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4 Tips for Extending the Lifespan of your Water Heater

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The typical water heater can last between 8 to 12 years in operational use, barring catastrophic events. In most cases, water heaters will gradually start to lose efficiency because of the inevitable build-up of sediments over time. Beyond sediments, some water heaters will start to leak as they grow older. Thankfully, many of such leaks tend to be minor and non-threatening. However, if you are unlucky, your water heater could suffer a sudden explosive leak – knowing the location of the water shutoff valve might be the key to preventing your basement from being flooded in such instances. Nonetheless, you...

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