Maintaining Your RV Water Heater

by | Aug 19, 2018

There are a number of maintenance tasks that should be performed yearly on your camper. Maintaining your RV water heater is one task you should not skip. There can be instances where you may camp in an area that has water with a high mineral content. This is often found where campgrounds are supported by wells. The use of a water filter can help, but minerals can continue to build overtime and cause damage to you RV water heater.

Maintaining your RV water heater is very simple and takes less than 30 minutes to complete. Before you begin, determine the manufacture and model of RV water heater installed in your camper and purchase an anode rod for this unit. These can be found at most camping supply stores or online. The anode rod is also known as a sacrificial rod. The rod will attract harmful minerals that can damage your RV water heater and prevent deterioration, extending the life of the tank.

We also cover a number of other maintenance tips to make sure you have a well operating and safe rv water heater tank.

Below are links if you’re interested in purchasing the products discussed in this video. Please note: Prices and availability of the products used in this video are subject to change.

Products used in this video:

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