why or how come hot water heaters are being priced so high ? $ 800.00 dollars to $1200.00 dollars to heat your water ! a must have and yet screwed to death for a steel tank! with insulation wrapped around it ? one heated by power and one by gas far as I know 8 to 10 years you need one any way from hard water build up !unless you have soft water treatment home system . twin falls gas people shame on you and for doing a 85 year old grandma on top of it ! you know how you are .man your something else .to bad Idaho has to have your type here ! won't be seeing you top side budys.