Tankless Water Heaters

The best upgrade you can ever make.

Tankless water heaters are one of the most common upgrades we at Schleman Plumbing do for homeowners in Tampa FL. The reason is all of the benefits for you and your family.

Schleman Plumbing installs all major models of Tankless water heaters like Rinnai, Rheem, and Bosch for your convenience, and we service all models of tankless water heaters as well.

You'll have continuous Hot Water!

Tankless water heaters don't store hot water like a traditional hot water heater, which has to keep 40 to 50 gallons of water hot all day long, unlike the Tankless Hot Water Heater that heats water on demand immediately, but not until you need it.

You can now have continuous hot water at a consistent temperature whenever you need it and for as long as you need it. It's important to get the right size Tankless water heater so you can have hot water for multiple tasks like, showers, laundry or washing dishes all at the same time.

Tankless heaters don't store hot water!

So you won't be using hot water that has been stored in a tank full of rust and sediment. Conventional hot water heaters tanks will all accumulate rust and sediment that builds-up as a scale deposit, coating the sides and the bottom of the water heaters storage tank. Not exactly a great place for hot water that's being stored for you to drink.

Unfortunately plumbers in Tampa get very few calls to perform the necessary maintenance required to keep the storage tanks clean on conventional water heaters.

You'll never run out of hot water again!

If you have friends and relatives that come and stay in your home, you and your guest will be able to take endless showers without the worry of running out of hot water.

Tankless water heaters save space in your home: conventional tank-style water heaters use up to 16 square feet of useable space in your home, while Tankless water heaters are only a fraction of that size and are easily installed on any wall in your home, which will free up valuable floor space in your home.

Tankless water heaters will give you almost twice as many years of service (20 years) as a conventional 40 or 50 gallon water heater.

Tankless Hot Water Heaters Save You Money!

You'll stop losing Money: Because Tankless water heaters will provide you with hot water only when you need it and they're an energy-saving choice, saving you up to 40% off your water heating energy bill. Savings vary from home to home and will largely depend on the size of your home and the demand for hot water you placed on your tank-style water heater.

Tankless Water Heater Size & Installation

When selecting your water heater, our experienced plumbers at Schleman, will help you to select the perfect size Tankless water heater for your home. They'll determine how much hot water you use at peak times in your household and help you to choose a Tankless water heater capable of meeting your needs.

If you have a very large home or you use large amounts of hot water, you may want to consider using multiple small tankless water heaters installed at different locations in your home. Then you'll be sure to have hot water when and where you need it. Rather than bulky water storage tanks, tankless water heaters are usually flat and will fit almost anywhere without getting in the way.

Installing Tankless water heater in Tampa is easy!

When Schleman Plumbing in Tampa installs your new Tankless water heater our professional plumbers will protect your home by wearing shoes covers and covering your floors in work areas with drop cloths.

We then drain and remove your old water heater, remove it from your property and recycle it for you. Our plumbers will install your new tankless water heater, usually in just a few hours, and then we will review your Tankless water heater installation, equipment and system operations with you to make sure you understand everything you need to know. Our plumbers will then clean up and answer all your questions about your new Tankless water heater.

Schleman Plumbing's work is fully guaranteed...

Your new tankless water heater is backed by our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Since 1995 our family owned and operated Plumbing Company in Tampa Fl has earned a reputation for quality of work and responsive service. If you experience an operational problems with your new tankless water heater, Schleman Plumbing will stand behind your installation and make it right. We won't rest until you are satisfied.

Tankless Water Heater Maintenance & Repair Tampa

Schleman Plumbing installs and performs maintenance and repair services you might need in the future. Regardless of the type of tankless water heater service needed, Schleman Plumbing is the Plumbers Tampa Bay Area homeowners turn to. We have extensive experience working with Tankless water heaters and we'll be glad to take care of yours. Call us today to learn more.

