If you are looking to replace your hot water heater, now might be a good time to look closer at Rheem tankless water heaters for your home. Most people don’t think much about tankless water heaters because they are used to the standard model. However, just because something is standard does not mean it is the best fit for your home. If you have ever considered a tankless water heater, now is the time to learn more before investing in an appliance that you will have for the next few years of your life.
There are a lot of reasons that you could be looking at replacing your water heater; most likely, it is because your water heater is starting to show signs of age or corrosion. Where there is rust outside of your tank, there is a good chance that there is rust inside your tank. Therefore, it is only logical that you would be thinking about repair, but that also makes it the perfect time to think about tankless water heaters as a possible option.
Rheem tankless water heaters may not be as well known, but they are a great option for a lot of homeowners. If you like the idea of installing a water heater that requires much less maintenance and has a longer lifespan, then it might be a great time to sit down and talk with your plumber about installing one in your home. The following are just some of the many benefits that come from installing tankless water heaters within your home. If you like what you read, take a minute to talk to your plumber to see if they are a good option for you.
Improved Energy Efficiency
One of the major reasons to look into Rheem tankless water heaters is because of the fact that they offer increased energy efficiency. Unlike standard water heaters, which are heating all of the time, a tankless water heater only hits when you request hot water. Therefore, it spends most of its time buried in your utility closet. This greatly improved the energy efficiency of your home, and will likely result in a sharp noticeable difference in your electrical bills.
Everyone knows Texas has an issue with the energy grid, so any home improvements you can make that reduce the energy usage in your home is a great first step to take. In addition, if you look at Rheem tankless water heaters that are energy certified, you may be able to qualify for a tax credit. This is just one more way that you might be able to save money by installing a tankless unit over the traditional standard one.
Another reason to take a look at Rheem tankless water heaters is that they usually have a longer lifespan than a traditional model. While the upfront price tag may seem a little bit larger, you can expect a tankless water heater to last almost twice as long as its standard counterpart. Therefore, paying a little bit more upfront can actually help you save a great deal of money down the line. There is also a wide selection of Rheem tankless water heaters to choose from, so you can find the one that fits your appropriate budget point as an aside, remember that not only do they last longer, but they will require less maintenance which means you will also save money on repairs down the line.
Hot Water on Demand
Another great reason to invest in tankless water heaters is that they deliver hot water on demand, which means you will no longer have to worry about running out of hot water. If you are like many homeowners and have three or four people that need to take a shower in the morning this alone could be a good reason to take a second look at a tankless water heater.
Rheem tankless water heaters work by heating water through a looping series of pipes that are surrounded by electrical coils. They turn on and heat up when water is needed and then quit when it’s not. This means you will never run out of hot water no matter how many people use your shower in succession.
Take Less Space
If you are not sold on Rheem tankless water heaters, yet, take a minute to think about how much space installing a tankless system will allow you to gate. Most people have their water heaters placed on the first-floor utility closet. There is only so much room in the utility closet and there’s a good chance that your water heater is taking up the bulk of it. Holding 40 gallons or more of water simply requires a great deal of space. Due to the fact that tankless water heaters water on demand the water does not need to be stored and that means they require a great deal less space. Most of the time they are kept in a rectangular or square box affixed to the wall. This can instantly get you back a lot of space on the first floor of your home.
Save You Money on Utility Bills
Finally, as mentioned earlier, Rheem tankless water heaters are extremely energy efficient which means that you will see the savings reflecting in your utility bills. If you want to save money on your water, bills and your electrical bills every month, then a tankless water heater is a great investment to make. it is also one of the few investments in which you will see your savings reflected almost instantly.
Are you ready to find out more about tankless water heaters? Contact bluefrog Plumbing + Drain of North Dallas today.
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