Overland Park , KS
Average Lifespan
16.6 Years ( 73 out of 73 Checkins)
BRADFORD WHITE
Most common brand
17.2 Years ( 20 out of 76 Checkins)
AMERICAN
Longest Average Lifespan
23 Years out of 3 Checkins
Water Pressure
Average City Water Pressure
89.7 psi
Average Inside Water Pressure
79.5 psi
Recent Job Checkins
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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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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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
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Two new tanks installed and flue totally replaced. 5" vent down the a 5-4-4 wye and 4" going to water heaters.
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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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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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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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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
24 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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

New AO Smith water heater installed with thermal expansion tank. Drip leg added to gas line.
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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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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

leaking kenmore in overland park
AO Smith installer in Overland Park
The new water heater was installed even though the old tank could have been repaired it made more sense to just install a new tank.
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STATE SELECT
Rating
Age
22 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

State Water Heater repair in Olathe Kansas
AO Smith 66213 Olathe, KS
New AO Smith water heater installed and section of the flue replaced. The tank that we originally planned to install had a small dent in the side so we pulled another tank off the truck and swapped it out. One of the advantages to having 4-5 tanks on the truck at all times.
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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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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
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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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
6 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
VENTING / INSTALLATION

New AO Smith installed and the flexible lines were replaced with solid copper.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Home Depot water heater 12 year warranty
New AO Smith water heater installed, line for humidifier moved from hot side to cold and new valve was installed.
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Home Depot water heater 12 year warranty
STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Overland park hot water heater
New AO Smith GCR model installed in place of the State Select. Thermal expansion tank was also installed on this closed loop system.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

20 year old AO Smith
Thermal expansion tank and new water heater
New AO Smith water heater installed along with thermal expansion tank.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

water heater installation 66212
New AO Smith installed and the main shutoff was replaced despite being hard to access with the finished basement. A small hole was cut into the drywall.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
19 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Overland Park water heaters
The PRV was installed above the spigot which allowed the water pressure to be checked before the PRV. The pressure was only 80 psi. Faced with the decision to either replace or remove the PRV, they decided to remove it. This made the house an open system and a thermal expansion tank was not needed.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White
hot water heater in overland park
A new AO Smith was installed. The copper gas line was replaced with iron pipe. A thermal expansion tank and PRV is needed when the pressure is this high.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
19 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

AO Smith High Efficiency water heater
New AO Smith GDHE-50 EnergyStar power vent water heater installed. This is the best water heater you would ever need for a residential setting. Probably couldn't run it out of hot water if you tried. Expansion tank and new PRV installed.
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
23 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Water heater age in Overland Park 66212
AO Smith with gas line hard piped.
AO Smith GCG water heater installed in place of the old State Select. A section of the flue was also replaced where it had worn thin. This is typically due to rust formed from condensation over years.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Rheem year water heater
expansion tank with water heater
A new Pressure Reducing Valve was installed along with a new main water shutoff valve. A thermal expansion tank was also installed and an AO Smith water heater was put in.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Lifespan on an AO Smith water heater
Overland Park water heater
A new AO Smith replaced the nearly 20 year old 40 gallon. The water pressure was checked and read 96 psi. The high water pressure was due to a failed PRV. The Pressure Reducing Valve was replaced and a thermal expansion tank was installed.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

AO Smith
Amtrol expansion tank
Energy Saver from AO Smith
Pressure Reducing Valve replaced and thermal expansion tank installed. The flue on this 17 year old house has started to deteriorate and will likely need to be replaced within the next 5 years. They will soon be upgrading to a high efficiency furnace and will plan to replace the entire horizontal section of flue in 4" type b vent.
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Energy Saver from AO Smith
RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Rheem water heater leaking from relief valve
AO Smith with thermal expansion tank
Rheem water heater
New AO Smith installed along with thermal expansion tank. New shutoff for humidifier installed as well.
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Rheem water heater
RHEEM
Rating
Age
3 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE

New gas valve installed and the water heater was back up and running.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

replacing bradford white
Two water heaters with expansion tank
Thermal expansion tank installed along with new main water shutoff valve.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New PRV installed and set to 75 psi. Thermal expansion tank also installed. Flexible connectors replaced with copper.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

water heaters overland park
new water heaters
New PRV installed to reduce water pressure down from 90 psi to 75 psi. Thermal expansion tank installed and set to 80 psi.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

