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How often should a hot water system be serviced?
Last Updated: 30th March, 2020
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Likewise, how often should you have your hot water heater serviced?
It is mandatory to keep a regular maintenance schedule. This can possibly be every two months, once in every six year and once in every year. The first check should center around observing the plumbing joints for excessive or unusual corrosion.
Subsequently, question is, how do you service a hot water heater? Flush the Tank
- Turn off the electricity to the water heater or turn off the gas to extinguish the pilot.
- Connect a garden hose to the tank's drain valve.
- With the pressure relief valve open, open the drain valve and allow the tank to drain completely.
Keeping this in consideration, do hot water systems need servicing?
The main types of hot water systems are continuous/instantaneous flow, solar, heat pump, and electric/gas storage. Generally speaking, the mentioned systems have maintenance period guidelines as follows: Continuous/instantaneous flow: annual service. Electric/gas storage: every 5 years.
Do unvented cylinders need servicing?
Advise you that continued servicing of your cylinder every 12 months is recommended, and that in most instances it will be a condition of the manufacturers' warranty that an unvented cylinder is appropriately serviced, on a regular basis as advised by the manufacturer, by a competent Service Engineer or provider.