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    jkerich Posts: 28, Reputation: 1
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    Jun 19, 2018, 11:33 AM
    Tank vs. tankless water heaters where to get good reviews
    I am thinking of replacing my dying tank water heater with a tankless heater, but I can't find any "good" reviews for tankless water heater models. They all seem to be companies selling them. Also, I am still not sure a tankless is better then the old tank type over time. So does anyone known were to get reviews, repair histories, etc? So I can make a valid judgement?
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    Milo Dolezal Posts: 7,192, Reputation: 523
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    Jun 19, 2018, 05:38 PM
    I don't have a specific review to offer, but my company has been installing tankless hot water heaters since they came to the US. My advice to you, based on my own hand-on experience, is: Go with Noritz or Rinnai brand. Stay away from Rheem, AquaStar, Bosh and Takagi.

    Good luck !

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    Stratmando Posts: 11,188, Reputation: 508
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    Jun 19, 2018, 07:51 PM
    Milo, How about Stiebel and Titan? seem Popular in South Florida.
    I am a Long Time Electrician, Installed Many. I am not Convinced they are Better Either.
    They used to have a High failure Rate, and Felt whatever you save in Electricity, will be spent on a replacement in a couple of years. Plus the Labor. Labor is nothing for me, but added to price of a water heater for someone, can add up?
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    jkerich Posts: 28, Reputation: 1
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    Jun 25, 2018, 06:20 AM
    Thank you for your comments. I think I will go with another tank again.

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