You might be concerned about your water heater. For the past few months, you have noticed that there just doesn’t seem to be as much hot water as there once was. Water heaters are hardy fixtures that will normally last a very long time. However, like anything mechanical, it will wear out. The best action to take is preventive maintenance to prolong its life. Here are some maintenance tips to help you out.
How to Flush a Water Heater Tank
Sediment, and sometimes hard water deposits build up in your water heater tank. These deposits will drastically reduce the efficiency of your system. If left unchecked, they will eventually cause malfunction in the system, which may require a new installation. To avoid that problem and prolong the life of your water heater, simply flush the tank every few years. Here are the steps to take:
When you flush your water heater, it is a good idea to replace your tank anode rod. This device keeps your tank from corroding during normal use and helps you avoid a costly water heater repair . If you find any complicated issues with your water heater, be sure to call your Roto-Rooter service center as soon as possible.
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