A well-maintained anode rod in a water heater can help prolong the life of the heater and save you $$$.
When corrosion or absorption occurs in the water heater, the anode rod helps protect the metal tank. The corrosive properties of the water will attack the anode rod before attacking the steel tank of the water heater. This is why we hear the term “sacrificial anode”. Anode rod life depends on water quality and consumption. Most anode rods are made from magnesium or aluminum. Here’s a quick video on replacing an anode rod.Service, Repair, and Replacement
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