The rheem performance 50 gal.
Brand new water heater brown water.
Water heaters usually have a service life of 10 to 15 years.
If you have galvanized plumbing it will just take time.
Galvanized iron plumbing corrodes with time and can release rusty to dark brown water in your home s distribution system.
I drained down the tank but still the rust color is there.
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If you have copper.
Open the drain cock and let the tank drain watch the hose and when the water starts to run clear shut off the drain cock on the tank.
Electric water heater the rheem performance 50 gal.
Manufacturers of water heaters recommend rinsing the water heater once a year to extend the life of the water heater by removing sediments and rust.
Pzqk7j az connect a garden hose to the tank shut the tank off but don t turn the cold water inlet off.
Hey guys just installed a new state water heater and the customer is getting rust colored water out from it.
Brownish water from new hot water heater.
Electric water heater takes up less space than competing models making it the perfect for replacement of an existing water heater.
The brown is rust.
Plus it includes a 1 year in home labor warranty in addition to a 6 year tank and parts warranty.
If your water heater falls within this range and your water is often brown it may be time to replace it.
I used dielectric unions for my conections at the heater and thats all i did as far as piping goes.
If you need to save more space be sure.
Replacing galvanized plumbing is the only sure way.
I replaced the tank about 4 months ago.
Provides ample amount of hot water for households with 3 to 5 people.