Weighing The Pros & Cons Of A Tankless Water Heater

Many homeowners are looking into installing a Tankless Water Heater as a way to help save energy and money.  Tankless Water Heaters produce hot water on demand, supply instantaneous hot water and provide hot water only as needed.  They deliver a constant supply of hot water with no need to wait for a storage tank to fill up with enough hot water.  Tankless water heaters can help you lower your water heating bills and they take up less space than the traditional water heater.  With so many pros to the Tankless Water Heater we wanted to let you know a few of the cons.  A Tankless Water Heater’s output limits the flow rate.  Sometimes, the Tankless Water Heater unit cannot supply enough hot water for multiple use.  For example; someone taking a shower and running the dishwasher or washing machine on hot cycle at the same time. They have high powered burners so they have special venting requirements.  Tankless Water Heaters have a higher upfront cost and due to a high level of difficulty in installation a paying a professional to install in most situations is necessary.  If you are interested in learning more about Tankless Water Heaters and whether or not they would be a good fit for your home and family give us a call at 740-548-5453 we would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.