bubuski wrote: ↑Buy it out. I did thesame. Mine was about 15 yrs and I bought it out for a similar cheap cost. Mine was installed at a location that would have minimum damage if it leaked.
I used it for 5 additional years before I replaced it in Dec 2016. It was still working but I needed more capacity and threw in a tankless with the money I had saved.
Mine did not even have separate anode rod to replace. It had a 2-in-1 hot water outlet anode rod which had the house plumbing soldered to it so I did not other with preventive maintenance.
any reason why insurance would want an update to date water tank? i mean, i dont see them as a a hazard witha ll the safety stuff on them?
if i asked reliance before buyint them out if they could service or inspect it first think they would? i know buyig them outright they said was "as is"