Have you ever wondered about the benefits of a tankless water heater? Let’s take a minute to ponder the condition of your current water heater. How long have you had it? Are you experiencing any of the below problems? A tank-based water heater can only last so long. Here are some of the reasons why you might need to switch to a tankless water heater instead. Check out some of the Benefits!
If you can’t seem to get your current water heater to heat-The tankless water heater you install uses electricity to heat up water every time you need it. This helps conserve water because there isn’t any hot water waiting for you to use it – during which it can go cold again. If your current tank water heater just ist measuring up anymore, then it could be time or a change.
One of the top issues with aging water heaters is scalding hot water- the opposite issue of above. I don’t care if its the coldest night of the year, no one wants their skin peeling off while they are in the shower. This is why you might want to upgrade from a traditional water heater to a tankless unit instead. Conventional water heaters use a method called thermal stacking to push hot water into your pipes. This also moves cold water back to the bottom where it can be reheated. The problem is that the hot water at the top is also warmed up more than it needs to be. Since tankless water heaters don’t need a tank, this problem is a thing of the past.
Since tankless water heaters use less energy, they can also lower your utility bills. ENERGY STAR® estimates that the average household can save hundreds of dollars every year by converting to a tankless unit.
These water heaters can conserve almost 27 to 50 percent more energy than traditional tank models and simultaneously service every high-demand point in your home, such as the bathroom, kitchen and laundry room.
Most traditional tanks hold between 40 to 60 gallons of water and usually measure about 60 inches tall and 24 inches wide. Since tankless water heaters are much smaller, they take up far less space in your home. Their standard size is 28 inches tall by 20 inches wide and 10 inches deep.
The average tank water heater lasts approximately 8-12 years. On average, tankless water heaters last five to 10 years longer than tank water heaters. With proper maintenance, a tankless water heater can offer up to 20 years of lasting use.
Give Auger Pros Plumbing a call at (214) 206-6580 or contact us online to get more information on how our master plumbers can help you with your tankless water heater needs (or just about anything else plumbing related!). We are fully licensed, bonded, and insured and our service is second to none. Give us a call today—you won’t regret it!