Rheem manufactures the most highly rated gas water heater, according to HotWater. The company also offers electric, solar and heat-pump water heaters, as well as tankless models. Other top gas water heater brands include... More »

According to Consumer Search, the Whirlpool N40S61-403 and the Rheem 42VR40-40F are the best gas water heaters for the home. These energy efficient models offer well performing machines for the cost. More »

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As of 2015, the best hot water heater brands are A.O. Smith, GE, Kenmore, Rheem and Whirlpool. As of 2015, these are the lead manufacturers of hot water heaters. More »

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The highest rated Rheem water heater is the PROG50-38N RH58 38K BTU Natural Gas Water Heater, which is rated by Amazon at 4.5 stars. Customers state that the water heater works very fast and is well-insulated. More »

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Major department stores, such as Lowes, Sears, Home Depot and Menards are places to look for good deals on gas water heaters. Online marketplaces, such as Amazon and eBay also sell gas water heaters. More »

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Homeowners can drain a Rheem water heater by turning off the power to the heater, shutting off the water supply and attaching a hose to the drain valve. If the bottom of the heater has sediment build-up, the user may hav... More »

Common problems with a Rheem water heater include a lack of hot water and incorrect water temperature. Problems and solutions vary based on the type of water heater. More »