Bradford White
AVERAGE LIFESPAN
14.7 Years out of 7 Checkins.
REVIEWS
3 Stars out of 5 Stars based on 4 customer reivews.
REPAIR
0 Average age on 0 repairs.
REASON FOR REPLACEMENT
  • 5 LEAK
  • 2 PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE
Bradford White water heater lifespan
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
23 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

The new setup consist of only a single high recovery water heater. Going from 2 down to 1 tank can save over $5,000 over the lifespan of the water heater.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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.
KC Water Heaters
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Thermal expansion tank installed along with new main water shutoff valve.
KC Water Heaters
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

New Hybrid Electric water heater from AO Smith is over $350 per year lower in operational cost when compared to a standard electric water heater.
KC Water Heaters
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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.
KC Water Heaters
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed. A thermal expansion test showed that the water pressure rose to 97 psi when the tank was increasing in temperature and then seemed to level off at that point. A thermal expansion was not installed as it\'s not required in Shawnee and the maintenance was not wanted.
KC Water Heaters
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