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Costa Mesa Gas Water Heater Service Professionals

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ROOTER GUY & PLUMBING
4.9
from 201 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marge. M.
Verified review

When I saw water on the floor by the water heater, I immediately started a search for plumbers. Bruce called me within 5 minutes of my search and asked me to send pictures of the water heater so that he could get an idea of the problem. There was serious leaking and corrosion on the top and rusty seams on the sides. He spent around 30 minutes on the phone walking me thru the directions on how to shut everything down to avoid the danger of bursting or increased leakage. He came the next morning at the time scheduled and installed a new water heater, water and gas lines and water valve. I was extremely happy with the service, the response the professionalism, price and the attention to detail. When emergency issues like this occur, it helps when you have someone who you can trust to help you get thru it all and makes sure everything is ok, from the first call to the completion of the job, Bruce was great in all ways. I highly recommend him when you need quick, trustworthy and efficient service.

Sharony Fast Services
4.7
from 208 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 302 hires on Thumbtack
Eric M.
Verified review

Water Heater needed svc. With his experience, Mina diagnosed on the phone and gave me a quote. Came out the next day, had the replacement parts and made the repairs. Voila! Would definitely recommend him.

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Allstar Rooter
4.8
from 203 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 309 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.

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Plumber
4.9
from 116 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carol J.
Verified review

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 109 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 180 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tom B.
Verified review

I called Sergio in the morning, he was there by the afternoon and fixed the water heater quickly and at a reasonable price

  • 2 years in business
  • 268 hires on Thumbtack
Celeste K.
Verified review

All In One Plumbing & Drains, Inc. removed and disposed of our old water heater at a $35 charge, they got the permit for us at a $50 charge plus the cost of the permit at City Hall, they picked up and transported the new water heater from Orchard Hardware, around 2 miles at a $35 charge and installed the water heater in around 4 1/2 hours and it passed inspection by the City the next day. Cesar and his apprentice were very courteous and friendly and did a good job and the only complaint I have about their service is the final price. The Thumbtack.com price they advertised online was $225 but the final price turned out to be $700, over 3 times what they advertised. I would have left off one more star in the rating but they are still cheaper than Sears and the other licensed contractors that quoted us prices on Thumbtack. A couple of the handymen on Thumbtack quoted less of a price but there's no guarantee with someone that's not a licensed and bonded contractor. I don't know what these quotes on Thumbtack are based on and I forgot to ask them about it but these people need to be more honest about their final estimates since $225 plus $120 plus the permit price of $47 doesn't equal $700 dollars.

Bernal's Plumbing
4.8
from 99 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Daniella W.
Verified review

Frank came out the same day. We were told by our water heater company that a part was not working yet when he installed it, he noticed that it was another issue. He agreed to send me an invoice so we could speak with the realtor about reimbursement since their company installed a valve incorrectly. We appreciated Frank’s care and knowledge.

Allan Ramirez Plumbing
4.9
from 86 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
LOUIS F.
Verified review

INSTALLED NEW WATER HEATER. SAME DAY SERVICE!!!!

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House To Home
5.0
from 84 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Juan N.
Verified review

TJ helped us getting hot water installing a new heater. He was very affordable in price. Great to communicate with. Amazing can do attitude. I will definitely recommend him 100%.

Accurate Service Co.
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra V.
Verified review

Norm came out to help us with our water heater. Our water heater was under warrenty and the part was sent to us over night. Norm installed the part which were very detailed and did a great job. He is very professional and knows his craft. We are very pleased with his work and are happy we now have our go to plumber. Thank you Norm. We will refer you to all our family and friends.

JDS Plumbing
4.8
from 61 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Radha K.
Verified review

I needed water heater maintenance and my main water line was broken. Jim did a great job. Trustworthy and very professional and his rates were very reasonable. I will definitely hire him back.

