Are you noticing your hot water is not hot enough, or lasting long enough? If so you may have a problem with mineral build-up in the water heater. AC Plumbing Construction, and Most water heater manufacturers recommend that you Flush your water heater at least once a year to reduce the build up of minerals.
Minerals and hard water scale accumulates inside the tank or on an electric water heater’s heating elements, which can decrease the efficiency of your hot water heater, and may even make it fail prematurely. If this build-up has already occurred, flushing may not completely solve the problem; you may need to replace the water heaters elements.
To avoid scale build-up in the water heater it is recommended that every few months open the drain valve at the base of the tank, and flush approximately a gallon of water through it. If you're not sure how to flush your water heater, feel free to call AC PLUMBING CONSTRUCTION located in Carlsbad, CA and ask one of our plumbing experts for advice.
TO CONSERVE ENERGY COSTS, consider insulating the water pipes from your water heater to faucets located at a distance from your heater. Also, consider installing a POINT OF USE WATER HEATER.
A point-of-use water heater is a small heating appliance installed directly under, or near, a fixture such as a bathroom sink (or sinks, in some bathrooms), which provides hot water directly to that fixture.
A point-of-use water heater eliminates the need for hot water pipes between your main water heater and the fixture.
The point-of-use water heater is connected to a cold water pipe right under the sink; this means you have hot water at the faucet almost immediately.
In addition to saving energy costs, you will conserve water because you don't have to let the water run while you wait for it to warm up.
For more tips and tricks call AC PLUMBING CONSTRUCTION located in Carlsbad, Ca for more information about a POINT-OF-USE-WATER-HEATER for your home. carlsbad emergency plumbing and water heater installation plumber.
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