Potter Heating Cooling & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Hot Water Heaters’

How Often Does Your Water Heater Need to Be Flushed?

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Your water heater never stops working. Traditional tank water heaters keep a constant tap of hot water available to you every minute of the day, and when a machine runs continuously, it has a high chance of running into some issues. Most notable in this case, it’s limescale buildup.

Your hot water heater in Rochester NY pulls in water from your supply, then pushes hot water out to your pipes. It sounds simple, but there are impurities in the water such as excess minerals that don’t always leave the tank. Let’s talk about that and how annual water heater maintenance helps tackle this problem.

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