Water heaters at a certain time in history (20th century) were considered to be a luxurious good and reflected the availability of wealth to a household. But with the time it has certainly become a necessity – Not only in cold regions but households, offices and business centres in warmer areas also need it for their day to day use purposes. Whether to have a refreshing warm bath, or to wash off bacteria from dishes; You always need a water heater.
To avoid the common cold or to stay away from throat and chest infections, Doctors suggest drinking warm water. Researches even show that warm water might be able to kill coronavirus while it resides in one’s throat.
A water heater is the type of product that most homeowners don’t think about until there’s a problem. But companies like Pic Plumbing Services realize its importance and are always at your service to install and repair water heaters in San Diego and other parts of the world.
Efforts of manufacturers and plumbing companies have brought in models to increase efficiency and reduce costs.
Storage Hot Water Heaters
These typical units are the most common type of water heaters in San Diego homes. These units have a tank attached and can operate on all sources e.g. electricity, natural gas and fuel oil.
Range of size is their plus point, tanks can have a range from 0 to 80 gallons. And in addition to that these units are cheaper to purchase and install. Pic Plumbing can install and maintain it for you in very nominal rates
A drawback of these systems is their lesser life expectancy, ranging from 10 to 15 years. Plus because of NAECA tank sizes have been increased and need more space to fit in. And they also provide a limited supply of hot water if used for extended periods.
Tank less Water Heater
A tank less water heater, also known as an “on-demand” unit, is designed to heat water when it is needed unlike the traditional water heaters that heat the water and store it. These tank less water heaters have brought in a number of advantages to the households and other consumers.
The tank less water heaters start working only when hot water is demanded, resulting in saving around 35% of electricity. And these are highly efficient devices too.
A plus point is the reliability of these units, if properly sized; It can ensure continuous supply of water at preset levels. Imagine 5 to 7 gallons of hot water per minute. And finally these units can be fixed anywhere in the house and have a longer life expectancy rate.
Digital systems have come up with remote control capabilities but Firms are now working hard to introduce wireless adapters that would be backward compatible to the existing units and are determined to unveil Wi-Fi capabilities that will communicate with the heater and connect the system to an online server where a technician would manage it.
The tank less unit might cost more than the one with the tank but it is the future!
As cities grow more congested and utility bills increase; having a tank less heater would save both water and electricity. Plus it would save space as the compact system can be installed in any part of the house. All you gotta do is call Pic Plumbing Services San Diego, get it installed and for it’s maintenance call the same number.
Above all this system promises compatibility with the future technology being developed in the industry. If you live in San Diego do not be fooled into hiring expensive services, PIC Plumbing provides cheap plumbing services 24/7 in San Diego. Feel free to call us!