Electric water heaters for a household set-up are usually 51 gallons; about ten gallons larger than most regular gas water heaters. This is for the simple fact that electric heaters will heat much slower than gas heaters. There are many brands out there that manufacture electric heaters. Some of the better quality heaters are A O smith, Rheem, Bradford White, and GE. All of these heaters have a very good guarantee and should last you for years to come.
Electric water heater prices differ from state to state. Some states are closer to the manufacturing factories where the heaters are being assembled and have a lower shipping fee to pay. So when searching for a heater for your house, always think about where and who makes them. If they are shipped from overseas, expect to spend a little more and probably get lower quality.
A O Smith Electric heaters are one of the best out there. They carry a very good warranty, and while their water heater prices might be a little more expensive than others, you’ll see the difference in craftsmanship. This is one of my top-selling heaters, and I never have had a call back on them within a seven-year period, which is about how long a heater of today’s standards will operate trouble-free. Even then, it’s usually a lime build up that destroys the elements; this can’t be to blame on anything but bad water.
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