Tankless gas heater with braided hoses

Discussion in 'Water Heaters and Softeners' started by Richard Wolford, May 9, 2018.

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  1. May 9, 2018 #1

    Richard Wolford

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    I've seen a lot of YouTube videos showing the installation of tankless heaters and all of them show to use copper/brass tubing and fittings. Is there any reason why this is necessary, could I simply use flexible hoses to connect the hot and cold water lines to the tankless heater the same way that these types of hoses connect my current water heater to the hot/cold inlets?
     
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    havasu

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    What type of flexible hose? Are you referring to a braided, stainless steel flexible hose? That is what I used. Just remember don't bend it so tight as to cause a kink in it.
     
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    Richard Wolford

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    That might be what I'm referring too, I honestly don't know as I'm a complete noob. Is there a possibility that you could post a link to one? Also, what brand of tankless heater did you buy, I'm still investigating models.
     

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