Day: March 2, 2019

Tankless Water Heaters Vs Tank Water Heater

So let’s think about this. You have an old water heater and you are tired of waiting for cold water or you just want to look into another option and go with the new technology which is a tankless water heaters. There are a lot of options. Two most popular brands are Rinnai and Noritz. They both heat water on demand unlike tank water heater that heats water 24/7.

It is not cheap to install a tankless considering that the units themself are kind of pricy, so you really need to think about it first. Installation can start from $2400 and most likely your new gas line will have to be sized. Most licensed plumbers can do that, however you will want to call a plumber that is certified to install and service. Your heater will have to be serviced every 1-2 years. That would include flushing the unit with biodegradable heat exchanger fluid, remove and clean fan assembly, blow the unit with a compressor, check venting and overall operation of the unit.

Compared to a tank, tankless are smaller in size and they can be mounted anywhere, inside and outside. Tankless water heaters can not only save you space, … Read More