Tankless Water Heater

Fast and Efficient Tankless Water Heater Installation & Repair in Eastern Allegheny and Western Westmoreland County and Surrounding Areas

Trust Comfy Kozy® Heating Cooling Plumbing to Make Sure Your Tankless Water Heater is Functioning Optimally

If you suspect anything’s wrong with your water heater, our team can come by. After taking a look at your water heater we will determine if repairing your water is possible or if you’re better off replacing your heater. Our Eastern Allegheny and Western Westmoreland County, PA plumbers are experts when it comes to water heaters and can easily recommend you the best water heater for your needs, based on a few simple questions. We can help you upgrade to a tankless water heater which is more energy efficient and reliable. With a tankless heater, you don’t have to worry about running out of hot water, the water is heated on demand and you do not need a storage tank. Call us now to learn why you should install a tankless water heater in Eastern Allegheny and Western Westmoreland County and surrounding areas. 

Professional Tankless Water Heater Installation & Repair

When you need water heater installations, trust the experts! Our technicians have the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to install your brand new water heater quickly and efficiently. We only work with on and install the most trusted tankless heater brands. Our tankless water heater specialists work diligently to ensure that your new unit is installed correctly and efficiently. We stand behind our work with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

We Can Handle All Your Tankless Water Heater Needs

Most tankless water heater repairs are likely due to poor installation methods, but luckily our guys are talented tankless water heater experts! Once we are finished examining your current tankless heater, we will be able to answer the following questions:

At Comfy Kozy® Heating Cooling Plumbing, we are always available to help with your tankless water heater 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We have accumulated some of the finest Eastern Allegheny and Western Westmoreland County Plumbers who can get your unit up and running in no time. Whether your water heater needs to be repaired or you’re looking to upgrade to a new tankless unit, we are the team to trust! We have over 100 years of experience in the industry. No job is too big or too small for our plumbers.

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When you hire us, you will benefit from our friendly professional plumbers and reasonable rates. Give us a call today at (412) 829-1645 to speak with our honest, reliable, highly experienced water heater specialists. We’re Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for any emergencies.

Tankless Heater Installation FAQs & Service Questions

Planning to go tankless? Worried you’re not sure if it’s the right decision? Our FAQs guide will clear up any doubts you have and help you make the right choice.

Tankless Hot Water Heater Vs. Traditional Water Heaters

Hot Water Supply

Technically speaking, tankless units have an “unlimited” hot water supply. Imagine you come from a long family trip, and 5 of you are dying to have a hot shower.

 

By the time it reaches the 5th person, you’re most likely going to have a cold bath instead. With a tankless heater, this doesn’t happen.

 

There’s a reason why tankless heaters are called on-demand heaters. It’s because it heats a certain amount of water at ANY given time.

 

In other words, taking a 10-minute shower will have just as much hot water as a 5-hour shower.

 

For traditional storage tank heaters, there’s a fixed amount of pre-heated water, so once the tank runs out, you won’t have heated water until the tank fills back up.

Operating Costs

According to the ConsumerReports, the annual operating costs below are for gas and electric models:

 

Tankless: For electric tankless models, operating costs were at $535 and $195 for gas
Traditional: For electric traditional models, operating costs were at $580 and $245 for gas

 

This indicates you save more on tankless models than traditional models long-term.

Price & Installation

Traditional storage tank heaters cost much less, with an average purchase price of $600, and installation costs between $600 to $800.

 

The entire installation for tankless models are twice as expensive. The average price tag of a tankless unit ranges between $500 to $1,100, and installation costs between $800 to $1,500.

 

Furthermore, electric tankless models require a quality install to ensure the best performance. 

 

There’s a certain amp wattage you need to run electric models, so if the material costs seem steep, you can talk to a licensed plumber to discuss your options. In this case, you can consider getting a gas tankless model.

 

There’s no denying you have to pay more upfront for tankless water heaters; however, it’s worth noting that apart from saving more with tankless, they last longer too.

 

Tankless models last up to 20 years, while traditional hot water tank models only last 12 years.

Energy Cost Savings

Tankless heaters are 8% to 50% more efficient than traditional water heaters. But this also depends on how many gallons of hot water you use per day.

 

  • If you use less than 41 gallons per day, you’re looking at 24% to 34% efficiency
  • If you use more than 85 gallons per day, you’re looking at 8% to 14% efficiency

 

The point is tankless hot water heater models are more efficient, generating lower energy costs and operation costs so you save money long-term.

 

According to Energy Star, you can save about $100 annually and up to $1500 for the heater’s lifetime use.

Space

Traditional storage tank water heaters take up a lot of space.

 

This might not be a problem for larger homes, but smaller homes can significantly benefit from compact tankless water heaters that’s roughly the same size as your circuit breaker.

Should You Go Tankless?

It all boils down to these questions:

 

  1. How long have you had your heater? Is it an old tank? 
  2. Are you willing to pay roughly $2000 to $3000 for a new installation?
  3. Are you installing or replacing in a new home?
  4. Is the heated water inconsistent when you have showers back-to-back? How often do you request for a water heater repair service? 
  5. Do you have plans to renovate your basement or garage and need extra space?

 

Here’s how you decide:

 

  • If your current heater has been with you for more than 12 years, it’s about time for a replacement. An old tank won’t last as long and the repairs will only spike in costs.
  • You answered “Yes” to questions 4 and 5, you’re likely better off switching to tankless water heaters, especially if you said “Yes” to question #2.
  • If your storage tank heater is fairly new, and you have plans to move to another place or home soon, it’s best to call a professional plumbing and HVAC service to discuss your options.
  • It’s safer and more cost-effective to choose tankless if you plan to install your heater in a home you plan to stay in for more than 20-30 years.
  • If you’re not willing to pay $2,000 upfront, you can hold off on getting a tankless

Find Out If Tankless Is Right for You

Still not sure if tankless is the right call? Don’t sweat it. Having a new water heater installed or switching from tank to tankless isn’t an easy decision to make.

 

If you need a reliable company you can trust to do water heater repair, installations, or consultations in Versailles, PA, contact Comfy Kozy Heating Cooling & Plumbing.

 

Our experienced professionals at Comfy Kozy work hard to find the right solution for you and your home. With 100 years of experience, Comfy Kozy will be able to inspect your current system and help you understand the merits of tankless installation.

 

Whether it’s a repair, installation, or replacement, no job is out of reach for their team. Contact Comfy Kozy today at 412-829-1645 to speak to one of our knowledgeable staff or visit our website for a consultation. 

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