Having a new water heater installed in your home is always a big decision. The first thing you have to do is decide if you want an electric water heater or a gas water heater. No matter what you decide, you are getting a great product, it is all just preference. A gas water heater is a popular choice. There are pros and cons that come along with choosing gas, so you will want to take each side into consideration. If you do choose to get a gas water heater, it will be installed by our professional residential plumbers. The plumbers at Brian's Plumbing are experienced and trained to be able to install your gas water heater and they will also be able to give you any information you have been wanting to know about it as well. If you would like to have more information on a gas water heater installation in Malden, Medford, and Everett, MA, call us at (781) 399-0109.
Heats Faster – Gas water heaters heat up very quickly. It can heat up large amounts of water much faster than an electric heater can. A gas heater can heat up a 50-gallon tank of water in an hour, where an electric water heater will take around an hour just to heat up 25 gallons. This makes gas heaters great for families, because the amount of water that you use with more people, will able to be kept up with better than any other heater.
Low Energy – Gas water heaters take less energy than electric heaters because electricity actually costs more money to have. The difference isn’t extreme, but anywhere you can save money nowadays is good in our books.
Cost More – Gas water heater installation will cost more money upfront than it would to buy an electric water heater. The good news though, is that the price will be made up for in money saved every month from your energy bill.
Shorter Lifespan – This is hit or miss, but it is often found that an electric water heater will last a year or so longer than a gas unit. Not a major difference, but enough that it can waver your decision making.
If you have been wanting a gas water heater in Malden, Medford, and Everett, MA, give our team of experienced plumbers a call at (781) 399-0109.