Natural gas water heaters provide more hot water and cost less to operate than electric models. They have a faster recovery time, so the family rarely runs out of hot water. These units require no electricity to operate ... More »

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Gas water heaters are less expensive to run than electric models and have a faster hot water recovery rate, which is attractive to large families. In the United States, gas powered water heaters are used in 60 percent of... More »

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Thermostats for gas water heaters are available for shoppers to buy online from Sears PartsDirect, ApplianceZone and SupplyHouse.com, as of 2015. These online retailers carry a variety of thermostat assemblies for natura... More »

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According to Charles W. Bryant for HowStuffWorks, tankless water heaters are better than tank systems because they continuously produce hot water without ever running out, and they save money on energy bills. They are al... More »

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The benefits gas water heaters have over electric water heaters include higher efficiencies, low operating costs, a continuous hot-water supply, smaller storage-space requirements, reduced risk of power problems, more ac... More »

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Natural gas space heaters sold at Lowe's allow homeowners to heat single rooms without installing expensive systems. However, these systems are less efficient than central heating options and may pose safety risks. More »

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The cost for repairing a standard hot water heater varies based on the nature of the repair work, not the size of the unit, so large water heaters typically don't cost more to maintain and repair. Large commercial units,... More »

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