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Hayward Electric Water Heater Repairers

Browse these electric water heater repair services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Hayward.

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K&M Handyman Services
4.9
from 317 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 438 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tu K.
Verified review

Kevin came by to fix our water heater quite late in the night. He did a great job and we were very happy with his work. He's very meticulous with his work and explained what he was doing throughout which was helpful.

Gomes Handyman
4.9
from 290 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 367 hires on Thumbtack
Jae C.
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David is fantastic; he is definitely going to be our go to guy for any handy services around the house from now on. We asked David for a couple of things that involved going down into our crawl space. He’s fixed our dryer exhaust, fixed plumbing leaks and installed a gas line. If I could give David 10 stars I would. He is says he will do the job and will work on it till the job is done. We couldn’t be happier finding a guy like him. I highly recommend using him for all your handyman needs.

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Freelance Plumber
5.0
from 181 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 229 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maria O.
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Excellent service. I had to replace my water heater and got multiple quotes from plumbing companies who made it seem so difficult. Jose replied to my request right away and within 30 minutes he was already at my house ready to start work. He picked up the water heater and didn't mind to finish work the same evening even though it was already late. He did an excellent job replacing the water heater and even checked with me the next morning to see if everything works fine. I will definitely work with Jose again Keep up the good work!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 235 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Suroor S.
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Ronnie was great!!! I needed to replace our gas water heater. I called him in the morning after another company flaked. He was here within a few hours of our call and installed a new unit in less than 2 hours. He was kind, professional, and quoted me a competitive price. I will call him again if I have any plumbing issues.

Casiano's Handyman
4.5
from 162 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 256 hires on Thumbtack
Carolina C.
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he replaced the thermostat and a faulty wire connection inside the heater

Aqua Stat Plumbing
4.7
from 111 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
Charles K.
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Oscar was quick, responsive, professional and honest for my water heater repair. He came in after hours to review the situation and completed the work the next day. He went above and beyond to make sure the repairs were up to a high professional standard and did not cut any corners while staying at his quoted price. Highly recommended.

Ray's Service One Plumbing
5.0
from 97 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
Kasi R.
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Ray is awesome he hooked up my garbage disposal and hit water heater. I’d definitely calll Ray for any plumbing work. He showed up to work at 6am and had everything completed by 10.

  • 10 years in business
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
Elena C.
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Erik helped to troubleshoot what, thankfully, ended up being a minor water heater issue.

Aznew
4.7
from 86 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
Florence L.
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Remove and put in a new water heater. Including new pipes and drain.

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Gleo's Handyman Services
5.0
from 63 reviews
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevin R.
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I hired Gleo to replace my water heater. He did a great job, very professional and did everything up to code. Will definitely hire him again if I need something gone

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Maximus Plumbing & Heating
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debbie H.
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Max was very thorough in explaining the complexity of my original water heater system and let me know my options. He was quick to respond to my questions and provides excellent service. Highly recommended for water heater replacement needs!

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A1 Budget Plumbing
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lawrence L.
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Routine water heater swap - yeah right. What started out as thinking our water heater was broken, turned out to be a long overdue clogged sewer lateral. Worst case scenario. While I'm not that happy about the sewage overflow situation which could have been better mitigated (and we still need to beach the hell out of that room), the solutions and options offered by Ali were professional and spoke of his experience. To unclog the piping, snaking was attempted but failed, hydrojetting was attempted but failed (with a mess of sewage). Finally we got a camera down there to find a wall of something about 50 feet down from the mechanical room to a spot under the sidewalk. Digging 4 feet down, to find actually a pretty good condition clay lateral. Ali's man Valentino (a skilled gentleman), cut the clay and replaced it with a riser in order to install a cleanout for future maintenance. Once done, they hydrojetted for another hour to clear 7-8 months worth of waste. The camera was once again sent through to find that a portion of the clay lateral had shifted and created uneven surfaces including some penetration of tree roots. While most plumbers would probably recommending an immediate replacement, Ali recommended that since it wasn't fully collapsed, we should simply clear out the lateral as routine maintenance rather than spend all the money to replace the pipe. I appreciate his direct communication, no sales pitch, and brief coaching through the process. While I do have 10 yrs of construction experience, and his price was not the cheapest, he certainly delivered on time and without any sense of price gouging.

  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Dwight K.
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Greg came out to replace my hot water heater and to install a new sewage ejector pump lid at a perfectly reasonable price. He did a great job considering the many difficulties with installing the new lid.

  • 14 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
Ron S.
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Great friendly service from Dinh - the water heater replacement became tricky with the size difference of newer water heaters interfering with the current pipe routing and Dinh did a good job on the custom fit. He was also flexible working with my schedule in order to complete the project quickly and minimize the amount of downtime without hot water!

Dad's Drain and Cleaning
4.3
from 58 reviews
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Sheri L.
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BJ was professional as well as quick... my water heater was fixed within a few hours of first contact. He replaced the thermal coupler and I paid hundreds of dollars less some of the other quotes for the same part. Thank you, BJ for getting our hot water running again. It's nice to take a hot shower! I would definitely use him for other projects in the future.

Mr. Rooter Plumbing
4.3
from 52 reviews
  • 50 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Mary B.
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Great customer service and Josh, the plumber who came to replace the water heater, was professional, knowledgeable, clearly explained what he was doing, and patiently answered all of my questions, while working from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on a Sunday!Just wish I'd called Mr. Rooter when I first started having trouble with the heater. Stan, the owner of the company, also stopped by to double-check some questions so I'm impressed by this company.

A Great Honest Plumber 🙄
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Margarita G.
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Gerardo was amazing! PG&E shit down our gas water heater because they deemed it a hazard after they saw that it was giving off really high reads of Carbon Monoxide which meant the heater needed repair, cleaning or replacement. He replaced the missing piece on our water heater, cleaned up the area surrounding the water heater and even went out and got us a carbon monoxide reader to make sure that my family stays safe in the future. He also checked and replaced our garbage disposal. He is an amazing, clean and efficient handyman. He also arrived to our home within 10 minutes of our phone conversation on a Sunday!

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Harris Water Heaters
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Janelle C.
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We had a problem with our water heater. He quickly responded and was at our house within 15 min (he happened to be in the area). It was a quick fix (thankfully) and he didn't even charge us for the visit! I will be calling him for any future problems. Highly recommend him. He even had the parts and an extra water heater in his truck to resolve any issues on the spot!

Kelly Walsh Construction
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Vladimir G.
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Kelly arrived on time, helped purchase and deliver water heater. He did a very professional install of the heater. I would recommend him for all house projects.

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Oak Plumbing
4.6
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sara H.
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Damarus, the technician who installed my new water heater was awesome!! He not only answered all my questions, but he taught me things I really needed to know as a home owner. I will definitely call for him again!

Rooter Team Plumbing
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Michael Y.
Verified review

I am very satisfied with the quality of the work and the services provided by Omar. He was very polite in responding to my needs and questions. He offered a very complete service to meet the plumbing needs for me. The job was to replace the old shower head, faucet, spout and valve for a bathtub with a new set of Delta parts that I supplied. His services included replacement of water (cold and hot) pipes with new copper ones that will reduce some problems in the future. I anticipate future needs in hot water heater for my house. I would call Omar first for my plumbing needs in the future.

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.

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