Hot Water Heater Sediment Symptoms
The hot water heater tank is an appliance that many people don’t think off until the hot water starts running out faster than usual. Over a period of usage, your hot water take will begin to accumulate sediments, minerals are many other particles that can lead to odd noises, less hot water and even shortening of the lifespan of the appliance. Sediments inside water heater tanks can take several years to build up, that is why it is important to schedule maintenance service for the appliance. Mr. Rooter Plumbing technicians can help you resolve this problem before it gets out of hand.
Most symptoms of sediments in tanks are not always obvious, this is the reason why an inspection is the only way to detect such issues before it is too late. The commonest symptoms of sediment in your hot water heater tank, are; absence of hot water, continuous fluctuations in the temperature of hot water, popping and rumbling noises in the tank. Other symptoms that should indicate sediments in water heater tanks are; rusty looking hot water that smells bad, small leaks close to the water heater drain valve, and water heater that takes too long more than necessary to heat up.
When you need to get help
Mr. Rooter Plumbing recommends that you drain your hot water tank at least once in a year to prevent sediment buildup. Flushing is a procedure that will prolong the lifespan of the water heater, in addition to eliminating sediment buildup. Flushing your water heater tank will also reduce the frequency of repairs, and replacements. It is equally important to hire a professional plumber in Atlanta to handle flushing of water heater tanks to prevent complications that may lead to more serious problems. Mr. Rooter Plumbing offers cost-saving flushing alongside other maintenance repairs, to ensure that the integrity of your water heater is restored.
Flushing of a water heater tank may seem like an easy DIY (Do It Yourself) procedure, but a lot of things can go wrong when flushing is handled wrongly. For instance, the plastic flush valves on the appliance may crack or become leaky. In some situations, flooding may occur as a result of uncontrollable leakages. The appliance may even turn on automatically while the tank is empty and that could cause damage to the heating element in the water heater. It is important to get help from a certified plumber.
Mr. Rooter Plumbing will save you money on repairs, replacement and installation of water heaters
In addition to helping you avoid sediment buildup in your water heater tank, Mr. Rooter Plumbing can save you money on installation, replacement and repair services. we can upgrade your water heater to an energy-saving option that can save you significantly on utility costs. We can equally schedule maintenance repairs to ensure that problems are detected ahead of time and rectified before they become too expensive to fix. Please give us a call today and let us schedule an inspection on your water heater before recommending necessary plumbing service to protect your appliance.