Facts about tankless water heaters

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Considering a tankless water heater for your home?  Here are some interesting facts about tankless water heaters to consider when you are making your decision.

  1. Tankless water heaters cost more than traditional tank water heaters.
  2. Although they are more expensive, they are more energy efficient than traditional tank water heaters, so you will save money on your utility bill in the long run.
  3. They’re smaller, so they can be wall mounted.
  4. Tankless water heaters have a longer lifespan than traditional tank water heaters – 20 years compared to 8-10 for traditional water heaters.
  5. They are most suitable for large families whose water requirements are greater.
  6. They are not suitable if your water quality is poor – if you have really hard water – unless you install a water softener.
  7. Tankless water heaters require a minimum of 40 pounds of pressure to work efficiently.  Therefore, they may not be suitable for homes that have well water.
  8. They come in a variety of different sizes to meet your family’s needs.

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