All you need is to know who manufactured the water heater and its serial number both found on the label affixed to the water heater. Alternatively, you can check your manual to get a rough estimate on age based on the copyright year. You can access online versions of most models of the three most popular brands at these links:. Before going further, I want to point out the differences between a water heater manufacturer and a water heater brand. The manufacturer is the company that takes materials or components to create or manufacture the water heater. Need to hire a plumber?
For help with returns, please review the Limited Warranty. Beckett construction and settings data R. Honeywell Primary Series All returns from this series should be sent directly to Honeywell.
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