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no dude. i mean why would they wanna go from natural gas to electric.
I have an electric water heater in my house.

I have a rebuild kit with elements and thermostats on hand. Parts are available at any hardware store.

There’s nothing special about them. Unless the tank leaks there’s nothing I can’t repair /replace on them in a few minutes.

They’re cheap to buy compared to anything else’s on the market.

Electricity is reasonably priced here.

City water delivery temps are innthe 70’s most of the year. This makes recovery time fairly quick.

Any questions Terry will try to answer.
 

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I have an electric water heater in my house.

I have a rebuild kit with elements and thermostats on hand. Parts are available at any hardware store.

There’s nothing special about them. Unless the tank leaks there’s nothing I can’t repair /replace on them in a few minutes.

They’re cheap to by compared to anything else’s on the market.

Electricity is reasonably priced here.

City water delivery temps are innthe 70’s most of the year. This makes recovery time fairly quick.

Any questions Terry will try to answer.
I think I’m at the other end of the spectrum here. Gas is pretty cheap in PA and incoming water temperature I doubt gets much higher than 60* and often lower than 45*. We only see and install electric tanks in on demand small capacity settings and rentals for the most part. Also people who want the all electric discount from the power company, if they are brave enough to try a heat pump type furnace with an electric grid type “emergency” backup.
 

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I currently have a 65gal. electric.

I had a 30gal electric years ago, pulled out a nice 45gal propane model a number of years ago I was going to hook up. Then I got the 65gal electric for free and it was only used for 6 months, practically brand new. One element burnt out a while back so I replaced both with some ultra low watt/ft elements I got for a couple bucks each on clearance at a small hardware store.

Yes, electric is a good bit more expensive than propane. But I didn't have to get a tank, run gas lines, or run a vent. I also got the 10ga. wire for free, it looks an awful lot like well pump wire.....
 
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i started on my master shower the past couple of afternoons. I got the 6 port valve in, and all 6 lines ran to the outlets. Still have to tie the hot and cold in around the corner at my lavatory wall manifolds. It’s gonna be a real bltch too. I want to put a descaler on the steamer. So I think I’m going to put that inside my vanity as well. There’s gonna be quite a few things inside my vanity when this is done. But it’ll all be readily accessible. Oh, the boss added in ceiling heaters. Heat lamp style. I hope I can center them in front of our lavatories in the ceiling or it just isn’t gonna look right. May just do 1 instead of 2 if that’s the case.
 

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i started on my master shower the past couple of afternoons. I got the 6 port valve in, and all 6 lines ran to the outlets. Still have to tie the hot and cold in around the corner at my lavatory wall manifolds. It’s gonna be a real bltch too. I want to put a descaler on the steamer. So I think I’m going to put that inside my vanity as well. There’s gonna be quite a few things inside my vanity when this is done. But it’ll all be readily accessible. Oh, the boss added in ceiling heaters. Heat lamp style. I hope I can center them in front of our lavatories in the ceiling or it just isn’t gonna look right. May just do 1 instead of 2 if that’s the case.
I installed a steam heater a few weeks ago. Where you going to run the drain to ?

I hooked it up with 3/8” OD tubing.
 

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You're not going to be able to get to your lavatory faucets to replace them or make a repair because you’re installing all that steam crap inside the vanity taking up all the room.

Just a nightmare for a service plumber to find one day when you move out.

I’m really getting a bad feeling about it all Rocky. You need to find a place to put your stuff you can service it. Can I get a big 10-4 on that cowboy ?

Better make access panels for those Kroller shower valves…..to stop a drip it’s a $300 solenoid and a few hours labor.
 

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I’ve been using these in all the high rise condos along the coast.

So much easier than carrying crimping tools to the 35th floor penthouse.
 

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Rockstah makes new attic access fa da stemah dood. Valve and descaler will go in cabinet. In between our closets in hallway. No room inside closets, well; not without moving a massivepile of sh!t. And closet access suck to begin with. Always gotta wait for the HO to move their stuff when they new days ago you were gonna need to get up there. 🙄
 
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