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Riverside Rheem Water Heater Repairers

Browse these rheem water heater repair services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Riverside.

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Allstar Rooter
4.8
from 210 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 321 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.

Sharony Fast Services
4.7
from 210 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 304 hires on Thumbtack
Donna M.
Verified review

Prompt response and came same day to install new water heater. Friendly and professional.

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

So Sergio comes out on short notice, has the parts for my water heater, fixes it, remains honest, friendly, and professional the whole time, and charges a very fair price. What's there not to like? Will definitely call him again!

HandymanProsPlus.com
4.2
from 130 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 176 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

  • 2 years in business
  • 269 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 100 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 128 hires on Thumbtack
Jeannette B.
Verified review

Frank came and diagnosed the problem with the water heater. Alas, I needed a new hot water heater, he recommended the brand I should get, purchased it, and then returned to my house to install it. He had to remove the old one prior to installing the new one. His father worked with him to remove the old water heater, and the new one was installed. He worked diligently on the installation. So far, everything is working well!!

Diamond Plumbing
4.7
from 95 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 177 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff V.
Verified review

Diamond Plumbing was reliable/on-time to our scheduled appointment. Esteban provided options to repair my water heater. We agreed and he performed the repairs in a timely and professional manner. I will be using Diamond Plumbing in the future.

Top Pro
  • 33 years in business
  • 135 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.

  • 16 years in business
  • 66 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.

JDS Plumbing
4.8
from 63 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 87 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.

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Plumbing Installs
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Steven R.
Verified review

Petar was great, and immediately won my trust. He came out to attempt to repair my water heater, and after seeing it was a 2005 model and checking out the extremely corroded insides, pronounced it Dead on Arrival. After a short ceremony in which we paid our respects to the old water heater, he told me he wasn't going to charge me for coming out to look at it. I want to use him to install the new one I've ordered, but he won't be around when I need the new one installed. Hire Petar, his quote may not be the cheapest, but his initial estimate is fair and he won't gouge you.

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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.

  • 20 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
Kim M.
Verified review

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.

CPR Plumbing
4.7
from 45 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 39 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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LUIS CISNEROS PLUMBING
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 24 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!

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Rick's Plumbing
5.0
from 19 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Karen C.
Verified review

Rick did a great job on my water heater replacement. He went above my expectations. Will be happy to call him out again for other projects. Highly recommend him.

  • 10 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Annette J.
Verified review

Matt is very knowledgeable and efficient. I highly recommend using his plumbing services. He repaired my water heater and saved me from having to purchase a new one! Thanks Matt 👍

  • 3 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
GIANFRANCO D.
Verified review

Great work, they repiped the entire house with copper and replaced the drain, installed a new water heater on a 70 year-old home with 110 degree outside. Miguel Telly, the plumber, and his crew did an excellent job. Bobby, the supervisor, was responsive and accommodating. And the price was great.

Active Plumbing Solutions
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Trini Luna Marchese
Verified review

We met with Mike, and instantly felt comfortable. His customer service is excellent! We hired them, within a week we had our scheduled install. An entire crew showed up, and the whole pipe replacement was done on one day! The next day, the patching guy came and that was done! Only a few hours without water, and one night with a few holes! Everyone that showed up was polite, knowledgeable, and quick at what they did. We also have a new tankless water heater, and a water conditioning system! We couldn't be happier!!! I recommend them highly, and they will be my "go to" plumber from now on! thanks again Mike Munoz and crew!

  • 2 years in business
Michael C.
Verified review

They were the 2nd company I called, first company tried to charge me an arm and a leg for a water heater replacement! Christian mentioned they had specials going on all month for $985! No hidden fees and up front honest pricing. I will refer to family and friends. Thank you.

  • 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.

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.

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.

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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