If it high time to replace your water heater, or you are building a new home and get to choose your appliances, you may be wondering if a tankless water heater is the right choice. Today we are going to present four benefits that may make your decision easier.
If you want personalized advice based on your individual home and needs, you can contact High Speed Plumbing at 1-888-958-1394. The truth is that while these are big benefits of tankless water heaters, there are alternatives and those alternatives may be best for your home. You can always count on us to offer you honest advice and guidance on water heaters and all things related to plumbing.
- You Will Never Run Out of Hot Water
- You’ll Be Investing in a More Energy Efficient
- It is Likely to Last Longer than a Traditional Water Heater
- It Takes Up Less Space in Your Home
As long as you choose the right tankless model that is designed to supply the amount of gallons per minute that will meet a home of your size, your tankless water heater will always have hot water for you. This is not the case with a traditional water heater. With that option, once the hot water is gone from the tank, you are out of hot water until the entire tank can be reheated. Because a tankless water heater heats water on demand, it is always ready with more.
The official website of the United States Energy Department states that the average household can expect to boost their energy efficiency by anywhere between 24 – 34% by switching from a traditional to a tankless water heater. Much of this increase energy efficiency is because, unlike a traditional option, the tankless water heater only heats water when you need. This means there is no standby loss or wasted heat.
There are a few reasons that a traditional water heater generally does not last as long as a tankless option. First, as we discussed above, a traditional water heater is always working to keep water hot, whether you are using it or not, which means it has more wear and tear than a tankless heater that only works when needed. Second, a traditional option ends up with impurities in it, generally caused by hard water, which can lead to rust and corrosion.
If you have a smaller home then you will love that the tankless water heater uses so much less space. In fact, it can even be mounted to the wall to free up floor space. Why waste an entire closet for a water heater when you can choose a much smaller option?
These are some compelling reasons to witch over to a tankless water heater but they are still not the right choice for everyone. Contact High Speed Plumbing at 1-888-958-1394 to find out more about tankless options and whether they are the right choice for you.