Tankless Water Heater Services in Upstate South Carolina
Tankless water heaters, also called on-demand water heaters, offer endless hot water and significant energy savings for your home in upstate South Carolina. The expert plumbers at Waldrop Plumbing, Heating & Air have extensive experience installing and servicing all types and brands of tankless water heaters. You can always count on our team for the best in tankless water heater service for your home.
For tankless water heater services in upstate South Carolina, count on the experienced plumbers at Waldrop. Call us at (864) 641-4011 or contact us online today!
What Is a Tankless Water Heater?
Unlike traditional tank-type water heaters, tankless water heaters don’t store and heat water in a large tank. Instead, they rapidly heat water the moment you open a hot water tap, then stop when you close it. This on-demand approach means that you don’t waste energy maintaining a supply of hot water. It also means that you’ll always have a steady supply of hot water, making cold showers a thing of the past.
Advantages of tankless water heaters
Tankless water heaters are growing in popularity for a number of reasons:
- Save energy – Tankless water heaters don’t waste energy heating and reheating a large tank of water constantly. They only use energy when you need hot water.
- Unlimited hot water – A tank of hot water can be completely depleted if demand is high. With a tankless water heater, supply is not an issue – you’ll have hot water as long as you have water running to your home.
- Smaller size – With no tank, these water heaters are more compact and can be tucked away into tighter spaces.
- Long lasting – Tankless water heaters typically last 20+ years.
Disadvantages of tankless water heaters
While tankless water heaters have many advantages, it’s important to consider their disadvantages:
- Higher upfront cost – Tankless water heaters cost more to purchase and install than tank-type water heaters. If you’re converting from traditional to tankless, installation will be more expensive.
- Potential issues with volume – Tankless water heaters don’t run out of hot water, but they might have trouble keeping up with a high hot water load. If multiple people and appliances are using hot water simultaneously, a tankless water heater’s flow rate might not be high enough to provide.
If you’re ready go tankless, call Waldrop for tankless water heater installation in upstate South Carolina. You can reach us at (864) 641-4011 or contact us online today!
Best Tankless Water Heater Brands
The tankless water heater market is a playing field in which manufacturers compete for the highest energy efficiency, most innovative technology, and greatest flow rates. The top brands for tankless water heaters are:
Tankless Water Heater Services in Upstate South Carolina
Tankless Water Heater Installation
It takes skill and experience to size and install a tankless water heater, so come to Waldrop for expert guidance and high-quality installation. Our skilled plumbers will accurately calculate hot water demand in your home to choose a tankless unit with an appropriate flow rate, ensuring that it can provide for your needs. We’ll then install it in the ideal location for performance and ease of installation, setting it up for years of optimal operation. With our flexible and affordable financing options, you’ll be able to fit your new tankless water heater into your budget so you can start enjoying it as soon as possible.
Tankless Water Heater Repair
Tankless water heaters are renowned for their durability and long service lives, but they can still experience issues occasionally. If your tankless water heater produces water that is too hot or cold, or if you’re experiencing water pressure issues, call Waldrop for tankless water heater repair. Our experienced plumbers can troubleshoot any type or model of tankless water heater to get to the bottom of the problem. We’ll then explain your options for repair and carry out the one you choose quickly so you can get back to uninterrupted hot showers.
Tankless Water Heater Maintenance
Like any major appliance, tankless water heaters need routine maintenance to stay in top shape and run at peak efficiency. Most manufacturers stipulate annual maintenance as a condition to keep the warranty valid, so be sure to protect your investment. Our friendly technicians will perform a full safety and performance check, including descaling your tankless water heater. Regular maintenance will ensure that you get extra years and consistent performance out of your tankless water heater.
For tankless water heater installation, repair, and maintenance in upstate South Carolina, call Waldrop at (864) 641-4011 or contact us online today!
Tankless Water Heater FAQs
What is the downside of a tankless water heater?
The main downside of a tankless water heater is the higher upfront cost. When switching from a traditional water heater, your home will most likely need to be modified, which will drive the cost of installation up. You may also experience insufficient hot water if your tankless unit is not sized correctly for your needs.
Is a tankless water heater worth it?
That depends on your needs. If you constantly find yourself without hot water due to high demand, the performance of a tankless model can far outweigh the higher upfront cost. Tankless water heaters also have long service lives, giving you plenty of time to make up for the upfront cost in energy savings.
How much does it cost to replace a hot water heater with a tankless?
If you are switching from a traditional water heater to a tankless model, the additional cost to convert is unique to each home’s circumstances. If you choose a gas tankless water heater, your contractor may need to add a gas line or reroute your existing one. For an electric tankless water heater, your electrical system may need to be upgraded.
How big of a tankless water heater do I need?
Instead of tank size, tankless water heaters are “sized” based on flow rate. That means that you need to calculate the maximum volume of hot water that may be needed at one time in your house. Once you know that, you can choose a unit with a high enough flow rate to keep up with your needs.
Questions about tankless water heaters? Reach out to our friendly team today! Give us a call at (864) 641-4011 or contact us online.
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