Models
BRADFORD WHITE
Longest Average Lifespan
16.4 Years (18 out of 18 Checkins)
Recent Job Checkins
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
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
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
21 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

The new water heater was moved closer to the flue to reduce the horizontal span. A new PRV and Thermal Expansion tank was also added.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
21 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New Bradford White high recovery model installed. PRV was also installed and expansion tank was set to match water pressure.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Thermal expansion tank installed along with new PRV and AO Smith 50 gallon hot water heater.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

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
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New water heater installed and new copper added to clean things up. Also rerouted the flue to keep away from the PVC vented furnace.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Old flue, gas line, and water lines capped off and went back to a more practical single tank. Water pressure was about 70 psi and on an open system. Hopefully the new tank lasts 15-20 years.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

A new Bradford White was installed along with a new main shutoff valve that was located behind the existing water heater.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
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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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
17 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith was installed, plumber forgot to take photo of the new installation.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith water heater.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install AO Smith and hard pipe gas line as well as add a thermal expansion tank.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith 50 gallon water heater and thermal expansion tank with isolation valve. The humidifier shutoff was also replaced.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new State and replace a saddle valve with a quarter turn ball valve.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
19 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new 50 gallon AO Smith and lead free Nibco ball valve.
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BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Installed a new GCG 50 400 AO Smith 50 gallon water heater. Replaced the saddle valve with a 1/4\" ball valve. The flue was adjusted to increase the slope of the water heater.
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