Lowest cost amongst hot water equipment and solutions.
Conventional hot water tank is very common.
Provides the same temperature of hot water until it runs out, store and reheat.
Gas water heaters use a flame under the tank to create heat.
Electric water heaters use a heating element to warm the water.
Each tank has inlets that enters and exits the tank to move the water to where you need it (i.e. shower, dishwasher, etc.). There’s also a thermostat to monitor the temperature and a pressure relief valve to help ensure the heating process doesn’t produce unsafe levels of water pressure.
- The water enters the tank coming from the main water supply.
- The heating burner/element underneath the tank heats the water.
- Hot water rises to the top of the tank.
- When hot water is demanded from the exits, it takes the hot water from the top of the tank.
What are the most common signs of a damaged water?
- Rust on the tank
- Noises when the unit is on
- Water in the collection pan under the tank
- Rust in your hot water
Hot Water Tank Replacement
Most hot water tank brands have 8-10 years warranty for the tank. You might want to consider replacing your tank before a disaster happens. Nobody wants a pool in their furnace room or basement.
When you have an old and out of warranty hot water tank, It is not about “if it leaks” but “when will it leak”. How often do you visit your furnace room or basement where your hot water tank is? Surely, you wouldn’t want to arrive home from watching a great game just to find out you already have an unwanted pool due to flooding. Not to think about the cost it will bring for repairs and renovations comparing to how much it will cost to replace your hot water tank.
Benefits of Hot Water Tank
You're on a Budget
The critical function of a hot water heating system is to provide warm water on demand to your taps and plumbing equipment. If you didn't have a water heater, you would have to manually heat water for bathing, washing your hands, and more.
What do you consider when looking for a water heater? Do you look for a budget-friendly unit? If that is something that you are looking for replace your current one, then you are probably already of the option of installing a hot water tank system. This is less complicated than tankless models, which means less expensive maintenance and repairs when it is not working correctly.
Bigger size, Bigger space
Many homeowners still prefer to use a storage water heater as their primary water heating source. It can keep massive volumes of water up to 300 liters, that's more than enough for a family of four people. It illustrates just how big a storage water heater can be! It is possible to send hot water to numerous usage sites such as the basin, the kitchen, the bathtub, and the shower tap using a storage water heater.
So, if you want to have hot water available at numerous locations throughout your house, you might want to consider investing in a storage water heater.
Consistent Hot Water Supply
One of the benefits of using storage hot water tanks is that they can provide a more enjoyable showering experience. The main pressure systems rely on gravity to produce excellent water pressure while also providing comfort to the user.
This indicates that water can flow at high pressure at rates of up to around ten lit/min while still providing consistently hot water to you.
It’s Easy to Install
One of the most advantageous aspects of storage water heaters is that they are relatively simple to set up. They are not need to be installed at the exact location where they will be used, and they can be placed anywhere in the house. That implies that the location of the installation is entirely up to
Types of Hot Water Tank
Hot Water Tank (Conventional – Direct Vent)
A Hot Water Tank burns fuel and the heat from the combustion at the bottom of the tank is used to heat the water. They come in different sizes, 40G up to 75G, depending on your need for hot water. It is low-cost but essentially not energy efficient as it keeps the water in your tank heated if the water temperature drops to what it was set up to keep even if you’re not using or need hot water.
This is installed in a spot where it can access to the exhaust pipes or chimney to transfer exhaust gases outside the house. No extra power to help exhaust gases is needed as heated air generally rises through a vertical vent.
Power Vented Hot Water Tank
It works exactly the same as the conventional hot water tank and the only difference is its venting. It is great option if the hot water tank is to be installed in a location that doesn’t have access to a vertical vent or chimney.
A power vent water heater uses a blower/fan to help to exhaust gases from the hot water heater.
Heat Pump Hot Water Heater
Heat Pump Hot Water Heater use electricity to draw in heat from the surroundings and use it to heat the water instead of heating the water directly. This works as the heat pump that is used with a forced air system to cool or warm the air flowing in the house.
They are suitable to be installed in places that's properly ventilated and not chilly since the less heat the area has, the less efficient they become. These units can be a bit expensive but can save you money in the long run due to its efficiency particularly if placed in a great spot in your home.