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4 Accurate Ways to Know If Your Heated Ramps Need Replacements

November 17, 2020

Heated ramps make it easy to maintain your garage's condition. Combined with exceptional sewage lines, melted snow won't cause any ramp damages and makes it easier to clean the ramps. However, even the best electrical systems can wear and tear with age. 

Here are four easy but accurate ways to know if it's time to have them replaced:

Snow Keeps Building Up On The Ramps

If you have noticed that the snow keeps building up on your ramps despite turning on your heaters, you have a malfunctioning unit. This signifies that it's time to get your system checked out by a professional electrician, who can help you replace or fix your heated driveway.

Utility Bills Are Skyrocketing

Skyrocketing utility bills are often a sign that your heated ramps are consuming energy and producing heat. However, the ramps' shallow and inefficient performances make it a liability than an asset in such a situation. If you've investigated enough to deduce your ramps are consuming the most electricity, consult with a specialist to find the best solution.

Ramp Material is Deteriorating Unnaturally

You should get your ramps replaced if the asphalt or concrete you've used for the ramp's material is unnaturally aging due to snow. If you still sense substantial heating but see zero performance improvement, then it's time to repair or replace your heaters.

It's Been More Than 30 Years in Use

Ramp heaters can last for decades. However, it always depends on the manufacturer's standards and contractor's installation quality. It's best to remove and replace your heaters if it's aged beyond 30 years. Have specialists repair and replace them to ensure high-quality results.

The Best Electricians Can Fix These Problems The Fastest

If you have yet to find dependable electricians, you can always count on our professional team at A.S. Electrical Services. Contact us today to learn more about everything that we can achieve with you.