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Should I Invest in a Tankless Water Heater

Posted on July 10th, 2020 by Jupiter Tequesta

Often, we think big and bulky house supplies are more trouble than they’re worth. When it comes to your water heater, it can be taking up a lot of room wherever you have it placed. While a tankless water heater is more slim and modern, you need to make sure it’s the right fit for your home. 

What Is The Difference?

A traditional water heater keeps the water inside its tank at a constant temperature. But as you use this hot water, cold water fills into the tank to restock. This can cause some more chilled temperature water to slip into your showers now and then. When it comes to a tankless model, no cold water will enter the system since the water is heated as it comes through. 

Convenience

One of the most significant differences between the two systems is that of convenience. You can save space and have an endless supply of hot water with a tankless system. Traditional methods require a bit more elbow grease when trying to get them to keep the water warm all the time.

Save Money

A tankless system doesn’t need to be set as hot as a traditional one, since it can regulate temperatures. This will save you money in the long run since you will have more water for running your dishwasher and other appliances. 

Potential Issues

Unfortunately, it isn’t all easy-peasy with tankless systems. One of the most significant issues you might run into is that the traditional methods are more equipped for serving a big family. They are made to run often and many times throughout the day without issues. Also, you have to consider investing in a water filtration system to go with your tankless water heater since mineral build-up can occur. When this does happen, your unit may be at risk of some severe damage inside. 

Contact FPL Home Services to discuss your plumbing options.

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Jupiter-Tequesta A/C, Plumbing & Electric, LLC doing business as FPL Home Services.  FPL Home Services is a subsidiary of FPL Home and an unregulated indirect subsidiary of Florida Power & Light Company (FPL). Plumbing services are offered, administered and backed by FPL Home Services, and not FPL Home or FPL. License No. CFC 1430331, CAC 1820030 and EC13007891.


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