Hot water heaters are often powered by either gas or electricity. There are differing opinions on which is best. Electric is sometimes favored because it gives instant hot water, and is considered to be a safer form of power than gas. However, gas water heaters will still be able to heat water if you have a power-cut.
If you are like most people you have been hit hard by the slow economy. If this is the case and you are searching for all sorts of ways to save money, you will be happy to know that there are several ways to save money by simply changing some of your home plumbing. Most of the plumbing money saving ideas can be done on your own. Any do it yourself project is sure to save you money and help you to feel accomplished after the project is over.