‘Instant geyser or a storage geyser’ is a very frequent question while planning to purchase a geyser. It’s important to understand the key differences between them.
Instant geysers are tankless geysers of compact size, whereas storage geysers contain a storage tank that can withstand the temperature of water for a few hours. Let’s check some key differences between instant and storage geysers.
|Instant Geyser||Storage Geyser|
|Primary Usage||Washing utensils, vegetables, fruits||Hot water bathing, floor cleaning.|
|Types||Gas instant geyser, Electric instant geyser||Horizontal mounted geyser, Vertically mounted geyser, Gas geyser.|
|Heating time||Immediate||Takes minimum 5 minutes|
|Power consumption||High, Geyser needs to be turned on when you need hot water||Less, If hot water is in the tank, Not needed to switch On geyser again.|
|Capacity||3. 6. 10 liters of water delivery capacity based on heating tank.||It's available between 10 to 25 liters.|
|Size||Compact||Higher compared to instant geyser|
|Wattage||3000 to 6000 watts||2000 to 5000 watts depending on capacity|
|Water Delivery||It can deliver a maximum of 6 liters and takes some time to get heat.||Continuous delivery of water|
|Maintenance||Less||Less, but higher than Instant geyser|
|Life span||7-10 years||5-9 years|
On the safety front, both instant and storage geysers possess utmost safety. Though geysers are manufactured with safety levels, it’s advised to take all precautions during maintenance.