Water heaters are not seasonal devices: you and your family need to have a supply of hot water on demand every day of the year. So when your water heater starts to show signs that it is failing to deliver the amount of water you require day to day, it’s something you need to have looked into right away.
However, you must remain vigilant about your heater during these early days of the heating season. When anything seems amiss with it, arrange for repairs right away.
When plumbers talking about the clogging they commonly find in drainpipes and sewer lines, they’ll often refer to “fog.” This is actually an acronym, F.O.G., and it stands for “fats, oils, and grease.”
Many homes in Chicagoland use natural gas furnaces to provide heat during the often frigid and long winters. There is a good reason that gas furnaces are so popular: few heating systems can match them when it comes to sheer warming power.