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speedmaster 11-01-2011 09:52 AM

How can I tell if I need a power vent water heater? ...
 
Hey, guys. New here. ;-)

Our water heater is 13-14 years old and beginning to leak a little around the top. I was thinking of going with a tankless heater but they're so much more money and using very rough numbers I figured it would take 15 years to save enough to break even.

But then I realized that I have a power vent heater. Can you tell if I actually need a power vent model? or is it optional. What are the criteria?

Thanks!!!

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plumber666 11-01-2011 10:31 AM

You don't "need" a power vented heater, but modifying the venting to accommodate metal might be a pain.

speedmaster 11-01-2011 10:37 AM

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Originally Posted by plumber666 (Post 761441)
You don't "need" a power vented heater, but modifying the venting to accommodate metal might be a pain.

Thanks, I appreciate it!


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