Is it a Good Idea to Invest in a Tankless Water Heater?

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If you run out of hot water in the middle of a shower, then you might be considering the advantages of installing a tankless water heater. Most homes have a standard full-tank water heater, giving the household dozens of gallons of hot water. But, there are times when the water could run out, and you will need to wait for it to heat up again.

Benefits of a Tankless Water HeaterWells_logo

Once a tankless water heater is installed in your home, it is easy to recognize the benefits that are available:

  • Hot Water on Demand: You can use unlimited amounts of hot water. Instead of storing a tank of water and keeping it heated, a tankless system heats the water immediately.
  • Energy Savings: A tankless system could help with reducing your utility costs. Traditional water heaters work by filling the tank with water; then a heating element maintains the temperature of the water all day. The water is constantly cooling, which means that the element needs to be reheating all the time. On the other hand, a tankless heater only heats the water when it is needed.
  • Space for Installation: There is no need to have a large water tank. A small tankless system doesn’t take up a lot of space.
  • Home Value: Since tankless systems reduce energy costs, it could have a positive impact on the value of your home. When you decide to sell, you can list the property with a higher price.
  • Life of the Heater: It has been found that tankless water heaters last longer compared to traditional systems. Investing in the right heater will give you hot water for up to 20 years.

As you can see, there are many reasons why you will love having a tankless water heater in your home. But, this upgrade isn’t right for everyone. Some homeowners choose to stick with a traditional water heater because they want the advantages of a cheaper installation.

To learn more about tankless water heaters and traditional systems, call us at Wells Plumbing, Heating, and Air Conditioning. We are here to help: (951) 375-6856.