What are the Advantages of Tankless Water Heaters?

April 02, 2016

With Earth Day coming up, you may be inundated with recommendations to help “save the earth”. Well guess what? We’re here to add to the noise, but for a good cause. Not only is a tankless water heater great for the earth, it can lower your utility bills and outlive your typical tank heater. Seriously! We collected the best reasons you should invest in a tankless water heater.

 

  • Tax Rebates – Although the initial cost can seem a bit discouraging, qualifying tankless water heaters come with a federal tax rebate of an estimated $300.
  • Continuous Flow – We’ve all felt it. The stabbing pain of freezing water pelting against your back when the hot water runs out and you’re still showing. Well guess what? Tankless water heaters negate that problem altogether because the hot water NEVER. RUNS. OUT.
  • Lifespan – Tankless water heaters can outlast inefficient tank water heaters by 5-10 years. So not only will the government help you out with the cost, you don’t have to replace them as quickly, which also saves you money.
  • Efficiency –Tankless water heaters only demand the necessary amount of energy to heat the volume of water you’re using, so they don’t waste energy heating water you’re not going to use. This wonderful tidbit can save you up to 20% off your water heating statement. They also need less space since they can be placed on walls (or outdoors if you have an anti-freeze kit) and smaller tankless water heaters can even be mounted under cabinets or in closets.
  • No Flooding – No tank, no tank to rupture, no flooding. Although a leak could happen as with any plumbing appliance or instrument, tankless water heaters won’t flood or cause water damage the way 50 gallons of water sitting around waiting to be used will.
  • So Fresh, So Clean – Since tankless water heaters don’t hold water in a tank, you always have pure, clean water that isn’t held in a tank, which could have accumulated rust and scale.

 

If all these great reasons haven’t convinced you that a tankless water heater is the best option for your home, call Barlow Service Experts today for a complimentary in-home analysis. We are here to make sure you select the best water heating system for your needs to we’ll explain your options, tell you all the facts, and be here when you’re ready.
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