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Thousand Oaks Water Heater Repair Professionals

Browse these water heater repair services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Thousand Oaks.

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ROOTER GUY & PLUMBING
4.9
from 200 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Emma S.
Verified review

Bruce quickly responded to my request for a hot water heater repair, was at my house in under 60 mins on a Saturday. After an honest assessment that the whole heater needed to be replaced (my GE model was discontinued), Bruce was able to remove and install a new heater (with new valves, pipes, insulation, sediment trap) in under 4 hours. Very impressed, he’s definitely my new go-to guy!!

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Allstar Rooter
4.8
from 203 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 309 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.

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Plumber
4.9
from 116 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 127 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.

Bernal's Plumbing
4.8
from 99 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
Jeannette B.
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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!!

Allan Ramirez Plumbing
4.9
from 86 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
Alberto G.
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We were originally quoted $2,000 to replace a water heater. Of course I knew this was exorbitant and in no way where we going to pay this. At this point, I came across Allan. Allan went above and beyond what I would have expected. He picked up, paid for, and delivered the water heater to us! Of course I reimbursed him after the job was completed. Who does that? At any rate, we communicatedand flawlessly though text during the initial transaction. He also did it the same day that our water heater went out which was on a Saturday! Needless to say-and by all the reviews he has-Allan and his team are a breath of fresh air among the the somewhat flaky world of contractors.

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House To Home
5.0
from 83 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 110 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mina M.
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TJ came to the rescue with our broken water heater. He knew what the issue was from my message, responded promptly, allowed me to call at off hours, and showed up on a Sunday! His work was meticulous and he was a delight to converse with. Highly recommend him!

Elite Contractors Inc
4.6
from 76 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 113 hires on Thumbtack
Tracy H.
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We woke up to find our hot water out and scrambled to find someone who could come.w fix our water heater that same day. Thankfully we found Elite Contractors Inc. They sent a technician out within two hours of calling and fixed the problem within 20 minutes for a reasonable service fee. Easiest repair experience I've have in a while. Thanks, Vladimir! We'll definitely be calling them in the future.

Accurate Service Co.
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra V.
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Norm came out to help us with our water heater. Our water heater was under warrenty and the part was sent to us over night. Norm installed the part which were very detailed and did a great job. He is very professional and knows his craft. We are very pleased with his work and are happy we now have our go to plumber. Thank you Norm. We will refer you to all our family and friends.

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M&N WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS
5.0
from 55 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Derek S.
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I highly recommend Carlos for any kind of water or plumbing job. He has great communication and follow-through. He is an expert and modified the installation of my water system to make sure it was perfect for my specific situation. We are very pleased with his work.

Blue Streak Plumbing
4.7
from 53 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Richard P.
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Called right away, came over and gave us a free estimate. Prices were reasonable, repaired our water heater in a timely fashion. Now we have hot water again. That's great!!!Thank You Efrain.

Water Heater Installation
4.6
from 46 reviews
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel T.
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Very honest and worked day and night until my water heater and the plumbing in its closet were usable after 30 years of neglect.

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Mj Plumbing
5.0
from 41 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brook P.
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So helpful and honest and kind. Helped me find a good used water heater still under a warranty so I only had to pay a fraction of other quotes I received. Above and beyond !

Astro Plumbing & Rooter
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Paula R.
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Tony did a great job. After replacing my water heater, he even came back to replace a water shut-off valve (and charged less than the estimate). I will definitely use him for plumbing needs in the future.

Prudential Plumbing
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Amy B.
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The BEST!! Thank you!! This weekend, I was in DESPERATE need to detach a VERY stinky, disgusting clogged sewage type hose from the plumbing that was permeating throughout the entire house and at was at high risk of spilling all over the floor. He came on Sunday(!!), removed it in no time and I don't know how, but with no smell. He even checked my other plumbing to see if everything was working. He literally saved the day, was very reasonable and a real nice guy. Definitely would hire again, call him.

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Wilver Lopez
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vic T.
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Did a fantastic job replacing a circulation pump on a 100 gallon water heater.

After Hours Building
4.7
from 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Lucas J.
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Juan and his team helped install a range hood and hook up water line to refrigerator. Arrived on time, were very clean, polite, and priced extremely fair for scope of work.

Jesus Sepulveda
4.3
from 22 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Steve M.
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Replace and Install Water Heater

  • 16 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Richard M.
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I was out of town when I needed repairs done, Rigo responded right away with an onsite quote. We arranged the work day after a Holiday, and work was completed that day! Rigo offered suggestions for the repair that made sense and were money saving. I would totally recommend Rigo to anybody needing water main and water heater replacement and/or repairs!

  • 6 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Christina S.
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We hired Best in The West Plumbing to repair a toilet, a clogged sink, replace a faucet, and repair a fire pit. They were quick to give us an estimate on the spot and were able to do the job within a day or two. Once they arrived to do the job they were quick even when they ran into a snag and found out that the handles (whatever they're called) below the sink were corroded. While one guy was working the other grabbed the parts so no time was wasted. Thank you Damien and Ryan for the awesome job! We will definitely be calling them in the future for any projects or repairs.

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I-Plumbing Services
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Oscar T.
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Alex was a great help! My water heater needed replacing and he explained all my options clearly and gave me the time I needed to make a decision. His work was above and beyond!

Kristian's Appliance Service
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Heather H.
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Kris, has repaired many different things in my house. He has always been punctual, honest, and professional. The last time he was at my house he came out to replace my hot water heater and Ihad to work. I am so comfortable with him that I left the door open, I came home to hot water! As a matter of fact I never ran out of hot water, all I had to do is text him the night previous and less than 12 hours later I had a whole new unit installed. Hi highly recommend Kristian's appliance!

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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