Finding Plumbing Issues Early

Should You Get A Tankless Water Heater?

by Chris Bowman

If you are in the market for a new water heater, you may have heard about tankless water heaters. Tankless water heaters promise hot water on demand that does not run out, but are they all they are cracked up to be?

These are some of the things you should consider about tankless water heaters before you make a commitment.

Your Home May Need a Little Work

Depending on the type of water heater you already had in place, you may need to have some work done to fit your house with the necessary hookups. This is why a plumber is necessary to help you discuss your water heater needs and determine what you can do to set up your home for a tankless water heater. Many people find that the heater setup is worth the work.

This is especially important to consider if you are moving from a gas heater to an electric heater or vice versa. Plumbers can help you determine what kind of hookup you have and what you might need.

Your Water May Be Warmer Faster

In many cases, water is able to be delivered faster and more efficiently with a tankless heater. This may not always be the case depending on the location of the faucet and the heater, but you are sure to see a change in the way your water is delivered if you can find efficient placement for your water heater. The good news is that your water is not going to run out as quickly as with a tank water heater.

Different Water Heaters Meet Your Needs Differently

Just like any other appliance, the type of water heater you choose can make a significant difference. Not all tankless water heaters are created the same, and it is important that you understand how different water heaters meet your needs.

Talk with your plumber to determine what kind of water heater you need. A plumber who understands tankless water heaters can help you determine which option is best suited for your home in terms of hookups, installation, size, and ability to offer hot water on demand.

Speak With a Plumber Today

If you are still thinking about getting a tankless water heater, there is no time like the present to act. For more information, contact a plumber about water heaters and what options might be best for your home, whether you choose a tankless option or not. 

Share