New Craftmaster water heater installed and was provided by homeowner. This water heater has an air induced fan to increase efficiency. A thermal expansion tank was installed to help increase the life of the new tank.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Age
25 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith ECT 50 100 electric water heater installed. Pressure Reducing Valve and thermal expansion tank installed.
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Upgraded to the GCR 50 400 AO Smith water heater. Thermal expansion tank installed.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith water heater went in as a replacement. This 40 gallon water heater is more efficient than the previous tank and copper supply lines were installed.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
26 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith 50 gallon higher efficiency GCR50400 installed along with new copper supply lines. New gas cock also installed.
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Instead of repairing an 11 year old water heater we replaced it with a Bradford White. The BW is the best option for this situation because there is a dryer only a few feet away from the water heater. The link from the dryer likely attributed to the problems with the State water heater. A thermal expansion tank was also installed as well as an isolation valve.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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

Barely enough room to install a thermal expansion tank behind the full port ball valve. You should always replace old valves with brass free fittings.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
29 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed and thermal expansion tank was skipped due to open loop system.
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AMERICAN
Model
Rating
Age
32 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

New 40 gallon GCG40400 AO Smith water heater installed. Open loop system with only 75 psi so the expansion tank was not needed.
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AMERICAN
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

The AO Smith 40,000 BTU water heater puts out 88 gallons of hot water for the first hour which was determined to be sufficient for the needs of this home. A thermal expansion tank was also installed.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
22 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

New flue was installed to add proper slope for new tank. Lead free ball valve was also installed.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Install two new 40 gallon GCR40400 AO Smith tanks. Also replaced two saddle valves and installed a 4 gallon thermal expansion tank. The water heater was also moved back to provide more room for walking.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install two new AO Smith 50 and add thermal expansion tank. Also replaced the undersized flue connector.
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new GCR40400 AO Smith hot water heater and replaced the thermal expansion tank. The expansion tank was also moved to a different location so it would be supported better than before.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new 50 gallon AO Smith and reposition the thermal expansion tank for better support. The flexible supply line was also removed and hard piped with copper.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Install two new hot water heaters. The AO Smith GCG50400 water heaters have a baffle on the bottom of the tank that prevents dust from clogging up the intake. A thermal expansion tank was also required by code for this installation.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO water heaters and large thermal expansion tank.
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Install two new tanks, AO Smith 50 gallon hot water heaters. A 4 gallon amtrol thermal expansion tank was installed and a new shutoff was installed for each humidifier.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
22 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Install 50 gallon water heater with thermal expansion tank.
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WHIRLPOOL
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
low hot water

Install a new 50 gallon tank, decided to switch to AO Smith 40,000 BTU burner which produced far more hot water.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith 50 gallon GCG50400. A thermal expansion test showed that thermal expansion wasn\'t taking place.
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WHIRLPOOL
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith water heater.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Install AO Smith power vent with 2\" PVC. The vent was a 15\' run with a total of 3 90\'s. A thermal expansion tank was installed a set to 85 psi. The water pressure was increased inside the house from 45 to 75 psi. An isolation valve was also installed to service and maintain the thermal expansion tank.
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO water heater and an Amtrol thermal expansion tank that included an isolation valve.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO water heater and replace gas shutoff valve.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install two AO Smith water heaters along with a 4 gallon Amtrol thermal expansion tank.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Install new state GS650YBRT hot water heater with thermal expansion tank. The expansion tank is a code requirement on all closed loop systems in OP. The saddle valve was replaced on the water heater and a new shutoff was installed.
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Install new AO Smith installed and saddle valve removed and replaced with a 1/4 turn ball valve.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
2 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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

A new Pressure Reducing Valve was installed along with a new GCV 50 300 AO Smith 50 gallon Hot water heater. A drip leg was also added to the gas line and new shutoff valve.
KC Water Heaters
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Installed GCG 50 400 AO Smith and put in new shutoff valves. There was also an abandoned saddle valve on the backside of the supply lines. The abandoned valve was removed and the other saddle valve was replaced.
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KENMORE
Model
Rating
Age
28 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Copper lines were replaced and rerouted. An older solder job had blocked off a majority of the passage for water to travel through. By replacing some additional piping the water pressure was significantly increased.
KC Water Heaters
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AO SMITH
Model
Rating
Age
31 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New copper supplies and shutoff installed.
KC Water Heaters
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STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Installed new GCR 40 400 AO Smith water heater. The drip leg or sediment trap was installed on the incoming gas line but is not visible from the picture. The shutoff valve on the incoming gas line had an older style valve that requires two wrenches to open and close. A new style of shutoff was installed to increased safety.
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Water took some time to drain out of the pipes, luckily we have a tool to allow us to sweat on a shutoff valve even when the water is still draining from the lines. New copper lines and fittings installed along with a new humidifier supply shutoff valve.
KC Water Heaters
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RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Two new AO Smith tanks installed. A thermal expansion tank was also installed and inflated to 80 psi.
KC Water Heaters
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