Some Information about water heater replacement

Posted on: January 5th, 2014 by newportbeach-plumber No Comments

You certainly don’t want to experience any inconvenience when it comes to using hot water at home. With this, it is necessary that you know when water heater replacement should be done. When water heater system is about to fail, no hot water will be a common experience. This is certainly a sign that it already needs replacement especially when your heater has been with you for a long time.

See to it that you know the signs that your water heater is bound to fail. In order for your family to use water heater without any inconvenience, it is necessary that you know the signs that the heater needs to be replaced.


You need to know the lifespan of your water heater. Most of the time, a heater could last about 8-10 years. During the early years, your heater would surely be in top condition. However, as it age, you could expect that some problems would slowly show up. If ever your heater is nearing its expected lifespan and experience constant troubles, its best to have it replaced. Repairing it would only be a waste of money.

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Dirt and dust in your hot water is also a sign that something is not right in your heating system. It could be due to rusting in your tank. This could also be due to the accumulated sediments in your water tank. As we all know, water carries different sediments and this usually would settle at the bottom of the tank.

It is possible to clean the tank on your own, but make sure that you know how to do it. Never perform the cleaning if you are hesitant with what you will do.

Corrosion in your tank is a serious problem. Often times the best way to deal with it is to replace the unit. When the tank starts to rust, time will come that it would break, so it’s better to have the entire system replaced with a new model.


Moisture around your water heater is also a sign that it needs replacement. This moisture could mean that there is a leak slowly surfacing in your water heater. Do not anymore wait for the problem to become worst before you have it replaced. It’s best to have your system assessed by a professional to know the best option for you.

If you need the service of a professional plumber to check your entire water heating system or to have it replaced with a new one, Newport Beach Plumbing could help. We have been in the business for many years already. With this, you could expect that we know what to do and how to do it professionally. It is our goal to provide you with fast and high quality service.

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