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Cerritos Water Heater Professionals

Browse these water heater services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Cerritos.

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ROOTER GUY & PLUMBING
4.9
from 214 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 273 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle M.
Verified review

Highly recommended! Bruce was professional, honest and did a quick and excellent job. Found a new go-to plumber!

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Allstar Rooter
4.8
from 211 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 324 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lori G.
Verified review

I called Manny on Tuesday afternoon, he arrived in the evening to assess the problem. He showed up on Wednesday morning early with all material necessary to replace a hot water heater. Was finished in 2 hours and we have hot water once again. Nice guy too.

Sharony Fast Services
4.7
from 213 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 307 hires on Thumbtack
Trey J.
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Mina was prompt and easy to talk to. He was very knowledgeable of our water heater and explained everything he was doing so that I would understand. Thank you for the excellent service Mina!

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Plumber
4.9
from 120 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carol J.
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Juan is truly a professional. He provides fast quality service and is very affordable. He takes actual pride in his work and it shows. He just repiped our ENTIRE house IN ONE DAY including a new water heater. We love our new Pex pipe. If you have a chance to hire him, DO IT.

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KECKO PLUMBERS
4.9
from 110 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 181 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tim S.
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He fixed my water heater and toilet. Arrived within 2 hours of calling.

Bernal's Plumbing
4.7
from 102 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
Ronald M.
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Frank installed a large capacity 75 gal hot water heater into a very tight spot. He did everything great at a reasonable cost. He even had to return with no complaint or cost to solve a recirculating pump problem, so he definitely stands by his services. I will absolutely use him again for my plumbing needs.

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House To Home
4.9
from 93 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mina M.
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TJ came to the rescue with our broken water heater. He knew what the issue was from my message, responded promptly, allowed me to call at off hours, and showed up on a Sunday! His work was meticulous and he was a delight to converse with. Highly recommend him!

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Mj Plumbing
5.0
from 73 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brook P.
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So helpful and honest and kind. Helped me find a good used water heater still under a warranty so I only had to pay a fraction of other quotes I received. Above and beyond !

JDS Plumbing
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth T.
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Mr. Daly was amazing! My old water heater broke... instead of doing a bandaid fixing - he was very honest and showed me how a temporary fix wouldn't last and its leaking and rusted over. He was able to find me a good deal on a new water heater, picked it up himself, and installed it - for 1/4th of the average price everyone else quoted! :) He was very professional, prompt, kind, cleaned up well after the job and I couldn't be happier!!! I highly recommend Mr. Daly!!! I will definitely use him for all my future work/needs in my home! Thank you Sir!

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Ocho plumbing
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Refugia M.
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I had a leak under my kitchen sink from a former plumber who installed the sink and couldn't get it to stop leaking... until I called Ocho plumbing it was fixed in ten minutes. I have also used their services to replace a water heater, and even remove an old broken washer and install a new one.

  • 20 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Kim M.
Verified review

Albert is awesome. He is a perfectionist with unmatched work ethic. He provides the best service, prices, and flexibility that I have EVER experienced with a plumber. His prices are very competitive and don’t be surprised if he comes over to quote and is ready to tackle the job right on the spot. Originally we just hired him to in stall a water heater but since he has installed 3 toilets, 1 tub, replaced all fixtures in showers and all valves. So it is no surprise that I would say yes I would hire Albert again and refer him to anyone that needs a plumber.

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Plumbing Installs
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Yoshiko H.
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Petar Ivanov & his assistant showed up right on time and it only took them 30 minutes from start to finish including the old dishwasher removal, new unit installation & testing for leaks. They were very professional & super quick. Thank you Petar!

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Plumbing & Drain Cleaning
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jill H.
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Isidrio is the BEST plumber (and tech) I've worked with. He was very professional, prompt, clean, and offered a very fair price. I've used him to install my water heater, fix a bathroom faucet leak, and he just remodeled by bathroom. It's hard to find people who are not just good at their job but who are also honest. I would recommend Isidrio for any job.

