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WASHINGTON — Sitting outside one evening I noticed some water marks between our water heater frame and the encasement it was in. This was not a good sign as I had already replaced all the electrical components a while back. I opened the front of the water heater and noticed that my high limit thermostat was already rusting after only being a few months old. Also, not a good sign.
Well the next morning after breakfast when I inspected the water heater I could see water was dripping out of the compartment. I decided it was time to replace our water heater. Online research verified it especially given the fact our water heater is 12 years old.
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