The real benefits of tankless water heaters
Has your water heater recently clunked out on you? Are you looking for a new hot water heater for your home? If you still have a traditional water heater with a storage tank, you may want to consider taking this opportunity to upgrade to a tankless water heater.
Tankless water heaters have many benefits over more traditional water heating systems. One advantage is that they heat water instantly, so you no longer have to wait twenty to thirty minutes for the water to heat up before taking a shower!
If you’re interested in taking advantage of the opportunity to upgrade your home, read on to learn more about the benefits of installing a tankless water heater in your home!
Better Water Conservation
One of the most talked about reasons why tankless water heaters are superior to storage tank units is because they are more environmentally friendly.
Not only are tankless systems more energy efficient (heating up to five gallons of water per minute), but they also help conserve water. How can a household appliance help you save water?
Well, consider how a traditional water heater operates: The tank is filled with water, the water in the tank is heated, you (or someone else in your house) use the desired amount of water for your bath, shower, etc., and the leftover water that has cooled again gets drained out to make room for the next tankful.
Because tankless water heaters operate on demand, they heat up only as much water as you need at the moment, so your system won’t be throwing away several gallons of water every day just because you didn’t use it fast enough! Just by upgrading from a traditional to a tankless water heater, you can be an environmental hero!
What Does a Tankless Water Heater Cost?
The cost of a tankless water heater is usually the one thing about them that gives homeowners pause.
It is fair to say that tankless units cost significantly more to install than traditional units do. Depending on whether you choose to install a gas-powered or electric unit, the installation can cost anywhere from a few hundred to a couple of thousand dollars.
While that is definitely a higher initial investment than a storage tank water heater would be, when you take into account the potential energy savings that come with a tankless water heater, it will pay for itself in no time! A gas-powered tankless system can save you as much as one hundred dollars per year on your energy bills!
Save Space With a Tankless Water Heater
Finally, getting rid of that large water storage tank that’s sitting in your basement will free up more floor space that may come in very handy!
Tankless water heaters take up significantly less space than traditional units do. They are so compact, in fact, that they can be mounted on your wall virtually anywhere, in the tightest of spaces, or even outside your home!
Now that you know all the great benefits of installing a tankless water heater in your home, why wouldn’t you want to make the switch? Once you’ve done some more research on what type of tankless water heater is best for your home, call Duane Blanton at (815) 781-2567 to ask about water heater installation in Round Lake!
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