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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.

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scott agran
scott agran
05:53 16 Nov 21
Binh is a wonderful person and a great representative of his company. Excellent communicator, honest and hard worker
Linda Wendell
Linda Wendell
21:53 15 Nov 21
We were very happy with the service provided by Ryan Waters and his team.
Allan Smolko
Allan Smolko
04:06 13 Nov 21
They were great!
Vander Shanholt
Vander Shanholt
01:03 13 Nov 21
Scott was incredibly friendly and repaired our upstairs heat in short order
Barbara Myers
Barbara Myers
23:26 12 Nov 21
11/12/2021 - Another great Hobiaca experience - thanks for sending Justin Driver to service my HVAC and complete the water heater repair. Great service and very professional. Thank you HobiacaHobaica thank you for always sending the best in the business - Ryan Waters was so nice and professional. I really think your team sets the example for others in knowledge of your products and services you provide. Thank you!!
Diane Stouffer
Diane Stouffer
16:57 12 Nov 21
Binh Tran was great! He replaced the capacitor on our AC unit before we had an issue w the motor. He was courteous and professional. Thank you, Binh!
Cindy Fischer
Cindy Fischer
01:42 12 Nov 21
Ryan, Dylan& John were awesome. Professional, personable , on-time & dependable. Thx guys
Marc Jouandet
Marc Jouandet
23:36 11 Nov 21
Scott came by today to perform routine maintenance on our air conditioners. He discovered one of the capacitors to be failing & was able to replace it quickly & efficiently. Now I can get through the summer without worries. Thanks Scott!
Jack Guzman
Jack Guzman
22:13 11 Nov 21
Hello, just a little note to tell you how great our Technicians were today.Ivan and Troy showed up a little ahead of schedule, met with us, checked out the work areas and got right to work. And they did a fantastic job! I thought I was going to hear all kinds of banging and all kinds of noise but instead it was just a little bit of noise and the cool sound of Ivan whistling... reminded me of my Dad, he always whistled to, it was great.Troy was also quietly working outside.Upon completion of the work Troy and Ivan showed us their work and how the new thermostat worked.They did a great job with the installation, very professional work! I've seen a few air conditioning/furnace installations over the years when building homes with my dad and cousin...and these two technicians (Ivan and Troy) are obviously very good at what they do, and very good with the customer service experience they exhibited to us!!And personally I think they both definitely deserve a raise!!! And no, they didn't ask me to say this, LOL. It's obvious they're humble guys that would never ask for something like this, but they definitely deserve a raise...at minimum some fantastic kudos to some great Hobiaca Technicians!Kudos to Ivan and Troy for a job very well done!Thank you,Jack and Jackie Guzman11/11/2021

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