We discussed hot water heaters previously, but there are a few points we missed. Almost everyone uses these heating devices on a daily basis, but few people know where they come from or how they work. As our water heater blew up a few weeks ago, we have become more interested in them, so we will give you a little more information since it is a critical part of our home that deserves attention. In the early 1800s, steam was used to heat water. Originally, it consisted of a metal container filled with water that was heated by fire. Due to their inefficiency, early boilers were quickly replaced by steam-powered devices. In 1804, steam boilers became the most popular type of boiler in use. They remained dominant until the mid-20th century, when they were replaced by more efficient hot water boilers. In the present day, hot water boilers are still widely used for heating and cooling in both homes and offices, but they have evolved greatly since their beginnings. Most boilers are used in homes to heat water to a comfortable temperature. Others are used in industrial settings, such as power plants, to generate electricity. Thank you for joining us for our hot water discussion!