Your water heater provides all the hot water in your home, from the shower to your sink. Maintaining your water heater is often overlooked. It should be annually checked to ensure it is running correctly and not costing you extra money. If left unchecked, your water heater could have rust, leaks, or lost energy efficiency. At We Care Plumbing, Heating, & Air, we understand the importance of your water heater and provide the best service for maintenance.

Here are a few things that could cause problems for your water heater:

Pressure Relief Valve

This valve is a safety valve that is used to avoid an over-pressurized tank. It’s vital to have this in working order and needs to be replaced if damaged or worn.

The Tank

Flushing the tank will make sure any sediments that got in the tank will not rust the tank or reduce energy efficiency. Once a leak is found in the tank, it must be replaced.

Anode Rod

Changing the anode rod is essential because it is made to corrode, so the tank will not. If you are noticing a rotten egg smell coming from your water heater tank, call We Care Plumbing, Heating, & Air right away!


Your water heater needs adequate space to work effectively and allows gases to release correctly. If you feel that there is not enough space around your heater, give We Care Plumbing, Heating, & Air a call.