Tankless water heaters are a new choice when it comes to picking a water heater for your home. Also referred to as on-demand water heaters, they allow the user to heat water on demand. All you need to do is open the faucet to initiate the heat. Tankless systems require the expertise of an experienced plumber for installation and can provide your household with energy savings on your utility bills.

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Tankless Water Heater Installation

If you previously had a traditional water heater system installed in your home, a tankless water heater may require some adjustments during setup. A tankless system is much shorter and often mounted to the wall near the appliances. This allows the hot water to travel to the place of demand at a faster rate. A plumber must move or extend the pipes to fit the new system, and the installation may take a bit longer due to the nature of changing pipes and connections.

After the old system comes out and the new system is in place, it will take extra time to get the connections made and the hot water flowing. Once the new system starts working, you should see a huge difference in your hot water and in your energy bills.

Tankless Water Heater Replacement

Tankless water heaters typically have a lifespan double that of traditional tank systems. They can run without a problem for 20 years or more, especially with regular maintenance. However, they do still have a natural lifespan and need replacement after a certain amount of time. Hard water can significantly shorten the lifespan of a tankless water heater. If you have hard water, it is important to treat it before it hits your water heater or opt for a different type of heater. With hard water, a tankless heater may only last a couple of years.

Another reason to install a new system is efficiency. If you are wasting money on energy bills and the added cost of running an older model heater, sooner or later the repair costs will catch up to you. Replacing your less-efficient model with a more-efficient one will eventually pay for itself, making it a good return on the investment. It is also eco-friendly. A tankless system requires less metal, less waste of precious resources, and no wasted water.

Tankless Water Heater Service & Repair

If your tankless water heater is not performing as it was, it may be time to look for replacement parts. A professional plumber can replace heating coils and other small parts. Repairs can save the up-front cost of purchasing a new system, but if you start to make a lot of repairs on your system, eventually it will just be worth the money to replace the whole system instead.

If you are thinking of replacing your water heater system, call the experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing Company. They are ready and armed with a smile to make your plumbing experience as pleasant as possible. Contact us for a free estimate and find out how much you could be saving on your bills with a new tankless water heater system in Morgan Hill.

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