Tankless Water Heater vs. Tank Hot Water Heater
The hot water heater buzz these days is all about the tankless water heater. Anytime anyone has a need for a new water heater, the first question is almost always: What if I replaced with tankless? There are many considerations that go into this decision. Some of the most important are installation, up-front and long term costs, design, house size, and usage. Many people never make it past the up-front costs discussion to realize all the advantages a tankless water heater has to offer. Hopefully this article will provide some insight.
The table above is based on a few assumptions. We assume that you are using high quality products, not the cheapest on the market. Also, that you are using a professional, licensed, and insured plumbing company. Taking these facts into consideration, you can see that the tankless water heater has the clear advantage over the tank water heater. At Click's Plumbing we only use high quality products and are licensed and insured for your protection.
One common and major problem is that most homeowners don't plan or save for the expense of replacing a water heater. It is usually last minute and an emergency. People have the out of sight, out of mind mentality and only think about it once the water is coming through the ceiling and flooding the house. When panic and anxiety kick in, you don't want to hear about the long term benefits. Research and budgeting for replacing your hot water heater should be done in advance so that you can make the best choice and not just the instant choice. Be an informed homeowner.
At Click's Plumbing, we are trained and certified by multiple tankless water heater manufacturers to both install and maintain their products. By making a call and answering a few questions, we can determine the best hot water heater for you and give you choices along with the tools you need to do some of your own research with the best manufacturers on the market. Remember, the more information you have, the more at ease you will be that you are making the best decision for your home and family.
Now that you have read this article and gained some insight, you should first bookmark clicksplumbing.com, then go take a look at your hot water heater to do a visual inspection and write down all the information from the label. From that label, you can give us the information necessary to give you an estimated time remaining on your water heater along with things to consider. There is a lot to consider when deciding between a tankless water heater and a tank hot water heater, let us help you to not get caught up in the jungle of information.