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How Many Showers Can You Get Out of a 40-Gallon Water Heater?
How Many Showers Can You Get Out of a 40-Gallon Water Heater?

How Much Hot Water Does a Shower Use? A 40-gallon water heater can provide up to 2 showers in an hour (if you’re not using any other water appliances). In this article, we’ll explain… How to “size” a water heater , so you know how much hot water you need at one time Why your ...

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