Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater Maintenance’

What Makes Professional Water Heater Maintenance So Important?

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

You may use the hot water heater a little bit more in the winter, but for the most part, it will be active throughout the year. Your water heater plays an important role in your home comfort, which is why we recommend that you make sure any water heater in your home gets the service it needs to run smoothly every year–twice a year.

But what makes this biannual maintenance task so important? And why worry about your water heater when it appears to be working just fine? A lot can threaten your water heater over the course of six months, and we just want to help homeowners make sure their homes are as safe and efficient as possible.

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How to Prevent Your Water Heater from Corroding

Monday, February 8th, 2016

When metal meets water and oxygen, it may begin to rust, a sure sign that corrosion isn’t too far behind. A steel water tank is at risk of rust and corrosion, due to the fact that it is, of course, filled with water. Replacing the water heater becomes necessary as soon as any signs of corrosion appear, but is there a way to prevent this from happening? 

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