Water heaters are essential to our everyday life. Without them, we wouldn’t be able to wash clothes, do dishes, or shower (at least not comfortably).
Whether tankless water heaters or traditional models, it’s important to know the signs of failure before the entire unit goes kaput. If you’ve been having issues with your wanter heater, or if the unit is just old, here are a few things to look out for.
The Five Signs Of A Failing Water Heater
- Age. This is the most obvious one, and it’s quite easy to determine even if you weren’t the one who installed it. Check the serial number on the unit, typically the first two numbers represent the year the water heater was manufactured. This can help give you an idea of how old the unit is, and if it’s nearing the end of its lifespan. Usually, if a unit is 10 years or older it’s time to start thinking about replac