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Ruud water heater anode rod replacement.
Isolated tank design reduces conductive heat loss.
In areas like phoenix where our water is hard and corrosive the anode rod plays an important role in protecting your water.
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As the anode works the life of the water heater is increased.
Direct replacement for rheem ruud and richmond water heaters.
Open the drain valve.
Replacing your anode rod at regular intervals may increase the life of your water heater saving you money time and the inconvenience of having to replace your water heater one of the most important considerations in having a normal life span for your water heater is whether the anode rod is performing it s job to divert corrosive action away from the tank walls to the anode rod.
Never bang on components of a water heater as the tank liner is easily damaged.
The rod may be under the water heater s sheet metal top or connected to the hot water outlet nipple.
A few newer plastic lined tanks have no anode rods to replace before you get started close the shutoff valve turn on the hot water at a faucet to relieve pressure and turn off the electricity or gas to the heater.
Step 5 install the new anode rod.
Anode rods are the most important line of defense in increasing water heater tank life and preventing leaks.
Dual stainless steel upper and lower elements to prolong anode rod and tank life.
Professional achiever electric water heaters are engineered for longer life resistored heating elements and premium grade anode rod.
These devices work because the metal in the rod is more easily corroded than the metal of the water heater tank.
You can order an anode rod replacement for your water heater by directly from the hot water heater manufacturer.
If the anode rod is corroded with sediment and is too large to lift out of the tank it means that the component is still functioning.
These devices work because the metal in the rod is sacrificed so the tank does not corrode.