Your water heater requires regular care and attention to function as it should. You should have the system regularly inspected and flushed to get the best possible performance from it. Watch for these key signs that you’re overdue for a water heater tuneup in your Easton, Maryland, home.

Your Hot Water Runs Out Too Quickly

Is your shower running cold before it should? This is a prime indicator that it’s time for a water heater tuneup. Our technicians will thoroughly inspect your system to pinpoint any factors that are causing it to run less efficiently than it should. Recalibrating your thermometer may be enough to solve the problem. Flushing out the tank can get rid of sediment that’s getting in the way of hot water as well.

The Water Heater Makes Strange Noises

Does your water heater rumble or pop when it’s running? This is a sign of mineral buildup on the bottom of the tank. As the tank heats, air pockets in this sediment layer will boil and pop. This telltale noise lets you know that it’s time to have your tank flushed. This essential maintenance task will resolve the sound and improve the efficiency of your water heater.

The TPR Valve Test Fails

The temperature and pressure relief (TPR) valve on your water heater is a critical part of its construction. This releases pressure when water temperatures get too high and prevents the tank from catastrophic damage. Though rare, the valve can become clogged, which requires professional attention. Raise and lower the test lever for the TPR valve a few times. Hot water should come out of the drainpipe in a steady stream. If it doesn’t, call our professionals immediately.

If you’re experiencing one of these problem signs, don’t hesitate. Give Griffith Energy Services, Inc. a call today at 888-474-3391. Our experienced professionals will help you get your water heater back in prime condition and resolve any problems that are presenting a danger or inconvenience in your home.

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Dear Customers,

At this time, when the news is dominated by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency around the world, we wanted to personally reach out and let you know that we are vigilantly implementing enhanced protocols to ensure your safety and the safety of our team.

We are closely monitoring the guidance of the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control regarding the spread of the virus. This is an evolving situation and we will continue to develop and take necessary measures as needed. Our focus is to ensure that we meet customer needs while doing our part to keep you, our employees, and our communities safe.

Here’s what we’re doing:

  • Everyone on our team has received enhanced training and protocol briefings. We will continue to evolve and adjust these protocols as needed.
  • We are implementing telecommuting options for positions where applicable.
  • Non-essential work travel is currently on hold for all employees.
  • We are conducting enhanced cleaning practices at our locations and are instructing employees to continually sanitize their work stations and vehicles.
  • We are also urging all employees to be vigilant about frequent hand washing.

Information for you:
If you have an existing service appointment, we look forward to seeing you and want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to promote a safe and secure service experience.

During this challenging time, if you are experiencing symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus or have been exposed to it, in order to protect our team and all the customers we serve, we encourage you to please reschedule your service appointment, by calling us at 888-474-3391.

Your safety is our highest priority and we truly appreciate the trust that you place in our team and our company.

Best regards,
Griffith Energy Services
888-474-3391

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