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Top Rated Water Heater Installation Professionals Around Ashburn, VA

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SALVATION HOME SERVICE.
5.0
from 58 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tijuana S.
Verified review

He was absolutely amazing. He responded to my inquiry quickly and came out the same day. He was extremely professional and did an awesome job removing my old my hot water heater and installing the new one. I would highly recommend him to anyone! I plan to use him for future HVAC projects.

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Drews Service Solutions
4.8
from 65 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 78 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patricia S.
Verified review

I spoke to Jon about my pilot light on my water heater that kept going out. Since I dicovered the water heater should not be in a bathroom ( which voided my warranty), he explained why and since it is in a small closet suggested I leave the door open for the air to circulate! This light was going out everyday for the last 3 days. Following Jon's advice the pilot light has stayed lit! I didn't hire him for now, but will definitely contact him for jobs in the future! Thank you so much for your advice Jon, and saving me money!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 255 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Soo L.
Verified review

This is my first time using Thumbtack and honestly, I am really satisfied with water heater installation from Walter. Our Water heater was leaking (19 years old) and needed immediate replacement since it was leaking. I was calling all over for the contractors for prices and they all ranged over $1000. Also, other contractors were willing to charge extra fees and unnecessary county code. Walter was professional and very kind. He explained in details about the water heaters and purchasing county code is not necessary. He also showed up at home depot 7 in the morning and picked all the necessary parts and water heater. All I needed to do was to make the purchase. Also, he delivered water heater to my home AT NO ADDITIONAL COST. He finished the work in a timely manner and cleaned up well. I am REALLY satisfied with his service. Walter is going to my plumber and I am going to introduce him to my friends and neighbours. His labour cost is very affordable and reasonable compare to other contractors. I was able to save hundreds of dollars in labour cost. Overall you will never regret hiring Hi solution and Walter is the guy. He is a licensed contractor.

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  • 36 years in business
  • 575 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Eugene W.
Verified review

100% satisfied all the way through. We have a large estate on the water and the outdoor cleaning took the crew 5 days to complete and it looks beyond spectacular.

James lewis
4.7
from 205 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 244 hires on Thumbtack
Uri R.
Verified review

Identified issues and shared knowledge for mitigation. Need a new water heater based on feedback and showed how to read the water heater. Also, fixed a pipe issue in my utility closet that was leaking.

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happy drain and sewer cleaning
4.9
from 100 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 100 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike B.
Verified review

Ahmad was great! Showed up on time and was finished installing the water heater in a few hours. Would highly recommend them for plumbing needs.

Nexgen
4.9
from 50 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Dave K.
Verified review

From Herb’s initial phone call, I had a good feeling about Nexgen. He was able to make an initial (and then follow up) diagnosis from pics I texted to him, so he was prepared for the appointment for which he was right on time. He and Freddie couldn’t have been nicer, even spot checking other HVAC stuff at no charge while the tankless water heater was being de-scaled (the job we originally reached out to them for). Will totally keep using them for annual upkeep and anything else that pops up. Highly, highly recommend!!!

O'Meara Restorations
4.3
from 15 reviews
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy L.
Verified review

I inquired about a water installation around 9:00 p.m. on a Sunday. I had a message back with a quote within minutes. Knowing that I had no hot water, I was made a priority and had service the next day. The guys were friendly and hard working!

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Patrick Little
4.9
from 28 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert R.
Verified review

Patrick installed a new gas water heater for me. He was very professional and did quality work. No issues here.

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john burner
5.0
from 45 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert R.
Verified review

John recently came to my house to inspect a tiling job and give me an estimate. He helped verify that I indeed had a plumbing issue instead of tile issue, and gave me a reference for a plumbing service. He was prompt, responsive and all around pleasant to interact with. I’ll be hiring John to help with my drywall needs after the plumber resolves my water leak.

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Joshua Edwards
4.9
from 77 reviews
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kinton S.
Verified review

Arrived on time to install the water heater. Took his time, got the job done right and didn't take up my whole day.

