Water Heaters - WHICH For You

Posted by Nehal Preet on April 1st, 2021

Well what can I write about water heaters. Well they heat drinking water. Sorry, a bit of a Homer Simpson type answer about them but it shows you how interesting water heaters can be.

They are not really something you can obtain too exited about but they are something we cannot easily do without. We all want hot water. We need it to wash and bathe in and we need it to clean with. Some of us want to use it to comfy our pools up, wash our cars, heat our homes or sit in our warm tubs but at the end of the day we all want warm water and the only easy way to get it is to use a water heater. Read about Solar Water HeatersSolar Street Lights, and much more related to the same. Visit the website for more information in details.

So thinking about it then, what types of drinking water heater are there? Well there are four main types but most of us will only need to use one. I have three but I tend to use only one at a time, two at the most.

Solar water heaters. These types of water heaters rely on the power of the sun to warmth your drinking water. How efficient they are depends on the amount of sunlight they get so this usually depends on where you live. The more sunshine the better and the more intense the sunlight the better and if the weather is hot in the first place then the water is sort of pre heated to ambient temperatures before the action of sunlight.

They are a good source of some hot water but are not really good more than enough to be classed as your main water heater and that means you will need a conventional water heater as a backup. Solar water heaters can also be used to help warm the drinking water in your pool and for this they could be very efficient but again they depend on sunlight to provide a high enough water heat range. I have one of these and I am very impressed about how good it is as a hot water heater for my swimming pool. It wasn't cheap though.

Stove powered warm water. Using your stove to temperature your water is the oldest method around. It has been around for a long time, (if you believe about heating water in an iron or clay pot), but these days many of us have water jackets built into our stoves. I've a wood-burning stove so in effect my hot water is free as my stove is often on. It is effective as a water heater and does the job pretty nicely. I do not have any grumbles about it and I'm also one of these brilliant people who care about the environment sufficiently to plant trees on my land to offset the carbon period when I burn timber.

Electrical water heaters. This is the third type of hot water heater I have but it is my backup as it is relatively expensive to run but it is useful as within quarter-hour I can have hot water to use for a shower when returning from a vacation and the heating has been off. It really is there as a standby for me but is very simple to use as I just switch it on and before long I have warm water. For many individuals who do not have a stove or fire kind water heater this is one of the few choices you possess and in this case they are very good. My first house had two sources of hot water. One has been an electric powered shower and the other was the electric hot water heater which heated water in the sizzling tank. I had nothing else and it worked well, but I found it much more expensive than using my wood stove or making use of solar energy.

The final kind of water heater is a gas heater. These have a tendency to high temperature both your warm water and provide heating for your house as well. Not all places have a source to gas although some people can also make use of a supply of bottled gasoline but this tends to be a lot more expensive than a piped offer. Gasoline heaters operate much faster than a power water heater plus they are usually much cheaper to operate than electrical if it is a piped supply so if you are looking to choose between the two then this may be your best choice.

Whichever system you decide to install, do your research first and work out which is the cheapest to operate. You will also need to look at the costs of the drinking water heaters and the water heating systems you install and workout what is best for you.

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