Why do we have hot water heaters?

Answer You don't have a hot water heater. You have a water heater. To heat water.

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What are the pros/cons of tank-less gas water heaters (vs. traditional heaters)?

The tankless ones cost about 3 times what a regular water heater does.

Why do water heaters have two thermostats?

Changing the temperature on a water heater should be done slowly, allowing four hours for the water temperature to adjust. When adjusting the temperature on a hot water heater, it is common to fin... Read More »

Do all hot water heaters have the same temp?

Do water heaters have built in check valves?

Check valves, also known as non-return valves, have to be installed in a water heater's pipeline system. Installing a check valve may help prevent flooding. There are several types of check valves ... Read More »