A tankless hot water system can provide homeowners with many benefits. Tankless Hot Water Heaters take up little space and provide hot water when desired. They are one of the newest ways homeowners are finding to reduce energy costs in the home.
Though tankless systems cost less to operate, they can cost two to three times more for initial purchase. Gas models typically cost more than electric models. However, they are more likely to meet the needs of a large family. With electric heaters, some homeowners may need to install two. Either way, an additional electric panel is needed to install an electric model. Many homeowners find they can afford to install them, when their old tank heaters wear out. Though the cost is higher, some people believe the reduced risk of flooding is worth the extra expense. With no tank to burst, the tankless system is less likely to cause water damage in the home.
For homes with limited space or to make use of additional space, tankless systems can be installed in small spaces. Closets, under sinks, or in laundry areas are some places tankless water heaters can be installed. In some instances, they can be installed outdoors, with the addition of an anti-freeze system. Small homes, cottages, and cabins may make installation of tankless systems easier than trying to fit in a traditional water heater.
Tankless Hot Water Heaters are not suitable for every situation. However, they can be used in a variety of situations and don’t require maintenance. Some homeowners like the additional benefit of regulating their heaters by a remote control unit. Tankless systems provide hot water when it’s needed, reducing the heat loss and waste occurring with typical hot water tanks. This is where homeowners often experience the greatest benefit. The professionals at Town & Country Services can answer questions homeowners have about tankless hot water systems and installation costs for their particular situations.