Tankless On Galvanized Piping?

 
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:28 PM   #1
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Tankless On Galvanized Piping?


What is everyone's opinion on the viability of installing a tankless water heater in a home that has mostly old galvanized water supplies? I had someone ask me about this recently and I said I wouldn't recommend it. It seems like all that unavoidable rust will destroy the heat exchanger even if it's flushed a few times per year.

Has anyone had success or nightmare with this scenario?
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How about a filter on the cold water in side, one that could be inspected and cleaned/changed periodically?

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