Bradford White is the best all around water heater. They are about the only water heater manufacturer that assembles all units in the US. The gas valve by far the most reliable for any water heater on the market. The glass lines tanks will last for many years but you need to protect against thermal expansion or you could have problems.
Best Tank against leaks
AO Smith has one of the thickest and longest lasting tanks on the market. The only drawback with AO Smith has been the reliability of the gas valves. They aren’t all bad gas valves but when they do fail it usually makes the most sense to just replace the tank.
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