Tankless Water Heater Installation Process

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Installing a Tankless Water Heater?

We hope we’ve given you enough information in this guide to make an informed decision as to whether a tankless water heater is a good option for you and your family.  Really the only thing left to cover in this guide is what to expect if you choose to replace your hot water heater tank with a tankless water heater.

A typical tankless water heater installation can take a crew of 2 technicians an average of 6-10 hours, depending on installation requirements.  The process is more intensive than your standard water heater replacement.  It involves removing the tank unit and replacing the venting and pipes with proper fittings and venting that is up to code for a tankless water heater.

Ensure that you hire a licensed professional to install the unit.  Remember that in most cases gas modifications will have to be made for the large number of BTUs that tankless units use.  You want to make sure you hire a professional that will stand behind their work and warranty the installation.  You can see the difference in installation quality in the example here.

It is never a good idea to cut corners on such an important appliance in your home.  If you still have lingering questions please contact our experts or request a free in home estimate.