Most conventional water heaters will last anywhere between 10 and 15 years. After this time, they may become less and less efficient, eventually needing to be repaired or replaced.
Some examples of hot water heater failure are as follows: if you begin to notice rust-colored water coming from the hot faucet or muddy deposits in your water, there could be rust or sediment inside of the hot water tank that needs to be removed. A water tank that makes unusually loud noises while heating is another major sign of a faulty water heater. If your water smells or tastes metallic, or if you begin to notice leaks around the heater tank please give us a call. All of these issues are warning signs that your water heater is on the brink of failure. We can provide any repairs you might need!