Tankless Water Heaters

Never run out of hot water again. The beauty of tankless water heaters is that they offer instantaneous, unlimited hot water. That’s because instead of a separate tank that houses hot water, they heat water through metal coils as the water passes through the tank and to your shower.

If this sounds like something you could benefit from, we’re not surprised. Many homeowners have been opting for tankless water heaters for a headache-free hot water experience. Plus—they’re smaller than traditional water heaters with a tank.

The good news is that with the rising popularity of tankless water heaters, we are well-versed in the installation and maintenance of them. Just call the pros at Gervais and get ready to have instant, unlimited heated water.  

5 Signs You Need a Tankless Water Heater

On the fence about whether you need a tankless water heater? It could be a great option, but if you notice the following five signs, then it means that a tankless water heater is a must.

Sign #1: Increased Energy Bills

Does it seem like as the months go by, your energy bills get higher and higher? It could be an issue of inefficiency with your current water heater. Tankless water heaters are ultra-efficient—so you can kiss those high water bills goodbye. 

Sign #2: Poor Hot Water Quality

If you notice inconsistencies in your hot water, or that all of a sudden hot water runs tepid after some minutes, you could benefit from a tankless water heater.

Sign #3: Strange Noises

Strange noises coming from appliances are almost never a good sign. It could be an indicator that your current water heater is on its last legs. If that’s the case and you’re looking for a new replacement, a tankless one is your best bet. 

Sign #4: Age

Maybe you’re not hearing weird noises coming from your water heater, but you know that it is more than ten years old. The older a water heater is, the more prone it is to malfunctioning and being inefficient. It will overwork itself and require frequent repairs, which is very costly. 

Sign #5: Multiple Repairs

Maybe your current water heater just isn’t up to par and needs constant maintenance. That money would be better spent on a new tankless water heater. 

Advantages of a Tankless Water Heater

Need more convincing? Here are six reasons why homeowners like you love tankless water heaters. 

Limitless Hot Water

Tankless water heaters heat the water as it passes through the heating elements, which means that you will get on-demand hot water that never runs cold. Standard water heaters keep hot water in a tank and dispense the pre-heated water as you use it. But tankless ones heat as you use them. 

Lower Utility Bills

Because the heating act only happens when you need the hot water, that means your water heater isn’t heating unwarranted. That equals more energy saved since energy is only used when you require hot water. 

Less Maintenance

Tankless water heaters require less maintenance in part because they are a more compact unit. There isn’t a giant metal tank that you need to drain and clean on occasion, and there are less components that are at risk of breaking.

Energy Efficiency

If you were to get a tankless water heater, you could reduce your energy usage by up to 34%. This is because of the on-demand heating of water that occurs once it’s needed.

Save Space

Traditional water heater tanks can hold up to 60 gallons of water and usually measure about five feet tall and two feet wide, taking up a lot of space. A typical tankless water heater model is about two and a half feet tall and two feet wide, making it one of the most compact models of water heater on the market.

Extended Life Span

On average, your tankless water heater can last you up to 10 years longer than a standard tank water heater. With the correct maintenance, a tankless model can last up to 20 years long, whereas a traditional water heater can only last up to 12 years. 

Looking for Tankless Water Heaters in Massachusetts?

The advantages of a tankless water heater far outweigh the drawbacks. When you are ready to take the next step and are looking for top-notch tankless water heater installation in Massachusetts, you know who to call. 

The team at Gervais is ready to support you through the process of getting all the hot water your household needs. Contact us today to learn more.


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