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Niles Water Heater Professionals

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

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Rapid Air Heating & A/C
5.0
from 143 reviews
  • 163 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
  • 197 hires on Thumbtack
Mulan D.
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He installed a water heater for us and helped us fixing a switch to make water heater work.thank you! !

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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
TIJO A.
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I used Dupage Home Service twice in the last 2 months and i am satisfied with their service and price. I used their service to replace a water heater and to fix tub & shower water valve. Tim is very professional and he was always on time with his appointments.

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Remodeling Associates
4.9
from 115 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Teja K.
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We had a few minor plumbing issues to fix - a toilet that had a broken seal, a sink lacking hot water, & a sink needing the removal of a water filtration system. Everything was fixed in one visit and very reasonably priced. Highly recommend!

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  • 12 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stavroula X.
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Bradley was able to come out the same day and fix my water heater. He completed great work and provided valuable feedback on my water heater and future maintenance.

Excellent plumbing inc.
4.8
from 100 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 114 hires on Thumbtack
Petar K.
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Gino and Konstantin were fast, professional, and transparent. They were in and out in less than an hour. The unclogged my drain and gave me good advice for future maintenance.

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Casa heating & cooling
4.9
from 94 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Diane R.
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Mike was very professional and nice, he did a great job on the hot water heater in a timely manner .

Thomas Pumbing and Sewer
4.6
from 88 reviews
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
Helmut F.
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Dave can get the job done. Took a little long, but works patiently and was able to install a 50 gallon water heater in my condo unit.

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PLUMBER NEAR YOU LLC
4.8
from 66 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kris W.
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Installation new Gas tankless water heater and battery beck up system Great service ,high quality work , perfect price. Recommend to everybody

LoPrestis Services & More
4.9
from 65 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
JUSTIN V.
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By far the best experience I've ever had with a plumbing issue. Very responsive and proactive in helping me resolve a water heater issue. They were here same day and work quality was excellent. If I could give them 10 stars I would. Do not hesitate to call LoPretis services for your plumbing needs!

George American Plumbing
4.8
from 65 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 70 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.

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MPT Plumbing Inc
4.8
from 58 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jim C.
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MPT Plumbing responded quickly on a Saturday when my water heater started leaking. They replaced my heater on the same day and their price was very reasonable. Very professional work. Would highly recommend them.

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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.

  • 23 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
Richard A.
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I had a very complex and complicated leak involving my sprinkler system and other water system interactions that ran through the house and out into the yard. John responded to my Thumbtack reply within an hour and agreed to go on-site the same day. In my experience with plumbers in general in the area that is unheard of. My previous interactions with local plumbers in Downers Grove/Darien area was one where they "might" be able to get out there in a few days, and had instances where they just never showed up after they said they would. But not these guys - they were GREAT!!! John called me after hours from the property (I rent the house) and talked me through what his preliminary assessment was. He was ready to proceed the next day but we had some difficulty coordinating the tenant to be there. But John hung in there, directly coordinating over the next few days to arrange for access and to have the water turned off so the work could be done. In the end it turned out to be a very difficult resolution, but John and Do Right Rooter took all the steps necessary to resolve the problem. At the conclusion of the work he spent about 30 minutes on the phone with me explaining the scope of what was done. He volunteered to come back out in the spring before the sprinklers are turned back on to do a more thorough pressure test to ensure there are no other leaks in the systems' interactions. I could not ask for better service and can only recommend the best trades-men service I have had.

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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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Comfort Air
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 23 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sabina H.
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Jason provided a high level of service. We had other HVAC/Boiler vendors and all of them recommended a boiler based on the square footage of the unit as opposed to the length of the coils in the house. Jason properly measured and recommended a boiler for us that was not only right for the space, but right for the existing infrastructure. Jason was professional, very knowledgeable, punctual and did the work at a very fair price. Jason also installed a water heater for us the same day. I highly recommend Jason for boiler and water heater installations!

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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.
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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.

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 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.

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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