How long should a water heater last?

Answer Most water heaters last 10 to 15 years, but you should start thinking about replacing your water heater if it is older than seven years. When shopping for a new water heater, look for one that is t... Read More »

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How long does it take to heat water in a 50 gallon water heater?

The time it takes for a 50 gallon water heater to heat water depends on the temperature of the water coming into the tank, whether the tank is gas or electric, and the desired temperature of the ho... Read More »

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How long does it take a gas water heater to reheat?

A gas water heater's recovery, or first-hour rating, tells how many gallons of hot water it supplies in one hour. The reheat time can be one hour or less if the rating is equal to or greater than ... Read More »

How long before a hot water heater heats up?

A standard 40 to 50 gallon water heater will take between 25 and 45 minutes to heat the water up. Water heaters of the same capacity can heat water at different rates, depending on the burner's fue... Read More »