Rheem Water Heater Checkins

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Average Lifespan: 12.2 Years
Rating: 4.2/5 stars out of 26 ratings.
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Near Caenen St, Overland Park, KS 66210  
RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New
Near Alhambra St, Prairie Village, KS 66208  
RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
6 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

KC Water Heaters Prairie Village
A new water heater was installed along with new venting. There was also a negative pressure issue that was identified and resolved. This is a great example of why you should always hire a licensed professional to install a gas water heater.
Near Reeds St, Overland Park, KS 66223  
RHEEM
Model
41V50
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

unsafe flue for second water heater
Vent connector for multiple water heaters
New flue ran for second tank and the T was removed. A connector rise was also added to the new installation to prevent any additional backdrafting. The rust on the first tank are an indicator of backdrafting.
Near S Earnshaw St, Overland Park, KS 66062  
RHEEM
Model
22V50F1
Rating
Age
7 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

A 5x4x4 vent connector was added and a 4x3x3 Y was added as well as a new flue for both water heaters. A thermal expansion tank was also installed along with a new PRV. The water pressure was 106 psi before the new PRV was installed.
Near Linden St, Overland Park, KS 66224  
RHEEM
Model
42V50-40F
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
Heat Trap

Rheem water heater
New AO Smith installed along with thermal expansion tank and new PRV. Valve for humidifier also replaced.
Near Mohawk Rd, Leawood, KS 66206  
RHEEM
Model
SG50T12AA01
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

New AO Smith installed and thermal expansion tank added.
Near W 100th Ter, Lenexa, KS 66220  
RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New
Near W 145th St, Overland Park, KS 66223  
RHEEM
Model
41V50
Rating
Age
17 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

overland park water heaters
The water pressure from the city was only 70 psi. The PRV was removed and the house was setup to be on an open loop system. Thermal expansion tank is not required on the open loop system.
Near Town Center Dr, Leawood, KS 66211  
RHEEM
Model
22V40F1
Rating
Age
9 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Two water heaters were no longer needed so they were replaced with a single 50 gallon GCR50. Thermal expansion tank installed along with new PRV.
Near N Leeview Dr, Olathe, KS 66061  
RHEEM
Model
GG40T06AVG01
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith tank installed and elevated off the basement floor. The water pressure was right at 80 and no PRV was present. The gas line was corrected and a drip leg was added.
Near SW Prairie Star Cir, Lee's Summit, MO 64081  
RHEEM
Model
21V40-38
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed along with new PRV and thermal expansion tank. The valve for the humidifier was also replaced.
Near Clearwater Pt, Parkville, MO 64152  
RHEEM
Model
41V50
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Riss Lake water heater installation
Owner decided that two tanks was overkill and the old gas and flue were capped off. By going to a single tank they will save around $5,000 over the life of the water heater.
Near Mohawk Ln, Leawood, KS 66206  
RHEEM
Model
SG50T12AVF00
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

GE water heater
New AO Smith water heater installed along with new main shutoff and replaced PRV. The flue was also replaced due to calcification and a thin wall. The piping was also shortened and replaced where corrosion was present.
Near W 86th Ter, Overland Park, KS 66212  
RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
6 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
VENTING / INSTALLATION

New AO Smith installed and the flexible lines were replaced with solid copper.
Near W 128th St, Overland Park, KS 66213  
RHEEM
Model
SG50T12A
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Home Depot water heater 12 year warranty
New AO Smith water heater installed, line for humidifier moved from hot side to cold and new valve was installed.
Near Riggs St, Mission, KS 66202  
RHEEM
Model
42V40-40F
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Water Heater installed in Mission 66202
New AO Smith GCR50400 installed and new gas shutoff put in.
Near Mastin St, Merriam, KS 66203  
RHEEM
Model
SG40T12AA01
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Water Heater installed in Merriam 66203
Smart Water Heater
AO Smith water heater installed in this Merriam home. The water pressure was 100 psi so we installed a PRV to lower it to 70 psi. There was also an issue with an outside hosebibb which we were able to fix. When the water was turned back on one of the faucets started to leak. We replaced a seal inside the faucet free of charge to the HO.
Near W 85th Ter, Kansas City, MO 64114  
RHEEM
Model
PVP50-1
Rating
Age
22 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

AO Smith Power Vent 40 gallon
A new AO Smith Power Vent model was installed.
Near W 101st Ter, Overland Park, KS 66207  
RHEEM
Model
SG50T12AVH00
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Rheem year water heater
expansion tank with water heater
A new Pressure Reducing Valve was installed along with a new main water shutoff valve. A thermal expansion tank was also installed and an AO Smith water heater was put in.
Near W 49th Ter, Shawnee, KS 66203  
RHEEM
Model
GG40T5A
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

