How to Flush a Gas Hot Water Heater Tank?

Answer Sediment and mineral deposits can build up in your gas water heater's tank, especially if you have hard water. This sediment also can affect the quality of water in the tank. Flushing your tank wi... Read More »

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Tankless Electric Water Heater Vs. Tank Water Heater?

Tankless electric water heaters have many advantages over conventional tank-type heaters, but there are several water usage and cost factors that must be considered. The choice between the two type... Read More »

How to Flush a Water Heater?

Water heaters should be flushed every one to three years depending on the model and water source. This helps to control the buildup of mineral deposits. Your water heater will operate more efficien... Read More »

Should I flush out my hot water heater?

On One Hand: Do It YourselfExperts advise flushing the water heater about once a year to eliminate the sediment that builds from calcium deposits, rust and other particles. Flushing the heater your... Read More »

How do I flush out the sediment in a water heater?

Examine the Water HeaterExamine your water heater to determine if it is electric or gas powered. Turn power switches to the "Off" position, and shut off electricity or gas to the unit before procee... Read More »