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Benefits of Installing a Tankless Water Heater

Have you begun to suspect that your hot water heater is nearing the end of its lifespan? If you’ve tried several repair solutions without success, or even if you’ve noticed red flags of a failing system and want to upgrade, there will be multiple options available to you.

When you visit the team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we offer both traditional tank format and tankless water heaters for you to choose from when looking to upgrade. The tankless water heater is a modern option that comes with an on-demand heating element that supplies your entire home with at-the-ready hot water, rather than a tank that must constantly be filled and heated. Let’s look at some of the direct benefits of a tankless water heater installation for your home.

Unlimited Hot Water

For starters, unlike traditional tank water heaters, tankless heaters offer an endless supply of hot water. This is because, instead of a tank of water that can be depleted when multiple hot water fixtures are used in a short period of time, a tankless water heater uses a high-heat component that can instantly heat your water on-demand.

This means you will never run out of hot water, even if you’re the sort who likes to take 20-minute showers. There is no restriction based on the size of a tank.

Lower Energy Costs

Because of the on-demand heating capability involved, tankless water heaters use far less energy in your home than traditional options in nearly all cases. A tank system must store between 60 and 100 gallons of water at a high temperature 24 hours a day – this takes quite a bit of energy to accomplish.

A tankless option, though, accomplishes the same end result without much of this strain. It also does not deal with heat loss, which is a common risk in water heater tanks and is another form of rising energy cost.

Lifespan

Both due to improved efficiency and the lack of wear-and-tear placed on the system, tankless water heaters tend to last significantly longer than tank options. Most tankless options exceed 20 years of quality life in the home – this in comparison to a standard lifespan of about eight to 12 years for tank options.

Saves Space

Finally, tankless water heaters take up far less space than a traditional option. Standard water tanks tend to be at least 60×24 inches, and often larger in many cases – this takes up space in the building, which is particularly burdensome for those in apartments, condos or other smaller areas. Tankless options, on the other hand, are usually under 30×30 inches in size, and are often as small as a basic carry-on bag for travel. They also mount on the wall, meaning they are neatly out of the way. For more on the benefits of a tankless water heater, or to learn about any of our plumbing or HVAC services, speak to the staff with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air today.

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At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air provides excellent heating, air conditioning, plumbing, indoor air quality, water treatment and water heater services throughout the greater Salt Lake City, UT area, including the installation of new systems and components, and the replacement of the old, as well as ongoing repair and maintenance. Established in 1980, we have served the home comfort needs of our local community for over 30 years. Whether you need your stop and waste valve replaced or a new "green," energy–efficient HVAC system installed, we can make sure that the job is completed properly. Our HVAC contractors are NATE–certified and we employ Master and Journeyman plumbers. We are confident in our ability to satisfy any issue that may arise in your home, 24 hours a day. Give one of our friendly staff members a call today to learn more about what we can do for your home.

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During this very unusual time, we have put a plan in place to do our part to help keep our community safe. First and foremost, we are going to stay CALM, PATIENT, KIND, and POSITIVE!

There is much to consider regarding the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) and its possible transmission in your home. While there are various and effective indoor air quality measures available to help protect your safety, including duct sanitization, ultraviolet (UV) germicidal light treatment, and HEPA air filters, they alone cannot protect from all forms of COVID-19 transmission. It is important to follow all official guidelines for preventing the spread of this virus.

Because we have a direct impact on the indoor environment, here are practical steps we are going to take to keep people safe:

  • Wash our hands frequently and thoroughly with soap and water
  • Cover our nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing
  • Wash our uniforms every day including cleaning our belts
  • Stay home if we are feeling sick
  • Offer a warm smile and friendly greeting instead of a handshake
  • Wear shoe covers and latex gloves in homes and businesses
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  • Wipe down door handles, steering wheels, gear shift lever every day
  • Wipe down pens, clipboards, tablets, cell phones, and anything else passes between techs and clients.
  • We have masks on each truck and will wear them at client’s discretion (Currently the CDC does not recommend that people wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19)
  • We are complying with all recommendations and guidelines from state agencies and will be proactive in our efforts to see that our team members and clients are protected.

As the situation unfolds, we will take each day one at a time and ensure we are being smart, supportive, and helping all those we can in our community.

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