- 21 Sep 0
Fall has officially arrived! With the fall season comes cooler weather and more need for hot water. After all, no one really likes to wake up with a cold shower! If your current hot water tank is leaving you cold, it may be time to think about going tankless. (For an explanation of the process of tankless water heaters, check out our last blog, “So, How Do Tankless Water Heaters Work?”). Discover the many wonderful benefits of tankless water heaters!
Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters
1. Increases Hot Water Efficiency
There’s a reason why tankless water heaters are also known as “on-demand” water heaters. They only produce hot water when needed – for as long as it’s needed. You’ll never run out of hot water for your shower or bath. Conventional water heaters continuously heat up the temperature of the water in the tank. Tankless water heaters only provide hot water when a hot water tap is turned on via high-powered gas burners or electric coils. This instant heating requires more power, but, because the water doesn’t get reheated over and over like in a traditional tank, it uses less energy overall. On-demand water heaters use 24 to 34 percent less energy than your typical tank storage heater, making it environmentally friendly.
2. Reduces Your Utility Bills
Tankless water heaters cost slightly more upfront, but after the initial cost of this investment, your purchase will eventually pay for itself because you will save on your monthly utility bills. Tankless water heaters use significantly less energy and, according to Energy Star, this can save you at around $100 dollars a year in utility charges over the life of the unit!
3. Saves Space Inside (or Outside) Your Home
One of the most important benefits of tankless water heaters is its compact size. A traditional water heater is usually about five feet tall by two feet wide. On-demand water heaters are usually around two feet tall – less than half the size of a traditional water heater. And since there is no tank, there is no possibility of water flooding your home. Tankless water heaters can also bear the weather outside, making it possible to install indoors or outdoors – allowing more flexibility when choosing the right location.
4. Longer Lifespan
As the saying goes, time is money! The typical lifespan of a tank storage water heater is 10 to 15 years, and it requires service about every six months. On the other hand, tankless heaters are modern and more efficient than traditional water heaters and can last up to 20 years with very little maintenance.
Make the Switch to Tankless
If you are in the market for a water heater, think about going tankless! Don’t settle for a cold shower – have hot water all the time with an on-demand water heater. Arnett’s Water Systems is the #1 provider of Noritz Tankless Water Heaters in San Diego County. We provide customized water solutions for your home or place of business at a reasonable price. We also offer financing options for all models of our on-demand water heaters and water treatment systems. Contact our experts today to find out the best water solutions for you.