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Gardner Water Heater Installation Professionals

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

  • 1 year in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Angela C.
Verified review

I requested a quote Friday night, received a response back within 5 minutes and Joel arrived the next morning on time. Very personable. Laid out the options in an organized manner. Installed the water heater the same day. Assuming no issues with the installation (time will tell), good experience overall. Now time to take a hot shower!

Atmosphere HVAC
4.8
from 56 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Otoniel P.
Verified review

Great service personable and professional. Did install of water heater and clean up after.

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3 Brothers Mechanical
4.7
from 44 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Erin T.
Verified review

We had a new heating system put in as well as a tankless hot water heater. They also upgraded our electrical panel and put in an electric baseboard in our foyer. The guys were punctual, extremely professional and knowledgeable. I recently had an extremely experienced contactor come through for an unrelated project and he said the work that Three Brothers did was some of the best that he had seen in years. I am more than pleased with the outcome! Highly recommend!

Northeast Residential
4.8
from 39 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Jeffrey N.
Verified review

They were extremely professional and completed the job well. They were able to move a water heater a few feet over and reconnect all the plumbing without issues.

IDEAL AIR HVAC
4.8
from 32 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Cameron A.
Verified review

I called Odean on a Monday afternoon to fix my broken water heater and he came right over, gave me a quote and fixed it up. Went really fast. Super nice guy and I recommend to everyone!

RJ Development
4.5
from 33 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer G.
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RJ Development did a great job on our electrical needs in an attic that had very little power. Pricing was fair and the job was done same day when he came to quote it. He worked hard until the job was done into the night and completed everything he said he'd do. After happily wiring and hanging 2 large light fixtures and adding several electrical outlets, we were very pleased with his work and had him return form another larger project a few weeks later to include running another circuit for more power (from basement to attic!) and installing two floorboard heaters. He worked and did it all in a day and did a professional job that works great and is discreet in keeping with the rustic decor. Very fairly priced and worked quietly and consistently until the job was complete. We're happy with our project and would hire again. Definitely recommend.

Proplumbing
4.2
from 23 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Craig C.
Verified review

Replaced a leaking water heater on a Saturday. Very responsive, reasonable pricing. Highly recommend.

  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Katherine C.
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Are there 6 stars? There should be 10 Stars! George is professional, hard-working, efficient, knowledgeable, and personable. We bought a 30 year old house where NOTHING had been updated, and George has been our savior. He noticed details in our plumbing that put our house at risk and was willing to incorporate those little things to his list. Overall I would say George completed over 20 tasks in just the 3 days we had him at our home. Here are just some of the things that he has helped us with since we moved in: - Replace 2 toilets - Remove Pedestal sink and install vanity - Replace Shower hardware - Replace 2 bathroom sink faucets - Remove old disgusting dishwasher (Thanks previous homeowner!) - Install new dishwasher - Correct on/off valves that were not installed up to code - Replace outdoor hose faucet - Correct and replace water line to the refrigerator. There is no one I trust more with the work that we've completed on our home. I know everything has been completed to exceptional standards, and that we will be enjoying everything he helps us with for a long time. There are no doubts-- HIRE GEORGE

RLH Mechanical
4.6
from 18 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Ann S.
Verified review

I had an excellent experience with Mark. He recently replaced my tank hot water heater. Super professional and worked quickly and efficiently, responds from first call, Spends time for my project to get it done perfect. I would recommend Mark to anyone looking for plumbing help.

Hillard Mechanical
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Mona K.
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Top man! Did an excellent job replacing my water heater. Very fast and efficient. Extremely reliable and would certainly hire again.

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John Daly Plumbing
4.9
from 15 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Colleen O.
Verified review

John was very informative and professional. He was also very fast to respond and beat the competition hands down when it came to pricing for dishwasher installation. I feel like he might have had to do a bit more work than expected and he still charged the amount of the initial quote. I was very happy with this. I had a few questions in regard to the installation and he answered them with ease and an apparent extensive knowledge. I will definitely reach out to him for any future plumbing needs as well as recommend him as the first stop for any friends.

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  • 5 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Linda Z.
Verified review

I needed someone asap and Nick was available, quoted his price and I knew it was a good match. He met me at Home Depot to pick up the water heater, the work was done before noon and I am very happy with this company.

B. Brazil Plumbing & Heating
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Matt D.
Verified review

Very responsive and kind. Did a nice job installing my water heater and was upfront about the challenges and costs. He was on time and on budget. Would definitely work with him again.

Advanced Plumbing
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Ian H.
Verified review

Keith was knowledgeable and timely. He knew exactly what I needed for a water heater to address my concerns. 10/10 would use again.

K and L General Contracting
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Christina L.
Verified review

Was a very easy transaction. They were punctual, polite, no mess left behind and took the time to explain the best upkeep options to get the most out of our water heater. Thank you for making this simple and affordable!

Fulton's Plumbing & Heating
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Paul G.
Verified review

We have used Fulton's Plumbing no less than 75 times on jobs from as small as replacing a hot water heater to plumbing 40 luxury condos. Jason Fulton is a master plumber who can do it all and is professional as well as friendly. Not to mention he is very responsive in emergency situations no matter what the time of day.

  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Richard R.
Verified review

Roy was awesome! Installed my water heater in no time. Down to earth type of guy with great plumber background. Glad to have him as my plumber.

  • 12 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Frank S.
Verified review

Steve was out to do an estimate within and hour, work was started promptly at 9am the next day and was done quickly, efficiently and professionally. Make sure your plumber pulls the permits when replacing a gas water heater. I didn't know we needed to, but Steve took care of it!

Scott Shreenan
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
April P.
Verified review

He arrived promptly to repair our water heater. He explained the issues and offered advice without a hard sell. We ended up needing a new water heater (ours was 19 years old!) and he went out, got the water heater, installed it...leaving no mess or fuss. Very courteous.

Joe O'Brien
3.8
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Amy B.
Verified review

Joe was able to come out on a Sunday with very little notice! He removed an old water heater and installed a new one in a few hours. He left the area clean and helped us dispose of the tank. He was knowledgeable and told us to call him anytime. Thanks Joe!

  • 20 years in business
Bette K.
Verified review

Excellent service. I needed a new water heater. Roczynski Plumbing was fast and efficient.

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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