The serial number may be found on the label near the bottom of the water heater. The serial number may be found on the label near the bottom of the water heater. You can determine how old your residential water heater is by looking at and decoding data on the water heater's label. First, locate the manufacturers label with the serial number on the side of your unit. This sticker is usually around any warning labels and the energy guide. Locate the manufacturer's label and serial number on the side of your water heater. The sticker is generally above the heater's warning labels and next to the energy guide. Check to see if the installation date is listed on the sticker. If not, write down the serial code. 8 to 12 years
To determine the age of your appliance, use your serial number (not model number) to find date of manufacture. Our serial numbers begin with two letters followed by six numbers. The 2 letters at the beginning of the serial number tell you the month and year it was made.
Whirlpool water heaters are manufactured by Craftmaster, and their coding system is that the first two numbers of the serial number are the year of manufacture. So the serial number of the water heater data plate in the photo below (circled in red) indicates that the water heater was manufactured in 2005.
The cost of a water heater depends on several factors, such as the type of tank and the labor to install the unit. Storage water tanks average between $650 and $850. Tankless water heaters, which do not store water but use special coils to heat water when you need it, cost between $160 and $1, 500.
Average life of Bradford White water heater replacemenet. 16. 2 Years out of 104 Checkins.
The Rheem water heater serial number is found on the data tag or label on your water heater's exterior. On Rheem tankless water heaters the serial number is located inside of the heater body on the right side. On Rheem heat pump water heaters the serial number is located on a label on the upper left side of the unit.
To determine the correct size tank water heater you only need to look at 2 numbers: Your peak hour demand (how much hot water your household uses during a busy hour) The tank's FHR (how many gallons of hot water a heater can produce at any given hour)
Look at the first four digits of the serial number once you find it. The first two digits can be the week of the year that the unit was manufactured, with the third and fourth number indicating the year. A serial number starting with 0193, for example, may have been made the first week of 1993.
The manufacture date is also in the serial number of the water heater which is displayed on the white tag below the label. The first digit of the serial number is the year and the second is the month.
The Whirlpool water heater has a 12 year warranty and we are in year 5.
Whirlpool water heaters are actually made by the American Water Heater Company (AWHC), one of four such manufacturers in the United States. Companies like Whirlpool, GE and Kenmore slap their stickers on the side of the tank and distribute the product to stores such as Lowe's and Sears.
A. O. Smith water heater rating plates can be a little more difficult to decode, but once you know what to look for, it's still fairly straightforward. The serial number will consist of 10 numbers and letters, and you simply look for the first four numbers in the sequence to find the date of manufacture.
Bradford White The year of manufacture is noted by the first letter of the serial number, and the month is the second letter. Is your water heater's brand not listed above? If your water heater's brand isn't listed, check NACHI's or The Water Heater Hub's serial decoder to learn more.
Find the series of numbers and the letter that follow the word "Serial" on the identification plate. Write down the first five digits of the Serial Number. Use the serial number 5498L9988 for an example. "5498L" will give you the place, year and month of manufacture for the Lennox air conditioning unit.