The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater Maintenance’

Be Sure to Schedule Water Heater Maintenance This Winter

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

We’re going to take a wild guess and say that winter is a bit of a stressful time for most people, especially during the holiday season. It’s important not to forget that winter is also a pretty stressful time for home systems. Your water heater is one of the hardest working systems in your home, and it tends to have more strain put on it during the winter. If you want to keep your water heater in good shape, you should make sure that it receives maintenance this winter.

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Common Water Heater Maintenance Procedures

Monday, February 29th, 2016

We’ve written pretty extensively about why it’s a good idea to schedule water heater maintenance at least once a year. However, it’s been a while since we’ve explained some of the actual procedures that are a part of water heater maintenance. It’s good to have some idea of what actually happens during a water heater maintenance appointment, as it helps illustrate why maintenance is so helpful. So, let’s take a look at some common water heater maintenance procedures, and how they can help your system.

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How the Anode Rod Protects Your Water Heater

Monday, January 18th, 2016

With the amount of water a standard tank water heater deals with on a regular basis, it really shouldn’t last very long. The constant flow of water into and out of the tank should result in rust, followed by a rupture, within a couple of years. Why doesn’t it, then? How come many water heaters last up to 20 years without rusting out? The answer lies in a simple part called the anode rod. Read on to find out more about the anode rod, and how it protects your water heater.

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What Happens During a Water Heater Maintenance Visit?

Monday, July 20th, 2015

We’ve previously discussed how important it is for you to maintain your water heater. Water heater maintenance increases the lifespan of your system, and makes it less likely to develop severe problems. However, we haven’t really gone over what actually happens when you have a technician examine your water heater system. We figured we’d go over some of the procedures we conduct during these visits, so that you can have a more complete understanding of why maintenance is so necessary.

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