Water Heaters

  • Flush your water heater every six months or so. If you have harder water, or water that contains more minerals, you may want to flush it more often.
  • If you leave town, change your water heater to its vacation setting. The pilot light will stay on, but the water will not be heated.
  • Drain your tank and remove sediment.
  • Check your anode rod regularly, as it’s an important part of the water heater.
  • If you notice your water heater leaking, it may be caused by a loose drain valve. Tighten with a wrench until snug.
  • Test the temperature release valve annually.
  • If your unit is older, insulate its pipes and the heater.
  • Turn the thermostat to 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Tankless water heater maintenance: good news about tankless is that they don’t require much maintenance. However, it’s recommended they be serviced once a year.
  • Electric vs. gas water heater maintenance: Both electric and gas water heaters can be maintained in similar ways. Both should be flushed regularly to prevent a build-up of rust and corrosion.
  • If you’re looking for more energy-efficient water heaters, look into hybrid water heaters
Our Location

16000 Barkers Point Ln #202

Houston, TX 77079

Our Phone

(832) 399-2060

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