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Niles Water Heater Installation Professionals

Browse these water heater installers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Niles.

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Rapid Air Heating & A/C
5.0
from 144 reviews
  • 164 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicholas M.
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He fixed my heater. It has never ran this good before. He did a fantastic job

ISA Euro Construction
4.7
from 139 reviews
  • 198 hires on Thumbtack
Toni B.
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Salvo and Cam are very experienced and recognized immediately that some conversion was needed to install the water heater I purchased. Salvo needed additional parts. After a trip to the Home Depot, the work commenced and the water heater installed. Salvo is very conscientious and cleaned up the area after the installation. Pricing was more than fair and the work expertly completed. I will recommend ISA to anyone who needs plumbing work. The only plumber I will call is ISA Euro Construction.

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DuPage Home Service, Inc.
4.7
from 124 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 173 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Richard R.
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Tim was great and providing everything I needed for my new water heater and general plumbing needs. He was on time and provided a fair quote. He was very polite and neat with his work and I will be contacting him again for future needs. Go with TIM!

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Remodeling Associates
4.9
from 115 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dennis K.
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Ron installed a new garbage disposal after diagnosing a leaking drain. During the installation he discovered a potential future problem with the faucet. He added the new faucet installation with a minimal additional charge. He was on time, highly knowledgeable, thorough, and reasonably priced.

Excellent plumbing inc.
4.8
from 103 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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I really appreciated the speedy service to install a new water heater on a weekend without extra cost. Gino and Alex were polite and very neat, everything was left just as it was found. I'm very happy with my new water heater and would use Ara's Plumbing again.

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  • 12 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
John L.
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Bradley did an excellent job installing my new water heater at an affordable price. Was very thorough in his work and explained many aspects of plumbing to me. I would certainly recommend him to others and have him back when I need plumbing work done again.

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Casa heating & cooling
4.9
from 94 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jason K.
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Mike did a awesome job! He did a quick clean job installing my water heater at a affordable price. He even cut and capped some pipes that weren't part of the original quote. Thanks Mike, I'll definitely recommend to others!

Thomas Pumbing and Sewer
4.6
from 89 reviews
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
Mary D.
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I am very pleased to write a letter of recommendation for Thomas Plumbing. Dan is a very nice man, diligent in his work and very fair in pricing. He completed the project of installing a new hot water heater flawlessly. He is, without question, my new permanent plumber. I am available for telephone referrals of my experience.

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PLUMBER NEAR YOU LLC
4.9
from 67 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Troy T.
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Was quick with my water heater install. Did a great job. Very professional. Would definitely recommend.

George American Plumbing
4.8
from 67 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Eric T.
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George is very professional, and he arrived 15 minutes earlier. He purchased a new water heater after he took a look of old one. And about 1 hour, he finished installation of new water heater. After one night, so far so good, hot water is there. I would use George again for my next project.

LoPrestis Services & More
4.9
from 65 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew B.
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I chose Brian at LoPrestis Services after vetting several vendors and considering other outside estimates and I am glad that I did! He replaced an ancient water heater that had a busted drain valve, making a standard replacement even more difficult, but he worked quickly and thoroughly to complete the removal and installation. He even offered to pick up the new water heater from Home Depot as a courtesy saving me time and money. The new heater works great! I strongly recommend choosing Brian for your project.

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MPT Plumbing Inc
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Catherine L.
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We can’t thank our technicians enough! They were outstanding and helped us to understand our new water heater. It was a great experience and we plan to use them again in the future.

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Martinez
5.0
from 50 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tim G.
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Great job installing a hot water heater

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Gus's plumbing service
4.8
from 49 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Omar S.
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Gus showed up 15 minutes early! I've worked with countless contractors and I can tell you it's rare to find one that shows on time and even less being early. Super helpful and knowledgeable about answering any questions I had about water heaters/plumbing questions I had. Definitely will be working together to swap out my 2 other water heaters when they start to fail.

Tritan Plumbing
4.1
from 55 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Mike K.
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I feel that I must bring to your attention the outstanding customer service I receive by your representative, Mickey Owano. I am, of course, very delighted to have had the pleasure of having Mr. Owano install my water heater. His professional and courteous attitude, expert knowledge, and patience in handling my specific issues were very important to my complete customer satisfaction. He went beyond his duties and brought to my attention a previous problem with a second water heater. He explained that the T&P relief valve was installed to short of code and the venting cap was not secured properly. After completing his installation of the new water heater, he went ahead and did the repair on the second unit on his own. I was completely shocked that he would do something as generous. Please know that your employee was extraordinary in his duties as a plumber, and as a thoughtful individual. This is one less concern for me and I am deeply appreciative of his assistance and support. While I know that Tritan Plumbing is renowned for the customer service it provides, I feel like Mr. Owano treated my affairs with the utmost importance.

