Water Heaters

The Metro-East Water Heater King

Based in Belleville, IL, we provide service throughout the Metro-East area including the towns of Cahokia, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Fairview Heights, Granite City, and O’Fallon

Water heaters allow us to take comfortable showers, wash dishes, wash clothes, and much more. However, when your water heater goes out, the whole home comes to a complete stop. At Darwyn’s, we provide water heater services to people throughout the Metro-East area. We’re your local water heater king with all the solutions you need.

Conventional & Tankless Water Heaters

The term “conventional water heater” refers to a large tank that stores a large amount of water that’s already been heated. However, when the water is used up, you must wait for the tank to replenish with more hot water. A tankless water heater is just that, tankless. It heats water on demand to cut down on usage and raise efficiency

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Conventional Water Heaters: Benefits v. Drawbacks

For some homes, a conventional water heater may actually be the best option. They’re great for large homes or homes with high usage requirements. Think about all the showers you take, the laundry you do, and the dishes you wash. All that water will add up, meaning you may need the increased volume capability of a conventional water heater system.

Benefits

• Holds a large quantity of water

• Suitable for large families/homes

• Most affordable water heating option

Drawbacks

• Requires yearly maintenance
• Less efficient than tankless models

• Higher utility bills
• Take up more space

• Lifespan of 10 – 15 years

• May have to wait for hot water

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Tankless Water Heaters: Benefits v. Drawbacks

Are you tired of paying to heat water that you never use? For some, hot water is a necessity only for things like showering and doing some laundry. With homes that aren’t large or that don’t feature as many people, a tankless water heater could be your best option. By heating water on-demand, as you need it, you’ll avoid the energy needed to keep a large amount of water heated at all times. This could help you cut energy spending in the long term.

Benefits

• Lower utility bills

• Wall-mounted, space-saving units

• Lifespan of 20+ years

• Water heated on demand

Drawbacks

• Higher up-front cost
• Retrofitting adds even more expense

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Water Heater Maintenance

How long will your water heater last? Well, that depends on how well you take care of your system. With annual water heater inspections and tune-ups, you’ll be notified of problems before they happen, avoid costly repairs, and even lengthen the life of your system. Call our staff for more details about maintenance services!