sediment buildup

September 4, 2014

Water Heater Sediment Impacts Performance — Remove It Before It Does

Whether your water heater is gas-powered or electric water heater sediment can impact its performance. In the case of a gas water heater, that can mean efficiency is reduced to 60% or lower. In an electric water heater, sediment build-up can cause the heating element to burn out. A thorough cleaning, however, can return your electric water heater to 99% efficiency. To maintain proper efficiency of your water heater, experts recommend having it flushed every six months. While it is possible […]