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Tankless Water Heaters vs. Traditional Water Heaters



If the time has finally come to replace your traditional, storage tank water heater, you may be considering replacing it with another of a similar model. Take a moment to look into all the benefits of switching to a tankless water heater instead!

If you need a replacement anyway, now is the perfect time to make the switch, and start benefiting from instant hot water in your home. You read that right- instant hot water!

Some tankless systems can heat as much as 5 gallons of water in as little as 1 minute! Read on to learn more about the benefits of tankless water heaters over traditional water heaters.

Tankless Water Heaters Conserve Water

conservationYou may be thinking to yourself, well I’m not really too concerned about water conservation. If that’s you, you should be concerned about it for two reasons.

The first is that the world is currently facing a global water crisis, meaning that if we don’t start conserving more water, the planet could run out of fresh water in as little as two to three generations.

The second, more immediate reason you should pay attention to water conservation is that wasting less water means spending less money on utility bills! Because tankless water heaters don’t fill and heat an entire thank, just to dump out whatever isn’t used up in time, they produce less water waste.

That’s less water you have to pay for that you’re not even using! But tankless water heaters don’t just waste less water, they also waste less energy, since they are far more efficient than traditional units.

Tankless Water Heaters Save Money

costSpeaking of using less energy, less energy usage also saves you lots of money on your electric bill!

How much money your water heater is saving you depends on what type of tankless water heater you install.

If you choose to go with a gas-powered unit, you can save $100 or more a year on your electric bill by installing a tankless water heater. Electric tankless water heaters can still save you anywhere from $40-$50 a year.

One common argument for traditional water heaters is that tankless systems are substantially more expensive. While it is true that tankless water heaters can cost up to $2,000 to install, they save you more money the longer they’re in use. Tankless systems also last twice as long as storage tank heaters, up to 30 years.

Tankless Water Heaters Take up Less Floor Space

spaceFinally, if you are looking to free up a little more storage space in your home, consider getting rid of that big, bulky water heater tank that is unnecessarily taking up so much floor space in your utility closet or garage.

Most tankless water heaters are so compact that they can sit virtually anywhere, mounted on your wall. Some models can even be mounted outdoors! How’s that for saving space in your home!

Still not sure if switching to a tankless water heater is the right move for you? It’s essential that you do your research to find out what water heater works best for your family. Whenever you’re ready to make the switch, call Daniel Cordova Plumbing, Drain & Sewer at (626) 962-0885 for tankless water heater installation in El Monte.