Did you know that the cost to replace some water heaters can be over $1000 today?
Wouldn’t it be great if we could postpone that cost.
We’re going to reveal to you secret of how to extend the life of your water heater.
A secret so valuable, we could sell an e-book how to do it.
But instead were going to give it away for free.
The secret is not new. It’s just not widely known.
Water heaters can be repaired often for minimal cost. But the one thing, that makes the water heater too expensive to repair, is rust.
The rust inside the water heater gets so bad that the unit starts leaking.
But now, you can put off that leaking. You can postpone the replacement of the water heater by postponing the leaking.
The secret to preventing the leaking, is controlling the rust. Now you say how can we possibly control the rust?
Here is the secret: the water heaters have a rod inside them, whose job it is to rust. These are called sacrificial anode rods. The manufacturer installs them in the water heater so that they will rust rather than the tank. All you have to do, is replace this anode rod, on a regular schedule, and you will extend the life of the water heater.
This one step, replacing the anode rod, changes everything. It extends the life of the water heater and saves you large amounts of money.
Typically the anode rod is in the top of the water heater. To change it, all you need to do is:
- Turn off the cold water supply. There should be a valve above the water heater.
- Shut off the fuel that controls the temperature of the water. This can be turning into a pilot on a gas model, turning off the breaker on electric model.
- After the water has cooled, drain the water down below the anode rod. It’s a good idea to flush the tank at this time also. Any rust in the water can be flushed out.
- Then carefully use a wrench to unscrew the anode rod, remove it from tank and reinstall a new one.
Be sure to use a sealer like Teflon tape, and carefully screw the new anode rod into the tank.
- Turn on the water supply, looking for leaks. After the tank is pressurized, you can open faucet and let water flow through. Check again for leaks.
- Turn the fuel supply back on. If it’s a gas hot water heater you may need to relight the pilot.
Do this about every three or four years, and you will double or triple the life of your water heater.
Tell all your friends about this. Let’s get the secret out.