Tankless Water Heater: Is Your Home Ready For One?

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Why pay to heat water that you aren’t going to use – or pay to heat water twice?

That’s the question water heater designers started asking nearly 100 years ago, and their answers have led to today’s high-tech propane tankless water heaters.

By heating water on demand rather than heating a volume of water and storing it for later use, a tankless system enjoys some key advantages over a conventional storage tank-type water heater.

Some of advantages of a tankless water heater include:

Are tankless water heaters always better?

As you can see, the advantages of a tankless water heater are clear. So what are the disadvantages?

Mostly, it comes down to the purchase price, which can be twice as high as a conventional storage water heater. Of course in the long run, the energy savings and equipment longevity usually more than make up for the extra expense, but not everyone is willing or able to make that initial investment.

With that in mind, here are some rules of thumb for choosing between conventional and tankless water heaters:

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