Hot water is standard in just about every home. However, the method by which the water is heated is changing. Tankless water heaters are trending and their popularity is on the rise--and for good reason!
There are several benefits in choosing to go tankless and we’re going to cover the three best reasons! Keep reading for more information!
Water & Energy Conservation
Tankless water heaters are gaining popularity in part due to their environmentally friendly water and energy savings.
Because these units heat water as you need it, less electricity is used instead of keeping water hot in the traditional tank.
Also, there is less wastewater created because you won’t have to continually run the water waiting for the warmth from the tank.
The Actual Cost
If you began researching the cost of tankless and traditional water heaters, you will likely find that traditional water heaters are less expensive and cost less to install.
With that said, there is a huge factor that most people don’t consider: tankless water heaters last around 20 years whereas traditional water heaters last 8-12 years.
Additionally, water heaters that require a tank also require regular maintenance and often need repairs. This is not much of an issue with tankless water heaters.
When considering the cost of each type of unit, you also need to take into account how expensive each is to run. As mentioned, tankless water heaters are highly efficient. High efficiency means bigger savings, which will be reflected on your monthly electric bill!
Finally, if your family is constantly fighting over who has to take the last shower or how long different members spend bathing, you will be happy to know that running out of hot water is a problem of the past. Because tankless water heaters warm the water you need as you need it, running out of hot water isn’t an issue unless multiple showers and appliances are running at once!
Space Won’t be an Issue
Traditional water heaters are typically placed in your attic, basement, a closet, or the garage.
Each of these places is highly valuable in terms of storage for your home and family, but that space ends up being taken by a large water tank.
Tankless water heaters don’t take up much room at all, in fact, they’re about the size of a large computer! A trained professional can help with the placement of your tankless water heater, but no matter where it is placed, you can count on the ability to store more of your belongings.
If you are considering a tankless water heater and aren’t sure whether or not it is the best option for your family, do research. After you’ve done your research, take a minute to call Always Plumbing Heating and Air with any questions you may have.
We would be happy to inform you of the best place to install the unit as well as give an estimate of the cost of installation. If you would like to schedule an appointment to install a tankless water heater, call Always Plumbing Heating and Air at (949) 581-4514. We are able and ready to answer questions and install any water heater you choose.