Blue Streak Plumbing
4.7
from 55 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Dan A.
Verified review

Efrain completed hauling and replacing my 50 Gal Gas Water Heater. He was on time for the appt and completed the work on the same day I called. Cost was very reasonable and was the going rate for such work based on my reviews. He is very clean on his work and checked thoughly for water and gas leaks before leaving the job. He gave me a written invoice and documented the 8 yr warranty for parts and labor. I am completely satisfied with his work and will recommend him to my family.

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Ez Plumbing Service
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jill H.
Verified review

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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Mj Plumbing
5.0
from 44 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brook P.
Verified review

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 !

CPR Plumbing
4.8
from 41 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 36 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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Clark Plumbing
4.9
from 33 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ruth B.
Verified review

I have used Clark Plumbing services many times. Brandon, the owner of the business, once changed a water heater in my house that gave out. I had not had to deal with this issue in the past and therefore, did not know a whole lot about the various water heaters available. Brandon didn't just give me what he wanted me and then charge me. Instead, he talked me through the different types and sizes most appropriate for the size of my house. He also discussed the different qualities and prices of water heaters available, allowing me to make an informed decision. The information he provided actually gave me the opportunity to upgrade to a better quality product and size, and yet choose from good quality products that were still cost effective. And this was really noticeable when my family members all took showers and we still had hot water. It was nice! Brandon also converted the plumbing in my home to copper pipes. What a difference! I loved it! Furthermore, a neighbor of mine was told that she needed plumbing services that would cost a lot of money. I referred her to Clark Plumbing for an estimate. Brandon told her what she needed in order to handle the issue, and it turns out it was way less than what she had been quoted by the previous plumber. He was able to fix her plumbing issue for a lot less money. I have come to trust him and his services, which I value as extremely important. He is super honest and doesn't charge for services that do not need to be done. Since I have used Clark Plumbing services several times, I have gotten to know him a little better. He's a friendly and funny guy. I learned that Brandon started out doing plumbing work with his father when he was a teenager. He now has many years of experience providing plumbing services and from my experience with him, really knows what he is doing. I found out that he has worked both in installing plumbing into new dwellings and buildings, as well as providing plumbing services for those who need help, like (on occasion) me. Brandon has done an excellent job with the plumbing services he has done for me and honestly, he is the first person I refer people to when they tell me they have a plumbing issue.

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American Castles
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Henry K.
Verified review

American Castles Mike To the RESCUE!!! The water heater at my rental property burst on a Friday afternoon causing some major damage to the house. The renters were furious because their items got damaged and the house wasn't inhabitable after that. On the inside, the bathroom wall and under stairway closet were all soaking wet and drywall/carpet/padding had to be removed immediately to prevent mole build up. On the garage side where the water heater located, the entire wall was destroyed. so I called my home insurance who provided me with their preferred plumber who quoted an additional $540 out of pocket on top of what the insurance was going to cover just so he can bring up the water heater installation to code! He told me that it will take him 1+ week to order the water heater (duh...get one from Home Depot take only 1hr...which is what Mike did) and that he can install a temporary water heater and will charge $137/wk! He also referred me to a water damage restoration company which I was not too happy with either. Since it was an emergency and I went with that company. They came in and ripped out all the wet drywall without caring for any molding; especially for garage doors and closet doors! It seemed like what ever the water heater didn't damage, they did. They also broke my water heater intake shut off valve. damage the water heater over flow copper pipe. All I can say is I will not use them again! Back to the plumber, something was smelling fishy about his quote and so I called and questioned this plumber. His response was "Well, I will need to flush out the gas line and calibrate your water pressure...upgrade to the new California safety quote...put in earthquake straps...install new vent line since the new water heater nowaday don't use the old vent line!". I was not convinces so I started to Google for good local contractor and AMERICAN CASTLES (Mike Tay is the owner) came up from Thumtack along with few others from other websites. I contacted them and they came in and provided me quotes. Mike was the last one I contacted. He arrived within 30min. He checked out the damages and explained to me what needs to get done sequentially to get everything back in proper operation for my tenants. Mike is very knowledgeable and very patient in explaining things. I told him what the plumber had said, he laughed and told me the whole thing was a rip off and a scam! Another crock of bull**** and advised me against it. He told me to call my insurance company to inquire about using other plumber. Sure enough I was offered the "cash out" option which I didn't even know was available. I took that option and went with Mike for the repair. Mike knows how important it is for my tenants to get the hot water running again once the water damage restoration company completed the clean up/dry out the area (took 1 week). As soon as that company removed their equipment, Mike had his crew come in the next day (Saturday) to repair the garage dry wall and finished the installation of the new water heater and brought it up to code on safety on Sunday! He even added the water pan and installed drain pipe for me. I didn't even know such a thing exists (talk about quality...he treats it like repairing his own home!). The best part is his charge for the whole job including new water heater, earthquake straps, valve, drain pan, vent and new connection is far way less than what that plumber was going to charge me. I loved the fact he took the time to show me how things should be done up to code and what works for my situation instead of just giving a price and walking away. He did an awesome job! Unfortunately my landlord insurance's deductible was so high, I asked Mike to give me a quote for fixing the damage in the garage and inside the house. Mike's quote was very competitive and the best part is he is always willing to work with me knowing my situation (thx Mike). My bathroom paint is 16 years old so it was a challenge to match the paint for the new wall. After only quoting me for painting a small wall inside the bathroom, Mike decided on his own to paint the entire bathroom without charging for it. Now that what I call TAKING PRIDE IN YOUR WORK AND STICKING TO YOUR WORD!!! My summary is, Mike successfully completed the entire job and installation in four days. I would highly recommend Mike to anyone and will definitely be using and referring him to everyone I know.

