Water Heater repairs in New Braunfels & San Marcos, TX are very common. The best way to avoid water heater repairs is to replace the anode rod in your water heater. This can extend the life of your water heater tank by 6-10 years. Recommended every 3-4 years.
Im sure you have noticed everyone is moving to Texas. This means the water companies will be increasing the pressure to your house to keep up with demand. Regulate your pressure.
Manufacturers Recommend Water Heaters be flushed every 1-2 years depending on the water quality.