How to Flush a Water Heater

December 27, 2019

Quick and Easy Water Heater Flush

You can prolong the life of your hot water heater by periodically flushing the appliance. Over time sediment settles in the bottom of the tank. Simply allowing the tank to drain a bit stirs up this sediment and forces it out of the drain valve. Here’s a short video from one of your plumbers on how to do a quick water heater flush.

Draining a Hot Water Heater

A more comprehensive water heater flush can be done, where all of the water is drained from the tank, and it is cleaned more thoroughly. This is only required if the tank isn’t flushed regularly. See our blog on how to drain a water heater.

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