I have an AO Smith 100-gallon water heater that's popping and
sizzling. I'm pretty sure there's a sizeable mineral deposit on
the bottom that's creating these noises and has successfully
escaped my attempts at regularly flushing the tank for the last
Is there a way, short of throwing said heater out, of getting rid
of that deposit?
ignore the noise or replace the heater.
the mineral deposits are hard, and attempting a acid bath may generate
I understand your pain 100 gallon tanks are pricey, perhaps you can
add insulation safely to minimize noise transmission somehow
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