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Marie J.

NextGen Plumbing

Tankless water heater install and complete new water lines in the whole house in only one day, which must be a record I'd think. Marc was professional extremely nice and helpful with all my questions and was very knowledgeable!!! I have future projects planned for my home and this will definately be the only company I will call for any gas or plumbing needs I have!!!

Nov 18, 2018

Sean L.

Havens HVAC LLC

Tim was very professional and responsive. He was able to fix what was wrong with my furnace, duct work, water heater, and went above and beyond what I had expected. Moreover, he did it with proficiency and efficiency, but more importantly, a keen interest in building a long term relationship with his customers.

Mar 7, 2018

Ruth A.

Get it done Dave

David replaced our water heater in no time. Was professional ,courteous and easy to work with. I Highly recommend David for his services.

Jan 27, 2018

Jason P.

EURO PLUMBING LLC(Licensed&Insured)

Water heater replacement. Dimitar, was very courteous and professional. Communication was excellent, answered all questions, and asked all the right questions. Showed up on time did an excellent job, replacing my water heater. If I should have any further plumbing needs, Dimitar will be the first on my list to give a call.

Jun 12, 2016

Ashley R.

Plumb Rite Services

Dan was great! Came to my place within a couple of hours and fixed my hot water heater. He explained the process and what he was doing to fix the issue. Would definitely hire again if I ever had any other issues.

Jan 1, 1970

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 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.

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.

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