When hot water is a necessity, you need the right water heater for the job. If you need to replace your hot water tank at home, there are a range of options to fit your space and budget. Electric water heaters are more efficient and cheaper up-front than gas water heaters. Natural gas water heaters are more affordable long-term and will continue to work in a power outage. Take note of what matters to you when selecting a new water heater. It's also important to think of your family's water usage when determining tank size.
If it's only a part of your hot water system that needs replacing, you can find the specific piece required. You or your plumber may also need tools and accessories for installation. Tankless water heaters are easier to install and are a great option for smaller spaces. These hot water heaters have a capacity of around 24 gallons or less and often fit below a counter. Tankless water heaters are also a great option for small offices, cabins, motor homes and spaces with less water usage.