Oil Fired Water Heater Ratings, A Repairman Reviews The Brands... 

With our oil fired water heater ratings, you can cut through all the sales hype and find value. We have researched the manufacturers' data and combined that information with our years of service experience in the hvac industry to provide our unique rating system. It truly is like taking a repairman with you while you shop. We have given you our top pick followed by a complete list of manufacturers and their ratings.

World's Best Oil Fired Water Heater:

The TFI EVERHOT brand offers units in either a 30 or 50 gallon size which will meet the needs of most homes. The copper tank models are durable and backed with a very good warranty.  The units have an extra large observation door for testing and maintenance on the burner.

Other Oil Fired Water Heater Ratings

We continue our oil fired water heater ratings with an alphabetical list of manufacturers and reviews of their products.



The 32E models are available in capacities from 20 to 113 gallons to meet the needs of any home. They feature their turboflue heat exchanger for a quicker response time and are backed by a very good warranty. The units use basic glass lined tanks with dual magnesium anode rods and are only available through authorized dealers.


This brand is made and sold in Canada. They offer two sizes (32 or 50 gallon) of standard units. They offer an optional power vent kit for flexibility in installation and are backed by a good warranty.


The CMO units are made in Canada and use basic tank technology. They have a durable ceramic fiber combustion chamber and the tanks are available in two sizes. They are backed by a good guarantee.


These water heaters are made in Canada and are available in two sizes. They use basic glass lined tanks and have factory installed di-electric connections for corrosion prevention. They have a ceramic combustion chamber for durability but the warranty is not as good as some brands.

JOHN WOOD--johnwoodwaterheaters.com--2*

This brand is made by GSW which is owned by AO SMITH. Their water heaters have ceramic fiber combustion chambers for maximum heat retention and they are available in center flue or direct vent models. They are backed by an average warranty.

TFI EVERHOT---  tfi-everhot.com  ------5*

This brand is made in the USA and offers a water heater with a durable copper tank. They are available in 30 or 50 gallon sizes and are backed by a very good warranty.