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Medford Water Heater Installation Professionals

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

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Reliable Handyman Service
5.0
from 95 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 111 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sarah K.
Verified review

Fast, affordable and fixed my water heater without trying to replace unneeded parts. Thanks so much!

Top Pro
  • 28 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Vladimir Y.
Verified review

Water heater installation is quick, no problems - would hire again.

  • 1 year in business
  • 69 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!

  • 20 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
Elena O.
Verified review

They did a great job installing a dryer vent for me in an older home. Works great. Thanks!

22c11x1 bb by hg
4.7
from 57 reviews
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Vivek M.
Verified review

Marvis was excellent. I am fully satisfied with his service. He knows his job well, replaced our natural gas water heater with new one without any issues. He also helped me to pick it from Home Depot. I will definitely recommend him to my friends and will rehire if the need arise. Thanks Marvis! 👍🏻

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A&M Services, HVAC
4.9
from 48 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 72 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!

BKW Services
4.5
from 48 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Marion P.
Verified review

Installed gas water heater with little room to install. Steve did a excellent job ! Made sure everything was working cleaned up . Would use again and refer to my family and friends Thanks Steve

  • 5 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Anthony B.
Verified review

Pascual is a great plumber, showed up on time and already had the water heater ready to go! Pricing was very fair, told us exactly what the services and equipment would cost! You can definitely tell he knows what hes doing, look forward to working with him again in the future to get a furance install going

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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!

MPBROS Plumbing
4.8
from 43 reviews
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Hiral P.
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Faucet replaced in 2 bathrooms. 1 bathroom required the faucet to be cut and removed. Great job!!! Was quick and cleaned up real well!!

RJ Development
4.4
from 34 reviews
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer G.
Verified review

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.

dan defreitas
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Khali E.
Verified review

He did an awesome job and saved me 1000$, also has a lot of patience, recommended hiring him again.

Chris ramos
4.6
from 26 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 29 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 20 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 20 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.

George MP
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Charles Z.
Verified review

Jorge responded right away and said that he could replace my water heater the same day. He quoted a price that was reasonable. His crew came in the afternoon and were done in a couple of hours. They were friendly but professional and always communicated well. I will use him in the future.

  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Maria S.
Verified review

Lee was responsive, knowledgeable, and kind. He did the routine maintenance on our five year old boiler, that we did not realize we should have been doing annually! We will definitely call him again next year---or sooner if other plumbing needs arise. He also replaced a corroded pipe on our water heater. The timing and price were great! Thank you!

Hillard Mechanical
4.8
from 16 reviews
  • 21 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.

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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.

Boston Construction Group
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 25 years in business
Prabhu R.
Verified review

Mike & Vince were great. He came in, took time to explain everything on how the water heater works, maintenance procedures and he also knew what he was doing. Very nice guy, very pleasant and personable and was able to service the heater quickly. Vincent even offered to come back at not charge extra if the issue that I had contacted him for happens again. In the end it appeared to have been a simple filter cleaning procedure. Now we have to wait and see if the issue we had happens again, but I am confident that they addressed the root of the problem.

MassHEAT
4.2
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Alex C.
Verified review

My boiler stopped working so I called mass heat they got back to me the same day they came over gave me a estimate two day later I had a new boiler installed I could not be happier. The technicians that came and installed it were very professional I highly recommend mass heat

Matt Murphy
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Craig L.
Verified review

Matt was a true professional! I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of a water heater installation. Communication throughout was outstanding. Very satisfied with the work. Thank you Matt!

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 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.

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.

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