Water Heaters

Do you enjoy taking a cold shower on a winter’s day? Neither do we. That’s one reason why we are pleased to offer you a selection of durable and reliable water heaters – to ensure you always have hot water on tap. Easy to install and available in a wide range of capacities, Dometic water heaters are...
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Enjoy hot showers no matter if you are in the wilderness or at a rest area on the side of the road. An effective RV water heater makes your trip that much more enjoyable, giving you the comforts of home no matter where your adventures take you. Dometic offers a variety of options so that you can discover an RV water heater that makes sense for you.

In this guide, you will learn how to choose an RV water heater that is right for your RV and the goals you have in mind. We want you to move forward with confidence so that you can embark on your next trip without stress. Let us prepare you to choose a water heater that best fits your desired outcome.

Why You Need a Water Heater

When you travel in your RV and want to have a positive experience, having an adequate supply of hot water is essential. You need hot water to shower, wash your hands, clean dishes and more. Even when you are away from home, hot water is a valuable resource you don't want to overlook. Your RV water heater lets you get the hot water you need from any location to which you travel.

Choosing the Right Water Heater

You have many factors to consider when choosing an RV electric hot water heater for your next trip. First, you must choose between an electric heater and a gas heater. Electric heaters take about an hour and a half to heat the water to the desired temperature.

With an electric heater, you can use external power or get power from your RV's internal battery. A gas heater, on the other hand, can do the job in 30 to 40 minutes. You can also opt for a tankless water heater for on-demand hot water at the touch of a button. Since tankless water heaters only run when you need hot water, they save energy in addition to time.

How Long Can I Shower?

Most RV water tanks hold between 6 and 10 gallons of water. With a normal showerhead, that gives you between 3 and 5 minutes of hot water. You can use water-saving showerheads to extend that time, or you can use a tankless water heater for even better results.

What Are the Pros and Cons of an Electric Water Heater ?

The biggest benefit of using an electric water heater is that you save money on fuel. When it comes to downsides, you have to wait much longer for your water to heat up.

What Are the Pros and Cons of a Gas Water Heater?

If you use a gas water heater, the speed at which you get hot water is the biggest benefit. The price you pay for fuel is the biggest downside.

Getting Started

Dometic uses state-of-the-art engineering and sells its products all over the world, so you know you are getting a high-quality water heater when you shop with us. We stand behind every product we offer and promise to give you the quality solutions you deserve. If you are ready to order your next Atwood RV water heater , we are here to help. After learning about your needs and goals, we point you in the right direction so that you can find a water heater that meets your needs from the start. If you are ready to order or need help choosing a path, contact our team today.