We don’t typically get too technical in our blog posts. You don’t need to know all the ins and outs of your plumbing system, or all the lingo–that’s what we are here for! Still though, it is helpful to know some terms. If for any reason, to be aware of the importance of professional services, like water heater maintenance!
There is a very important component in your tank water heater that we check on during your maintenance appointment, and that’s the anode rod, which is sometimes referred to as the “sacrificial anode rod.” Read on to learn why it’s earned this nickname, and what you need to know about this component of your water heater.