GTC COMFORT AIR
4.6
from 35 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Nick G.
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Vlad (owner of GTC) is very good & professional. Used him on 3 separate occasions - (1) replace heater. It went out on Dec 31, 2015 !!! Vlad came out in the evening, to see if it could be repaired on the spot, and then cam back first thing on Jan 2nd ( when the supplier opened so that he could replace the unit). Did everything cleanly! Reasonable price - even considering he came out on holiday. ( I tried to use ABC Heating emergency - quoted me $8000 or 2.3 times more - tried to use my desperate situation) . Anyways, Vlad did it better and reasonably priced! (2) Also used Vlad to replace my 10 year old AC. No problems, as expected. (3) Asked Vlad to come out and help with installing Nest thermostat. It's not difficult to do on your own - but wiring to the old unit looked messed up - and I didn't want to take a chance. Vlad cleaned and rewired it and helped me install the unit.

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DM & C1 Inc
4.9
from 32 reviews
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jackie C.
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Did very good work. Needed a hot water heater installed. They found problems with some of my pipes and took care of them for me. Would definitely hire again!

  • 4 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Scott A.
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Hydro Tech Max Plumbing was able to come onsite within a few hours to assess the water heater. Once determined it needed to be replaced, they got a brand new water heater installed the same day! Great service!

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Jackson Services LLC
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lynnette P.
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Mr. Jackson and crew, rescued a DIY project gone wrong. Needed a hot water tank installed, and he was able to do it the same day. He provided the bonus service of picking up the product that I purchased. He kept me informed as to his arrival time so that I was not waiting on him all day. Upon completion he made sure that everything was up to code, and that there were no gas, or carbon monoxide leaks, things I never considered when doing it myself. Will definitely use them for other projects.

AquaPro Plumbing INC
4.9
from 17 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Nadia E.
Verified review

Great plumbers to work with! Alex from AquaPro Plumbing was very helpful over the phone,answered all the questions I had. Came out at no charge and provided clear estimate without any hidden fees. Replaced my water heater with the brand I wanted. Left work area spotless. Definitely recommending them!

Bauer Plumbing
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Mike B.
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Patrick did a great job installing my hot water, I would definitely recomend him.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

How much does it cost to fix a hot water heater?

Nationally, the average water heater repair cost ranges between $120 and $200, although prices can range up to $400 or more. Water heater repair costs will depend on the type of water heater you have (tankless, electric, natural gas, etc.), the source of the problem, the cost for new parts, and labor rates in your area. Common water heater issues include problems with the thermocouple, thermostat, heating element and leaks. Most standard electric water heaters have two thermostats and two elements. One example for the cost to replace a bad thermostat is $185 for parts and labor. Replacing both the thermostat and the heating element could cost approximately $150-$200. The thermocouple is a safety device that senses when the pilot light is burning and signals the gas valve to close if the pilot light goes out. If your thermocouple is bad or corroded, the average cost to clean and repair it could be between $350 and $400. If your water heater has started to leak, it is usually more cost-effective to invest in a new water heater than to repair it, unless you’re covered by a warranty.

How much does it cost to install a tankless hot water heater?

Tankless water heaters usually cost more to install than traditional tanks, because many homes need to be retrofitted to accommodate the new system. Tankless electric water heaters retail on average between $150 and $1,200, and tankless natural gas water heaters retail between $200 and $1,300 on average. The lower prices ($150-$250) are generally for point-of-use tankless heaters that can be installed to boost hot water in high-demand areas such as the bathroom or kitchen sink. Tankless water heaters designed to heat whole homes usually start under $300 at the low end and go up to $1,400 or more. Pricing for whole-home varies with the heater’s technology and features. Nationally, standard water heater installation costs average $360-$780, but tankless water heater installation costs may range from $400 to $1,000, depending on the work needed. Some perks of tankless water heaters are that they have nearly double the life expectancy of traditional water heaters and are generally more cost-efficient. Homeowners may be able to save $100 or more per year on their utility bills with an Energy Star approved tankless heater, depending on how much hot water they use.

How much does it cost to install a hot water heater?

You’ll know when it’s time to install a new water heater. Water heater installation costs average between $360 and $780 nationally, with rates increasing depending on the project. The total project cost will be higher when you include the cost of the heater itself. Select your new water heater based on the number of occupants in your home and the number of gallons of capacity you’ll need. Installation costs can vary based on the type of water heater you are removing and the type you are installing, any necessary repairs, regional cost of labor, and whether disposal of the old heater is included. Natural gas water heaters retail on average between $650 and $900 for standard models. Electric water heaters range between $300 and $700 for standard models. Tankless electric water heaters retail on average between $250 and $700 for standard models. Tankless gas water heaters retail on average between $200 and $1,300.

A company may charge approximately $1,000 to replace a 50-gallon tank-style electric water heater (not including any upgrades required by building codes). Replacing a gas-powered water heater might cost $1,100 (not including code upgrades). Some companies roll the disposal of an old heater into the overall cost of the new water heater installation. Other professionals charge an additional removal fee that can range from $35 to $150.

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