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A Guide to the Pros and Cons of Installing Tankless Water Heaters

Many Brockville homeowners are now considering the integration of tankless water heaters for their properties. Tankless systems can add significant value to your home, but what are the systems’ pros and cons? Our team at Toshack highlights everything you need to know about tankless systems.

The pros…

  • Continuous access to hot water

While storage tank-based units are limited in the amount of hot water you can receive in your home, tankless systems can provide a continuous supply of hot water

  • Long-lasting durability

Tankless systems are significantly more durable than storage tank-based units. Materials used within tankless water systems tend to be rugged and parts can be easily and cost-effectively replaced to minimize total operational cost.

  • Reduced consumption

When choosing a tankless water heater, you’ll reduce the amount of energy required to heat the water in your Brockville home. Traditional storage tank-based systems are continually turning on and off to maintain water heat levels. In tankless systems, the water is heated quickly to the optimal temperature. You will potentially lower both your water consumption and your energy bills considerably.

  • Limited space requirements

Traditional water heaters require space for the tank. This means you’re left with limited room if you don’t have a large space for storage. Tankless systems, on the other hand, are designed to be placed on a wall and out of the way, minimizing the amount of space needed.

The cons…

  • Water output

A tankless system can only provide a certain amount of water over time, which means that homeowners may have to install multiple units within their home to achieve the same amount of hot water access as they would with a traditional system.

  • Installation costs

The initial installation cost for adding water heaters to your home can vary. You may require new venting to be placed in the home, and gas lines are often part of the integration process. However, homeowners often find that the energy savings balance out the installation costs for their tankless heating equipment.

Get Tankless Water Heaters in Brockville & More

Our trusted team at Toshack in Brockville and Kingston is here to help with all your tankless water heater questions and installation needs. To learn more about the equipment and the benefits a tankless unit can bring to your property, please contact us today.

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