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Winter Preparation 2 - Don't Take Your Hot Tank For Granted

Publication date:
February 11, 2020
Article Summary: 

This article emphasizes the importance of maintaining hot water tanks in residential and commercial buildings. Sediment buildup caused by minerals such as calcium, iron, and magnesium can reduce the efficiency of the unit and increase utility bills. The article recommends regular maintenance, including flushing the tank twice a year, replacing the anode, using a water softener, and checking pressure valves every six months. The warning signs of a malfunctioning hot water tank include a sudden increase in utility bills, poor water quality, leaks, rust, and noisy operation.


hot water tank, maintenance, sediment buildup, anode replacement, flushing, water softener, pressure valves, warning signs.

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Winter Preparation 2 - Don't Take Your Hot Tank For Granted
February 11, 2020
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