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El Cajon Water Heater Repair Professionals

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A.C.E Plumbing
4.8
from 191 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 287 hires on Thumbtack
Terry T.
Verified review

Abraham came at 8:00 AM Saturday and fixed my water heater in less than an hour. Thank you so much!

HandymanProsPlus.com
4.2
from 123 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 165 hires on Thumbtack
Bob D.
Verified review

Steve proved himself to be an excellent choice for me to have some home improvement work taken care. Within 10 minutes of placing my request on Thumb Tac, I had received a response from Steve with an estimate of how much it would cost to do the work site unseen. Within an hour he was onsite looking over the project; we were able to quickly negotiate a fair price to have the work done with Steve including the demolition and haul-away of a weathered wooden shed and the spa pump, heater, and other items stored within it. My primary request was to have a somewhat large, very weathered wood deck demoed and hauled away to a landfill/dump. Steve turned out to be an easy-going, personable, and exceptionally hard worker very knowledgeable in many areas of home improvement, construction and demolition. He carefully and expertly executed the demolition and haul away of the entire wood deck. – A lot of work. Steve worked his a$$ off to demo the deck and haul it away in an efficient, timely, and proper manner. As a result, I asked Steve to also provide a power wash to my house paying special attention to my very weathered front walkway pavers. Throughout the project Steve followed through on every promise and worked especially hard to bring out the best with the power washing of the pavers providing an exceptionally noticeable improvement after removing a lot of baked in dirt, grime, and fungus. There were a couple of times when Steve could not make it back to continue the work at the agreed upon time due to unexpected ‘life’ events, which I understand happens to all of us. However, even given a couple of unexpected hold-ups, he made it to the site every day, kept me in the loop with what was going on, and gave me a discount to compensate for the inconvenience and hold-up in getting to the site due to these interruptions. He went so far as to show up on a Sunday to coat and seal the newly power washed front walkway pavers. All-in-all, it was a great experience working with Steve. He was reliable, a hard worker, very proficient and knowledgeable, and very competitively priced. I look forward to having him back for other home improvements in the near future. Thanks for a great job, Steve! -Bob

Top Pro
  • 33 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ellen A.
Verified review

Tyler installed a new water heater for me the day after I called, arrived on time and got the job done. He quoted the price ahead of time and stuck to it, even though there were a couple of unforeseen challenges. Unlike so many other plumbers, he didn't add other items onto his bill. Straight forward, honest, and refreshing to work with. I would highly recommend him and will definitely be calling him for future plumbing services.

JEM Plumbing
4.9
from 54 reviews
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Tan C.
Verified review

Scope was to replace my old water heater with a new 40 gal Bradford White tank and new hardware (including expansion tank and pressure reducing valve). I'm very happy with JEM's work quality and professionalism, and the price was also fair compared to more expensive bigger names in San Diego. They're respectful, courteous, and the type of company I look for when using Thumbtack. I'll recommend them to my friends and colleagues.

Muller Plumbing Services
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Maricela N.
Verified review

I called Bob to get a quote for water heater pipe leak. After describing the problem, Bob gave me an quick estimate. He came out within couple hours later to fix the leak. While performing the repair, Bob called to let me know it would be an additional $30 to replace the shut off valve. The cost of the entire repair was exactly what he had quoted me. I was very happy with the service and repair. I would highly recommend Muller Plumbing Services.

Miguel's Plumbing
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Patty A.
Verified review

Miguel was on time and efficient. He completed stucco repair and installed a faucet.

Pacific Tankless
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Christine H.
Verified review

First, I would hire AJ at Pacific Tankless again. He arrived on time, was pleasant and professional as he troubleshot the problem of our aging 40-gallon hot water heater. It was about 20 years old and had developed a major crack, so it needed replaced. He offered me suggestions and options, and I decided what product I wanted and we agreed on the cost of parts & labor. The quote was very reasonable. AJ left to pick up our new 50-gallon tank. He returned about two hours later, completed the new installation without problems, then showed me how to manage the system at its front panel. Then AJ took the time to clean up his work area while the water heated up. By the time he finished writing up the bill and running my credit card payment, I already had hot water. ~~ That was a month ago, and our new hot water heater is working great. I anticipate a long-lasting relationship with it.

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NLB Plumbing
5.0
from 29 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jen S.
Verified review

Was very responsive and did great work. Had a better more cost effective plan than 2 other plumbers I met with. I will use him again in the future!

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San Diego's Finest Plumbing
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sean Y.
Verified review

Chris did a great job replacing my garbage disposal. He was quick, professional, and reasonably priced. He is a CA licensed and insured plumber which was not the case with the other bidders on this job. Water damage is so expensive that you just have to use a licensed and insured plumber.

