I'm considering replacing my 40-gallon gas water heater with a tankless system in my Southern California home.

Asked by steven Flanigan
West Hills, CA

The current water heater is from 1994 located in a finished/insulated attached garage with copper piping under the concrete slab.


Tankless is a great option. Gas was, and for the most part, still is one of my first choices for domestic hot water. You'll need a plumber for both gas and water connection and installation.

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