Many bathroom renovations and even new construction projects are featuring larger bathtubs. Large, antique-style clawfoot tubs, luxurious soaking tubs, large oval tubs, deep Japanese style, and whirlpool tubs can take any bathroom from ordinary to exceptional. If you are considering one of these bathtubs, you might want to check into one other upgrade because tankless water heaters are the ideal solution for properly enjoying your new tub.
A standard bathtub generally holds about 40 gallons of water, which means most water heaters can provide enough hot water to enjoy even a nice long soak. However, larger tubs can hold more than 100 gallons of water and because they are so enjoyable, the typical bather ends up adding more hot water to extend the time spent. A regular water heater is usually not up to handling this task. Putting in a larger tank model might do the trick, but if you really want to play it safe, consider tankless water heaters.
Rinnai tankless water heaters, for example, heat water on an as-needed basis. You will never have to worry about someone in your household using up all the hot water, so you won’t have to draw straws to decide who gets to enjoy that large tub while others go without. One bath after another is completely possible with tankless water heaters.
If you would like to know more about Rinnai tankless water heaters, give us a call at Minyard Plumbing, Inc. We look forward to hearing from you!