Anyone had a gas water heater installed in the last year or two?

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  1. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    I am looking at getting a GE 40 gallon, self cleaning tank with a 12 year warranty, installed for about $750, including everything.

    Does that sound reasonable?

    The install itself is $309.

    Serious and retarded answers are both welcomed:c

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    Ridic Too New Member Banned User

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    Install it yourself, Nancy
     
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    Bro Oligarchical Corporatocracy VIP Gold

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    baddfun will charge a grand.
     
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    HaroldJackson Well-Known Member

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    pull the trigger.
     
  5. ralphberries

    ralphberries Well-Known Member

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    Beware and research it. I sell replacement parts and I can tell you they will fuck you and make it more expensive to buy burner parts.The price for the heater and install seem to be right IMO.
     
  6. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    I want to get one of them tankless deals.
     
  7. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    fuck hot water---be a man
     
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    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    Sounds about right to me but i dont know anything about plumbing.
     
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    Root New Member

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    Best way to go, shower for hours :up:
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    My state 40 gal power vents were 600 just for each one. Not in including install. I say go for 750.
     
  11. doughhead63

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    Thanks kids...as for installing it myself, I would rather spend the bucks and have the install covered with a five year guarantee.

    The price is from Home Depot, and the water heater has a much longer tank life, and is self-cleaning...
     
  12. Stew Nod

    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    I did...400 bucks....get a 50 gallon Bradford White.....try and get a contractor's price at a plumbing supply joint

    easy peasy, 3 hr job if you can solder and cut copper pipe

    My brother had the same job done a month prior...dude charged him 1800 bills :facepalm:
     
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    DO NOT get Lowes, home cheapo or any other store brand like that
     
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    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    GE...no house brand...I was shocked at the selection and price at Lowes...really weak
     
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    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    Ask badfunn...no plumber would install anything they sell there..no offense
     
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    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    Indeed. I've had to do a couple of repairs on the current one we have so I know it's on it's last legs, going tankless when it finally gives out.
     
  17. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    OMG, you are totally getting ass raped prison style.

    But thats OK, cuz you like it.

    :c
     
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    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    You should give some consideration to conducting an expedition for your testicles, and try saving the 309 by doing the work yourself, Sally.

    :c
     
  19. doughhead63

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    Nah, I don't care...I have had neighbor's deal with them, and they have no issues...the dude I usually use is retired...
     
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