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Murrieta Water Heater Professionals

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

A.C.E Plumbing
4.8
from 194 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 290 hires on Thumbtack
Chris B.
Verified review

I needed my water heater replaced and Abraham suggested what I should do and gave me a quote. We scheduled a date and he was very punctual and time efficient with the repair. Overall, I'm very pleased with my experience!

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KECKO PLUMBERS
4.9
from 110 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 181 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

Called Saturday, came out Monday had to order tankless water heater. Came Wednesday to install. Happy. Planning to have him (Sergio) install whole house water system, soon.

HandymanProsPlus.com
4.2
from 127 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 170 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

Diamond Plumbing
4.7
from 95 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 176 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

The time had to be moved to the right multiple times due to the delivery of the water heater but overall quality and communication was good.

Top Pro
  • 33 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Colleen U.
Verified review

We had a relief Valve leak. We had for weeks. My husband wanted to Purchase a new water heater thinking it needed to be replaced. Tyler diagnosed it prior to coming out. Showed up right away on Dec23 rd. Fixed the problem . Pricing was incredible. Will definitely call them again.

APP Handyman Home Repair
4.5
from 71 reviews
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Charlene J.
Verified review

Adrian repaired our balcony that had dry rot. This was not an easy job replacing joists and lifting the whole balcony so water can drain off when it rains. He also laid ceramic tile on our 17 X 10 balcony. He and Mark did and excellent job. Very thorough with attention to the smallest detail. Very polite and overall nice guys. We will use Adrian again when we have the need.

  • 16 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
A. M.
Verified review

When I had an unfortunate problem with my water heater, Jerry helped me tremendously. Upon calling him at 6:40 in the morning, I figured to leave a message for someone to call me as most businesses do on off hours. To my surprise he actually answered. After explaining my problem to him, he decided to stop by first thing in the morning. I saw him within an hour later as he had promised, before 8. After taking a look, he took the time to explain the problems that could not be mended, so we decided a new one was best. He was very reasonable and professional on his installation price. He also took the time to look at all the additional parts to the water heater, as there were a couple of missteps on the previous unit installed that could have been potential hazards for my family. My wife and I were very appreciative of that. I would absolutely use Jerry's Pro Handyman Service again.

  • 13 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
Tony M.
Verified review

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.

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Ez Plumbing Service
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 90 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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A & O Plumbing
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kara P.
Verified review

He came by fixed our water softener in the new house. He was very knowledgeable and professional. I would recommend him to anybody

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Affordable plumbing
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 47 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrew T.
Verified review

I enjoyed the process and seeing how well versed he is with the installation. I was worried to hire someone from this app. But I am glad i hired him The cost was very competitive and reasonable. The installation was seamless. We came across a jexk-up where the existing vent did not fit the new water heater, but due to his knowledge, he was able to rework the vent ductwork to fit it within the new water heater opening. I did not want to write this review until some time has gone by to make sure everything was fully ctioning properly. I would definitely recommend him for your next project and I am sure to reach out to him for my future projects.

Muller Plumbing Services
5.0
from 42 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.

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NLB Plumbing
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dan O.
Verified review

I needed a plumber who was familiar with Smart Toilets - Brendan answered up to my request and is very knowledgeable in their installation. He was able to come out right away and do the job. He was also very honest and upfront with certain repairs that were needed that I wasn't aware of, which if they hadn't been done would have left me with lots of problems. I will definitely call on him again once we have more toilets to install - this guy is fantastic. If you need a great plumber to install your toilets, this is the man to call

Top Pro
  • 13 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Guia E.
Verified review

I needed a plumber when our new refrigerator could not be installed because the water valve broke. Greg Evans responded promptly, gave me a fair quote and was at my house in 30 min and finished the job quickly.

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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.

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Crouse Plumbing
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John B.
Verified review

Did a great job moving some plumbing and the additional unclogging two sinks and adding shut off valves. Will return for main water valve that had to be replaced.

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Rick's Plumbing
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John A.
Verified review

Rick was quick to come and inspect out water heater. He was able to come the next day and install the new one. His quote was less than several other companies and I am pleased with his quality of work. Absolutely recommend for your next project.

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LUIS CISNEROS PLUMBING
4.9
from 18 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 18 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!

  • 6 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Mack C.
Verified review

Freddie sales Installed a new tankless water heater in our house, repaired a couple of leaky faucets, installed a new kitchen faucet and adjusted the water pressure, The whole job was completed in a professional and a timely manner, I recommend Freedie Salas to everybody to benefit from his experience and honesty.

J&T Plumbing Pro’s
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly D.
Verified review

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.
Verified review

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.

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.

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.

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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