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A Team Plumbing Services Inc
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarovar B.
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Rob and crew did an excellent job installing my new tankless water heater. He was very considerate, listened to my concerns, explained things to me, and did a great job with the installation at a fair price. He also offered a warranty on the installation. I ended up getting my own electrician to install the power for the unit, but before even coming out Rob also asked the needed questions and provided options for that. He even provided his estimate over thumbtack which few people were willing to do. If you're putting in tankless I would definitely recommend him.

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Hector Porras
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
Verified review

He had great knowledge, my problem turned out not to be electrical but a bad water heating unit! He has the ability to fix it, his responses were great and timely. Will use him some more! Has knowledge of construction which adds value to his recommendations.

CPR Plumbing
4.7
from 47 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara S.
Verified review

James was FANTASTIC! Very knowledgeable and straight forward. He spent time educating me about how to perform maintenance on our new water heater in order to prolong its life. He also told me about how to keep the angle stops for the faucets inside. He wants to save his customers costly repairs...WHO DOES THAT? NO ONE! Except James...he does. OUTSTANDING! I WILL definitely without question use him for ANY plumbing needs AND I will HIGHLY recommend him to anyone. Thanks James...you were GREAT!

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Down the Drain Plumbing
4.8
from 33 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ali M.
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Jose replaced my 75 g water heater and he did a great job. He showed up on time, he was very friendly, finished the job professionally, and cleaned up. I would hire him again.

Prudential Plumbing
4.8
from 30 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Nina S.
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I called another plumber with a lot of good ratings and they told me they were busy. Would we like to make an appointment for tomorrow? It was only 3pm and we had a hissing leak under the house. Still the best I could get was, let me tell you how to shut the water off and we can be there tomorrow around 10am. So we called Prudential plumbing. Prudential said they would be there as soon as they could, probably by 5pm. Mark from Prudential arrived about 4pm, nice surprise and he went right to the leak. There wasn’t going to be a quick fix because he said he had to torch the pipe and the low spot meant he had to drain the water. After some procedures to remove the water he went under the house and replaced the pipe. Then he went back under again to sanitize the area. When he finished our water was back and our toilets worked again! I complimented Mark about the repair and asked how he arrived so quickly after I called. He said he was about a mile away with another customer and our emergency needed service. He still had more work there the next day. We offered Mark a tip but he said he wouldn’t take it this time. He said it was enough that we decided to live so close to his other customer. Our bill wasn’t the lowest I’ve seen but Prudential’s service was maybe the best and they were fast with a response. I think its very true what Prudential says on their web site.

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LUIS CISNEROS PLUMBING
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 33 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

First to respond on a Friday late afternoon. He's doing a job in Palm Springs. Tells me on his way back home that he will stop in Redlands to check on a rental unit with no hot water. Arrives at tenants home and calls me to tell me its a thermocouple gone bad in the water heater and that he has one on hand and will be able to repair the water heater. Completes repair and has a customer for life. Great job Luis!

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J Jesús Aguilera Plumbing
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan D.
Verified review

World's most inconvenient plumbing problems - no hot water! Jesus responded promptly and came right over. We made a plan for him to come on Sunday - Father's Day - and install a new water heater. He was on time, thorough, cleaned everything up and charged a very fair price. I will definitely recommend J Jesus Aguilera Plumbing to friends and will use him for my next job.

Tom Moffett Plumbing
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 49 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michael T.
Verified review

We woke up this morning and we had water on the floor in the Kitchen, garage and the side of the house. I wasn't sure if we had a slab leak or the water came up through the kitchen sink. I called Moffett Plumbing who we used many years ago to repair a slab leak in our kitchen and we were happy with the results. Scott from Moffett Plumbing responded quickly and examined the problem. He explained that we only had a drainage problem and what our options were. Scott was very professional and respectful. He did not try to hard sell us on something we didn't need. At the conclusion of the work, Scott picked up everything and did not leave a mess. Scott is a credit to Moffett Plumbing and I highly recommend their services and would use them again.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How long is a water heater supposed to last?

