Sunset Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater Maintenance’

What Happens During Water Heater Maintenance?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

We’ve written before about the benefits of water heater maintenance, and how you should schedule it at least once a year. We’ve never really gone into detail about what goes on during a water heater maintenance appointment, though. The full procedure is long and, to be honest, rather boring. However, there are some aspects of it that you may benefit from being familiar with. Read on to find out more about some of what happens during water heater maintenance.

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How Your Water Heater Prevents Itself From Rusting

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Any system that deals with large amounts of water must eventually deal with the problem of rust. With the amount of water that water heaters deal with on a regular basis, it’s a wonder that they last longer than a couple of years before rusting into a scrap pile. Why don’t they, though? What causes a water heater to last so much longer than it should, despite its exposure to that much water? Read on to find out.

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What You Need to Know about Your Anode Rod

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Rust is the bane of any system that deals with water, with the risk being greater the more water the system handles. Considering that your water heater deals with water constantly, from the time it’s installed onward, rust should be pretty much inevitable. However, if properly maintained your water heater will likely never have to deal with a serious rust problem. How is that possible? Because of a part called the anode rod. Read on to find out more about the anode rod, and why you need to have it checked annually.

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What Happens During a Water Heater Maintenance Appointment?

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Water heaters are placed under a pretty significant amount of stress from the time they are installed to the time they are replaced. You may not use your HVAC systems every day, but you almost certainly use hot water on a daily basis. That means that water heater maintenance is arguably the most important type of maintenance you can conduct on your home appliances. After all, you don’t want to suddenly find yourself taking a cold shower when your water heater breaks down. So, let’s take a look at what actually happens during a water heater maintenance appointment.

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