leaking pipes, damaged heating rods and fluctuations in temperature. Water heaters generally have a lifespan of about 10 years if maintained well. Regular servicing of the geyser can prevent major repairs down the road by catching problems early on. Therefore, it is best to get the geyser inspected by a professional once every six months or even more if there is hard water in your area. You can use the OneDios app to check your water heater every 6 months.

  1. Makes geyser energy efficient

A regularly serviced water heater doesn’t consume excess energy in heating the water. The well-maintained geyser will provide fresh and hot water in just a few minutes. No need to keep the water heater ON for long, thus making your geyser energy efficient and saving you money on electricity bills. The hotter your hot water supply is, the more power it will consume. This simple geyser maintenance tip can save you money and electricity. If you keep the temperature low enough to be manageable, you won’t have to consult the Bajaj electricals customer care for geyser repair.

  1. Prevents accidents and ensures safety

Safety is essential in water heaters as they deal with water and electricity. A regularly serviced geyser ensures that there are no wiring issues and is functioning perfectly. A leaking geyser can lead to colossal damage in no time. If it isn’t repaired in time, it can lead to the geyser bursting, leading to severe injuries. If you are facing water heater leakage issues at your home, are looking forward to buying an AMC plan, or getting your geyser service donedownload the OneDios app today.

  1. Helps detect malfunctions in the geyser

If your geyser is making noise, leaking or damaging the heating element and the water heater is not heating the water. Then, getting it serviced in time is best to save your appliance from frequent damage or malfunctions. Servicing your water heater helps detect faults, enabling you to take corrective actions at early stages and preventing the cost of repairs and breakdown. A Geyser service expert can repair the leak and guide you to set the ideal temperature.

OneDios is a one-stop shop for all your geyser-related issues and queries. We aim to offer the best facility for repair, fitting, and Geyser service work. OneDios makes it simple for the consumer to avail of the post-sales services without difficulties. OneDios also keeps track of your recent Geyser service and replacement of any part. 

Even if your water heater or geyser is in good working condition, we advise you to download the OneDios app and register your water heater by filling in minimal details of your Geyser. So that logging a service request when you need it becomes even more straightforward! At OneDios, you can also schedule the next Geyser service in advance. Therefore, you can buy an extended warranty and AMCs for all Geyser brands like RacoldV-GuardAO SmithKenstarHavells, etc.

Industry Talk

How can regular water geyser service help you save on electricity bills

We all want to save money on our water heating bill. Therefore, a geyser service is very essential for conserving hot water. On average, the water heater bill accounts for 10-15% of the homeowner’s total energy bill. Leaky faucets, long hot showers, and ineffective appliances are a few common reasons that add to your energy bills and waste a lot of water. A water heater is very essential for a comfortable life for cleaning dishes, cleaning clothes and bathing purposes, etc. But it can also result in liters of wastewater and increases your monthly bill. Here are a few steps which you can take to save water and your utility bill:

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1.Dont run hot water unnecessarily

There are few wasteful common habits we all have like leaving the water running while brushing your teeth or washing your face or while doing the dishes and much more. If you become careful about conserving water, a lot of water can be saved every day by following a few common practices such as turning off the water when not in use.

2. Lower the thermostat

It is advisable to reduce the thermostat on your water heater to 120-degree F. You can save up to 5 % of your water heating cost for every 10-degree F reduced. If your water geyser thermostat does not have a temperature reading, use the min-max dial and avoid keeping the dial pointed to the max,

3. Fix leaks

A dripping pipe can waste a lot of water and money. It also seems like a nuisance because of the irritating sound. Therefore, fix any leaks as soon as possible. If you are facing water heater leakage issues at your home or looking forward to buying an AMC plan or get your geyser service done, download the OneDios app today.

4. Drain the sediment from your tank

The sediments which get built up in your water heater over time should be drained out regularly. You can also download the OneDios app and raise a geyser service request to drain the sediments from your tank. The sediment makes your geyser work harder and also reduces its lifespan.

5. Use cold water

You can also use cold water for laundry loads and rinsing purposes.

6. Install low-flow pipes

The latest shower heads and faucets use less water as compared to the old models. For reducing water consumption, a low flow faucet can be installed. Showerheads and pipes, if without low flow, should be replaced with the ones having low-flow.

7. Use your Dishwasher effectively

By using a dishwasher effectively, one can save up to 50 liters of water. You can save water by running the dishwasher with full loads, selecting shorter wash cycles, and initiating the booster heater. You can also consider upgrading a new dishwasher if your budget permits it.

8. Reduce your shower time

Many of us spend a long time while taking a shower. A hot long shower consumes a lot more hot water than is generally required, therefore it is important to reduce your shower time. One can also turn off the water while shaving or shampooing or applying soap to your body.

9. Install a timer

Installing a timer that switches off your water heater when not in use or the night, helps in saving a lot of energy. This will even increase the life of your water heater. The outdated models are always running, which wastes a lot of electricity.  Download the Onedios app and call for a geyser service expert to install a timer on your traditional water heater.

10. Replace old equipment

It is advisable to replace your dishwasher or water heater or other old equipment whose life is more than 10 years. Replace them with an energy-efficient model or the latest one.

In case you are looking for an extended warranty or AMC or Geyser service work, the OneDios app is a one-stop-shop for all your water heater related issues and queries. We aim to offer the best facility for repair, fitting, and Geyser service work. OneDios app makes it simple for the consumer to avail of the post-sales services without any difficulties. We also keep track of all your Geyser services in the past and the replacement of any part. At OneDios, you can also schedule the next Geyser service in advance. Therefore, you can buy the extended warranty and AMC’s for all Geyser brands like Racold, Alton, AO Smith, Havells, etc. from the OneDios app.