The water heaters can cost high during yearly maintenance escape from the eyes of the consumers by hiding themselves at rooftops or basements. The regular maintenance of the water heaters or boilers can keep them safe and also can add on to the savings of the people using them.
The residential water heater has a varying storage capacity of hot water between 60 – 90 gallons and can withstand the standard temperature and pressure. The inner body of the water heater comprises a steel lining with glass covering which helps the rusted steel elements to flow through the water and have a ride to the bathroom taps. Some of the parts of water tank include,
If the temperature or pressure inside the heater is excess than required the water heater can explode and can spoil the bathroom or also harm people using it during that instant.
One can find the correct pressure and temperature control by pulling the handle on the heater and find out whether the water flows freely out from the heater. Any leakage or water disruptions must be replaced with a new valve.
The regular flushing of the drain wall can keep the situation under control.
The residential tanks these days have three types of temperature control like,
The average temperature is 120 degrees and can be checked by using a normal thermometer. The health experts recommend keeping the temperature around 120 degrees as it kills germs and keep the skin safe. Also exceeding the temperature can burn the skin sometimes. One should make sure that he/she checks the temperature of water with a fingertip specifically when bathing a small baby.