Posted November 06, 2019 07:10:16I’ve been a bit hesitant about buying an insulated water heater as I’ve been seeing reports that it’s a lot more expensive to run than a standard one.

    But this is a case of “where do you get the water?”

    I’m sure you could find a great value for the money on the internet and the best way to find out is to try it. 

    The most important thing you need to know about insulated water heaters is that they don’t have to be water tight.

    They can run off just about any standard tap or pipe, and you can still have a great deal of insulation.

    So if you’re looking to save a little money, consider one of these options:A) Water tight insulated water pipes with a hole in the middle.

    They are available from plumbing supply houses, hardware stores, and home improvement stores. 

    B) Watertight insulated insulated water lines that have a hole drilled into the center of the pipe.

    These can be purchased from plumbing suppliers, but you’ll need to be careful with them, because the insulated water line will run off of the outside of the line, and they can cause water damage to your pipes. 

    C) A simple metal pipe with a threaded hole in it, so that the insulated line can be easily inserted into the water line.

    These are often made of steel or concrete, and can be quite strong. 

    D) A piece of metal with a hook on the end that can be inserted into a standard water heater.

    You could get one for $10 at the hardware store, but it might be a little more expensive.

    I wouldn’t go crazy for this. 

    E) A PVC pipe with an insulated tube that connects the water heater to the wall.

    I’ve found that this is the cheapest way to heat water for home heating. 

    If you have any other questions about the types of insulated water heating that are right for you, be sure to ask me on Twitter and leave a comment.