Tankless Water Heater

f your water heater is 10 years or older, it might be time to get a new one. In homes with less than ideal water, the water heaters way have build-up and this can have a corrosive effect on the sacrificial anode, a water heater may fail within the warranty period. If you haven’t replaced your water heater in a few years, you’ll find more choices are a available today. New energy efficient models will save you money over time. Water heating amounts to nearly 20 percent of a home’s energy costs.

Most water heaters are sold on the basis of how many gallons they hold. A family of four, for instance, might  take several showers, run the dishwasher, and wash a load or two of laundry in an average day, totalling 100 gallons of hot water or more. But that doesn’t mean they need a 100 gallon storage tank.

Energy efficient  on-demand water heater don’t hold any water (unless it has an auxiliary tank), it has a rating of how much hot water it can produce in a given period, known as the GPM (for Gallons Per Minute). You get continuous hot water unless you draw from multiple sources at once, e.g., a shower and the dishwasher. If you frequently do this, you might consider two units.



Remember, your water heater wasn’t designed to last forever, but you can keep yours running smoothly for longer with proper maintenance and repairs as necessary. We carry a variety of water products to meet your needs. Contact us for details.