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If you are getting ready to replace your hot water heater, consider upgrading to a tankless system. There are many disadvantages to using a regular hot water heater. Here at Aqua Plumbing & Air, we want you to understand these disadvantages so you can choose the best option for your home. Here is a look at both the disadvantages of regular hot water heaters and the advantages of tankless hot water heaters.


With a regular hot water heater, water is heated and then stored in the tank until it is needed. Heat is lost over time, which results in wasted energy. A tankless system heats water only when it is needed; there is no storage of hot water, and, as a result, almost no wasted energy.

Hot Water Supply

If you have ever run out of hot water when you need to take a shower, you know how inconvenient it can be when you have to wait for more hot water to be become available with a regular hot water heater. Tankless hot water heaters provide hot water on demand, eliminating the chances of running out of hot water in your Sarasota, FL home.


If you have limited storage space in your home or apartment, you know how important space is. Another disadvantage of regular hot water heaters is that they are large. A tankless hot water heater takes up very little space, leaving you with more room for living space or storage.

Aqua Plumbing & Air can discuss tankless hot water heaters with you, so you can decide if this type of hot water heater is right for you. We want our Sarasota, FL customers to enjoy all of the benefits that come with using a tankless hot water heater, and avoid the annoying disadvantages of regular hot water heaters.

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