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Water Heater Leaking in New Baltimore?

6/2/2021 (Permalink)

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Water Heater Water Damage in New Baltimore?

Do you know the last time your water heater was inspected? In a study prepared by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) three-quarters of all water heaters failed before they become twelve years old, and the chances of a water heater leaking or bursting will dramatically increase when the water heater reaches five years of age. SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore responds to water damage emergencies throughout the year and offer tips from the IBHS:

Water Heater Loss Prevention and Maintenance Tips

  1. Have a professional plumbing inspection of the anode rod at least once every two years and annually after the warranty expires. The rod will eventually corrode and leave the tank vulnerable to damage.
  2. Remove sediment by flushing the tank every six months. Sediment will build up faster in areas with hard water.

Tankless Versus Tank

You may want to consider purchasing a tankless water heater. Over the years they have become more sophisticated, and some models even can tell you via a smartphone when it needs maintenance. You’ll also save between twenty-seven and fifty percent on fuel costs compares to tank-type heaters.

Call Us Today!

SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore has a team of highly trained water restoration technicians on-call and ready to respond 24-hours a day. Call us today at 586-598-5050. We’ll restore your water damage in Mount Clemens, “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of Mount Clemens, New Baltimore is Independently Owned and Operated.

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