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The Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Are you tired of running out of hot water? Is your current water heater taking up too much space? Luckily, there is one permanent solution to fix these annoying problems and that’s ditching your tank water heater system and installing a tankless one. Making the switch comes with many additional advantages that you’re sure to appreciate.

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Plenty of Hot Water

Tankless water heaters are great at supplying endless amounts of hot water on demand. This is because tankless water heaters only heat water as it passes through the system instead of continually heating a stored water supply as a tank-based system does. This means that as soon as you turn a faucet on, you’ll be met with hot water, and you will continue to have hot water until you finish your task.

Takes Up Less Space

As the name suggests, this type of heater doesn’t require the use of tanks. Instead, a smaller unit is mounted onto the wall somewhere in your home. The average tankless water heater unit is about 28 inches tall by 20 inches wide and 10 inches deep, while a tank-based unit is about 60 inches tall and 24 inches wide. That’s a lot of extra space you’ll free up when you go tankless!

More Energy Efficient

Because tankless heaters only heat water on-demand, as opposed to continuously having to keep a tank full of water hot, they use significantly less energy – usually 24% to 50% less. Not only is this great for the environment, but also for your wallet. You can save money on your monthly utility bills due to the reduction in energy usage.

Longer Life Span

The average lifespan of a tank-based water heater is around 8-12 years, while the average lifespan of a tankless water heater is about 20 years. What’s even better is that tankless water heaters have easily replaceable parts that can extend the system’s lifespan past the 20-year mark.

Ready for a Water Heater Installation in MD?

Are you ready to make the switch to a tankless water heating system? Michael Runk Plumbing and Heating can help! With over 20 years of experience, we can help you determine if a tankless water system is right for your home. We deliver quality service at fair and honest prices. Contact us for more information on having a new water heater installed in your Maryland home today.

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