Lutz Plumbing, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater Maintenance’

How to Keep Your Water Heater Functioning Properly

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are pretty hardy systems, but they’re not invincible. If they aren’t properly taken care of, they can have their lifespans shortened by a number of years. If you want to protect your investment in your water heater for as long as possible, there are a number of steps you need to follow. Read on to find out more about how to keep your water heater healthy for the foreseeable future.

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Want to Keep Your Water Heater in Good Condition? Follow These Tips

Monday, May 1st, 2017

tank-water-heaterWater heaters are among the hardest working appliances in the average home. Think about how many times you use hot water every day. Now, multiply that number by 365, and you’ll see how much demand you actually place on your water heater. In fact, most water heater types don’t ever fully shut off. They stay operating 24/7, in order to make sure that hot water is always available at the drop of a hat. This isn’t a bad thing, of course. Water heaters are designed to operate this way, and to cope with the wear and tear it generates. However, if you really want to make sure that you get the most out of your water heater, it’s a good idea to take a couple extra steps to make sure that your system stays healthy.

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Water Heater Maintenance Procedures

Monday, August 8th, 2016

We’ve written before about how water heater maintenance prolongs the life of the system, and results in fewer problems for you. We haven’t really gone into too much more detail than that before, though. Today, we’d like to outline a few of the more specific water heater maintenance procedures, and how they can benefit you. Read on to find out more about how we take care of your water heater.

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What You Need to Know About the Anode Rod

Monday, June 6th, 2016

For systems that deal with water on a regular basis, rust is more or less inevitable. So, with how much water your water heater deals with on a regular basis, have you ever wondered why it’s not absolutely covered in rust even after a short period of time? The answer is a part called the anode rod. The anode rod is what allows your water heater to fend off rust for as long as possible. Let’s take a look at how the anode rod protects your water heater and what you need to do to maintain that protection.

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