Models
BRADFORD WHITE
Longest Average Lifespan
10.4 Years (5 out of 5 Checkins)
Recent Job Checkins
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036FBN7
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White water heater
Overland park expansion tank
A new PRV was installed to lower the water pressure to 75 psi, thus creating a closed system. A thermal expansion tank was installed on the new water heater. The main shutoff was also replaced as the old valve did not completely shutoff the water.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036FBN7
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith water heater installed. Flue was redone to improve drafting. Homeowner was also advised to contact water company to request for the check valve to be removed from the water heater.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036FBN7
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

AO Smith GCR50400 installed in place of the Bradford White.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036FBN7
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White 50 gallon
New AO Smith installation
New PRV installed along with thermal expansion tank. AO Smith GCR 50 400 is a more efficient, heavy duty water heater.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036FBN7
Rating
Age
9 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

A thermal expansion tank was installed with the new AO Smith GCR 50 400 hot water heater. The saddle valve was replaced with an angle stop and moved to the cold side. Most humidifiers should be feed from the cold side instead of the hot.
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