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Kansas City, MO Building Codes Division: 816-513-1500

Tank life: The number below is the current average age of a water heater being replaced in Kansas City, MO.

16.2 Years

Expansion tanks: Thermal expansion tanks are required in all new construction in KCMO. Expansion tanks are especially important in newer homes that may have a pressure reducing valve installed to regulate water pressure.Thermal expansion tanks are only required on closed systems throughout Kansas City Missouri for all water heater replacements.

Water Pressure:The number below is the average water pressure provided by the city which has to be measured before the PRV.

87 psi

Customer Reviews: Kansas City, MO

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NearN Amoret Ave, Kansas City, MO 64151  
STATE SELECT
Model
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

New
NearN Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64155  
KENMORE
Model
153.339462
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

leaking water heater in kansas city Missouri 64155
New thermal expansion tank installed and set to 75 psi. Water pressure set to 73 psi. Flue was corrected and section was replaced.
NearN Skiles Ave, Kansas City, MO 64157  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
Rating
Age
11 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New
NearN Polk Ave, Kansas City, MO 64154  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036LN10
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Water heater with corrosion in Kansas City MO
The PRV was removed and the new water heater was installed without a thermal expansion tank.
NearNE 78th St, Kansas City, MO 64118  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6FBN7
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White 64118
Hot water heater Kansas city MO
New AO Smith installed in place of the two tanks. The PRV was also bad and was replaced during the water heater install. There was also a thermal expansion tank installed.
NearN Beaman Ave, Kansas City, MO 64151  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T5LN10
Rating
Age
24 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Bradford White leaking from tank
AO Smith 64151
AO Smith water heater installed along with thermal expansion tank and new PRV. The line for the humidifier was also replaced with a full brass body compression valve which was also lead free. The water pressure was set to 75 psi and the expansion tank was also set to 75 psi.
NearNW 84th Ter, Kansas City, MO 64154  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40S6DS13
Rating
Age
23 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith electric water heater installed. PRV was more than 20 years old as well and no longer necessary with water pressure below 80.
NearE 36th St, Kansas City, MO 64109  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
13 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Professionally installed water heater 64109
Old flue, gas line, and water lines capped off and went back to a more practical single tank. Water pressure was about 70 psi and on an open system. Hopefully the new tank lasts 15-20 years.
NearN Prospect Ave, Kansas City, MO 64119  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036FBN
Rating
Age
8 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Gas water heater in Kansas City Missouri
AO Smith water heater
AO Smith GCR model replaced the Bradford White and a thermal expansion tank was installed. Also installed new water shutoff valve. Pressure Reducing Valve was easily accessible so that was replaced also.
NearN Eastern Ave, Kansas City, MO 64157  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI5036EN10
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Hot water heater leaking from top of tank
hot water heater installed by KC Water Heaters
New AO Smith GCR water heater installed along with thermal expansion tank. Expansion tank inflated to 75 psi and new shutoffs installed.
NearW 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.
NearNW 75th St, Kansas City, MO 64118  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI403T6EN12
Rating
Age
17 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Kansas City Bradford White 64118
New AO Smith GCR higher efficiency and heavier tank installed in place of a 17 year old Bradford White tank. The saddle valve for the humidifier was also removed and replaced with a full port angle stop.
NearE 91st St, Kansas City, MO 64138  
KENMORE
Model
153.337463
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Kenmore water heater
AO Smith water heater.
The AO Smith water heater installed was a GCR50400 which is a higher efficiency unit that weighs 17 lbs more than a standard GCG.
NearN Camden Ave, Kansas City, MO 64151  
AO SMITH
Model
FSG40222
Rating
Age
22 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

The incoming water pressure was only 70 psi and a PRV was installed. The homeowner had the option to replace the PRV and install a thermal expansion tank or just to remove the PRV since it wasn't really needed. They opted to remove the PRV and run an open system.
NearW 83rd Ter, Kansas City, MO 64114  
KENMORE
Model
153.339262
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

