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Laguna Hills Water Heater Installation Professionals

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ROOTER GUY & PLUMBING
4.9
from 211 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 270 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bruce B.
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Bruce did a very professional job removing a very old water heater and installation of a new 40 gallon Bradford & White water heater. Bruce also soldered on a new cold water ball valve to replace an old rusted gate valve above the water heater. Bruce charged me a fair price for the work. Bruce arrived to do the work exactly when he said he would. Thanks, Bruce

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Allstar Rooter
4.8
from 211 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 323 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bianca L.
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In the process of removing a water heater from the kitchen, they nicked my tile. They offered to cover the cost of the floor tile, which is what I truly do appreciate .This is why I rate them a four out of five stars.

Sharony Fast Services
4.7
from 213 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 307 hires on Thumbtack
Richmondhill C.
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I had an emergency with my water heater and got in touch with Sharony Fast Services. They responded immediately, and were very helpful in determing a solution to my issue. They helped me to purchase a new water heater and installed it. The customer service was excellent- they were reliable, friendly, and went above and beyond in their services. I highly recommend them.

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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
Khai L.
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Sergio did a great job installing my new water heater.

Bernal's Plumbing
4.8
from 101 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 131 hires on Thumbtack
Christopher W.
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Frank picked up the water heater and installed it quickly. Cleaned the closet it sits in and explained maintenance on it. Everything works fantastic. Will be calling him for all future plumbing jobs.

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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.

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A & O Plumbing
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debra O.
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George installed our bathroom shower valve, and he also hydro jetted our secondary laundry room drain. Very professional and polite. He did not try to up the prices or rip us off. He showed up on time and was very clean. I would recommend A&O Plumbing to anyone! Great quality work.

Top Service Plumbing Co. Inc
4.4
from 65 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
Tony M.
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They repiped my home fast. Chris and his co-worker were very knoeledgable. Very professional will definately rehire for future work like waterless water heater, repipe water lines.

  • 20 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Kim M.
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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
Kimberly S.
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Petar was very great to work with. He is responsible, fair and responsive! He handled everything and made installing a water heater so easy! I would highly recommend using him! Thanks Petar!

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Ez Plumbing Service
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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Hector Porras
5.0
from 47 reviews
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michelle H.
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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.

  • 1 year in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Samier S.
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Quick, professional, and well-priced water heater installation.

CPR Plumbing
4.7
from 46 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Joshua Z.
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Great communication and fair price. They did an excellent job installing the water heater and did not mind me watching and asking questions the whole time during the installation.

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Down the Drain Plumbing
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 31 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.

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JS plumbing bonded & insured
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eileen G.
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Javier came out to service our water heater . He was fast, professional, very nice , honest and the price was VERY reasonable. I will definitely use him again !

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LUIS CISNEROS PLUMBING
5.0
from 24 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 30 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!

  • 17 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Leiga S.
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We had just bought a new house and wanted to renovate a bedroom and bathroom that had not been permitted by the previous owner. We hired Ronald Butler and his crew because out of all the contractors we interviewed, he seemed the most knowledgeable and apt to delivering the services we were looking for. From the outset of the renovation, it was clear that our new home was going to need much more work than we anticipated. The discoveries we made when opening up walls, prompted us to change our scope of work. We were now facing new electrical, plumbing, foundation, roofing, and flooring among other things. My wife and I were nervous about the changes because of the financial ramifications, and with two small children, the impact it will have on our living conditions for the next several months. Fortunately for us, we found the right contractor. Ronald's no nonsense advice, professional guidance and expert workmanship has made this process a lot more manageable than we thought. The project included in addition to the aforementioned scope: new floor plan, new HVAC, new tankless water heater, high efficiency appliances for a new kitchen, solar tubes, new electrical sub-panels, two new bathrooms, with new tub, all new fixtures, toilets and sinks, new laundry room, energy efficient recessed lighting throughout the house, new copper piping, gas piping, new electrical conductors, recepticles and switches, new windows, interior and exterior doors, new drywall and paint, new insulation, and a new 400 square foot deck. There were many challenges throughout this project, and Ronald and his crew met and overcame each one in a timely fashion, with courtesy and professional tact. My wife and I feel very fortunate to have found Ronald. He has not only delivered us a completely renovated home, that meets all of our contemporary criteria with all the new energy efficient home options, but he has also given us peace of mind and security for us and our children in an ideal home for many years to come. ....photos coming soon.

J&T Plumbing Pro’s
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly D.
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My husband is out of town and my sink was leaking so I was recommended J&T Plumbing. I called, Tyler answered right away and was able to come out within the next 2 hours to help me. He was on time, professional and fixed the issue quickly AND for a very fair price! Thank you Tyler at J&T Plumbing, I will be calling you soon for a tankless water heater!

  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Bob D.
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repaired water heater , hose bib and toilet for $175, Did not get correct part for water heater first time so had to go back so tenant was not happy with no hot water but other than that seems to be great

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.

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.

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.

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

Nationally, the average water heater repair cost ranges between $120 and $200, although prices can range up to $400 or more. Water heater repair costs will depend on the type of water heater you have (tankless, electric, natural gas, etc.), the source of the problem, the cost for new parts, and labor rates in your area. Common water heater issues include problems with the thermocouple, thermostat, heating element and leaks. Most standard electric water heaters have two thermostats and two elements. One example for the cost to replace a bad thermostat is $185 for parts and labor. Replacing both the thermostat and the heating element could cost approximately $150-$200. The thermocouple is a safety device that senses when the pilot light is burning and signals the gas valve to close if the pilot light goes out. If your thermocouple is bad or corroded, the average cost to clean and repair it could be between $350 and $400. If your water heater has started to leak, it is usually more cost-effective to invest in a new water heater than to repair it, unless you’re covered by a warranty.

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

Tankless water heaters usually cost more to install than traditional tanks, because many homes need to be retrofitted to accommodate the new system. Tankless electric water heaters retail on average between $150 and $1,200, and tankless natural gas water heaters retail between $200 and $1,300 on average. The lower prices ($150-$250) are generally for point-of-use tankless heaters that can be installed to boost hot water in high-demand areas such as the bathroom or kitchen sink. Tankless water heaters designed to heat whole homes usually start under $300 at the low end and go up to $1,400 or more. Pricing for whole-home varies with the heater’s technology and features. Nationally, standard water heater installation costs average $360-$780, but tankless water heater installation costs may range from $400 to $1,000, depending on the work needed. Some perks of tankless water heaters are that they have nearly double the life expectancy of traditional water heaters and are generally more cost-efficient. Homeowners may be able to save $100 or more per year on their utility bills with an Energy Star approved tankless heater, depending on how much hot water they use.

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