6 Reasons to Consider a Tankless Water Heater

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You may have heard of tankless water heaters, but you’re unsure why they are becoming more popular than traditional tank-style models. Is it really so great to save a little room in your house? Sure, but people are switching to tankless heaters for many more reasons.

Save money. You can save between 20 and 50 percent on operating costs when you switch from a traditional water heater to a tankless model.

You can earn tax cash back from the government. Tankless water heaters quality for the Residential Energy Tax Credit. When you install a tankless heater, you can earn a federal tax credit of up to 300 dollars. In addition, you will save money on your monthly bills from Southern California Gas.

A tankless water heater is more efficient. With a traditional water heater, minerals build up inside the tank over time, which reduces its ability to do its job. Each month, you use more energy to accomplish the same goal of heating your water. Tankless heaters don’t have this problems, so they maintain their efficiency throughout their lifetimes.

Prevent scalding injuries. Tankless water heaters come with built-in controls that allow you to prevent scalding accidents. Some models even allow you to adjust temperature for each water fixture, meaning you can still use very hot water in your washing machine or dishwasher while maintaining a lower, safer temperature in bathtubs and sinks.

Tankless water heaters benefit the environment. Since these units use less energy than traditional tank-style water heaters, you will reduce your overall footprint on the environment. If each household makes the switch to a tankless water heater, we could all enjoy a safer, healthier world.

You never run out of hot water. This might be the biggest reason most people switch to tankless water heaters. If you’ve ever experienced the aggravation of running out of hot water right in the middle of a shower, you can certainly see the appeal of a tankless water heater. For households with large families or frequent visitors, a tankless water heater makes life less complicated.

For more information on how tankless water heaters work, or to learn more about benefits from this upgrade, give us a call at Well’s Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning (951) 676-7971. We can also help you with installation of the unit of your choice.