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Why You Need A Tankless Water Heater
For Your Oakland, CA Home

Hot Water On Demand Increases Energy Efficiency

Is there a worse way to start or end your day than realizing that you have no hot water in your Oakland, CA, home? Investing in a tankless water heater can help you avoid this unpleasant possibility. A tankless water heater is designed to give you hot water when you need it, and its energy efficiency makes it a great choice for a variety of applications.

Whether your current water heater has stopped working, or you have to let the water run for a few minutes before it is hot – it is time to consider an upgrade in your home.

With hot water on demand and an unmatched energy efficiency rating – tankless water heaters are an upgrade that you will never regret.

Our Tankless Water Heaters

More and more homeowners in the Oakland, CA, area are deciding to replace their outdated water heaters with tankless versions. With all the product benefits, it is easy to understand why people want to upgrade.

Benefits Of Tankless Water Heaters

The benefits of having a tankless water heater in your home include the following:

  • More energy efficient than a traditional water heater
  • Hot water on demand — no more waiting
  • Saves space thanks to the design
  • Lower risk of leaking when compared to traditional water heaters
  • Significantly longer lifespan

While tankless water heaters are more costly upfront, most homeowners find the initial cost is offset when they look at how much they save on their water and energy bills. In just a year or two, you can recoup the initial investment in energy savings and lower bills.

We Install Navien Tankless Water Heaters

Here at Avalon, we only install the best of the best. That is why we exclusively install Navien brands. Their product warranty is one of the best, which we love. However, we have found that the warranty is often unnecessary due to the superior quality of these tankless water heaters.

The model we typically install in Oakland, CA, homes is the Navien NPE240A. The model will fit almost anywhere a homeowner needs their water heater. Plus, the ComfortFlow technology reduces the cold water sandwich effect known for happening with tankless water heaters.

Overall, it is a superior product we proudly install in any home, including our homes!

Why Do People Opt To Work With Us?

There are several professional plumbers in the Oakland, CA, area that you can turn to when you need a tankless water heater. However, more and more people are turning to Avalon for all their plumbing and sewer needs. Why is this?

We have a reputation for being honest with all our work. We believe in 100% transparency, which is the only way to do business. Unlike other plumbers who constantly try to up-sell their customers, we are against these harsh sales tactics.

When we come to your home to check your water heater and suggest a replacement – you can rest assured that it is because your current water heater is on its deathbed. We will give you all the pros and cons of a tankless water heater for your family’s needs – and how it may be beneficial to upgrade.

However, the ultimate decision to install a tankless water heater is up to you – you’ll never feel any pressure from us.

Our no-pressure approach and our customer service are why people keep calling us when they have other plumbing-related issues in their Oakland, CA, home.

FAQs About Tankless Water Heaters

What Is The Cold Water Sandwich Effect?

One of the most significant issues homeowners have with tankless water heaters is the idea of dealing with the cold water sandwich effect. This can best be described as the moment when it takes considerable time to deliver steady hot water to the fixture. Many people state they have hot water, then it goes cold, and then hot again.

To avoid this issue, we install Navien tankless water heaters – as no one should have to deal with a hot/cold/hot water issue.

How Much Energy Savings Will A Tankless Water Heater Give?

The savings you will experience depends upon what type of water heater you are replacing. There have been homeowners who had an old water heater who found they saved upwards of $200 per year after switching.

Generally speaking, according to the Department Of Energy, the energy savings is rated as $40 to $300 per year depending on how much water is being used.

What Are The Signs It Is Time To Get A New Water Heater?

Several signs indicate it may be time to consider a new water heater for your Oakland, CA, home. These signs include:

  • Your current water heater is leaking or rusted out
  • The hot water has a rusty color to it
  • Water temperatures are shifting rapidly
  • It takes a long time to heat your water
  • The water heater makes sounds when heating up
  • You notice the water from the faucet tastes funny
  • The current water heater cannot keep up with the demand of your household

What Our Customers Have To Say

“Avalon is a super service organization. Very professional and honest. They came on time and explained all our options”

Shashank M.

“They thoroughly assessed our issue and helped me come up with the best solution, given our budget restraints. We talked about the range of possibilities, and Will explained the pluses and minuses of it all. He also set things up so that it will be easier to do a more thorough job in the future when we’re ready.

His crew was friendly and courteous, respecting the particularities of our home. Their work was quick and of high quality, and they did an excellent clean-up job. I’m very happy that I went with Avalon and would recommend them to anyone.”

Whitney M.

“These guys are great. Friendly AND competent. It would not hesitate for a moment to recommend them for any plumbing job.”

David A.