Are Tankless Water Heaters Worth It?

February 28, 2020

Like most objects in your home, your water heater will (sadly) not last forever. And since this unit plays such a massive part in your day-to-day schedule, it would be merely impossible to be comfortable without it. However, if you do have to upgrade soon, or are considering getting a head start on the replacement process, you should consider investing in a tankless water heater — here’s why:

The Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Can Lower Your Monthly Bills

On average, your monthly utility bills may keep increasing without rhyme or reason. And when this happens, it’s not something that many homeowner owners celebrate. However, the reason why a monthly bill, such as your energy bill, may continue to increase is that your water heater could lack being energy-efficient.

That said, opting for a tankless water heater can help lower your utility bills as a whole! Since these units heater water on demand, the unit will only warm H2O when it’s requested, making it a much more energy-efficient option!

Takes Up Less Room

Sometimes, a water heater can take up an unnecessary amount of room, depending on where it’s located. And when that happens, an already small space will feel even smaller — something that all homeowners want to avoid. However, a tankless unit is ideal because it will save space!

Unlike a tank model, a tankless water heater mounts to the wall and is usually the same size (or smaller) as a piece of carry-on luggage. This provides homeowners with more floor space and can even have the potential to increase their home’s value if they were to sell it.

Has a Longer Lifespan

As mentioned earlier, a water heater doesn’t last forever. Typically, a tank-based model has an approximate lifespan of 10 years and a maximum of 15 years. However, a tankless unit will double that expectancy and can last up to almost 20 years. And, indeed, if you schedule annual water heater maintenance, that will help keep your unit around for a long, healthy time, too!

Are You Looking to Upgrade Your Water Heater, or Does Your Current Model Need a Repair?

At Mitch Wright Plumbing, Heating & Air, we are here for all of your plumbing and HVAC needs, which is why we happen to offer 24/7 emergency services. For more information on the services we provide, visit us on the web or give us a call at (901) 795-9044.



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