NOVATO — Host, Sarah Rutan: The simplest way to increase your water heater’s operating lifespan is to flush its tank annually. Today we’re in Novato with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Daniel Gagne of Benjamin Franklin Plumbing to learn how this is done.
Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Daniel Gagne: Hi, my name Daniel Gagne, and today I’m going to show you how to flush a water heater. The reason we flush water heaters – and it needs to be done at least once a year – is because there’s a lot of sediment in the water and sediment tends to sit at the bottom of the water heater tank. And if you don’t maintain your water heater or flush it yearly and take a look at certain components, Read more