Kenmore water heater
AO Smith tp valve
New AO Smith installed and new shutoffs put in place.
NearE 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.
NearNW 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
Rheem water heater reviews
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.
NearN London Dr, Kansas City, MO 64151  
WHIRLPOOL
Model
CRGVF8533T
Rating
Age
26 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

thermal expansion tank supported by water heater
A new pressure reducing valve installed along with thermal expansion tank. New shutoffs also installed and pressure was reduced from high levels.
NearBell St, Kansas City, MO 64111  
KENMORE
Model
153.334320
Rating
Age
29 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

kenmore water heater
Gas water heater
New GCR50400 AO Smith model more efficient than old water heater. The main shutoff for the house was also replaced during the installation.
NearN Kenwood Ave, Kansas City, MO 64155  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6LN10
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

rust on top of Bradford White water heater
Water Heater 64155
Old Bradford White
New water heater installed in the garage made for a quick replacement. Anytime you can back right up to the water heater being replaced and don't have steps it makes for an easy install.
NearN 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.
NearN Lydia Ave, Kansas City, MO 64155  
WHIRLPOOL
Model
Rating
Age
18 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New AO Smith water heater installed with thermal expansion tank and new PRV.
NearE 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.
NearManchester Ave, Kansas City, MO 64133  
AO SMITH
Model
FSG40232
Rating
Age
20 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

New AO Smith installed along with new gas shutoff valve. The valve for the humidifier was also replaced.
NearNW Caney Creek Dr, Kansas City, MO 64151  
AO SMITH
Model
FSG40216
Rating
Age
25 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

New water heater installed along with new shutoff valves.
NearNW 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.
NearN Hardesty Ave, Kansas City, MO 64119  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6FBN2
Rating
Age
12 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Two AO Smith GCR 50 400 Higher Efficiency gas water heaters installed to replace the old tanks. The piping was cut out and replaced to establish a parallel system. The parallel setup for multiple water heaters will maximize performance and will also allow you to shut down one of the units while still providing hot water.
NearW 74th St, Kansas City, MO 64114  
AO SMITH
Model
KGA40900
Rating
Age
32 Years
Open/Closed Loop
OPEN LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

New water heater was installed and the drip leg was repaired. A new gas shutoff was also installed.
NearNE 98th St, Kansas City, MO 64157  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6FBN4
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
GAS VALVE / PILOT

AO Smith hot water heater was installed along with Amtrol thermal expansion tank. This house was piped in CPVC which is always a unique challenge when connecting to.
NearNW Prairie View Rd, Kansas City, MO 64151  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6FBN4
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith water heater and thermal expansion tank as required by code.
NearNE 48th Ter, Kansas City, MO 64119  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6FBN4
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install short 40 gallon water heater to prevent carbon monoxide.
NearNW 62nd Ter, Kansas City, MO 64118  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6LN10
Rating
Age
21 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith water heater along with thermal expansion tank.
NearN Mercier Ave, Kansas City, MO 64118  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6FBN
Rating
Age
9 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith and an Amtrol thermal expansion tank.
NearNW Platte Purchase Dr, Kansas City, MO 64151  
KENMORE
Model
153.339640
Rating
Age
8 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new water heater and thermal expansion tank.
NearNW 83rd Ter, Kansas City, MO 64152  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6LN10
Rating
Age
27 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new AO Smith water heater and thermal expansion tank.
NearOak 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.
NearN 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.
NearBeirut Cir, Kansas City, MO 64153  
WHIRLPOOL
Model
Rating
Age
10 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Installed two AO Smith energy efficient hot water heaters.
NearNE 113th St, Kansas City, MO 64155  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6EN12
Rating
Age
15 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
PRETENTATIVE MAINTENANCE

Install new State 50 gallon gas water heater.
NearN Chatham Ave, Kansas City, MO 64151  
AO SMITH
Model
KGA50916
Rating
Age
29 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new GCG 50 400 which is a similar model to the old hot water tank.
NearCharlotte St, Kansas City, MO 64146  
BRADFORD WHITE
Model
MI40T6FBN
Rating
Age
6 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
LEAK

Install new GCR 40 400 AO Smith hot water heater along with a bonding clamp to reduce the negative impact that a water softener will have when paired with copper supply lines.
NearWalnut St, Kansas City, MO 64108  
AO SMITH
Model
FSG40242
Rating
Age
16 Years
Open/Closed Loop
CLOSED LOOP
Reason for Replacement
Low hot water

Install new State Select and rework the existing flue to increase the slope of the new, taller hot water heater.
NearNE 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.
NearWoodside 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.
NearW 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.