Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Water Heater Services’

Does Your Water Heater Need Maintenance?

Monday, May 28th, 2018

tankless water heater on groundOne of the most common questions we get about Glenview, IL water heater installation or replacement is whether or not these systems need regular maintenance, like other components of one’s plumbing system and home.

The short answer is “yes.”

Take the traditional storage tank water heater, for instance. Maintenance is required to check for scaling, which is essentially a mineral buildup that can cause problems with pressure, temperature, and possibly even corrosion. Tank water heaters may often need flushing, which we can do during maintenance. These systems also have a component called the anode rod, to absorb rust—this needs to be replaced every few years.

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These Signs Indicate You Need Professional Water Heater Repairs

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Pipes of a heating systemNo matter what season we’re in, and no matter what the temperatures are outside, there’s one appliance within your home that you need on a daily basis—and that’s your water heater. It’s easy to take this system for granted, until something goes wrong with it and you aren’t able to get hot water from your taps.

When you think about the amount of stress that a water heater goes through, you’ll understand that you can’t expect it to work 100% effectively throughout its entire lifespan, especially without investing in important Glenview, IL water heater services, such as annual maintenance and timely repairs. But aside from being alerted to repair needs during your tune-up appointment, how can you tell when your water heater is in trouble?

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