What is a geyser?
Geyser discharge water and steam i.e hot water. Artificial geysers are also available based on the phenomena of a natural geyser. Natural geysers are found in only few places with certain hydro-geological conditions.
Types of geysers
There are two types of geysers
- Gas geysers
- Electric geysers.
In gas geysers, water is heated with the help of gas. The gas geyser can be used for upto 50 gallons of water. Gas geysers take very little time. Gas geyser is better than electric geyser because gas geysers are cheap and easy to operate.
Are geysers dangerous?
Geysers are generally safe and do not explode or burst. But very rarely, if geysers explode, then it can be due to increased pressure.
In geysers, fire may break out due to leakage of gas.
In electric geysers, the best geyser in regards to saving electricity is an instant geyser. Although instant electric geysers are best electric geyser but these are good for small uses. Usually, the temperature set for electric geyser is 60 degrees Celsius.
Geyser size varies according to members who are using water and also the amount of water required for working. For 2 to 3 members who are going to use water for bathing purpose and also while using a bucket for bathing(which is good to save water) geyser of 6 liters should be used. For 2 to 3 members, geysers used for bathing purposes when using the shower should be 25 liters. When water is required for simple uses like kitchen chore, then the geyser used should be of 1 to 3 litre.
Power consumption for instant geyser is 3kW to 5kW. Geysers are safe, and water boiled/heated through geysers is safe for bathing purposes.
Geysers should be properly monitored if left open for more than twenty-four hours, and geysers can get overheated and eventually burst. The bursting of geyser can cause severe injuries and deaths. Some geysers and now mostly geysers have switches to avoid such drastic conditions.
Buying of geyser
While buying geysers following points should be kept in mind
- Depending on family members
- Energy consumption
- Brand reputation
Geysers are easily avaliable in markets and can be bought online through different trustable websites. Price of geysers vary depending on capacity. Geysers in pakistan are also available in second hand condition.
Geyser is need of every household. The best geysers in Pakistan are Corona 35 gallon, Ray's 35 gallon, Canon 35 gallon.