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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
21 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
19 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
21 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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A PRV had been replaced a few years back. The venting was replaced and a 4" wye and vent was installed.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Bradford White in Shawnee
PRV installed, expansion tank, gas line rerouted and the flue corrected.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
21 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Poor installation of gas water heater
A new PRV was installed along with thermal expansion tank. The venting was replaced with 4" and the slope was corrected. The backdrafting issue was a makeup air issue and was resolved during the install.
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
3 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

State water heater
Two new Bradford White water heaters installed in parallel. Two new expansion tanks installed and the venting totally redone.
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State water heater
STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

The gas line was updated with a new shutoff and drip leg and also hard piped. The vent was replaced to 4" and the old wye from the furnace was removed. There was also a 1' rise off the top of the tank that was added. A new PRV and thermal expansion tank was also installed.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
6 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

KC Water Heaters Prairie Village
A new water heater was installed along with new venting. There was also a negative pressure issue that was identified and resolved. This is a great example of why you should always hire a licensed professional to install a gas water heater.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New 50,000 BTU High recovery Bradford White tank installed and thermal expansion tank put in.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White leaking
Lenexa water heater installation
New Bradford White high recovery model installed. PRV was also installed and expansion tank was set to match water pressure.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New Bradford White installed along with thermal expansion tank and new flue.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
21 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New tank installed along with PRV, vent, and expansion tank.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
19 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White in Overland Park 66213
RG250S6N Bradford White high recovery
New high recovery water heater installed along with 4" vent connector and 4" flue. Thermal expansion tank installed along with new ice maker stop and the flex gas line was replaced with iron pipe. A new PRV was also installed and the pressure set to 70 psi as was the expansion tank.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
9 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

AO Smith with unsecure flue
New flue installed and thermal expansion tank put in. The water softener was bypassed and a PRV was installed.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

unsafe flue for second water heater
Vent connector for multiple water heaters
New flue ran for second tank and the T was removed. A connector rise was also added to the new installation to prevent any additional backdrafting. The rust on the first tank are an indicator of backdrafting.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

A 5x4x4 vent connector was added and a 4x3x3 Y was added as well as a new flue for both water heaters. A thermal expansion tank was also installed along with a new PRV. The water pressure was 106 psi before the new PRV was installed.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

leaking water heater in kansas city Missouri 64155
New thermal expansion tank installed and set to 75 psi. Water pressure set to 73 psi. Flue was corrected and section was replaced.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
22 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New Bradford White installed along with thermal expansion tank. New Pressure Reducing Valve also installed.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
Heat Trap

Rheem water heater
New AO Smith installed along with thermal expansion tank and new PRV. Valve for humidifier also replaced.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed and water softener bypassed. The PRV was also bad and was replaced.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith GCR installed with thermal expansion tank.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
24 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

A new PRV was installed along with a thermal expansion tank, should get more than 11 years out of the new AO Smith water heater.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Leaking water heater
Thermal expansion tank
Thermal expansion tank installed along with new PRV and AO Smith 50 gallon hot water heater.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed along with thermal expansion tank.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
17 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

overland park water heaters
The water pressure from the city was only 70 psi. The PRV was removed and the house was setup to be on an open loop system. Thermal expansion tank is not required on the open loop system.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
9 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Two water heaters were no longer needed so they were replaced with a single 50 gallon GCR50. Thermal expansion tank installed along with new PRV.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White 64079
AO Smith 64079
A new PRV was installed along with an AO Smith GCR 50 gallon water heater. The main shutoff was also bad and would not allow the water to shut off all the way or for full water volume into the house. A new gas and water shutoff was installed along with a thermal expansion tank. The flue was also redone to allow for more rise off the top of the water heater.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
26 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

New AO Smith installed and thermal expansion tank added. The gas cock was also replaced and the PRV was only 4-5 years old. Water pressure was 60 psi.
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
17 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

water heater expansion tank
New AO Smith installed along with thermal expansion tank. The flue was also adjusted to improve the draw.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed along with new PRV and thermal expansion tank. The valve for the humidifier was also replaced.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Riss Lake water heater installation
Owner decided that two tanks was overkill and the old gas and flue were capped off. By going to a single tank they will save around $5,000 over the life of the water heater.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Water heater with corrosion in Kansas City MO
The PRV was removed and the new water heater was installed without a thermal expansion tank.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

66218 water heater repair
Hot water heater repair in Shawnee, KS 66216
The PRV was replaced as well as the thermal expansion tank. The PRV was also moved up above the spigot to allow the ability to monitor the incoming water pressure. New shutoff installed for water heater and humidifier.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

backdrafting hot water heater
AO Smith water heater flue slope
Flue was redone to increase the ability to draw. The PRV was also replaced and the humidifier valve was replaced with a compression stop.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
VENTING / INSTALLATION

The flue was redone to improve the draw. There was also a new PRV installed along with a thermal expansion tank. New shutoff for the poly line feeding the humidifier was also replaced. The flex gas supply line was replaced with iron pipe.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

AO Smith tank
New main shutoff installed, new thermal expansion tank which was also moved to the cold side, and the PRV was replaced.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
19 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

New PRV installed to reduce water pressure down to 75 psi. AO Smith water heater installed and the saddle valves for the humidifier and fridge were replaced.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White 64118
Hot water heater Kansas city MO
New AO Smith installed in place of the two tanks. The PRV was also bad and was replaced during the water heater install. There was also a thermal expansion tank installed.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
24 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White leaking from tank
AO Smith 64151
AO Smith water heater installed along with thermal expansion tank and new PRV. The line for the humidifier was also replaced with a full brass body compression valve which was also lead free. The water pressure was set to 75 psi and the expansion tank was also set to 75 psi.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Water heater replaced by KC Water Heaters
Shawnee expansion tanks
AO Smith water heater
A new water heater was installed and a thermal expansion tank was installed. The water pressure from WaterOne was 130 psi and the PRV reduced it down to 75. This brings the water pressure in the house up to 130 when the tank is heating water. In this environment a thermal expansion tank is recommended. Also installed new shutoff valves and replaced the saddle valve.
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AO Smith water heater
AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
19 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
Dip Tube broken

New AO Smith installed along with thermal expansion tank and new PRV. The new PRV significantly increased the water pressure inside the home.
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