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Four Reasons to Consider a Tankless Water Heater

By June 8, 2022No Comments
Control panel for tankless water heater

Is it time to replace your water heater? Now’s the time to think about going tankless.

Tankless water heaters aren’t new to the market, but they are new to many homeowners who aren’t familiar with on-demand systems. Whether you are building, renovating, or just replacing existing equipment, you should definitely look at the pros of tankless water heaters before making your final decision.

Why Tankless?

Tankless heaters offer many benefits that simply can’t be matched by the traditional water heaters found in most homes.

1. Space saving: Tankless water heaters take up a fraction of the room that a traditional water heater would, allowing homeowners to maximize their utility area. If square footage is limited, you can optimize much needed floor space with a new tankless model.

2. On-demand convenience: A traditional water heater keeps a tank full of water warm at all times in case someone needs to use it. This means that firstly, the water is constantly being heated to keep it at an optimal temperature, and secondly, once the hot water is gone, it’s gone. Tankless water heaters heat only what you need, when you need it, so there’s always hot water available – whether you’re the first person in the shower or the last.

3. Energy efficiency: Most people are looking for ways to make an environmental impact, while also saving on energy costs associated with the day-to-day operation of our homes. Heating only the water that is needed and not maintaining the temperature of a large standing water tank saves energy and costs for the homeowner, while doing good for the environment at the same time.

4. Life span: Traditional storage tank heaters tend to last about 10 -12 years while tankless options can last as long as 20 years, making a tankless water heater a wise investment for long-term cost savings.

Saving on energy and heating costs while also having a never-ending supply of hot water may sound too good to be true, but it is a readily available and convenient option for most homeowners. If you are in the market for a new water heater, call Rite Tech to help you find out if a tankless system is right for you.