Gas Water Heaters
Gas water heaters are largely economical in today’s world where saving electricity is the hour’s need. On a more personal level, gas water heaters can serve you with heated water even during a power outage. Whether your device works solely on natural gas or uses electricity too depends on the type of model you own. Nevertheless, they keep on heating water if needed as long as the coils inside are hot enough to pull it off.
The different types of gas water heater
- Continuous flow gas water heaters instantly heat the water on demand and as long as you have water in supply, you can get hot water with this device. However, it is not ideal if you need to access hot water at multiple points at the same time. In that case, the water heater will fail to take the load of so many points simultaneously and might crash. But it is perfect if you need it at one or two points over an extended period of time.
- Storage gas water heaters retain a particular quantity of water inside an insulated cylinder to keep it warm once the water has been heated. So whenever you need the water, you get it from the reserved lot. This system has no problem in serving complete hot water at several points. But once the stored water is over, the machine has to reheat the equal amount of water again. Although there are new models nowadays with higher storage and quicker heating, it is still slower than the tankless ones.
The cost of installing gas water heater
Your necessity will determine which type you need, and that in turn will decide the cost. Always appoint a certified professional plumbing agency or person for the job, and he/she will tell you accurately the overall procedure and cost of the installation.