Prudential Plumbing
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Margaret M.
Verified review

The plumber was on time and found our gas leak in a matter of minutes. Before we called we were worried that there might be an explosion but Prudential Plumbing reminded us how to turn off the main gas valve. We waited in the driveway until the technician got there–around thirty minutes after I hung up the phone (paranoid I know.) The leak was coming from one of the holes Jim dug (that’s our dog.) Anyway, Prudential installed a new gas pipe outside of Jim’s play area in a single day. Additionally, they relit our pilots so we didn’t have to. Their price seemed fair with the amount of work needed. The plumber met our expectations–he thoroughly explained the work and what to expect. Overall, I can only think of positives when describing their service. I can definitely recommend Prudential Plumbing.

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LUIS CISNEROS PLUMBING
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marcus C.
Verified review

Came to the house and offered an estimate. Called him back. He bought a hot water heater and parts. He installed the product. It works. I have a number to call if a problem develops. He knew what had to be done, and he did it. I would use him again. Thanks Thumbtack.

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I-Plumbing Services
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Oscar T.
Verified review

Alex was a great help! My water heater needed replacing and he explained all my options clearly and gave me the time I needed to make a decision. His work was above and beyond!

Nadel Lazcano-Salazar
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Patty L.
Verified review

I loved that plum b plumbing was very straight forward with the issues I had with my water heater. They stayed very professional the entire time and loved their work.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

How much does it cost to install a hot water heater?

You’ll know when it’s time to install a new water heater. Water heater installation costs average between $360 and $780 nationally, with rates increasing depending on the project. The total project cost will be higher when you include the cost of the heater itself. Select your new water heater based on the number of occupants in your home and the number of gallons of capacity you’ll need. Installation costs can vary based on the type of water heater you are removing and the type you are installing, any necessary repairs, regional cost of labor, and whether disposal of the old heater is included. Natural gas water heaters retail on average between $650 and $900 for standard models. Electric water heaters range between $300 and $700 for standard models. Tankless electric water heaters retail on average between $250 and $700 for standard models. Tankless gas water heaters retail on average between $200 and $1,300.

A company may charge approximately $1,000 to replace a 50-gallon tank-style electric water heater (not including any upgrades required by building codes). Replacing a gas-powered water heater might cost $1,100 (not including code upgrades). Some companies roll the disposal of an old heater into the overall cost of the new water heater installation. Other professionals charge an additional removal fee that can range from $35 to $150.

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 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.

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