Tank Versus Tankless Water Heaters
The majority of house chores need hot water—from washing clothes and dishes, to taking showers. And you can use hot water to heat your home, especially during cold and freezing weather conditions. Shaul’s is a reliable heating contractor in New Westminster BC that provides professional heating services in New Westminster BC.
One essential source of domestic hot water is the water heater that comes in two basic types of water heating systems—the tanked storage heaters and the tankless or also called on-demand water heaters.
If you’re looking for a trusted gas contractor in New Westminster BC, Shaul’s is the one. We offer quality gas services in New Westminster BC. We have prepared for you the important features of both water heating systems.
Tanked Water Heaters
- Are easy to install, takes only a few hours.
- Come in natural gas, propane, and electric models.
- Have a shorter lifespan that usually lasts between 8 and 10 years.
- Typically hold between 30 and 80 gallons of water.
- Require more space within the house.
- Supply fresh water in an emergency.
- Cheaper to install, repair, and maintain.
- Can be installed without the need for major electric system changes or expensive equipment.
Tankless Water Heaters
- Do not have a storage tank.
- Instantly heat water when turning on the tap.
- Provide hot water only as needed.
- Use less energy as they heat only when in use.
- Come in gas-fired and electric models.
- Are typically smaller and can be installed without requiring too much space.
- Have a longer lifespan that lasts for 20 years.
- May be difficult to install as you may need to upgrade your electrical or gas system to support the unit.
- They may not be able to supply enough hot water for simultaneous uses like dishwashing, taking multiple showers, and doing the laundry.
Whether you choose to install the bigger tanked water heater or the compact tankless one, we are always here to help. From installing up to servicing, we will take care of your water heating system. You are sure to get the hot water for your needs. Call us at (778) 397-4850 or schedule an appointment with us.
As a trusted plumbing contractor in New Westminster BC, Shaul’s offers professional plumbing services in New Westminster BC. We also are available anytime for emergencies.