Reliance Plumbing Sewer & Drainage, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Tankless Water heater Installation’

Changes a Tankless Water Heater May Require in Your House

Monday, March 27th, 2023

We are big advocates for tankless water heaters at Reliance. Installing a tankless unit in a house is a great way to cut down on energy costs—keep in mind that a home’s water heater consumes more power than almost any other appliance. Tankless water heaters also save space, last for years longer, and have the benefit of never running out of hot water.

There are downsides to tankless water heaters compared to more traditional water heaters, however. One is the initial cost of installation. A tankless water heater can pay back that initial cost in a few years, but it can present a barrier for some homes. In addition to the price tag, tankless water heaters can’t always be simply snapped into place after taking out the home’s older water heater. The home may need several plumbing and electrical upgrades to accommodate the new water heater. We’ll look at several below.

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How the Water Heater Can Raise Your Energy Bills

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Few appliances in a home use up as much power as the water heater. Heating and air conditioning systems account for significant power consumption, but these are seasonal appliances. A water heater will run almost every day, and whether it’s an electric or gas-powered unit, it’s probably the biggest source of energy consumption in your house.

So when you start to see a sharp rise in your utility bills, one of the first culprits to consider is the water heater. Is your home’s water heater responsible for these high energy costs?

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Is It Time to Invest in a Tankless Water Heater?

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

tankless water heater inside homeHas it come time to replace the water heater in your home? Perhaps yours has broken down, or you’re tired of paying for frequent repairs. Whatever the reason is that you’re looking to schedule a water heater replacement, remember that there are options to consider. There’s no rule that you have to stick with the same type of water heater you’ve always had.

When it is time for your new Glenview, IL tankless water heater installation, you’d do well to consider a tankless water heater. There are a number of benefits to having a tankless system in your home, and we’ve highlighted some of those benefits below.

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Don’t Believe These Tankless Water Heater Misconceptions

Monday, July 24th, 2017

tankless-water-heater-misconceptionsSomething that we often recommend to our customers is a tankless water heater installation in Skokie, IL, when it comes time to switch out their aging storage tank water heater. There are a number of benefits that tankless water heaters bring to a household, including an unlimited supply of hot water, a longer lifespan, and a reduction in energy bills.

However, as is the case with many things that are innovative and new, there are often some outdated beliefs and misconceptions. The internet makes it even easier for certain rumors and myths to spread rapidly, but we’re here to combat against that! Keep reading to see what some of the biggest tankless water heater misconceptions are, and what you can learn from them.

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