Tankless Water Heater

Tankless Water Heater

When your water heater is already showing signs of inefficiency and warrants frequent repairs, this could be the sign that it’s the fitting time to replace or upgrade your water heater. However, choosing the right water heater for your household can be tricky. While it may seem like a major expense, you want to invest in something that will work and last long. With all of the different types of systems available, how do you know which one is best?

Plumbing Hamilton installs tankless water heaters that are worth every penny of your investment.

What is a tankless water heater?

Unlike a conventional water heater, A tankless water heater, or an on-demand water heater, does not require any storage for water. When the hot water faucet is switched on, a sensor detects electricity or gas to heat the water. The water heater’s flow rate defines the unit’s output, which may also be anywhere from 2 to 5 gallons per minute. A tankless gas water heater may provide a greater flow rate than a tankless electric water heater, which is often utilized as a point-of-use type.

What are the benefits of a Tankless Water heater?

Tankless water heaters are gaining in favor as an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional tank-based water heaters. Tankless water heaters have many major advantages, as follows:

Having to heat an enormous amount of water at once takes a long time for a storage tank heater to get the job done. With a tankless water heater, you never have to worry about running out of hot water again.
Homeowners may free up precious space without needing a huge storage tank with a tankless water heater. You can install a tankless hot water heater in tight places like utility rooms, closets, and laundry rooms. The compact design will free up space in your basement or where the regular water heater is.

a water heater may be up to 30% more efficient if you consume less than 40 gallons of hot water each day. You can save up to 50% of your energy costs by just installing a demand water heater at each hot water outlet. Because tankless water heaters only consume gas or power electrical heating components when required, homeowners may save money and decrease their carbon footprint by installing them.

Traditional water heaters can last for over 2 decades if properly cared for. On the other hand, tankless water heaters may last even longer with the same amount of maintenance. Because of their high energy efficiency, tankless water heaters can last over 20 years, although hard water can reduce its useful life.

Should you Install a Tankless Water Heater?

A tankless water heater may or may not be a good choice for your home, depending on your specific requirements and average monthly water demand. Foremost among them are price and efficiency. On the other hand, if the installation is feasible, an on-demand water heater might be a wise investment. With a tankless hot water heater, the higher upfront cost is offset by reduced energy consumption and limitless hot water.

However, before looking for “water heater installation near me,” consider yourself the following questions:

Q. How long will I be living in this house?
The advantages of tankless hot water heaters isn’t for everyone because of their high cost. If you intend on relocating soon, you won’t be able to profit from your investment. A tanked water heater is preferable for homeowners who want to place their homes on the market within the next several years.
Q. How urgently do you need the tankless water heater installed?
If you’re in an emergency and want fast service, a tankless water heater may not be the best choice for your situation. Many retrofitting operations may be necessary during installation, such as changing exhaust pipes and creating new gas and exhaust lines, which can take several days to be done.
Q. Is it financially feasible for me to maintain it?

If you live in a region with hard water, you should be aware that tankless water heaters need a little more care than traditional water heaters. That’s because, over time, the surplus minerals in hard water accumulate in your water heater, causing scale buildup. Maintenance and cleaning helps with the removal ob build up so that the heating system doesn’t become less efficient or deteriorate.

Tankless water heaters provide a level of comfort, efficiency, and convenience that is unmatched. At Plumbing Hamilton, we provide our services to every Hamilton resident, no matter what their plumbing requirements. Our pro technicians can assess your home and old water heating system to help you decide if a tankless water heater is the best option for you and your family. With us, you can always expect honest pricing and feedback.

To learn more and receive help from an experienced Hamilton plumber, call (289) 426-0840 or request service online.

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