You may rarely think about your home’s water heater, until it’s not there for you anymore. On average, a good water heater will last about 8 to 12 years. You can also expect it to account for about 15 percent of your utility bill.
The regularity of servicing depends on a number of things, such as the type and age of the unit, hardness of the water and whether you have a water softening system. In general, you can check out your heater once a year. Below are things you can do yourself, but if you are hesitant about doing these steps, you can contact a professional to help you.
New water heaters rarely have a zinc rod already installed. Zinc rods are actually aluminum rods with a 1/10 portion of the rod being actual zinc. Zinc’s only purpose in an anode rod is to reduce the smell of sulfur in the water.
What sets this heater apart from others as that it does not require any hard wiring and it is easy to install. Simply put it up on the wall and it will do the rest. You can connect it to any 120 V power output and get it working. Instant water warmer cannot get better than the Bosch GL6 Water Heater.
Although pretty simple to install as a do-it-yourself project, be cautious that you don’t set your thermostat above 130 degrees Fahrenheit on your electric Water Heater Replacement Ormond Beach as this may cause the wires to become too hot. But don’t worry – 130 degrees is plenty hot enough for your washing and laundering needs.
Position yourself carefully (just in case of small amounts of water discharge) Just lift the lever slowly and part of the way up. Then simply let it snap back in to its original position.
I highly recommend any of the heaters above and hope that the more expensive water heater prices will not turn you away. Just think of the overall savings. You won’t regret buying one of these high-tech heaters.