When your water-heating unit is leaking, repairs can be difficult even for those who have some hands-on experience. If a repair is outside of your skill level, make an appointment with our team of technicians who will come out and give you a free and accurate estimate for repair. To go the extra mile and help our customers understand their water heating system better, we have assembled this troubleshooting and maintenance guide.
Before you start any work on your hot water heater , you need to understand the different safety measures that a technician should take in order to avoid serious injury. Between all of the wires, electricity, fire, hot water, and other components, not only can you easily damage the unit, but you can also create an unsafe environment for yourself. Before starting, you should complete the following steps:
Turn off the circuit breaker to the unit.
After doing these things, you are ready to troubleshoot and perform water heater maintenance.
As a heating unit is used, buildup of pressure, dirt, and other things can quickly lead to leaks in the structure of the unit. To avoid leaks, perform routine system flushes. Every 6-12 months, complete the following process:
Locate the drainage valve on the bottom of the unit.
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