24-7 Plumbing & Drain, LLC
3.9
from 251 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 421 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda C.
Verified review

I needed a new water heater (fast!) and was considering going tankless. The people at 24/7 took all the time I needed to go over my options and help me figure out what the best choice for my home was. I ended up going with a highly rated and efficient tank system since the water in my area is quite hard so the added cost of installing a water softener to keep a tankless system running well throughout its intended lifespan pushed that option over my desired budget. The two man team that came to my house were quick and clean! It took less than 4 hours from the time they arrived to my hot water being back on (and I'm including the time it took for the tank to heat up after they installed it). Everything they moved was put back carefully (and correctly!) and the area looks cleaner than when they arrived. They installed, tested, and checked their work. They also attended to little details, like making sure to rinse out any grit and grime from aerators in sink faucets after we turned the water back on and flushed the lines. Great job overall. Would definitely hire them again.

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Akinfe Air
4.8
from 52 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David D.
Verified review

Brian came in to replace the HVAC unit for a 1-bedroom condo, and had a colleague also replace the hot water heater. Overall, Brian was very responsive, came in and provided a very estimate and quote, and got the work done very quickly. The timeline for the project stretched out a little bit, but some of that was due to the requirements for the building exterior. Overall, excellent service and value, and took the time to make sure the job was done well.

  • 18 years in business
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
RJ D.
Verified review

I hired Antonio (Tony) Sanchez from Renaissance Restoration to complete a kitchen renovation this past fall (sorry I did not get around to completing this review sooner!). I did all the demolition, but the job included lights and electrical, plumbing repair, cabinet and counter top install, appliance install, and painting. Tony gave a very reasonable estimate and personally worked on my project with his assistant from start to finish as opposed to having one of his employees complete the job. As he began the job, he soon realized that virtually nothing from the original construction was square (townhouse was built in 1987). However, that did not phase him as he had the skills to adjust making those imperfections unnoticeable in the end. In addition, Tony has skills in most of the trades which meant that he did not have to sub different parts of the job out; he did all the electrical, plumbing and carpentry himself. The best part of my experience working with Tony was that he discussed and explained different options or ways of completing a task to ensure there were no surprises, and I was impressed with his willingness to even teach me a little along the way. He was flexible in allowing me to have a friend install the tile floor and was understanding of my need to stick to a rather tight budget. There are only two comments I could make for overall improvement: cleanliness and timeliness. On a couple of occasions, I had to discard empty food containers and drinks that had been left behind. I attributed this to oversight and could be easily improved by making an effort to clean up the work site after each day of work. Considering it was not a space I was using though, it was not that big of a deal. As for timeliness, the project took longer than expected to complete. However, I know that my involvement did have some impact on the schedule and the fact he was doing the work himself while still managing other jobs is a factor. I would not hesitate to bring Tony in for another project in the future. I am completely satisfied with his work and would recommend him to anyone.

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Mike's Drywall and Handyman
4.9
from 35 reviews
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paul B.
Verified review

We needed to get a water heater replaced. It had a few plumbing issues as well. Mike came early saw we had wrong heater he helped us obtain correct one. He went above and beyond installed the heater and fixed our plumbing problem. Very reasonable I highly recommend and would use again.

REMA Plumbing
5.0
from 121 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 126 hires on Thumbtack
Roy S.
Verified review

Rema is very professional, knowledgable and doesn't waste any time. He just installed a 75 gallon gas water heater and it works well. Highly recommend Rema Plumbing

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Plumb Agent, LLC
5.0
from 71 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

I got my water heater install. He did a great job. I would definitely recommend.

Unlimited Resources, Inc.
4.2
from 51 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
Jasen H.
Verified review

Needed dry wall and insulation installed due to water damage. After they were done, it was like the damage was never there. They did exactly what I requested. Very professional and courteous. Highly recommend!

Nick's Plumbing
4.8
from 264 reviews
  • 351 hires on Thumbtack
Betty B.
Verified review

I was very pleased with Nick's Plumbing. He came on time and perform the work in a timely manner. After installing the water heater, he cleaned up and make sure everything was working correctly before leaving. I would use him again.

JBM Plumbing Repairs
4.7
from 28 reviews
  • 39 hires on Thumbtack
Dana C.
Verified review

Jeremy did a great job on the three plumbing issues I was having. He even checked and gave me meaningful information about my water heater at no charge. Most important he was on time, very professional and cleaned up everything! I will be using JBM Plumbing for all my household plumbing needs and will definitely refer his company to my family and friends.

Top Pro
  • 18 years in business
  • 229 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica R.
Verified review

Yovany was very responsive, reliable, and did quality work for our tankless water heater installation. I would definitely hire him again.

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.