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The water heater is one the most crucial and expensive investment that homeowners will ever make. So, if you are looking forward to upgrading the old water heater system in your home, or equipping your new home, then you most probably know the two main water heater types that are popular in the market today: traditional water heaters, and tankless water heaters.
For uninitiated, tankless water heaters, also known as on-demand water heaters, use high-powered burners to rapidly heat water as it runs through a heat exchanger before delivering it to your faucet or shower, thus eliminating the need for a storage tank. Usually powered by gas or electricity, tankless heaters have been very popular these days because it requires much less space, which is an important factor for those who lives in small house or apartment.
So, which one is better?
To be able to find out, it is very important to compare these two types based on their savings, space, effort, lifespan, supply, and price.
In order to know which type will suit your budget and needs, you must start your research by knowing the pros and cons of each. Luckily, the infographic below from Tanks and Heaters features a comprehensive comparison between the tank and tankless water heaters.
Water heaters with tanks are slowly being replaced by tankless heaters for their better energy efficiency, long life and lower maintenance costs. Are you looking to install a new heater? Which type would you prefer and why? Tell us about it in the comments below. Don’t forget to share this post.
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