GS Plumbing Begins Extending Life of Water Heaters by Using Expansion Tanks

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GS Plumbing has started using expansion tanks in the cold winter months to help water heaters.

GS Plumbing, a plumbing contractor serving Greenville and the surrounding areas, has important information about how water heaters can be affected by the cold during the winter months. Homeowners can prevent costly repairs or having to purchase brand new water heaters by adding an expansion tank to their water heaters.

Water heaters in winter are subject to breaking due to the cold water entering the tanks. The lining of the tanks are stressed from having the cold water hitting the warm tank. Thermal pressure is then created and has no outlet. This is why expansion tanks are important to have. They allow space for the increased water expansion. Without an expansion tank, the water heater itself acts as the expansion tank and is more likely to leak or break.

Homeowners can greatly extend the life of a water heater by installing an expansion system. An expansion tank will reduce the stress put on a water heater over the winter months, which will extend the life of the heater overall, and ultimately save them money from possible water damage. GS Plumbing can advise homeowners on the best expansion tank options, and with installation. For more information visit their website or call (864)326-4318.

About the company:
GS Plumbing has over 30 years experience in all aspects of the plumbing field. They are accredited with the BBB, a Member of the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, licensed & insured, and offer 24 hour Emergency Service. GS Plumbing has been awarded the prestigious 2011 & 2012 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor bestowed annually on approximately 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies. GS Plumbing offers plumbing services beyond fixing clogged drains, they are also equipped for bathroom and kitchen remodeling, water filter installation, and can service tankless water heaters. For more information, please visit their website at

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