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The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Gas Water Heater

If you are building a new home, remodeling, or updating your water heating system, electric or gas, tankless, propane or natural gas—how can you determine what type of system will best meet your needs. This blog identifies the advantages and disadvantages of a using a gas water heater. The professionals at Public Service Plumbers can answer any questions you have about the use, installation or servicing of a gas water heater.

The Benefits of a Gas Water Heater

A gas water heater offers a number of advantages:

• Gas water heaters are typically easy to install.
• Gas water heaters are cheaper to operate than electric, customarily about 1/3 of the cost of electric. Propane is more expensive than natural gas, but still significantly cheaper than electric.
• Gas water heaters recover much more quickly than electric water heaters. If you have heavy hot water use, your supply will be replenished more rapidly with a gas water heater.
• Because of the rapid recovery rate, you may be able to meet all your needs with a tankless gas water heater

When a Gas Water Heater May Not Be Your Best Option

A natural gas water heater typically provides the cheapest and most reliable form of energy to heat your water. If you live in an area where natural gas is piped into your home, a natural gas water heater is generally a worry-free appliance. However, if you don’t have access to natural gas, but still want to use gas to have hot water, you must rely on the delivery of propane. You will need to ensure that you have delivery of propane on a regular basis, or you may be without hot water. In such circumstances, you may have more peace of mind with an electric water heater, as you will always have hot water as long as you pay your electric bill.

Call Public Service Plumbers

Let us help you determine whether a gas water heater is the best option for you. We are available to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week—whenever you need our help. Call us at 214-363-4477 to set up a service call or to get answers to your questions. Because we have a large service fleet, we can often address warranty and service issues the same day. We also offer a one year warranty on all parts and labor.

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