Conventional Storage Tank Water Heater

There is a good chance that the water heater you have in your house is the conventional storage tank water heater. It is one of the most wide-spread types of water heaters. To provide the household with hot water it stores it in a large tank and uses a gas burner to heat it.

The water remains hot in the tank because the tank is insulated. Usually these water heaters can store 20 to 80 gallons of water depending on the homeowners needs and budget. Its life expectancy is about 10 to 15 years per unit, but it is important to provide annual maintenance in order to maximize that lifespan.

A storage tank water heater is quite easy to install. Also, it is a pretty affordable option with the installation starting from $400 (labor only).

A storage tank water heater is an affordable option that is quite easy to install