For top performance, your water heater needs to be routinely maintenanced. Over time silt, mineral scale, and sediment buildup accumulates at the bottom of your water tank. The more foreign materials that settles at the bottom of your water heater tank the more difficult the heat transfer process becomes. As a result, the heater has to work harder which requires more time and energy. Sediment can wear a water heater down rapidly and lead to inefficiency and accelerated damage.
How can you tell if your water heater needs to be flushed?
There are several signs that your water tank may need to be flushed. Watch for the following:
- Noisy Water Heater
- Increased Heating Time
- Decreased Water Pressure
- Sediment in Hot Water
The Benefits of Having Your Water Heater Flushed:
Having your water tank flushed will deduce the operational costs, extend equipment life, improve heating speed & will ensure warranty protection.
How to Prevent Sediment Buildup?
To prevent sediment buildup contact Top Service Plumbing to get set up on a regular maintenance plan to flush your water tank. A whole-house water filtration system is also recommended to help reduce mineral buildup.