Water heaters are developed to last a long time, and have been a trusted appliance in homes and businesses throughout the community for decades. If your water heater is properly maintained, then it will almost certainly last its entire intended lifespan. It won’t last forever though.
At some time or another, you’ll need to start exploring the need to replace your water heater system. To avoid costly repairs later on or interruption from a faulty water heater, you’ll want to be able to recognize the signs that your water heater is struggling. But how do you really know if it’s time for a replacement?