Tankless Water Heater Installation
We provide tankless water heater installation and all water heater services in New Jersey from Middlesex to Hudson County.
We have years of experience with tankless water heaters. Tankless water heaters have several advantages, but we will work with you to help you make the right choice.
We Understand Tankless Water Heaters
Learn about tankless water heaters and if they are right for you.
Why Choose Us?
We explain how tankless water heaters work.
We work with the best brands.
We will let you know if a tankless water heater is right for you.
We are a family-owned independent local business.
Serv Tech’s owner is a Master HVACR technician and Master Plumber.
Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters from This Old House
PRO: They’re compact
Newer tank-type water heaters have grown bigger as federal regulations now require thicker insulation to reduce standby heat loss. So they may not be able to fit into spaces where an old heater of the same capacity could go. Tankless gas heaters are about the size of a suitcase and hang on the wall.
PRO: They’re safer
Unlike a tank-type heater, they won’t spill gallons of water if they spring a leak, or harbor Legionella bacteria, or tip over in an earthquake. And because the air-supply and exhaust vents are sealed, carbon monoxide can’t leak into the house due to backdrafting.
PRO: They’re easy to winterize
Owners of vacation homes know well how long it takes to drain a water-heater tank before closing up a house for the winter. A tankless heater takes a few seconds to drain; then you just unplug it.
CON: They’re sensitive to slow flow
If there’s too much scale buildup in the pipes, or faucet and showerhead aerators are clogged, or a turned-down faucet reduces water flow to about 0.3 gpm, these units automatically shut off.
CON: The payback takes awhile
Compared with a tank-type heater costing $400 or so, a $1,000 tankless gas heater may save a household only about $100 per year, depending on how efficient it is and how much hot water is used. But because these tankless gas units last longer, the savings kicks in after six years, about when many tanks are nearing their demise.