5 Convincing Reasons For Using A Tankless Water Heater
A water heater can last up to 20 years if taken care of, but most equipments becomes dysfunctional much before their usual life due to maintenance issues. If you are looking for a water heater that is both durable and affordable then go for a tankless water heater.
What Is A Tankless Water Heater?
As evident from the name, it doesn’t have a tank to store and heat water. It works on running water and is considered very advantageous in comparison to the traditional water tank that could have issues like corrosion and leaking. Installed at point-of-use (POU), it provides instant hot water and reduces wastage.
Advantages of a tankless water heater
1. Energy Efficiency
Let’s understand it with figures. A smaller family that uses less than 40 gallons of hot water in a day can save up to 30% of their energy by switching to tankless water heating. Since you will heat the water you need, there will be no loss of energy and the saved energy will reduce your electricity bill in the long run.
If you need to replace your storage water heater every 5 years or longer, and you are looking for a durable option, then look no further than a tankless heater. It will work longer than your traditional storage water heater. And you might not need to replace your tankless water heater even for two decades with due care and maintenance of the equipment.
3. Space Saving
It is an added advantage that will keep your bathroom free from congestion. You know how much space storage water heaters consume. For example, if you want 50 gallons of water, you will need to install a big storage tank in your bathroom. And if your bathroom has little space available for installing a storage water heater, you will have to adjust with a smaller water heater. But a tankless water heater can heat as much water as you want without consuming more space.
4. Quick Heating
A tankless water heater won’t keep you waiting for hot water that you can get instantly. A storage water heater takes time in heating water because it heats a large amount of water. But there is no such hassle with a tankless heater that works on the running water. Whenever you need hot water, you can start our tankless water heater and the hot water would start flowing from your tap.
A tankless water heater is safer than a storage water heater because the former doesn’t store water. While traditional water tanks are prone to leakage and overheating, there is no such fear or apprehension with a tankless water heater. The biggest problem with a storage water heater is it can explode in rare instances. But you can rest assured about the safety of your tankless water heater.
A tankless water heater is about the size of a shoebox but it can heat gallons of water within a short time. Once installed, it can keep working for a long time. And the most surprising thing is that you won’t have to spend lots of money on your tankless water heater.
Cost of a tankless water heater
It won’t cost you much and you can recover every penny spent in buying the heating equipment within a short time. The money saved in electricity bills would be your reward for using a tankless water heater. Also, you don’t have to worry about the installation of a tankless water heater. Everest Mechanical will install the heating equipment at point-of-use (POU) at a very nominal price. Also, we will help in maintaining the heating equipment.