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How Long Do Water Heaters Last?

Tank water heaters typically last between 6-12 years, but in some cases can last for over 15 years when properly maintained. Tankless units can last 20 years or more when used correctly. Your water heater may be ready for a replacement if it is old, outdated, no-longer efficient, or showing signs of failure. Reduced water flow, hot water failure or reduction, discolored water, and strange noises or leaks, are all indicators that it could be going bad.

What’s the Difference Between Electric and Gas Water Heaters?

Gas water heaters are powered by natural gas, and electric water heaters use electrical elements and currents to heat water. Electric heaters are typically safer, more efficient, and require less energy than gas heaters, but gas heaters typically heat water quicker and operate during power failures. Gas and electric water heaters typically last around the same amount of time, and both require routine maintenance to keep them running at optimal levels. 

Water Heaters With Etchen Commercial Plumbing 

Etchen Commercial Plumbing is your one-stop-shop for all your Michigan plumbing services in Farmington Hills, MI, Dearborn, MI, Livonia, MI, and the surrounding areas. We have experts standing by to assist you with all your water heaters needs. They will arrive on time and provide the highest quality services. To learn more about us or to receive a free estimate, contact us online or call our Detroit location at (313) 794-2609 or our Livonia location at (734) 855-6336.

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