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People ask me all the time if upgrading to a tankless water heater is a smart thing to do. After all, they are promoted as an energy saving appliance.
The average gas-powered tankless water heater can indeed save you money because they use less gas than a traditional tank water heater. They do not use any gas when you are not at home or when no hot water is in demand. A traditional tank uses gas around the clock to keep the water hot.
According to SDG&E the average home spends about $300/year to heat water. A gas tankless water heater can reduce gas usage by about 23%, or $70 - $80 per year.
The cost of a good tankless water heater can be $1,100 - $2,500 installed. Sometimes more. Installation can require a new flue, rerouting water pipes (if you relocate the unit to the exterior), and possibly running a new gas line. Since tankless water heaters demand a lot of gas to heat water quickly, you may need to increase the gas pipe from 1/2" to 3/4". Finally, tankless wate ...
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Many current and potential San Diego residents use our website SDLookup.com, to search for properties, find out what their home is worth, or to simply get information about the San Diego real estate market. We are usually contacted to discuss properties and or their real estate goals. Toward the end of last year we began to notice several common themes, so we thought it would be helpful to share some of these.
"We want to list our home for sale, but we “scared” because we don't see anything on the market that we like” This is very common right now. There are many homeowners who have equity and want to upgrade to larger homes, but are afraid to put their home up for sale because they don't see anything to upgrade into.
"We want to buy, but we became frustrated and gave up looking because there is nothing available" This is a common scenario right now and has to do with the large numbe ...
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