AO Smith hard piped
This house was on an open system and the pressure was normal. They replaced the GE with an AO Smith and kept the house an open system.
Near E 133rd St, Kansas City, MO 64145  
RHEEM
Model
CL21V40-5
Rating
Age
17 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

sutherlands water heater
thermal expansion tank
The water pressure was about 100 psi due to a failed PRV. The new pressure reducing valve was installed and a thermal expansion tank was also put in.
Near NW 62nd Ter, Kansas City, MO 64151  
RHEEM
Model
22V50F1
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Old Rheem water heater 64151
AO Smith and thermal expansion tank
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Upon arrival it was clear that the old flue for the existing water heater had worn thin and had several holes. The flue pipe was replaced all the way to the double wall section. The water pressure was also high due to a failed PRV. The pressure reducing valve was replaced and a thermal expansion tank was installed.
Near N Flora Ave, Gladstone, MO 64118  
RHEEM
Model
SG50T12AVF00
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

12 year water heater
6 year water heater
Rheem water heater
Drip leg added to gas line at lowest point. New shutoff for gas valve installed that allows for emergency shutdown.
Near S Jami Lynn Ln, Loch Lloyd, MO 64012  
RHEEM
Model
6G40-36F1
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

hot water heater
GDHE50
A new AO Smith GDHE 50 water heater installed along with a new PRV and thermal expansion tank.
Near Hank St, Liberty, MO 64068  
RHEEM
Model
5V40-7
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Copper gas line to water heater
AO Smith GCR50 Water heater
Rheem leaking tank
New AO Smith water heater installed and gas line run with iron pipe instead of copper.
Near Grandview St, Overland Park, KS 66085  
RHEEM
Model
42V50-40F
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Rheem water heater leaking from relief valve
AO Smith with thermal expansion tank
Rheem water heater
New AO Smith installed along with thermal expansion tank. New shutoff for humidifier installed as well.
Near Sewell Ave, Kansas City, KS 66109  
RHEEM
Model
22V40F1
Rating
Age
8 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Rheem leaking early
4 gallon thermal expansion tank
Fury water heater by rheem
New water heater installed along with thermal expansion tank. This tank was under a lot of pressure and lasted only 10 years which is a little below average, even for a Rheem.
Near W 153rd Ter, Overland Park, KS 66221  
RHEEM
Model
RHLNQ091318406
Rating
Age
3 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE
Type
Repair

New gas valve installed and the water heater was back up and running.
Near W 156th Ter, Olathe, KS 66062  
RHEEM
Model
21V40-7
Rating
Age
21 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Rheem hot water
AO Smith hot water heater
21V40-7
The new 50 gallon AO Smith to replace the old Rheem water heater. Section of the flue replaced and the old saddle valve connected on the hot line was cut out and installed on the cold line.
Near NE De la Mar Cir, Lee's Summit, MO 64064  
RHEEM
Model
21V40-38
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

rheem water heater leaking
Bradford White water heaters
rheem water heaters
Two new Bradford White water heaters installed along with thermal expansion tank. The existing PRV was 13 years old and had some signs of leaking from the outside. A new PRV was installed. The water heaters had a recirculating line installed that provided instant hot water. In order for the recirculating line to work, the heat traps had to be removed from the new water heaters prior to installation.
Near Walnut St, Eudora, KS 66025  
RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
6 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
Other

hybrid electric rheem
Electric water heater
Standard electric water heater installed on open loop system. New shutoff installed.
Near N Mattox Rd, Kansas City, MO 64151  
RHEEM
Model
PG40T9A
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New GCR 50 400 installed along with a tempering valve to increase hot water production when needed. The old flue, gas line, and water connections were removed and a single heater was installed to replace two tanks.
Near Walnut St, Eudora, KS 66025  
RHEEM
Model
JPYA-AO50J10
Rating
Age
5 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
No hot water

New 40 gallon electric water heater and new shutoff valve.
Near E 61st St, Kansas City, MO 64110  
RHEEM
Model
PG40T9A
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

New AO Smith GCG50400 installed along with new shutoff valve for the gas and water supply. There was also a new flue installed to safely vent the water heater.
Near NW 86th St, Kansas City, MO 64153  
RHEEM
Model
21V40-7
Rating
Age
24 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed along with Amtrol thermal expansion tank.
Near W 116th Ter, Olathe, KS 66061  
RHEEM
Model
41V50-40F
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith installed along with thermal expansion tank inflated to 75 psi. The copper lines were also bonded which should help increase the tank life when paired with a water softener.
Near Melrose Dr, Lenexa, KS 66214  
RHEEM
Model
43V30 - 60RE6
Rating
Age
2 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

