Water Heaters – A Brief History
With today’s technological advances, we often take simple daily luxuries for granted. Case in point, the hot water that flows readily from our home faucets. So adept to the availability of heated water, do we ever stop to think how it got there? Before the modern water heater, to get heated water, people would have to rely on boiling water on a stove or fire or naturally heated water such as mineral hot springs. A warm bath was truly a luxury as it was both labor-intensive and time-consuming to provide heated water.
Do you really know where your hot water comes from? Here is a brief history and evolution of the Water Heater, a common yet essential household appliance.