Water heater maintenance

Water Heater Maintenance

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There are a few actions every home owner should do annually in order keep the Hot Water Heater in good stand. The best place to find  all of the needed  information is to check the home owner manual which is coming with the new water heater. Usually it is located on side or top of it in clear plastic bag. If it is miss placed, no worries, I will mention next one of the most important ones as follows:

Prevent clogging your septic tank

Maintaining your septic System

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If you are like most homeowners, you never give much thought to what happens when waste goes down in to your drain. But if you rely on septic system to treat and dispose of your household waste water, what you do not know can hurt you and your family and budget.

When a septic system fails, inadequately treated domestic waste can reach the ground water. Bacteria and viruses from human waste can cause dysentery, hepatitis and many another harmful diseases.

Water saving tips

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Water conservation has become an common practice in all regions, even in areas where water seems to be plenty.

Additionally to saving money on your utility bill, water conservation helps to prevent water pollution in nearby rivers, lakes and local creeks and ponds.Conserving water also can extend the life of your septic system by reducing soil build up, and reducing any pollution to near by water reservoirs. Overloading sewer systems can also cause untreated sewage to flow above ground lead by rain to lakes and rivers. As smaller the amount of water flowing through these systems, as lower the chance of pollution is. In some neighborhoods, costly sewage system expansion has been avoided by community wide household water conservation. In 1994 government came up with law mandated manufacturers to produce only low-flow showerheads, faucets, toilets, etc. We gathered some useful information so you can have a better idea what is a average usage of household  water and what part of it is usually overused and wasted.

Water filtration systems

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It is well known that many industrial water filtration plants add chlorine to the water during filtration in order to kill and prevent bacterial grout and diseases spread in City water supply system. Mostly unknown is that your body/skin ingest approximately between 3 - 5 cups of water any time you take shower and respectively the chlorine  in water as chemical can damage and dry your skin and hair, and may give off an unpleasant odor. Many water filtration systems for home filters out chlorine and reduces the harmful affects to your hair and skin but they does not protect your house water system from sediment and mineral build up especially if the filter is meant to filtrate only chlorine. On the another side houses which relay on well water will need a different type of water filtration and purification system depends on area water quality. We always recommend testing and sizing to be done by professional plumbing company avoiding errors and unnecessary money spending.

Advantages Of A Tankless Water Heater

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It is rarely known by homeowners that a tankless water heater has many advantages over a standard gas or electric water heater. Pricewise, it may not sound like it but the benefits are soon revealed. We recommend a gas over an electric tankless water heater because of its efficiency.