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Why You Need to Flush Your Water Heater

Water heaters are not typically within your line of sight, often hidden in closets, crawlspaces, or basements (in some parts of the country). This is a good thing, since a water heater is not exactly a stylish home décor feature. However, it also means that a lot of people don’t even think about scheduling service for their water heaters until hot water stops coming through their fixtures altogether.

Annual Water Heater Maintenance Services Are Important

But annual water heater maintenance is actually a very important service for your home. For one thing, it can help you to gain peace of mind that your water heater operates safely, since your plumbers will check on the pressure relief valve and other important safety features.

But also, you should have your water heater flushed at least once or twice a year.

What Plumbers Can Clear from Your Water Heater

Most homes in the US have some level of hardness to their water supplies. That simply means that there is mineral content in the water—mainly calcium—that can affect a plumbing system. While calcium typically doesn’t negatively affect your health, it can do quite a bit of damage to a water heater.

Mineral deposits build up in the bottom of the tank. These small deposits can make the bottom of your tank wear down faster, which means your water heater could corrode and break down prematurely.

Protect the Rest of Your Water System

Flushing the water heater tank can also help the rest of your water supply system, preventing calcium and corrosion from entering your home. Protect your entire plumbing system by scheduling a water heater flush and inspection visit at least once a year. Call a local plumber this fall!

Admiral Plumbing Services, LLC is your source for water heater services in Lake Park, FL. Call us to get your water heater flushed today!

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