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How to Select a Water Heater Expert | Questions to Ask

How to select a water heater expert for installation, service or troubleshooting, if the problem occurs on your tank-type or tankless heater.

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Dirty hot water

I have had my Rinnai on demand hot water system for about two years now. The other day a person was using the shower in one of my bathrooms and the water

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HTP - Worst Company and Even Worst Product

Hello I am a master plumber of over 30 years ,HTP water heaters are by far the worst product you could purchase. I have installed over a thousand water

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Be ware of over heating on Navien Combi units.

I am a licensed master plumber and have just finished the install of a Navien 240 NCB. This unit serves a residential home with hot water baseboard heat.

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brown water

Copper pipes thru home. Replaced gas water heater with new, Old one had some corrosion. Have a recirculating pump for instant hot water thru home. Still

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When We First Turn On Hot Water We Hear This Loud Noise Outside

We have an external Hot Noritz tankless water heater that was installed in May of 2008. In March 2016 we had to replace the ignition switch. Everything

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Navien CR-210

Install my Navien CR-210 98% condensing tankless water heater in 2010, its never failed. I do regret not getting the Navien CR-210A with the circulation

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I challenge whether tankless saves any energy whatsoever

I'm a fan of green, energy and water conservation. After owning a tankless for 8 or 9 years and comparing the energy and water consumption before and after

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Have been using tankless Rheem for two years, great!

I had a plumber from Craiglist to install my tankless Rheem, it turned out he had more education and pass level 4 (high rise qualification for a plumber)

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Rinnai R53 Code 10 Saga

Purchased our home last year. Rinnai is about 12 years old. Keeps having a Code 10. You can turn Unit off and back on and it will work. We have had service

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Displeased navien owner

Purchased Navien 8-26-15. Exactly one year later entire basement flooded due to a malfunction in unit. The guy that put it in, came back, Navien refused

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Complete Waste of Money

We purchased a Navien 240A recirculating propane heater. From day one, we have had nothing but problems. We waste more water waiting for hot water than

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Giant 50-gal power vented water heater

I got tired of renting water heaters and in my new home, I decided to buy one. The first one worked for 8 years and finally gave up working one night.

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New ProLine water heaters from the A. O. Smith

ProLine, with designation “commercial-grade residential”, is the name of the new series of water heaters, launched by A. O. Smith.Namely, well-known American manufacturer A. O. Smith has used its rich expertise to produce residential appliances equipped with superior features from commercial water heating product range. The original and innovative Blue Diamond glass tank lining, CoreGard stainless steel core anode rods, brass drain valves, stainless steel electric elements... are just a few of them. New components have increased reliability and efficiency, for positioning highly on the residential water heaters market.

ProLine water heaters come in three categories: ProLine, ProLine Master and ProLine XE. Customers may choose between hundreds of various types of models, but only from A. O. Smith professional contractors.

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After changing gas water heater drain valve, heater started to smoke.

I had a leaky drain valve on my gas water heater, and had to replace it. It was quite the ordeal, and at one point, after the tank was emptied and drain

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keeping pilot light lite during high winds

Every time we get moderate to strong winds our pilot light will go out. Our home was built in 1999 and during moderate to strong winds the pilot light

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The water temp fluctuates from warm too hot to warm too hot and water pressure varies during shower.It had been replaced once

I had a tankless heater installed last year after finding out the new tanks were too big for my crawl space. My house has 2 closets I was unwilling to

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Navien issues

I purchased a Navien Tankless Water heater 7 years ago. I have had problems with the unit as the water turns cool after about 2 minutes in the shower.

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Having the hot water all the way on in the house is not triggering the tankless to turn on when the pump is off in timer mode.

Our pump to our Noritz tankless died. We still had hot water but it took a couple minutes. We had a new pump installed but now the heater will only work

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Owner of a tankless water heater

I bought one tankless water heater for my brand knew home I built for myself in 1999. It made it 2 years, then the mother board went out, I went through

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How I can fix a milk hit water in a new water heater.

Can someone please help with hot milk water from a new electric water heater. I just had a plummer placed a new heater but it was not working. He connected

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no decent hot water after having tankless gas water heater put in.

My friend had a new ac installed in home last year. The company that installed it convince my friend to install a Noritz tankless gas water heater. Before

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Stiebel Eltron DHC-E Review

Water heaters from Stiebel Eltron DHC-E series are designed for homeowners looking for an electric water heater that heats water on demand and provide hot water...

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Stiebel Eltron DHC Review

Check out the DHC series from a German manufacturer Stiebel Eltron if looking for a tankless and electric water heater for a single sink, either in the kitchen, bathroom, office or garage...

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Navien NCB 210 NG

Pro installed Navien NCB 210 NG 10 months ago. Worked great all summer and fall. Heat worked great fall and early winter. We had a couple warm days in

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