Your water heater is an essential part of your home, heating water for showers, dishwashing, laundry and more. On average, a traditional water heater will last 8-12 years. The general consensus is that it’s better to replace your water heater with a new one than to repair one that’s 10 years old or more. Older models are less energy-efficient and thus more costly to run than newer models with better technology. Here are some indicators of when it may be time to replace an old water heater instead of repairing it:

  • Leaks: If leaking is not caused by loose connections, the water may be seeping out through slight fractures in the metal of the tank that have formed over time.
  • Strange noises: Clanking, rumbling and other noises can mean that sediment has formed on the base of your tank, contributing to fissures leaks, and inefficiency.
  • Age: If it’s more than 10 years old, it’s probably time to replace.
  • Discolored or rusty water: Have a pro check it out; if the problem isn’t resolved by draining and cleaning, you’ll want to replace the heater.
  • Lack of hot water: Inconsistent heating and hot water supply that runs out too quickly likely means it’s time for a new unit.

When is it time to replace a water heater?

Although regular water heater maintenance and water heater repair may extend the life of your hot water heater, it won’t last forever. Most water heaters have a life expectancy of about 10 years. Many water heaters need to be replaced when they’re 8-12 years old — that’s when they start to show signs of fatal wear, such as leaking around the base of the tank. A water heater should be replaced when it fails to sufficiently heat water for the home; if your heater is operating erratically, check first for a blown fuse or a tripped breaker to make sure an electrical issue isn’t causing the problem. Another time to replace a water heater is when you want to upgrade to either a larger model or a more energy-efficient one.

Why is my hot water not working?

The most common complaint among homeowners is that their hot water isn’t working — and the water heater is generally the culprit. Typically, it isn’t making the water as hot as you’d like it to be. When the water isn’t hot enough — or isn’t hot at all — run through this troubleshooting checklist for basic water heater repair tasks:

  • Make sure the power is connected to the heater, then reset the thermostat.
  • If it’s a gas water heater, make sure the pilot light is lit.
  • Raise the temperature setting on the thermostat.

If these stops don’t lead to hot water, it’s time to either check the heating element in an electric water heater or the burner unit and gas control valve in a gas-powered heater. A water heater repair and maintenance company can handle these repair jobs. However, if your hot water heater is eight years or older, it may be time to replace the water heater instead of repairing it.

Who can fix a water heater?

When a water heater stops running effectively, it’s best to hire a water heater repair professional to troubleshoot the problem. Whether it’s a plumbing company that offers water heater repair services or a provider specializing in water heater repair and maintenance, most repair companies offer same-day service as well as weekend and after-hours emergency calls. Usually, water heater repair professionals are experts in both electric and gas systems, as well as tank and tankless heaters, and can repair any kind of unit.

Why is the water in my house not getting hot?

If the water in your house is not getting hot, it may be time for water heater repair. Nationally, the average water heater repair cost ranges between $120 and $200, although prices can range up to $400, depending on the problem and materials. Competent homeowners may also be able to try DIY fixes, whether they have a traditional gas or electric water heater or a tankless gas or electric heater. Troubleshooting the different issues that can arise with each of the styles requires some knowledge of how they operate and what red flags to look out for. For a natural gas water heater, the first step is to check whether the pilot light has gone out. It’s important to follow the manufacturer’s directions if you want to relight it yourself. If you smell gas, stop everything and call your gas company — the smell could signal a dangerous gas leak. If your household’s water is not getting hot enough, you can try increasing the temperature on the water heater’s front dial above the standard setting of 120 degrees; for safety, always turn off electricity to the unit before adjusting temperatures. If you keep running out of hot water, your household may simply need a higher-capacity water heater, so consider upgrading. Quick professional fixes include replacing the thermostat or heating elements and cleaning and repairing the thermocouple.

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