Home water heaters typically have a lifespan of approximately 10 years. The exact lifespan of the water heater depends on various factors, including correct installation, usage, construction quality of the water heater a... More » Home & Garden Appliances

True Value, Ace Hardware and Do it Best sell Reliance water heaters, as of 2015. All three stores offer the ability to purchase many products online along with free shipping directly to a local hardware store in the same... More » Home & Garden Appliances

The Home Depot, and Wayfair sell thermostats for water heaters, as of 2015. The Home Depot offers shipping directly to consumers as well as in-store pickup and ship-to-store options on many water-heater t... More » Home & Garden Appliances
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Lowe's states that the lifespan of a water heater is 8 to 12 years. The actual time of replacement depends on the workmanship of the original installation, the weather, the frequency of use and the quality of the heater ... More » Home & Garden Appliances

The average lifespan of a water heater is 8 to 12 years, notes Lowe's. Different factors, such as the way the unit was installed and maintained, affect the lifespan, either extending it or shortening it. More » Home & Garden Appliances

Water heaters that need replacement include those over 10 years old and those that are leaking or failing to consistently heat water to an acceptable temperature. Small issues, such as a leaking pressure release valve, a... More » Home & Garden Appliances

Powerflex water heaters are unique because they have a built-in draft inducer fan that blows exhaust gases through a vent. This means that the water heater does not have to rely on the natural buoyancy of hot gases to ve... More » Home & Garden Appliances