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My water heater died. I need a new one 3,000 sq ft home with

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My water heater died. I need a new one for a 3,000 sq ft home with 3.5 baths, dishwasher and clothes washer. I live near the ocean and salt air is a real problem. I am trying to by Rheem's Marathon 105 gal. heater, but am either unable to get one for 6 weeks or pay double the price!
Do you think Rheem's Marathon 85 gallon would be sufficient for a vacation rental?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 1 year ago.
The 85 gallon will be plenty sufficient for about 4 people to shower within a half hour period.