Water Heaters

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Professional Water Heater Maintenance in Springfield, Illinois and Surrounding Areas

The neglect that every homeowner displays to their water heater is unwavering. That is, until the first time something goes wrong. After that, your water heater starts getting the respect that it deserves. Your water heater gives you the luxury of being able to do your laundry, wash your dishes and enjoy steaming hot showers during the chilliest winters. Without a water heater – all that goes away. Thankfully your friends at Burgess & Son, Inc. understand the importance of a water heater and we always take care of our friends and their water heaters. Regardless if you need water heater repair, maintenance or installation, our certified technicians have the experience and knowledge to ensure a job done correctly. Based out of Girard, IL – we know how to effectively respond to any of your water heater problems.

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It is our professional opinion to advise you that the best way to prolong your water heater’s life, is to get it serviced annually. With routine maintenance, we can take preventative measures to ensure that your water heater is functioning properly, and as a result last longer. The water heater maintenance Burgess & Son, Inc. includes:

  • Testing for leaks of carbon monoxide
  • Sediment flushing
  • Testing your expansion tank
  • Testing the temperature and pressure release valves
  • Inspect your anode rod


On average, your water heater should last anywhere between 8 to 12 years. However, the climate, quality of installation, design, usage and maintenance all play a role in your water heater’s lifespan. At Burgess & Son, Inc., we are happy to help with your water heater repairs. We can fix the leak in your water heaters base by replacing your valves and your heating element if it has burned out. Call Burgess & Son, Inc. to schedule your water heater repair service today.

In addition to providing you with your professional water heater repair and maintenance; we also provide water heater installation.

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Water Heater Replacement in Springfield IL

It is important to be able to distinguish the difference in when it is time to repair you water heater or have an entire water heater replacement put in. At Burgess & Son, Inc., we like to keep it transparent with our customers. We understand the financial burden that a brand-new water heater installation can have on a homeowner. Therefore, we offer comprehensive plans and proposals to ensure you fully understand what you are getting, and the benefits of each option. Our promise to you is that if your system can be repaired, we will repair it, but if it is more cost-effective to replace – we will let you know. Why waste money fixing a burned-out heating element just for your 10-year old system to fail again?

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Regardless if you want a conventional water heater or transitioning to a more energy-efficient option such as the tankless water heater, you can rely on Burgess & Son, Inc. to provide expert installation in a timely manner and an affordable price. We provide installation for the following water heaters:

  • Conventional Water Heaters
  • Tankless Water Heaters
  • Water Heater Expansion Tanks
  • Residential Water Heaters
  • Commercial Water Heaters
  • Gas Hot Water Heaters
  • Electric Hot Water Heaters
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Emergency Hot Water Heater Repair in Springfield IL

Due to the heavy usage of your water heater, it is susceptible to a list of problems – sudden drops in temperature, hissing sounds and leaking are complications commonly associated with water heaters. All these issues can easily be serviced by your local professionals, Burgess & Son, Inc. in Springfield, IL and the surrounding area. However, in our experience, it always seems that water heater problems never occur during normal hours – and some issues can be serious and unsafe; and almost always leads to panic and discomfort. That is why we provide emergency hot water repair services, because we understand the importance of a hot water heater and the chaos it can create when it stops working. If you need emergency service – just give us a call to get an emergency technician en route!

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