If your water heater doesn’t work well, you could have trouble doing your dishes or taking a comfortable shower. You could also have to deal with water damage or high power bills. Choosing the best water heater for your needs can help you prevent these problems and increase the value of your house. There are a variety of water heaters to consider, such as a storage, tankless, or hybrid water heater for your University Park, Florida, home.
Storage Water Heater
Storage water heaters hold water in insulated storage tanks and keep it heated even while you’re at work or on vacation. You’ll have to use energy to keep what’s in the tank warm, and you could run out of hot water often if it isn’t large enough for your home. Natural gas or propane models are normally less expensive than electric devices.
A tankless or on-demand water heater is often more costly than a storage unit, but it only works when you need hot water, making it energy efficient. It heats water by sending it through a series of coils. Since there’s no storage tank, you won’t need as much space for a tankless model. You’ll also never need to perform maintenance tasks like draining the tank to prevent mineral buildup. A tankless unit is a bigger investment, but it will eventually pay for itself through energy savings.
Hybrid Water Heaters
A hybrid water heater has a storage tank with a small heat pump on top of it. It’s more efficient than many other options in warm weather, and it’s called a hybrid because it also has an electric heater for colder times of the year. However, some homes may not have ceilings high enough to fit these devices. There should also be an area without air conditioning nearby so that the heat pump can transfer enough heat from the outdoor air.
At Aqua Plumbing & Air, we’re committed to helping our customers. We guarantee 100% satisfaction, and we can help you choose the best water heater for your home. For quality service from our experienced experts, call us anytime at (941) 306-3715.
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