A typical residential water heater will last 8-10 years. However, did you know that there are some steps you can take to expand the lifespan of your water heater? Since water heaters do not come cheap, it’s only natural to want to do anything that you can to extend its lifespan. The following simple graphic lays out some guidelines to help you get a full lifespan out of your water heater.
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Step 1: Clean the Tank
At the very least, it is best to flush the tank in your water heater every six months
Step 2: Use a Water Softener
A professionally installed water softener will help keep the tank and water clean.
Step 3: Replace the Anode Rod
Replace the Anode Rod every three years to ensure optimum performance.
Step 4: Keep an Eye on Performance
Problems that arise from the use of water heaters often stem from improper water pressure maintenance. Keep any eye on this.
Step 5: Keep an Eye Out For Problems
You will want to observe and identify potential problems.