When the main hot water tank ruptured and leaked into the basement, we had no option however to swap it. Since this was not the initial time Gary and I had faced water injure from a corroded water tank, Gary and I decided to consider other choices. Gary and I looked into tankless water heating, and were excited with the multiple advantages. Although a tankless water furnace costs quite a bit a lot with conventional models, the longer life span and energy savings would most likely deal with the investment within numerous years. Most tankless water gas furnaces seem to last doubly as long as tank-style heaters. Also, there is none of the standby energy amounts. Rather than storing water in the tank and constantly reheating it, the tankless model heats water only as required. When the faucet is started, the water travels over a heat exchanger which right out heats it up. Because of this, there’s no standing for the water to heat up and no pouring short of hot water. Since the water isn’t sitting in a tank, it doesn’t absorb any of the sediments or contaminants, and is much cleaner and more pure. The tankless water furnace is only about the size of a small suitcase and mounts on an interior or exterior wall, freeing up pricey amounts in the basement. With no space, there is no chance for flooding and water damage either. I love that there are great safety placements, which allows us to precisely set temperature and avoid scalding.