Should you buy a tankless water heater?
A tankless water heater can be a great choice for those who have a larger family and find they are using all of the water in a traditional tank storage water heater. Is there anything more frustrating than running out of hot water?
These heaters work by using gas heat exchange to heat up the water as it travels through the pipes, providing endless hot water for larger families. Depending on the size of the heater, they can supply hot water to up to 3 simultaneous showers. In addition, many tankless water heaters feature a built-in circulation pump. If you’re home has a hot water circulation loop, you can enjoy your hot water instantly!
Some of the pros of getting a tankless water heater include:
- Cheaper energy bills – A tankless water heater uses less energy because it only heats the water you use. Tank-type heaters keep the water hot at all times, even when you’re not using it.
- Smaller size – Tank-type water heaters are typically pretty large and take up a considerable amount of space in a laundry room or basement. A tankless unit can fit a smaller area and usually leaves open floor space below it.
- Lifespan – Most tankless heaters last at least 20 years, which is 5-10 years longer than their counterparts.
- Endless Hot Water – With a tankless water heater, you never run out of hot water no matter how much you use.
If you want to find out more about tankless water heaters or have one professionally installed, contact Justin Dorsey Plumbing. Our experts can help guide you in your decision on the best water heater for your home and offer skilled installation for whatever type of water heater you choose.