Water quality can affect the insides of your plumbing system, and your water heater is no exception. Here are some of the ways that water quality can affect your water heater.
1. Acidic water
Water tends to corrode the insides of water heater tanks since the tanks are made out of metal. If your water heater is well-maintained, it has a sacrificial anode rod that draws the water's corrosive power away from the tank's walls.