Pro 365 Plumbing
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
James M.
Verified review

Robert was excellent. Quick to respond, punctual for the appointment, and easily repaired our shower faucets. Couldn't ask for more, would gladly hire again.

Aim Plumbing California
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Jon N.
Verified review

Alex was on time, friendly, and professional. I'm selling this house so I asked him to do a quick walk through to see if he could spot any obvious issues. He also gave me some advice about hot water heater life spans, too. I'm definitely calling Alex again!

RXR Plumbing, Inc.
4.7
from 16 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Justin F.
Verified review

He replaced my seriously leaking water main and replaced my rusted out tank water heater with a tankless system. His cost was quite reasonable. He worked fast and got everything done quickly. I plan to hire him again for a future project that I have. A+

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Alef Plumbing
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anastasia K.
Verified review

Igor responded quickly and provided quality service in water heater installation. Thank you!!!! I truly recommend and would hire again.

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Blue Sky Plumbing
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Esteban M.
Verified review

Chad was very generous with his knowledge and time. Helped me come to a solution I was comfortable with. He installed a new water heater at a fair price. I would hire him again for future jobs.

top gun plumbing
4.4
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Mark A.
Verified review

David not only got back to me on a Sunday morning, but installed a new water heater. His work is professional and his rates are an excellent value. We plan on using him for other plumbing issues in the very near future.

XP Plumbing LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff D.
Verified review

My water heater went out. Wasn’t until after it flooded my garage that I noticed. Used thumbtack to see if I could find anyone to come out. Cameron arrived right on time. After a few hours I had hot water. Very knowledgeable and helped me choose the right one. I would use him again

Priority home service
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Luis C.
Verified review

I had priority home service come out to fix some plumbing issues They showed up on time and gave a good diagnose and fixed my problems And reasonable prices

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Clay, Plumber
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff G.
Verified review

Clay helped us with the water heater malfunction. He went out of his way to special order parts and have them there in anticipation we may need it to fix the Water Heater. I highly recommend Clay for any project.

Jordan T
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Peter O.
Verified review

Have done work with Jordan several times. Most recent project involved plumbing and installing a water heater in a difficult yet visible location. Esthetics were important. His work was A+. On time and a fair price. Would recommend highly.

  • 11 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Gian G.
Verified review

Jose showed up first thing in the morning regarding my water heater did a visual inspection and gave us recommendations on our next steps and a quote on installing a new water heater. We ended up using another service for the installation but would definitely contact Jose again for any future needs.

About

We will beat any price from anyone. We will disconnect your old water heater, and install your new one cheaper than anyone else. Whatever estimate you may have (phone or written), we will deduct $100 off -- no kidding. I have done this work for over 12 years for different companies, and now I am doing it myself. That's how I can save you money. Our work is clean, professional and by the plumbing code. Thank you.

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.

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.

How much do new water heaters cost?

The cost of a new water heater depends largely on the type and size of the heater. The average national cost for a new water heater installation including a 40- to 50-gallon tank is $350-$780. Most homes don’t need larger tanks, but they are available — for a price. The average difference between a 50-gallon tank and a 75-gallon tank (the next most common size) ranges from $400 to $600. Hundred-gallon tanks are also available, and they can cost double or triple the price of a 50-gallon tank from the same manufacturer. New water heaters tend to be far more energy-efficient, so they can cut energy costs; homeowners may also be eligible for a new water heater rebate from their local utility company.

Typically, tankless water heaters, which heat water only when you need it, cost more but can save about 25 percent of annual water heating costs, on average. They also lose only 5 percent of their energy compared with a tank unit’s 30 percent energy loss. Note, too, that a water heater with a tank has a life expectancy of 10 years, while tankless units generally last about twice as long.

The final expense to consider is a possible disposal fee to get rid of the old water heater; some companies include it in the price, while others charge an average of $35-$150.

Actual Requests

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Need plumbing

San Diego, CA

  • Work type
    Other (Connect gas line to new cooktop stove)
  • Plumbing problem
    Appliance not working
  • Part of plumbing work system
    Other (Stove)
  • Duration of problem
    No problem, just need installation
  • Plumbing work location
    Kitchen
  • Materials provided
    No, I will need the professional to provide materials and parts
  • Sewer and water systems
    Municipal water
  • Property type
    Home
  • Has flooding occurred
    No
  • Details
    Need to connect gas to cooktop stove there is already an existing gasoline in close proximity
  • $55
    Average price
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