Why You Should Flush Your Heater Regularly

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Water heater flushing for optimal performance

Your water heater is a dependable source of hot water, but over time, sediment and minerals can build up inside, compromising its efficiency. Flushing your water heater regularly is a simple yet crucial maintenance task that ensures your unit can work efficiently and provide you with a consistent supply of hot water. Read on as JNR Plumbing, the experts in water heater repair in Wilton, CT, explain the benefits of regularly flushing your heater.

Enhanced Efficiency

Sediment and mineral deposits can accumulate in your water heater’s tank over time. These build-ups create an insulating barrier between the heating element and the water, making it harder for your water heater to do its job effectively. As a result, your heater has to work longer and harder to heat the same amount of water. Even if you have a tankless water heater, sediments can build up inside the unit, so it’s important to have it flushed regularly.

Prolonged Lifespan

Flushing your water heater as part of routine water heater services helps extend its lifespan. The accumulation of sediment and minerals not only affects efficiency but can also lead to corrosion and damage inside the tank. Over time, this can result in leaks or even complete failure of your water heater.

Improved Water Quality

When sediment and minerals build up inside your water heater, they can sometimes lead to discolored or foul-smelling water. Flushing your water heater eliminates these issues by removing the source of the problem. Aside from affecting water quality, sediment buildup can also lead to serious issues that may require a water heater replacement.

Flushing your water heater regularly can provide significant benefits. By adding this routine maintenance task to your home care, you’ll enjoy the reliable and efficient performance of your water heater for years to come. When it comes to water heater installation, repair, or maintenance, you can trust JNR Plumbing. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

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