Are you considering converting your Traditional Water Heater into a Tankless Water Heater? Here is what you need to know.
Yes, it is possible to switch from a traditional water heater to a tankless water heater, but it may require some modifications to your home’s plumbing and electrical or gas connections.
A traditional water heater stores and heats a large tank of water, which is then used as needed. A tankless water heater, on the other hand, heats water on demand as it flows through the unit, which can be more energy-efficient and can save you money on your utility bills.
To switch to a tankless water heater, you will need to have a professional plumber or HVAC technician assess your current plumbing and electrical or gas connections to determine if modifications are necessary. This may include upgrading your gas line or electrical circuit, rerouting pipes, or installing additional venting or drainage.
It is also important to consider the size and capacity of the tankless water heater to ensure it can meet the hot water demands of your household. Tankless water heaters typically have a higher upfront cost than traditional water heaters, but they can provide long-term savings on energy bills and offer a longer lifespan.
Overall, the decision to switch to a tankless water heater should be made after careful consideration of your home’s plumbing and electrical or gas connections, your hot water needs, and your budget.
If you would like to know more about if changing from a traditional water heater to tankless, give us a call for a free estimate where we can discuss all your options.