Tired of running out of hot water? Looking to lower your hot water bills? Want instant hot water? Well here is a list of common questions we get asked about tankless water heaters
What is a tankless water heater?
A tankless water heater instanatly heats up the water once you turn on the facet. It does not fill up and store hot water in a tank like a standard water heater does.
How long does it take for the water to get hot?
It takes no time. It is referred to as hot water on demand. As soon as you turn on the tap the water get heated so you have hot water instantly.
How big is the tankless water heater?
Its very small. It can go on the wall or in a cabinet. Just ensure that the area you pick is convenient for access in the event of repairs or servicing.
Will I save money on my utility bill?
Most homes that have hot water use it for about 1 to 2 hour per day on average. When you use a tank water heater your system is storing 40 to 50 gallons of hot water 24 hours a day even if you are not using it. Switching to a tankless unit can save you a great deal because you have eliminated the storage of hot water.
Do you run out of hot water with a tankless?
No because there is no storage of hot water the heater can provide an endless supply of hot water to you.
How long is the lifespan of a tankless water heater?
These appliances are built using high quality materials so they are durable. They also have replaceable parts so they are easy to repair. With proper care and maintenance a tankless water heater could last a lifetime.
Overall a Tankless water heater will save you space and money. These are a great choice for virtually any size home. If you are ready to get yourself a tankless water heater please contact Northern Climate so we can get you all set to never run out of hot water again.