Water heaters are built to last, and commercial water heaters doubly so. These are systems that are expected to serve possibly hundreds of people a day, up to seven days a week, all year-round. That’s a tall order for any system to cope with. Hopefully, you’ve been scheduling regular maintenance to keep your water heater in good shape and calling for repairs when necessary. No matter how well you take care of your system, though, it’s not going to last forever.
Eventually, your commercial water heater is going to reach a point where it needs to be replaced. When that happens, you should know the signs so that you can have a new system installed before the old one gives out. The following are some of the more common signs that your commercial water heater is at the end of its life.