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Lowell Water Heater Repair Professionals

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

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McKenna's Handyman Services
4.9
from 204 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 268 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Debra C.
Verified review

I had two toilet repairs done by Stephen. He was very knowledgeable about my plumbing issues and took care of them quickly. He is a hard worker and very cost efficient.

Top Pro
  • 28 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Christopher J.
Verified review

I had to cancel the job due to a family friend willing to take care of the replacement of our water heater due to us being on vacation and it being an emergency, but Mark was very professional and willing to work around our time schedule upon our return.

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GB Home Services
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 99 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Aubry H.
Verified review

Yes, I hired Gary thru Thumbtack. He quoted me a price, and came by first to look over the old water heater and the new one he would be installing. Was thorough in his review of the 30 year old water heater before concluding he would be able to do the work. Showed up the next day on time and completed the project in a timely fashion and left the laundry room clean and tidy where the water heater was located. I'm referring him to a friend on account of his wide knowledge of all kinds of repair work, as well as the excellent job he did at the house here. See you again, Gary, for other projects! And thank you, thank you, thank you!!

  • 1 year in business
  • 47 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!

22c11x1 bb by hg
4.7
from 49 reviews
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
JASPER T.
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I had Marvis replace my water heater in my rental property. He was able to pick up the water heater from Home Depot that was pre-bought and bring it to the property and install it. He had great response time. I would use his services again.

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A&M Services, HVAC
4.9
from 46 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Merri G.
Verified review

I replaced my original furnace, AC and water heater at my condo with Edward at A&M Services. From start to finish, it went exactly as you would want any transaction to go. Edward was responsive, prompt, and friendly. He kept me in the loop of the status of everything going on. He handled the job with great care and made sure I was pleased with everything. Overall, it was a job well done all around. I highly recommend A&M Services!

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3 Brothers Mechanical
4.7
from 43 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 68 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!

Soumadel HVAC llc
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa C.
Verified review

Let me first say that I'm a new home owner of a house with a water heating system I know nothing about and it wasn't working in the morning. I called and he offered to come in a couple hours. Meanwhile, I realized I had shut it off because the red shut off switch was next to the kitchen light switch. I turned it on and all was well. He didn't have to fix my system but he did come and schooled me a bit about my system and answered all my questions I wanted to know. He didn't even charge me for coming out on a weekend morning. I will use him again if and when my system needs real repairs.

IDEAL AIR HVAC
4.7
from 31 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 28 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!

Gerry Reid Carpentry
4.8
from 29 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Bethany S.
Verified review

Gerry repaired a shower leak by resetting and resealing the tiles. He was responsive and reasonably priced.

Chris ramos
4.4
from 19 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Aaron S.
Verified review

We hired Chris to complete a washer/gas dryer install in our basement. A lot of plumbers gave us the run around on the install and advised of solutions that would not meet our needs for our old house. Chris suggested an install that was in line with what we had wanted. He was able to complete the job at a lower cost than all other estimates. Chris showed up on a time and communicated any other issues along the way. We purchased our washer and dryer after the initial install and Chris was able to come back and complete the hook up for us. No more laundromat trips for us!

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Topknotch Hvac
4.8
from 17 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Michael M.
Verified review

I was frightened and apprehensive about the day my furnace would decide to go to the furnace Cemetery. Well that day happened on Friday October 13th. The furnace clearly malfunctioned and I was forced to replace it. On that very same day I use Thumbtack to locate a technician, in less than 72 hours I had been contacted by Mike at TopKnotch, had an appointment scheduled and had a brand new furnace and thermostat installed. It was absolutely painless, definitely affordable, and literally one of the most positive experiences I have ever had with a home repair.

Roberts Heating and Cooling
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Peter K.
Verified review

Highly recommend. When I️ realized the heat wasn’t working I️ contacted Mike. He was able to come out same day and fixed the damage caused by a mice infestation! He stayed for as long as needed to fix the serious damage done to the heater. To no fault of his own, the mice got back in the next day and he came immediately to get us up and running. He was able to take preventative measures and made suggestions for us to prevent this in the future. Will definitely hire Mike and his team again.

CSB Plumbing
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Thomas V.
Verified review

I am a remodeling contractor assigned to bringing a vacant 2 story house up to building code on the North Shore. The property had been abandoned before winter and caused severe water damage from frozen pipes. Several radiators, hidden pipes in the walls, water heater and heating system were all destroyed. Christopher was very patient and methodical in presenting a workable plan. And his price was quit reasonable. I deal with many trades people and Christopher is without hesitation now on my "A" list. Verzino Construction Co., Inc. West Newton, MA

Hillard Mechanical
4.8
from 13 reviews
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Mona K.
Verified review

Top man! Did an excellent job replacing my water heater. Very fast and efficient. Extremely reliable and would certainly hire again.

Top Pro
  • 5 years in business
  • 13 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.

Tom Falconer
4.8
from 11 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Robert D.
Verified review

Tom did this job with Mike McGlaughlin under their business name M & F Plumbing. They were really good to work with, and very responsive to get us a quote for an emergency water heater replacement that we needed done for our 6-unit condo association. The total for the job was well below what a couple of the other big-name plumbing companies quoted, and yet they got the job done quickly and professionally. We plan to use them again in the future.

Fulton's Plumbing & Heating
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 5 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.

Bradco Plumbing
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Greg F.
Verified review

I came home from vacation to find that my water heater broke and was leaking in the basement. Bill was out to me the next afternoon to replace it. He arrived when he said he would and offered a competitive price. I’ll definitely be using his services for any future heating or plumbing needs.

New Hampshire Water Systems
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Haodan L.
Verified review

Steven showed up on time, and finished the water heater replacement in 3 hours. Work quality was exceptional, and he spend extra time to answer all the questions I had. Definitely hire him again.

Matt Murphy
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Romeo M.
Verified review

Matt was very responsive and helpful with determining the details of the project. I needed installation of a new water heater. He customized the quote based on my needs. Reasonable price. He showed up on time. I would certainly used his services again. Thanks!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Need Water Heater Installation

Chelmsford, MA

  • Heater service needed
    Other (install new gas hot water boiler)
  • Desired configuration
    Other (install gas hot water boiler)
  • Heater storage
    I need a tank heater
  • Fuel source
    Gas
  • Heater location
    Basement
  • Existing heater removal
    Yes, I need my current heater removed
  • Property type
    Home
  • Building height
    Two story building
  • Total property square footage
    1000-1999
  • Details
    the was no choice/option to identify it but this is for a gas hot water boiler install approx 80,000 btu, 90% + effecient
  • $1
    Average price
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