Loomis Plumbing: Understanding the Different Types of Water Heaters

Water heaters are available in different types. Each has its own unique advantage and ideal purpose, and understanding them will help you choose the one that best fits your needs. Selecting a water heater that best suits your needs will maximize your benefits and keep you from wasting money and energy as you won’t be able to maximize its use.

To help you out, here are some details about the different types of water heaters:

Storage Water Heater

A traditional type, a storage water heater is the most commonly used system in residential homes. It works by releasing hot water, which comes from the top of the tank, at the turn of the tap. Water then gets into the bottom to replace the hot water that is being consumed. This way, you can ensure that you won’t run out of hot water. Conventional storage water heaters run on propane, natural gas, fuel oil, or electricity.


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