Mobile Home Water Heaters
When you’re in the market for a new water heater for your mobile home, there are a few things that you should keep in mind before making your purchase. There are, after all, many sizes, technologies, features, and options available in today’s manufactured home water heaters and in a major purchase such as this one, you’ll want to make the right selection.
The first thing you should consider is the type of water heater your mobile home will require. The size is the first step in making this determination. How many people are living in your home – is it just you or a large family? How does your family use hot water in the typical day?
The most common form is a storage tank water heater. This is because they are very effective and relatively inexpensive to purchase and keep. They function by storing heated water in an insulated tank so that it will be ready whenever it is required. There are different models available including liquid propane (LP), electric, and natural gas. The least expensive to keep are the natural gas and LP because they use the least amount of energy. These water heaters are designated by the number of gallons they contain. This size is your most important consideration when you’re purchasing a storage tank water heater for a mobile home.
The next most important thing you’ll need to know is how long it takes for your water heater to provide hot water again after it has been used. That is, how much water (in gallons) can it warm in the span of an hourIf you want to save money throughout the use of your mobile home water heater, don’t forget to consider its energy efficiency. This will help you to gauge how expensive it will be to run the water heater over a year’s time. The EnergyGuide label will be very helpful in making this decision.
Of course, you can’t forget to look at the actual dimensions of the water heater since you need it to be able to fit into its placement area and it has to suit your type of plumbing. If you have a space limitation, try looking at an alternative heater such as a low boy or Shorty, which offers a different shape and might fit more effectively and allow you to avoid running new plumbing.
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