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  • Writer's pictureCurtis Stake

Essential Water Heater Maintenance: Enhancing Longevity and Performance



Anode Rod Comparison

Maintaining your water heater is crucial not only to ensure a consistent supply of hot water but also to extend its lifespan and efficiency. Here are the key maintenance steps every homeowner should consider:


1. Annual Flushing of the Water Heater

Over time, sediment builds up at the bottom of your water heater, ranging from minerals to rust. This buildup can lead to inefficiency and corrosion if not regularly cleaned. An annual flush of the tank helps remove these sediments, ensuring your heater operates more efficiently and lasts longer.


2. Checking and Replacing the Anode Rod

The anode rod is essential for preventing corrosion in your tank. Traditional water heaters feature a sacrificial anode rod, usually made of magnesium or aluminum, which corrodes over time to protect the tank. It's typically recommended to check this rod annually and replace it if it is more than 50% corroded.


Our Service Plan: Ensuring Your Water Heater's Optimal Performance


Understanding the importance of regular maintenance but also recognizing the hassle it can involve, we offer a dedicated service plan designed to ease this burden. Our service plan includes an annual water heater flush and an inspection to ensure all components, including the anode rod, are in top condition. Signing up for our service plan guarantees that your water heater maintenance is on schedule, handled by professionals, and without any stress on your part.


Guard Your Gallons: The Power of Corro-Protec

Keeping your water heater in top condition is crucial for a comfortable home, and the anode rod plays a key role in this. Normally, water heaters include a basic rod that wears away over time to prevent tank damage. However, these traditional rods require regular checks and replacements, which can be a hassle.

Enter the Corro-Protec Powered Anode Rod—a smarter, more durable solution. This advanced rod uses a small amount of electricity to protect your entire water heater from rust and wear, without the need for frequent replacements. It’s like giving your water heater a long-lasting shield, ensuring it runs smoothly and efficiently for years.


Why Choose Corro-Protec?

  • Keeps Your Water Fresh and Clean: Say goodbye to unpleasant smells. The Corro-Protec rod neutralizes the bacteria that cause sulfur odors in your water, ensuring it always smells fresh.

  • Protects Against Scale and Rust: By preventing the build-up of minerals and rust, this rod helps your water heater operate at its best, maintaining its heating performance and energy efficiency.

  • Zero Maintenance Needed: Once installed, you can pretty much forget about it. There’s no need for the yearly hassle of checking and replacing the rod.

Choosing the Corro-Protec Powered Anode Rod means investing in the health and longevity of your water heater. It’s a simple upgrade that offers peace of mind, knowing that you’re protecting one of the essential appliances in your home.


Corro-Protec Benefits


For more information on how the Corro-Protec powered anode rod can benefit your home, or to sign up for our maintenance service plan, feel free to reach out. We’re dedicated to ensuring your water heating system remains top-notch, so you never have to worry about cold showers.


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