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Should You Get A Tank Or Tankless Water Heater?

Taylor Gas Can Help You Choose

water heater installation marylandThe average life expectancy of a conventional water heater with a tank is about 10 to 12 years.

How old is your water heater? If it’s near that age, or older, you need to begin to think about replacing it.

The worst thing to do is to put it off. Because you are on borrowed time with your water heater at this point. If it fails, you’ll be dealing with no hot water, possibly water damage in your home, and having to rush to find a new water heater and get it installed.

Instead, turn to Taylor Gas! We’ll discuss your water heating needs and give you a FREE estimate for a new water heater, whichever kind you choose. When you choose your new water heater, we can work with you to obtain competitive, transparent financing.

Our service technicians are skilled and experienced. Not only can they install your new water heater, they can also maintain it and perform any needed repairs.

Let’s go over the benefits of each type of water heater so you can get a better idea of what may work best for you.

Tankless Water Heaters

A conventional tank water heater contains all the hot water your home has. And it has to heat it and reheat it over and over, all day and all night, so you’ll have hot water when you turn on the faucet.
But a tankless water heater works on demand, only heating water when you need it. You’ll have all the hot water you need without worrying about how much is in the tank.

A tankless water heater can lower your water heating energy costs as much as 40%. Water heating accounts for about 20% of your energy costs, so you could see some big savings!

Tankless water heaters’ life expectancy is twice as long as tank water heaters.

Tank Water Heaters

Here’s how a conventional tank water heater works: The insulated tank heats and stores water so it is ready to use when you need it. The pipe on the top of the tank sends hot water where it is needed, whether it’s the dishwasher, the shower, or the washing machine.

Today’s tank water heaters can be remarkably energy efficient. Replacing your old tank water heater with a new one will save you money.

Tank water heaters are affordably priced, and easy to install. That makes them a popular choice.

Ready to upgrade to a new water heater? Contact us to get your FREE estimate.

Written By: on March 8, 2021