How Do I Maintain my Tankless Hot Water Heater?

If you’re looking for a great way to help conserve energy and save water, a tankless hot water heater might be a good addition to your home. Tankless water heaters can be 20 to 30 percent more efficient than most other hot water heaters. If you have made the decision to add a tankless hot water heater, you may be wondering how to maintain it. Some basic maintenance for your tankless water heater should be part of your yearly checklist. This will ensure your water heater works at its full capacity.

Annual flushing

It’s important to flush your water heater yearly, this will help remove mineral deposits and sediments. Every water heater is different so be sure to check your owner’s manual and follow the instructions provided to flush yours properly. No matter what kind of heater you have, be sure to shut it off before you start the flushing process. If it’s an electric heater turn off the power and if it’s gas, shut off the fuel. Finally, follow the instructions from your owner’s manual and finish flushing the heater.

Clean or Replace the Water Line Filter

Many tankless water heaters have a water line filter. These filters protect against hard water, mineral deposits, and sediment. It’s important to consult your owner’s manual to know if you must replace your water filter or if you can clean it. This is also important to note when purchasing a tankless water heater.

Maybe you want to clean the water heater instead of purchasing new filters. Maybe, you’d prefer the convenience of replacing the filter. Whether you’re replacing or cleaning your water line filter, this is an important step to maintaining your tankless water heater.

These two maintenance tips are the best practices to ensure your tankless water heater works most efficiently and will last as long as possible. For more home tips be sure to read our blog: here. You can reach our team at or 781-826-2577, and don’t forget to watch our videos.

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