Sunitable installation and maintenance of your water heater which could improve its energy efficiency.
The suitable installation depends on many factors. And safety issues, building codes requirements for fuel type, climate, local, these factors are included on the combustion of gas and oil-fired water heaters in particular. Therefore, a plumbing and heating contractoris qualified for a storage water heater installation. The following you should do when selecting a contractor:
The estimated cost for system
Ask for references
To know more information about the company from your local Better Business Bureau.
I will check whether the company is to get the local permit if necessary, understand the local and regional building codes, etc.
If you decide to install it yourself, contact the manufacturer of the water heater first. Manufacturer has normal installation and operating instructions. In addition, if necessary, to get the information for the water heater local building codes, the information about how to obtain permission, please contact the city or town.
You can regular maintenance water heater to prolong the lifetime of water heaters greatly and minimize the loss of efficiency.
Depending on the type / model of what you have, regular maintenance may include:
Flush a quart of water from the storage tank every three months.
Check temperature and pressure valve every six months.