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Top 10 Water Heater Repair Professionals near Fort Collins, CO

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Allison B.

Innovative Plumbing & Heating Solutions LLC

Innovative Plumbing & Heating Solutions replaced a water heater pipe to meet code. I appreciate their flexibility and accommodating me the next morning which was a Saturday! I highly recommend them! Thank you again guys!

Mar 7, 2018

Tom S.

NoCo Heating and Air, Inc.

Very professional in replacing the water heater and furnace

Nov 19, 2017

Nora F.

Honeycomb Service

The entire experience of working with Mr Yep and his crew was great! The water heater was installed in record time and they cleaned up everything. Would definitely hire them again and will recommend for HVAC and Plumbing.

Aug 1, 2017

Cam E.

Robert M. Nemec, Master Technician LLC

I called Bob to replace my water heater that had finally reached the end of its life. His quote was the lowest and his work was superb. Immediately he alerted me to my home being completely out of code. He explained what each thing was to get me back into code and the cost. Very knowledgeable and through. Even with the parts to bring me into code he was STILL the lowest quote! He had me up and running the same day and disposed of the old unit at no cost. For good quality at a great rate call Bob.

May 31, 2017

Leslie B.

J&N Plumbing Services

I highly recommend Jonathon for water heater replacement. He was professional and responsive in scheduling the work, explained my options and helped me make an economical choice, arrived on time and kept all his commitments. He also did a very nice job painting and reflooring my water heater closet. Now my water heating facility is just like new and I appreciate the service Jonathon provided every day.

Oct 10, 2016

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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