Call (813) 971-7916 to learn more about tankless water heater repair and installation. Ask about rebates, too!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a tankless water heater?
In most countries Tankless water heaters are extremely common. In the United States, homeowners are more familiar with tank storage type water heaters. 40 and 50 gallon Tank type hot water heatersare wasteful and are responsible for large amounts of wasted energy in your home.

Tankless water heaters have no storage tank. They offer you on demand hot water, so no energy is wasted from holding large quantities of water in a holding tank like conventional water heaters.

Sensors in the Tankless water heater sense when a hot water faucets and washing machines etc. have been turned on and the heater begins making hot water and sending it to the faucet, sink, machine or shower. When the water is turned off, the heater shuts down and the hot water stops.

Where do you put a Tankless water heater in your home?
Tankless heaters can be placed almost anywhere on exterior walls in your home. They're much smaller than 40 or 50 gallon tank water heaters. We also have Tankless water heaters that can be mounted indoors or outdoors.

Can Tankless water heaters be gas or electric?
Yes, Electric Tankless water heaters require 220V electricity on a stand-alone circuit breaker. In comparison, Gas Tankless water heaters are preferred for multiple bath installations because they're more economical to operate.

Can Tankless water heater be used just for one bathroom or a kitchen remodel?
Yes, a tankless heater is often the perfect solution to expedite the plumbing in a remodeling job.

Tankless water heaters can be installed on a garage wall and plumbing can be installed to serve the new addition to your home. You avoid expensive updates to the plumbing or installing a new larger tank type heater to serve this addition.

What are the benefits of a tankless over a tank type hot water heater?
The time it takes for hot water to arrive at the tap is the same, except the hot water that comes from a Tankless water heater is an endless supply of hot water.

How does a tankless water heater make hot water?
Tankless water heaters, heat the water as it flows through a heat exchanger inside the Tankless water heater.

What is the life expectancy of a Tankless Water Heater?
Tankless water heaters will easily last from 15 to 25 with periodic cleaning, and proper maintenance. We have hundreds of satisfied customers in the Tampa Bay Area.

How do you know what size tankless water heater is best?
You must determine how many people are showering and at one time. When is your washing machine, or dishwasher being used? Are these machines needed at the same?

Tankless water heaters never run out of hot water. You need to figure the total gallons per minute required during peak usage. Our plumbers can help you with these numbers. Then you must establish when your peak demand is, in GPM (Gallons Per Minute) by adding up the flow rate of all hot water appliances that will be at any given time.

Will tankless water heaters save money on power bills?
Most Tankless water heater manufacturers claim as much as 25% to 50% savings, depending on what type of energy the tankless water heater uses. I.e. gas (LP), or electric.

How much does a Tankless water Heater cost?
Tankless water heaters vary in price like all products. There are less expensive Tankless water heaters models for small homes and more expensive Tankless water heaters because they are made to heat water for much larger homes.

How hot is the water from the tankless water heater?
Tankless hot water heaters have computer-control systems that can be set to deliver a desired water temperature, just like conventional water heaters.

Can a Tankless water heater supply more than two hot water sources at the same time?
Yes, most tankless water heaters can and some will handle three showers at the same time, depending on the model of the Tankless water heater.

Does a tankless water heater deliver instant hot water?
No, this is a misconception of tankless water heaters. A tankless water heater does heat water on-demand, but it still takes the same amount of time for the hot water to travel through the pipes and flush out the standing water that has cooled down and is already inside the hot water plumbing.

My home has PVC or PEX plumbing pipes, can I use a tankless water heater?
Yes, tankless water heaters will work with both types of plastic piping.

Will a tankless water heater work with my dishwasher?
Yes, but your dishwasher probably has built in water heating elements, so no extra heating in necessary.

What temperature should the Tankless water heater be set?
Shower temperatures should not be much higher than 105℉ and temperatures above 125℉ can be scalding. Most water heaters are set at 120℉.

How do I change the temperature on the Tankless water heater?
Most tankless water heaters use a digital temperature control to adjust the water temperature, using up and down buttons.

We at Schleman Plumbing hope these FAQ'S answer your questions about Tankless water heaters.
Please call anytime at (813) 971-7619