New AO Smith water heaters installed in a parallel system with a 4 gallon thermal expansion tank.
Near W 55th St, Shawnee, KS 66226  
RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New
Near S 51st St, Kansas City, KS 66106  
RHEEM
Model
HG40T1A
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New water heater was installed with a pan to catch any future leaks. A thermal expansion tank was installed and inflated to 85 psi.
Near NE 61st St, Gladstone, MO 64118  
RHEEM
Model
GG40T06AVG01
Rating
Age
8 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New water heater was installed with rigid copper and the flue was corrected.
Near Horton St, Overland Park, KS 66223  
RHEEM
Model
41V50
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install two new AO Smith 50 and add thermal expansion tank. Also replaced the undersized flue connector.
Near Walnut St, Eudora, KS 66025  
RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
5 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
No Hot water

Install new AO Smith 40 gallon electric water heater.
Near W 145th Ter, Olathe, KS 66062  
RHEEM
Model
PG40T9A
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install a 40 gallon AO Smith hot water heater.
Near Woodland Rd, Shawnee, KS 66218  
RHEEM
Model
Rating
Age
8 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
VENTING / INSTALLATION

Install rigid copper
Near Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64113  
RHEEM
Model
21V40-38
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith closer to the flue. A flue liner had been installed so the water lines and gas line just had to be moved to the new location.
Near N Saint Clair Ave, Kansas City, MO 64154  
RHEEM
Model
22V50F1
Rating
Age
8 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
flood

Install new AO Smith water heater and add thermal expansion tank.
Near W 134th Ter, Overland Park, KS 66209  
RHEEM
Model
21V40-38
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith 50 gallon GCG50400. A thermal expansion test showed that thermal expansion wasn\'t taking place.
Near Haven St, Lenexa, KS 66219  
RHEEM
Model
21V40-38
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith hot water heater.
Near W 154th St, Overland Park, KS 66223  
RHEEM
Model
41V50
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Install AO Smith power vent with 2\" PVC. The vent was a 15\' run with a total of 3 90\'s. A thermal expansion tank was installed a set to 85 psi. The water pressure was increased inside the house from 45 to 75 psi. An isolation valve was also installed to service and maintain the thermal expansion tank.
Near W 58th St, Shawnee, KS 66218  
RHEEM
Model
21V40-38
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install State Select hot water heater.
Near W 140th St, Overland Park, KS 66224  
RHEEM
Model
21V50-2
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Install new state GS650YBRT hot water heater with thermal expansion tank. The expansion tank is a code requirement on all closed loop systems in OP. The saddle valve was replaced on the water heater and a new shutoff was installed.
Near NE 60th Ter, Kansas City, MO 64119  
RHEEM
Model
HG40T01AVG01
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Install new Bradford White and elevated water heater to prevent damage in case of water in basement.
Near W 153rd Ter, Overland Park, KS 66221  
RHEEM
Model
22V50F1
Rating
Age
2 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK
Type
Repair

Near Woodside Ave, Kansas City, MO 64133  
RHEEM
Model
41V50
Rating
Age
14 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install 50 gallon AO Smith.
Near W 155th Ter, Olathe, KS 66062  
RHEEM
Model
21V40-7
Rating
Age
23 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Changed slope on flue, added thermal expansion tank, replaced condensate line.
Near Barnes Dr, Kansas City, KS 66109  
RHEEM
Model
GE50T6A
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
Breaker

After further investigation the inside of the tank had been flaking away and pieces of metal were floating around inside the tank causing the breaker to trip. Installed new 50 gallon Electric water heater along with a new supply line for a fridge. Main shutoff valve was also leaking which was replaced with a new valve. Also repaired a leaking outside faucet by replacing the washer.
Near W 70th Ter, Kansas City, MO 64113  
RHEEM
Model
22V50-1
Rating
Age
17 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Installed GCG50400 water heater by AO Smith.
Near W 141st St, Overland Park, KS 66221  
RHEEM
Model
41V50
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Water took some time to drain out of the pipes, luckily we have a tool to allow us to sweat on a shutoff valve even when the water is still draining from the lines. New copper lines and fittings installed along with a new humidifier supply shutoff valve.
Near W 153rd St, Overland Park, KS 66223  
RHEEM
Model
PG40T9A
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Two new AO Smith tanks installed. A thermal expansion tank was also installed and inflated to 80 psi.