- Posted January 14, 2014 by
Plumbing Repair Sugar Land's Fix for Smelly Water at Home
Does the water from ones water heater have a bad smelling odor? This can happen from time to time. Plumbing Repair Sugar Land suggests that the leading cause of the smell is from the development of bacteria in the hot water tank. It can happen with from any water supply but is more common from wells.
An initial way to try and remedy the odor is the run the water heater at 140 degrees or higher to kill the bacteria.
If this doesn't do the trick, one can "rinse" the water heater tank out with bleach water. This is not a difficult process but there are a series of steps involved with it. We have outlined them in a blog post titled How to Eliminate Your Sugar Land Water Heater Odor which should give one all the information needed to solve the smelly water woes at home.