Customary anode rods are sacrificial gadgets meant to guard tank water heaters from corrosion and failure. Annual upkeep on tanks is usually not carried out ensuing within the depletion of the anode rod and corrosion buildup within the tank.
Both changing an previous anode rod with new or changing with an influence anode rod is a good step in doing what you possibly can to delay the lifetime of a tank water heater.
Grasp plumber Eric Aune talks about what an anode rod is, the way it works and what are a few of the choices for alternative.
Instruments and merchandise used on this video:
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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Mid-Torque 1/2″ Affect https://amzn.to/3GXDPX2