Types of Water Heaters

Before you have a water heater installed, it is important to pick the type of water heater you want. There are three main types to choose from: conventional, tankless, and hybrid. 


Most people are familiar with conventional water heaters. These products use a tank to store hot water. The price of a conventional water heater, and the fees associated with its installation, are much less than for the other two types. You will, however, need enough space for the storage tank. 


Tankless water heaters do not have a storage tank. Instead, they contain an electric or gas heating element that heats the cold water. Tankless water heaters are more efficient, which means they are better for the environment and your utility bills. Installation of tankless water heaters is more expensive. 


Hybrid water heaters are electric. They use electricity to move heat to water. They are different than both conventional and tankless water heaters because they do not heat the water directly. Hybrid water heaters are the most expensive, but also the most energy-efficient. 

Installing Water Heaters

The installation process for your water heater will depend on its type. For conventional water heaters, the new heating element and storage tank will need to be attached. Tankless water heaters require some type of exhaust piping. Hybrid water heaters will need the electrical components to be connected appropriately. All water heaters will need to be correctly attached to your home’s water lines as well. 

Although, not a hard process for a professional, installing water heaters can be tricky for a novice. It is best to leave the process to an expert. 

Expert Water Heater Installation

Looking for expert water heater replacement? Then, you’ve come to the right place. The professionals at Russell’s have the skills needed to get the job done in Yucca Valley, CA. We also service the following locations:

  • Angelus Oaks, CA
  • Apple Valley, CA
  • Banning, CA
  • Beaumont, CA
  • Bermuda Dunes, CA
  • Big Bear Lake, CA
  • Bloomington, CA
  • Cabazon, CA
  • Calimesa, CA
  • Canyon Lake, CA
  • Cathedral City, CA
  • Cherry Valley, CA
  • Coachella, CA
  • Colton, CA
  • Crestline, CA
  • Desert Hot Springs, CA
  • Downey, CA
  • Fontana, CA
  • Forest Falls, CA
  • Grand Terrace, CA
  • Highland, CA
  • Indian Wells, CA
  • Indio, CA
  • Irwindale, CA
  • La Quinta, CA
  • Lake Arrowhead, CA
  • Lake Elsinore, CA
  • Loma Linda, CA
  • Los Alamitos, CA
  • Mentone, CA
  • Moreno Valley, CA
  • Morongo Valley, CA
  • Muscoy, CA
  • Oak Glen, CA
  • Ontario, CA
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Palm Springs, CA
  • Perris, CA
  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Rancho Mirage, CA
  • Redlands, CA
  • Rialto, CA
  • Riverside, CA
  • San Bernardino, CA
  • San Jacinto, CA
  • Thousand Palms, CA
  • Upland, CA
  • Whitewater, CA
  • Yucaipa, CA
  • Yucca Valley, CA

Needing a new water heater can be overwhelming. Don’t let the process scare you. With decades of plumbing experience, the professionals at Russell’s are happy to walk you through the installation. We also off water heater repair, maintenance, and inspection. No matter your water heater needs, you can find the service at Russell’s. Contact us today. 

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