Most water heaters fail due to sediment buildup in the tank. Over time, minerals and other debris can accumulate at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion and reducing the efficiency of the heater. This can lead to leaks, decreased hot water supply, and even complete failure of the unit. Regular maintenance, such as flushing the tank and replacing the anode rod, can help prevent sediment buildup and extend the life of your water heater. If you’re experiencing issues with your water heater, the specialists at 5 Star Best Plumbing can provide expert water heater repair and replacement services.
The reset button on a hot water heater is designed to trip when the unit overheats or experiences a malfunction. This can be caused by a variety of factors, including