How to flush an electric water heater

Watch as John does annual maintenance on his two electric water heaters. Sediment gathering inside your water heater can cause a number of problems. May 20- Hot water heaters come in two varieties: gas and electric.

I’ve got the gas variety, so these instructions will be geared towards flushing a gas hot . Water heater manufacturers recommend flushing sediment from your storage type water heater periodically. How often your model needs to be flushed . Turn off electricity and water to the water heater; allow heater to cool. Drain water from the heater’s tank using a garden hose and pump.

Draining your water heater once a year removes sediment from the tank that. Jan 20- This article describes how to drain an electric water heater for easy periodic. Jul 20- Knowing how to flush a water heater help you to remove unwanted build up. See ‘Troubleshooting Gas Water Heaters’ and ‘Electric Water .