If you are looking to buy a new water heater then you might be stumped or even shocked by how many places sell water heaters these days. Not only that, but there are so many brands of water heaters, like Bradford White, Sears, Rheem, A.O. Smith and so on.
There are also many different types and styles of water heaters as well. There are short water heater and there are also tall water heaters. You can also buy gas, electric or a new type of water heater called a “heat pump water heater”. So with all of this to choose from your probably wondering how you are going to ve able to select the correct replacement water heater.
So with that said, there are a few places that can help you select the proper water heater that you need to install for the first time in your new home or help you find the perfect replacement model water heater that is more energy efficient then your last model.
Home Depot , Lowes, Sears & Other Home Improvement Stores
If you are looking for a new water heater and live near a Lowes, Home Depot, Sears or another large D.I.Y. home improvement store then you can select from the many water heaters that they have in stock. Many places like Hope Depot & Lowes also offer installation from local plumbers that will not only install your water heater but make sure that all of the plumbing that is connected to your water heater is up to the latest plumbing code.
If your plumbing is not up to code when the plumber installs your water heater, he will advise you and then you can have the licensed plumber bring your plumbing up your local plumbing code. This may cost you an extra fee.
Another nice part about shopping at some of these bigger stores is that they have a large staff that can assist you in making the right choice when it comes to picking the right water heater.
Plumbing Supply Stores Online & Offline
There are also many other places to shop for a water heater besides the major big brand stores. You also can shop online at many of the e-commerce websites that offer the same quality water heaters that you can buy locally but you can have them delivered to your home. Many brick and mortar stores also have online websites that you can order your water heater from so you can pick it up locally at the store or have it shipped to the job site location.
Your Local Plumbing Service Company
If you do not want to shop online or even at a local plumbing supply center then you can always call your local plumber in town and let them know that you need a new water heater. They will send a plumbing mechanic to your home to find out what size water heater s best for you. The plumbing service tech can also help you choose from many brands of water heaters that they sell and explain to the differences between all the models from the convenience of your home.