Water Heater Inspection and Testing

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Why Does Your Water Heater Need to be Inspected?

Inspecting your water heater regularly is a very important, but often overlooked step. Water heaters typically last for 8-13 years, and if your water heater is over 10 years old, inspecting it at least annually is very important. Water heater inspection and testing will increase the longevity of your water heater, and save you money in the long run. If you need a water heater inspection or testing in Rockville, MD, call Service Force Plumbing at 301-841-6284! With water heater inspections and tests we can determine if you need water heater repair or a replacement.

What Does the Inspection Entail?

For gas heaters, the first check should center around observing the plumbing joints for excessive or unusual corrosion. All the gas supply parts, as well as the water heater, should be checked for any flammable material nearby these parts. Other things that we will check during a water heater inspection in Rockville, MD is the water temperature, test the water pressure, flush out the water heaters, and inspect the pressure relief valve. Each thing we check and test applies to both gas, propane, and electric water heaters, as well as traditional tank and tankless water heaters.

Call Us for a Water Heater Inspection or Testing

Water heaters are over overlooked appliances in the home, yet there are a number of reasons why you should reevaluate this important device. For one, about 25% of energy usage in a home comes from the hot water heater. Americans typically use between 80 and 120 gallons of hot water every day. Most of the water usage is used to perform tasks such as heating water for laundry, showers, washing dishes, and more. Because of their function in the home, it is so important that they get professional water heater inspection and testing in Rockville, MD. If your water heater is in desperate need of testing and inspection service, we are here to help you. We can take a look at your water heater and test all of the different elements to make sure it’s working correctly. Consult our plumbing professionals by calling 301-841-6284.