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Hot water tank replacement

Postby Whyme2 » Dec 31st, 2017, 1:06 pm

Any recommendations on who to use (kelowna) and what’s the going rate to replace 40 gallon NG tank.
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby Even Steven » Dec 31st, 2017, 1:39 pm

Call Celcius Heating. Randy is awesome.
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby Whyme2 » Dec 31st, 2017, 1:58 pm

Even Steven wrote:Call Celcius Heating. Randy is awesome.


Thanks, sent them a contact.
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby alanjh595 » Dec 31st, 2017, 4:04 pm

call Coral and inquire about a "tankless" heater. If you have a 40 gallon tank, this might be a better replacement for you.
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby Bsuds » Dec 31st, 2017, 5:48 pm

alanjh595 wrote:call Coral and inquire about a "tankless" heater. If you have a 40 gallon tank, this might be a better replacement for you.


Expensive and you never get your money out of it.

I did mine through Home depot because they had a sale on a High efficiency and the guy they sent out did an awesome job.
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby Whyme2 » Dec 31st, 2017, 6:23 pm

alanjh595 wrote:call Coral and inquire about a "tankless" heater. If you have a 40 gallon tank, this might be a better replacement for you.


Thanks but maybe selling in a year so sticking with replacement.
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby Whyme2 » Dec 31st, 2017, 6:24 pm

Thanks Bsuds, will look into homedepot.
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby alanjh595 » Dec 31st, 2017, 9:24 pm

Then get a 33 gallon tank.
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby Whyme2 » Jan 3rd, 2018, 6:27 am

alanjh595 wrote:Then get a 33 gallon tank.


Why?
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 3rd, 2018, 6:47 am

Whyme2 wrote:
alanjh595 wrote:Then get a 33 gallon tank.


Why?


40 gallons' are too big for a house with up to 5 people, cost is higher than a 33 gal., and with the new high efficiency tanks these days there is lots of return on the smaller ones.
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 3rd, 2018, 7:04 am

It's important to remember that when shopping for a high efficiency water heater, your annual savings really depends on family size, heater location, and the size and placement of water pipes. According to appraisal expert, Leslie Sellers, president of the Appraisal Institute, "undersizing or oversizing your water heater needs can be a mistake that could cost you in the end."

Mistakes can happen when a homeowner does not purchase the correct water heater for their particular needs. With many different variations of water heaters out there, such as storage, demand, heat pump and solar, finding the one that works best for your home requires you to do your homework and talk to a professional. Just choosing what looks and sounds good could actually end up backfiring on your plans to save money in the long run.


https://energy.gov/articles/new-infogra ... -hot-water

I guess I should have asked,
"Gas or electric?"
"How many people?"
"US or Canadian gallons?"
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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby W105 » Jan 3rd, 2018, 7:53 am

you are so very wrong about that Alan..( your article is also 5 yrs old) my spouse does hot water tanks all the time...

Whyme, he said Home Depot does have good prices for a 40 gallon tank, very comparable to what you would spend at a wholesaler...

we put in a new tank last yr..I noticed an immediate difference in savings..

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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby Jflem1983 » Jan 3rd, 2018, 8:10 am

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Re: Hot water tank replacement

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 3rd, 2018, 8:25 am

W105 wrote:you are so very wrong about that Alan..( your article is also 5 yrs old) my spouse does hot water tanks all the time...

Whyme, he said Home Depot does have good prices for a 40 gallon tank, very comparable to what you would spend at a wholesaler...

we put in a new tank last yr..I noticed an immediate difference in savings..


Well, there you have it directly from an expert source. No need to ask anyone else.
Don't forget to check with Fortis for your rebate @ https://www.fortisbc.com/Rebates/Rebate ... fault.aspx
There is a sizing chart in there too.
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