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Traditional storage tank water heaters come with a few drawbacks compared to newer technologies like tankless water heaters. These heaters constantly heat water, even when not in use. This standby heat loss can translate to higher energy bills. Furthermore, the amount of hot water available is limited by the size of the tank. This is where tankless water heaters come in.

For starters, what is a tankless water heater? These water heaters heat water on demand, meaning they provide hot water only when it’s needed. As the name suggests, tankless water heaters don’t usually store hot water, they heat water as it flows through the unit rather than storing hot water in a tank. These water heaters are a popular alternative to the traditional water heaters you’re used to seeing in your basement, garage, or utility room. In this article, Mr. Rooter Plumbing discusses the benefits of tankless water heaters. We are the plumbing service you can rely on for all of your water heater needs.

  • Energy Efficiency

Tankless water heaters are much more energy-efficient than traditional storage tank water heaters. This is because tankless units only heat water when it’s needed, so there’s no standby energy loss associated with traditional water heaters. The EPA estimates that a tankless water heater can be 8% -14% more energy efficient if you use around 86 gallons of hot water per day. If you’re an energy-conscious person and you’re looking to lower your energy bills, call a nearby plumber to help you install a tankless water heater.

  • Endless Supply of Hot Water

With a tankless water heater, you’ll never have to worry about running out of hot water while taking a shower or washing dishes. Storage tank water heaters are limited by the size of the tank, meaning they can run out of hot water if the tank is not large enough to meet the demand. In contrast, tankless water heaters heat water as it flows through the unit, providing a continuous supply of hot water as long as there’s fuel or energy to heat it. Tankless units eliminate the worry of running out of hot water in the middle of a shower, making them ideal for larger households with frequent hot water usage.

  • Longer Lifespan

If you need another reason to switch to a tankless water heater, consider the lifespan of these water heaters. The average working life of a traditional storage tank water heater is roughly 10-15 years. Tankless units surpass this timeframe, reaching an average lifespan of 20 years as long as you don’t slack when it comes to routine maintenance. These waters give you plenty of time to recoup a return on your investment. Just make sure you hire a professional plumbing service to get the installation job done.

  • Space-Saving Design

Tankless units are compact and wall-mounted, freeing up valuable floor space, which is beneficial in smaller homes or apartments. They operate without the large water tank that traditional water heaters require.

Need Help With Tankless Water Heater Installation? Contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing Today

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing, we specialize in tankless water heater installation, repair, and replacement. A tankless unit can be a smart investment for your home, offering benefits like endless hot water supply, energy efficiency, and a longer lifespan. If your water heater is in disrepair and you’re looking for a plumbing repair service to help you restore the appliance to good working condition, we are the plumbing team to call.

Apr 19, 2024

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