Tankless Water Heater Installation Vancouver

A new tankless hot water heater installed on the wall of a home.

Vancouver is rated one of the world's top five most sustainable cities. With its eco-friendly initiatives and 98% of its energy coming from sustainable sources, tankless water heaters are another opportunity where Vancouver homeowners can further implement its "Greenest City Action Plan" to make 100% of its energy renewable, greatly decreasing its carbon footprint. That's where we can help!

Whether you're looking to replace your old, outdated water heater or for some routine maintenance services on your already-installed tankless water heater, our team of installation professionals has you covered!

What To Expect From Our Tankless Water Heater Installation in Vancouver

Traditional tanks heat and store water all day. That's why they're one of the leading causes of unsustainable energy consumption in the home and high annual water heating costs. By eliminating systems that run on standby, energy losses can be greatly decreased and energy efficiency increased.

Vancouver homeowners who plan to upgrade their traditional hot water tanks to a tankless model need to keep a few factors in mind. One of which is the types of water heater you want to install:

Types of Quality Tankless Water Heaters:

  • Gas-Powered Tankless Water Heater: Gas tankless water heaters tend to be the more popular choice for homeowners because they produce more hot water than an electric unit. However, they do require a new plumbing configuration because more traditional tanks don't have the correct hook-ups for tankless gas heaters.
  • Electric Tankless Water Heater: Unlike gas heaters, electric tankless is easy to install and maintain but can only operate one outlet at a time. Because of this, electric heaters might not be ideal for larger families, but overall, electric heaters are more energy efficient and waste less energy than both gas and traditional water heaters.

The Process of Our Tankless Water Heater Installation in Vancouver

Our Vancouver tankless water heater services are designed to help customers increase their energy efficiency by eliminating energy losses caused by units that run on standby. When you hire Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Vancouver, you can count on the following services:

  • Detailed Inspection: We’ll inspect your existing gas lines for compatibility with the chosen unit for your tankless water heater installation. Vancouver plumbers at Mr. Rooter Plumbing follow each step correctly, which also includes choosing the right location for installation and ensuring the right power requirements.
  • Proper Installation: These units are designed to last you for up to 20 years, which is twice the age of a traditional unit. Our licensed professionals bring the experience and skills to properly handle gas lines and electrical wiring, ensuring that there are no safety hazards.

Choose Mr. Rooter Plumbing For Long-Term Benefits!

Mr. Rooter Plumbing is proud to be Metro Vancouver’s first-choice plumbing company. As a locally owned and operated business, we are committed to providing our local community with high-quality workmanship and excellent customer service. Maintaining your plumbing system is not a walk in the park and requires reliable and licensed plumbers who are committed to providing trusted services when it comes to maintenance, repairs, and unexpected plumbing emergencies.

  • Licensed Plumbing Experts: At Mr. Rooter Plumbing, we only hire licensed, bonded, and fully insured professionals who know our neighborhood well and also bring the necessary experience and knowledge to complete essential plumbing diagnosis and inspection services, as well as repairs and emergency replacement services.
  • In-House Inspection & Estimates: We plan to be your most transparent and detail-oriented service professional, which we believe is key to excelling in customer service. To be as customer-focused as possible, we offer hassle-free in-house inspection services that allow our Vancouver plumbers to thoroughly check your pipework to determine the root cause of any issues and type of repair needs and recover your plumbing system’s functions. Once all the details are noted, we’ll be able to calculate a cost estimate without catching you off guard with any unexpected fees.
  • 24/7 Plumbing Emergency: Only the most important contractors go to your speed dial list. If you haven’t got a trusted team to call for emergency plumbing services, now is the time to add Mr. Rooter Plumbing. You can’t wait during emergencies like a busted pipe in the middle of the night or a basement flood. We’ll always have a dependable plumber on standby, equipped with the necessary plumbing tools for inspections and repairs. For your well-being and safety, we never charge overtime fees for emergency services.

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Vancouver, we proudly serve the communities of West Vancouver, North Vancouver, South Cambie, and Renfrew Heights.

Request a job estimate today to look forward to getting a hot water supply whenever you need it!

FAQs About Tankless Water Heater Installation: Vancouver

When Does My Tankless Water Heater Need Replacement?

Tankless water heaters are designed to last about 20 years. Unlike traditional hot water tanks, which malfunction around the 10-year mark or less, your tankless water heater should be fine if you keep up with routine maintenance and upkeep, such as flushing and de-scaling.

How Much Does A Tankless Water Heater Installation Cost? How Long Does Installation Take?

Costs vary from model to model and the type of unit that you choose. They also vary in size and capabilities. But what makes the overall system so expensive is the initial upfront costs that also include intensive labor. New gas piping and water lines must be properly installed, as well as additional electrical wiring when opting for an electric tankless water heater. Since prices typically change periodically, we invite you to give our office team a call so they can give you up-to-date estimates of multiple units and a price range for the installation service.

Given that your Vancouver plumber has completed the inspection in advance and helped you remove your old water tank unit, the initial installation service can take up to three hours. Or more, if you have multiple units installed.

Can I Install a Tankless Water Heater Myself?

We always suggest hiring a professional plumber to install your tankless water heater. They can help you select the right size for your building and reduce the risk of installation mistakes, leading to long-term energy and operating cost savings.

Furthermore, a tankless water heater installation in Vancouver may require you to get a permit especially when it involves installing a gas-fire tankless water heater. Because it is a complex and dangerous process and local plumbing and electrical codes must be followed, hiring an experienced and licensed plumber is essential.

Improper installation can lead to floods, fires, electrical shorts, and gas leaks. These types of accidents are deadly, and no home insurance will cover any losses if they learn that you installed it yourself.

What Are the Advantages of a Vancouver Tankless Hot Water Heater?

Once you have a unit installed, you will start saving on energy costs in the first month. Homes that normally rely on a 40-gallon unit every day can reduce their energy usage by 34% with a tankless water heater installation. Vancouver homeowners will also benefit from a unit that has double the lifespan of a conventional unit with a tank. As an energy-saving method, these advantages are hard to top!

What’s the Downside of a Vancouver Tankless Hot Water Heater?

The major downside is the high upfront costs, which are typically the biggest dilemma that homeowners in Vancouver face. And as a water-on-demand unit, it can take longer for a tankless unit to deliver hot water, especially if you have a large household with a high demand for hot water. Inconsistent temperatures are also common. That’s when your Vancouver plumber may suggest installing multiple units.

Keep Your Home Energy Efficient With A Tankless Water Heater in Vancouver!

Tankless water heater installation in Vancouver shouldn't be a pain! Rely on us to answer any questions you have about your tankless water heater system and, thus, a more energy-efficient solution to your water heating troubles. Our licensed professionals are proud to serve Vancouver, North Vancouver and West Vancouver for tankless water heater installation, tankless water heater maintenance, and a wide variety of other services, such as sewer and drain cleaning, septic system repairs and installation, heating and air conditioning, and much more!

Contact our team of service professionals at Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Vancouver today to speak with one of our friendly customer service representatives about installing your tankless water heater today for energy bill savings and cost-effective solutions! We promise an unmatched experience for all your plumbing service needs!

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