Tankless water heaters are different from the water heaters most people are familiar with. Rather than having a large reservoir that is constantly heated, they heat water quickly as it flows in from the source. This is why Tankless water heaters are often known as “on-demand” water heaters. There are advantages and disadvantages to this style of water heater. By providing you with more information on this modern convenience, we at Henco Plumbing Services hope to help you to make an informed decision.
Tankless water heaters are unique because they opt to heat the water as it comes in from the source. This means that they generally operate at a higher temperature while in use, but they use no energy when they are not heating water. This contrasts to traditional water heaters that slowly heat a large reservoir of water. There is no required heating period with a Tankless design.
There are a number of advantages to a Tankless water heater.
While Tankless water heaters tend to improve upon the traditional style of water heater, they are not without a few unique challenges and drawbacks.
Some of the things to keep in mind about on-demand heaters include:
To learn if a Tankless water heater is ideal for your situation, contact Henco Plumbing Services by calling (360) 773-8039. We can answer any questions, and schedule an appointment for any of your plumbing needs.
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