Why do water heaters fail? Pioneer Oil and Propane
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Why do water heaters fail?

Posted: December 16, 2019

why do water heaters breakOn average, a modern storage-type water heater will last about 8 to 12 years, according to Inspectapedia.com (and others). Of course, those averages don’t take into account the kind of water quality problems that we have here in Central Massachusetts, which can shorten water heater life substantially.

But why does a water heater fail in the first place, and is there anything you can do to slow down or even prevent a water heater breakdown? Here are some insights from our water heater experts.

Causes and solutions for common water heater problems

Having problems with your water heater? Don’t delay – contact the pros at Pioneer Oil and Propane for expert water heater maintenance, water heater repairs, and water heater installations in and around our Worcester, MA service area.

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