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How Do You Maintain A Domestic Solar Water Heater Yourself?

When we buy something, maintaining it for its longevity is quite essential. Whether it is a phone or a domestic solar water heater, maintenance is required for every product. But maintaining solar water heater is not so easy taking care of your phone. This is why whenever people buy a solar water heater, they make sure that the very same company also provides professional maintenance services. But what to do at such a time when you are unable to avail any type of services in this lockdown. At the very least you should know how to properly clean your domestic solar water heater so that you don’t run out of hot water. All you should know is how to clean the solar water heater tubes and the tank.

How To Clean Solar Water Heater Tubes

It is necessary to clean the tubes from time to time. Otherwise, its efficiency will be reduced. Once the efficiency gets reduced, you will not only have a problem getting hot water but also there are certain hazards like pipe bursts, water leakage, etc. that might happen. Cleaning the tube is quite easy with six simple steps.

Step 1: Open the water intake of your heater but make sure impurities does not go inside.
Step 2: Add an appropriate amount of cleaner into the storage tank.
Step 3: The water heater needs to have an automatic circulation for 25-35 minutes. This way all parts can be thoroughly cleaned.
Step 4: Open the sinkhole, drain the cleaner.
Step 5: Recycle for two minutes after filling the tank.
Step 6: Drain the circulating water inside again.

How To Clean Solar Water Heater Tank

Next, you will need to clean the tank. Now, based on the quality of water you get in your area, your tank should be cleaned accordingly. If you have iron in your water, you should clean it more often. You can also clean the tank in six simple easy steps.

Step 1: First turn off the power of the solar water tank and make sure the current water temperature is not more than 40 degrees.
Step 2: Next, close the hot water outlet and the cold water intake.
Step 3: Now, you can open the tank cover, salvage the scale and add 50 g citric acid into it.
Step 4: Keep it for 30 minutes.
Step 5: After 30 minutes, open the water valve and let water flow
into the tank, salvage the scale again.
Step 6: Use water from a hose to rinse the tank before adding water again.

See, it is quite easy to clean a domestic solar water heater. Do this and your water heater will continue to give you clean hot water for a long time.

Author BioHi, I am Anita. I work as an engineer in the Manufacturing Industry. During my free time, I write business-related blogs.