Water Heater Repair Services Company

CHOOSING A TRADITIONAL VS. TANKLESS WATER HEATER

With hot water a must-have convenience for almost every homeowner, it’s a given that you’ll replace your current water heater when the time comes. As you search for your next water heater, you’ll have to decide if you should stick with a traditional water heater or switch to a tankless water heater and get endless hot water for your StL or St. Charles Home.  To decide which is better for your home, here are a few factors you should keep in mind.

TANK VS TANKLESS WATER HEATER COST

Traditional water heaters still have a strong cost advantage since they’re based on older technology that’s cheaper to manufacture. As a result, the initial purchase price of an average conventional water heater is usually less expensive than its tankless counterpart. On the other hand, a traditional water heater may cost more to operate over the course of its life due to higher energy consumption.

While the installation costs associated with tankless water heaters may also be more expensive (depending on the system’s size and complexity), you may be able to recoup some of your installation costs over the long run through reduced energy usage. ...  read more