Why Invest in a Tankless Water Heater for Your Delaware Home?
Tankless water heaters are potentially the most efficient hot water option on the market today. They can save you a good chunk of money every month, while also ensuring your Delaware home will never run out of hot water.
Here are just some of the primary benefits of installing a tankless water heater:
Flexible Heating Options
Depending on your household’s needs, you can install a single tankless water heater for the whole house to use, or install smaller ones for each individual tap. This second option is especially helpful if you have a large family with simultaneous hot water demands. This will allow you to wash dishes, run a load of laundry and have people showering in both bathrooms at the same time without the water getting cold.
No Standby Water
Tank water heaters keep re-heating a large vat of water until it’s needed. Not only does this sap a lot of unnecessary energy, but it also increases the potential of water contaminants. Furthermore, rust and lime can build up in your tank over time. Older tanks may even contain lead or other harmful substances. The longer this water sits, the greater the possibility these contaminants will come out of your hot water tap.
The average tankless water heater lasts about 20 years before it needs to be replaced, compared to about eight to 12 years for tank heaters. A tankless heater is also less likely to sustain damage from corrosion or lose efficiency due to buildup.
Takes Less Space
Tank water heaters typically hold 40 to 60 gallons apiece, or more. That’s a lot of space to take up in your home. In contrast, tankless water heaters take up less space than the average desktop computer.
Huge Overall Energy Savings
With no standby water heating and little heat loss, tankless water heaters translate to energy savings of up to 20 percent per month. It’s more expensive to install, but these savings and the potential for government rebates quickly offset initial costs.
At Sobieski Services, Inc., our goal is to help our customers in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey learn more about energy and home comfort issues – especially HVAC and plumbing issues – so that they can save money and live in healthier, more comfortable homes.
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