Why Do Water Heaters Fail?

Posted: December 16, 2019

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On average, a conventional storage-type water heater will last about 8 to 12 years, according to Inspectapedia.com (and others) – about half as long as a furnace or boiler.

What causes a water heater to fail after such a short time, and is there any way to slow its demise? Here are some insights from our water heater experts.

Common water heater problems and solutions

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