ConsumerSearch offers a convenient feature that allows users to compare the cost of water heaters based on its recommendations of the top appliances on the market. Some retailers also allow customers to compare prices of... More »

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An electric water heater element is made of metal and heats up due to electrical resistance in order to warm the water in an electric water heater. Electric water heaters have both an upper and a lower water heater eleme... More »

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Electric water heaters use electricity to heat water. They do this primarily by way of an immersion heating element that can heat the water to a temperature adjustable by the user. 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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Water heater timers set specific times for water heaters to be turned on and off. Homeowners typically use them as a way to save energy and money by lowering the on/off cycling rate of their units. Water heater timers ar... More »

Most gas water heaters fall between $400 and $600 at The Home Depot, as of March 2015. The majority of electric water heaters cost between $300 and $400. More »

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The best propane-fueled water heaters on the market as of 2015 are produced by Rinnai, according to review sites ToastyReviews and BestReviews. The Rinnai RL94eP and RL75iN tankless water heater models were specifically ... More »

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