Why You Need to Have Your Anode Rod Checked Annually

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Any system that deals with even a moderate amount of water on a regular basis must have some sort of method for dealing with rust. Otherwise, the system will rust away in short order and become completely useless. So, if your water heater is older than a year or two, haven’t you ever wondered why it hasn’t had any rust problems yet? The answer is a part called the anode rod. Let’s take a look at the anode rod, and how it serves your water heater. (more…)

Water Heater Maintenance Procedures to be Aware of

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Water heaters are placed under a lot of stress during operation, and require a lot of maintenance to have a healthy lifespan. Prompt repairs are good when the occasional problem presents itself, but preventive maintenance is the best way to make sure that your water heater avoids serious issues. Let’s take a look at some of the procedures done during water heater maintenance, and the benefits they provide. (more…)

How Water Heater Maintenance Protects Your System

Monday, December 21st, 2015

We’ve written a lot about how important water heater maintenance is for your system, and how you should schedule it once a year. What we haven’t spent a lot of time on, though, is how water heater maintenance specifically protects your system from issues that threaten it. So, with that in mind, let’s go over some of the specific ways that water heater maintenance keeps your system running properly. (more…)

How Often Should I Schedule Water Heater Maintenance?

Monday, November 9th, 2015

This is a question we often get from homeowners. Water heater maintenance is quite important for making sure that the system survives as long as possible, especially since it’s one of the systems in your home that’s put under the most stress. So, with that in mind, let’s take a look at why water heater maintenance is such a big deal, and how often you should schedule it. (more…)

Why Water Heater Maintenance is Important

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Your water heater is one of the hardest working appliances you have in your home. It’s under constant stress from the time it is installed onward. In fact, many water heaters are on 24/7, keeping a large supply of hot water ready at all times in case you need to use it. While the water heater is designed to cope with this stress, it does need professional maintenance in order to keep operating properly. Let’s take a look at why water heater maintenance is so important for the health of your system. (more…)

What Happens During a Water Heater Maintenance Appointment

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Water heaters are among the hardest working appliances in your home. If you have a tank water heater, which is likely, it is keeping a large number of gallons of water heated at all times just in case you need it. This results in a lot of wear and tear on the system. If not counteracted by frequent maintenance visits, the strain will lead to more frequent repairs and a shorter overall lifespan. That’s why it’s so important that you have your water heater maintained at least once a year. Read on to find out more about what happens when you have your water heater professionally checked. (more…)