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Water Heater Flush

Water Heater Flush & Safety Inspection

Water heater manufacturers recommend that a water heater tank flush be performed annually. In some cases, failure to properly maintain your water heater can result in a voided warranty. Failure to flush your water heater regularly can result in large deposits of sediment build up, which could lead to poor water quality higher energy bills and premature water heater failure.

Do you need to flush your hot water heater?

Yes, you need to flush your standard tank water heater on a regular basis. All water has some amount of mineral that can accumulate in a tank. Therefore, flushing a water heater helps to:

  • Remove sediments that can build up and harden.
  • Improve the water heater’s efficiency.
  • Lengthen the unit’s lifespan.

Tankless hot water heaters also need to be flushed, but the process is very different. Contact the experts at Hobaica to learn more!

How often should you flush your water heater?

Typically a hot water heater should be flushed once a year. Depending on where you live, your water could be harder than normal and it might be beneficial to flush it more often. For questions, we are here to help! Contact Hobaica today!

How much does it cost to flush a water heater?

Typically, you can expect to pay between $75 – $100 to have a water heater flushed by a plumber. This service typically includes an inspection and maintenance of the hot water heater that will help it to run more effectively and efficiently. For a more accurate estimate or to learn more about this service, contact Hobaica today!

What does a water heater flush consist of?

A hose is connected to your water heater tank and the water in the tank is emptied. Next, the tank is filled back up with fresh water. In the process of doing this, sediment and other buildup inside the tank is cleared out, leaving a clean and clear surface for the heating of the water. In most cases, rods, ventilation and other important parts can be inspected during this process.

Why should I have my water heater flushed?

Similar to changing your car’s oil, your water heater needs regular maintenance in order to provide top performance. A water heater flush clears out sediment and minerals, such as calcium and lime, which usually builds up at the bottom of the tank and often impede your water heater’s performance. The water heater works harder and requires more time and energy to heat the same amount of water, while subsequently shortening the life of the system.

Check Out Our Reviews . . . From Neighbors Near You

Ellen Battilana
Ellen Battilana
00:36 28 Jul 21
Loved the Hobaica service! Steven A. was the technician and I can't say enough great things about him. Called when he was on the way to my house (on-time as promised), very friendly, polite and explained exactly what happened and what he was doing to fix it. Super customer service!! HIGHLY RECOMMEND this family owned, local business.
ardy rinki
ardy rinki
00:17 28 Jul 21
Very good service providedVery punctual and completed the work in a timely mannerExplained the work that needed to be done and did a very good job fixing the problemVery good service in overall
Roger Freeman
Roger Freeman
22:05 27 Jul 21
Ryan performed the work on time with great efficiency.
Sita Cooney
Sita Cooney
18:58 27 Jul 21
Gave clear and concise information about my AC problems; gave solutions at various costs & warranties, and was professional and courteous throughout the exchange. I didn’t feel pressured and I feel very confident as a long-time customer.
Barbara Everst
Barbara Everst
13:38 27 Jul 21
Great service, on time and friendly. I love the peace of mind from the regular maintenance for my air conditioner and will ask for Tom again next time
Lou Stahl
Lou Stahl
19:22 26 Jul 21
I had a leaky faucet and, because our regular plumber was out of town, called Hobaica because they have serviced our AC/heating units for years and I knew I could trust them to do plumbing work, too. Ryan Waters came over in just a couple of hours and quickly diagnosed and fixed the problem. I would recommend him to anybody who needs an honest and efficient plumber.
Mark Rafferty
Mark Rafferty
17:53 26 Jul 21
Melissa in scheduling was FANTASTIC! She was very knowledgable and experience on how to get your Technicians out to our house that had no AC! Melissa and Hobaica are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!Your Technician Jacey M was FANTASTIC! Very knowledgeable about the issues at hand and how to fix properly. He and Hobaica are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. A+++
Ronald Rhoades
Ronald Rhoades
09:02 26 Jul 21
I quote Rev Rick Lewis at his request to relay the following information:I want to thank Scott Dale and Hobaica for outstanding service on my ac repair. Scott was veryProfessional,knowledgeable and pleasant. The job was completed in a very timely fashion and IAm very happy to commend both Scott and Hobaica, Thank you! Rick Lewis, Phx AzI Ronald Rhoades did have similar AC problem that Scott Dale fixed on short notice on a hot 115 deg.day and referred him to Rev Lewis when he called me about his AC outage. Thanks again to Scott and Hobaica service!
Steve DISC
Steve DISC
19:50 24 Jul 21
Scott Dale was johnny-on-the-spot (weekend service!) and diligent in attempting to find a freak leak from the A/C return duct inside the house. It occurred during the strong monsoonal activity in Phoenix during the month of July and he diagnosed that it was probably condensation on the return duct in the attic from humidity that then ran down the duct to the return register in the house. No problems found. Great work and very professional service from Scott!

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