Tankless Water Heaters
Tankless water heaters are a great option if you are running out of hot water too soon or looking to get your existing tank water heaters out of your attic. Tankless heaters instantly heat water as it passes through the heater offering endless hot water. We will size the heater correctly for your home to ensure you are purchasing the proper unit.
What are the savings from a tankless water heater?
If you need to replace a water heater, a tankless water heater should be considered. Some people may call them demand water heaters. What is a tankless or demand water heater. These are water heaters that heat water as it passes through with a heating element. There is no storage tank and they water is typically heated with gas here in the Dallas area. The water can be heated with electricity, but the energy needed is much more and the gas cost is much lower.
With a tankless water heater you receive a constant supply of hot water. This is ideal for homes that use a significant amount of hot water daily. For homes that use 41 gallons or less of hot water a day, the tankless water heater improves efficiency by 24%-34%.
Tankless Water Heater Cost
The initial cost of a tankless hot water heater is more than a conventional hot water heater. The benefit is that a tankless water heater will last longer and also operate more efficiently, saving you money over time. The average water heater in the Dallas area last about 10 years. There is water heater maintenance you can perform to help lengthen the life span.
Tankless Water Heater Installation
The proper installation of a tankless water heater is very important for it to run efficiently and perform as it is designed to do. There are many aspects to properly installing a tankless water heater and you should hire a professional plumber to complete the installation.
To properly install a tankless water heater, we first check the gas line. A tankless water heater will typically require a gas line with a larger diameter. There is a little electrical wiring involved as well, and once the old water heater is removed and disconnected, we can begin setup of the new water heater. Tankless water heaters are mounted to the wall, not left on the floor like a conventional water heater.
We then hook up all the connections for the water heater and install any ventilation or ducting needed for the new system. Once the system is properly connected and ventilated, the pilot light can be lit and we can test the functionality of the new water heater.
At Total Plumbing we provide a variety of plumbing services, including water heater installation and tankless water heater installation. Call us today at 972-681-4434 to schedule an appointment or receive more information on our plumbing services.
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