What You Need to Know About Water Heaters

Who doesn’t love a nice warm shower. You wouldn’t be able to take warm showers if it weren’t for your water heater. Water heaters provide warm water to your whole house. There are two types of water heaters. Some are electric while others run on gas.

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In this video, you will learn about some of the most common water heater myths.

One of the most common questions regarding water heaters is when to have them replaced. In general, water heaters will last between seven and twelve years. There should be a sticker on your water heater with the installation date. If your water heater is around ten years old, it may be time to think about calling a water heater replacement company.

There is one simple way to keep your water heater running longer. The anode rod is a metallic rod inside the heater that eaten away as time passes. This prevents other parts from being eaten away instead. Therefore, if you replace your anode rod every few years, it will drastically extend the life of your water heater up to 30 years.