Are You Ready For A Tankless Water Heater?

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Access to hot water is a luxury that modern homeowners often take for granted. A water heater is responsible for warming water before sending the water to various plumbing appliances throughout your home.

Many older homes are equipped with water heaters that feature storage tanks. If you are using a tank system, you may want to consider making the switch to a tankless water heater. Ask yourself the following questions to determine if you are ready for the benefits a tankless water heater can offer.

1. Is your electric bill too high?

Water heaters rely on electricity to help heat the water used in your home. A conventional storage tank water heater must utilize electricity continually to maintain the temperature of the water being kept inside the storage tank. This can drive up your utility costs and eat into your family's budget.

A tankless water heater produces hot water on demand. This means that the amount of electricity needed to supply your home with hot water is greatly reduced. If you are ready to save some money on your monthly electric bill, make the switch to a tankless water heater.

2. Do you frequently run out of hot water?

There is nothing worse than running out of hot water in the middle of a shower. A conventional water heater is limited by the size of its storage tank. Once all the water in the tank has been circulated through the home, no more hot water will be available until the tank refills itself.

A tankless water heater produces hot water only when you request it. This means that the supply of hot water created by a tankless water heater is endless. If you use a lot of hot water or have a large family, a tankless water heater may be more convenient.

3. Do you need additional storage space in your home?

Homeowners are constantly searching for places to store items within their homes. If your closets are full, you can give yourself additional storage space by eliminating the storage tank connected to your conventional water heater.

The storage tank can take up a significant amount of room, depending on the holding capacity of the tank. Tankless water heater systems are extremely small due to the fact that no storage tank is required. In fact, many tankless systems are the size of a briefcase. This frees up storage space where your water heater storage tank used to sit.

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