Tankless Water Heater Myths

Tankless Water Heater Myths

Tankless water heaters are a great way to save space and improve the efficiency of your hot water system. Here are a few common myths that homeowners should be aware of before deciding on a tankless water heater.

Myth: You Can Easily Swap Them Out

It is likely that your home’s gas piping, gas meter and gas line tot he meter are not appropriately sized for your new tankless water heater. It is important that your tankless water heater is professionally installed to avoid safety hazards and optimize performance.

Myth: Replacing A Tankless Water Heater Doesn’t Require a Permit

In many areas, you still need a permit and inspection. We can help you determine if you need a mechanical permit, gas piping permit or electrical permit depending on your local jurisdiction.

Myth: All Water Heaters Are The Same

There are several different models of tankless water heaters. While some offer more firepower, others are less reliable. No matter the quality of your unit, if the installation is poor you will get poor performance out of your water heater. We can help make sure that your unit is properly installed.

For more tips on how to prevent leaks in your home, check out this Angie’s List article. You can also contact our professional technicians to learn more about whether or not tankless water heaters are the right choice for yoru home. Call (412) 265-2662 today.