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The Dangers of DIY Heating Repairs

The Dangers of DIY Heating Repairs

When Melbourne’s cold winter weather sets in you want your heating system to be working at its best, but what if it’s not? 

There are a range of different heating methods for your home and each one requires regular servicing and maintenance to ensure it does the job of keeping you cosy all through winter. 

When something goes wrong with your heating system it’s tempting to take a look at it yourself to try and repair it, and in some cases it might only be a minor issue, but how do you know you’re not making it worse or endangering your life? 

Let’s take a look at what can go with your heating and how you should deal with it. 

Plumber repairing a hot-water heater

Lack of Regular Maintenance

Your heating system is a big financial investment and it should be professionally maintained and checked for problems every year before winter starts. 

However, you can do some of your own maintenance such as cleaning the filters to help the system run more efficiently and avoid problems in the future. 

Speak to your technician when you have your heating system installed and find out what you can do to help preserve your investment. 

Thermostat Problems 

If your heater isn’t doing its job it’s quite often an issue with the thermostat, and although it could be only a minor problem you could make it worse by trying to repair it yourself. 

Unless you’re familiar with how your heating system works and how to diagnose and fix thermostat problems, you’ll save time and money by consulting with a heating specialist.

Electrical Faults

If you suspect an electrical fault in your home heating system it’s definitely time to call in the experts. 

Never attempt to repair any electrical problem yourself, you need a qualified electrician who knows what they’re doingcan advise on the best course of action and safely repair your heater. 

Bring in a Professional

The safest and easiest way to repair and maintain your heater is to call a professional. 

The company that installed your system initially will also offer service and repairs, and are the best professionals to call as they know the unit and can offer cost effective maintenance services. 

You’ll also enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’re doing the best for your family and your heating system. 

Heating and Air Conditioning Service Melbourne

Efficient Pure Plumbing is your specialist for heating and cooling systems for your home or business. With over 20 years of experience, we offer a full range of services with a 6-year new installation guarantee and we’ll beat any written quote on installation and repairs. 

We’re experts in all the major brands including Daikin, Braemar, Breezair, Bonaire, Mitsubishi and ActronAir, and we’re the highest rated company for customer service in Victoria. 

Give us a call on +61 3 9792 3261, contact us online, or email us at info@heatingcoolingsystems.com.au for more information, professional advice or a free no obligation quote on all your heating and cooling requirements.