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Madison Water Heater Professionals

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

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  • 466 hires on Thumbtack
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Harveer S.
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Jason was quick to respond and communicate. He helped me pick up the new water heater from Home depot. Very professional, No drama, went above and beyond to do a few things that were not expected in a typical water heater replacement. Cleaned the area very nicely. JUST A AMAZING EXPERIENCE getting things done! Will hire him again any day.!

  • 364 hires on Thumbtack
Mary S.
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We needed two water heaters replaced in a very tight space, a project where we would either be charged an exorbitant amount or probably have it be completed poorly. Kathy was incredible--patient, informative, and made sure we were comfortable moving forward after helping us explore all options. Sam was very transparent about the possible issues that could arise, and executed everything perfectly with Jordan(?) helping out. They had to drain and remove all three which was very difficult, but there were no complaints. Sam even changed out the valves that were in terrible condition and adjusted the vents to the proper pitch at no extra charge. We were also relieved that he took an additional, unplanned job as a unit's sink and toilet were leaking. Overall they did a fantastic job and were very professional. Loved working with them, and will hire for future projects.

AAA Piping and Drains
4.8
from 110 reviews
  • 33 years in business
  • 153 hires on Thumbtack
Harry S.
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Service was prompt charges were reasonable. Provided detail walkthrough of entire process where I learned a lot about my Water Heater and how the whole system works. Definitely calling back for any future needs.

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Celtic Piping and Heating
4.9
from 108 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 127 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mercy S.
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Early Sunday morning we woke up to a leaking water heater. We had two people take a look at it both giving us outrageous advice. Then we learned of Thumbtack and hence: Edward Moore. Nice work. Quick. Efficient. Get's job done period. He even checked our shower and sink too which have some issues as well. Would consider hiring again in future.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 122 hires on Thumbtack
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Moni A.
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Jorge was on time and very efficient. He helped me better understand the issue and even had the necessary connector hoses for the faucet even though I got the wrong ones from Home Depot. I appreciate the work he has provided and plan to look to his services again if I have any future projects.

  • 26 years in business
  • 116 hires on Thumbtack
Julianna A.
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Anthony was knowledgeable, professional, and very responsive. He really knows his craft and answered my various questions regarding some other issues we were having. He was honest about what needed replacing, and what could wait a little longer. I actually hired him to come back and replace my water heater in a week because I liked the quality of his work and his honesty. I use thumbtack because I am new to my area and like to get an idea of what something will cost prior to starting a project. His online quote was accurate, and he let me know exactly what needed changing right away. I recommend him to anyone looking for a really great, knowledgeable plumber!

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ActFast Solutions
4.8
from 69 reviews
  • 68 hires on Thumbtack
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Lidia D.
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Very good work. Got my hot water back on without having to install a new water heater

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  • 23 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
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Lorraine U.
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I hired Darin after getting a rediculas estimate to replace a water heater from another handyman in my house. Darin installed a new water heater at almost half the cost of what the other guy wanted. I will definitely use him again.

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Cye's HVAC
4.9
from 62 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chris T.
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This man did the IMPOSSIBLE for an excellent price. It was a flat amount no hourly bs. He was easy to talk to calmed me down when I panicked. Every time I have a ac or water boiler issue he will be my first and only call. All the other hvac people are crooks. Not this man. If you want someone to not give up and charge you an excellent price. This is your guy.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
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Yang Z.
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Hired Gio to replace the leaking water heater. I have previously worked with Gio so I decided to work with him again. Gio is very professional and does things thoroughly. He not only replaced the water heater, but also checked for other leakage, flush the pipe, and cleaned the floor when the job was done. Highly recommend.

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Sewell Peckham
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 64 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Walter S.
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Plumbing - new kitchen faucet and refrigerator water line. Very good service.

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pipes fitting
5.0
from 26 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Clarence N.
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i hired james to take a look at my wall hung boiler that supplies hot water for heat and hot water. i thought my return valve was dead and needed to be swapped out. after a couple of trials we figured out that the line might be frozen. as hard as it was to believe i had to wait it out and sure enough when the weather warmed up the heat started to flow. he didn't do anything technical just a couple of test to see what could be wrong but he saved me a ton of money if i would have went to a large company for same issue.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
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Sharon L.
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Fixed the heater same day I called. Friendly and worked quickly.

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David Services
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
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Chakri S.
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David provided an excellent service to replace our water heater. Would recommend him any day for his excellent professionalism and ability to get the work done efficiently

JA & J Renovations
4.7
from 19 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
James L.
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I called a few plumbers and most didn't seem trustworthy and knowledgeable. I reached JA & J Renovations on the first ring and he was able to explain what needs to be done. I have two hot water heaters and one broke. He installed a shut off valve so that in the future either one can be turned off if in need of repair and he replaced the broken one. All of the work was completed the next morning after I called. Excellent service, timely and very fairly priced. I highly recommend this company.

  • 13 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Rob W.
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We had a pipe burst on a Sunday morning. Cesar came out, provided a good solution on Sunday so we had some water, and came back and fixed a more complicated dual tank hot water system the next day after supply stores were open. If you like good, honest and capable... he’s all that

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  • 16 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
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Thumbtack Customer
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I have had 6 companies come and look at my Hvac and water heaters. Airstream is the best company that I have worked with. They are honest and are reasonable in price. This was the best water heater and HVAC service ever!!!

  • 20 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Sang L.
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He replaced a water heater. Clean installation, speedy and very professional. Would hire again without hesitation. Came exactly when he said he would come. Good communication and overall good experience.

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Nicks Piping N Drains
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tarun S.
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Nick was very knowledgeable and performed all the work in a timely manner. He also gave me advise on how to adjust and maintain my water heater.

  • 1 year in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Peggy T.
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We needed a new water heater and David responded quickly and worked efficiently. After a brief phone call I sent him pictures yesterday and he was here today to replace. The quote he gave me was exactly what we were charged which was also much more reasonable then two other plumbers we spoke to. He and his team were professional and left our home as clean as when they began. I would definitely recommend Absolute Precision and use them in the future.

1 Intact Plumbing & Heating
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Daniel M.
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I hired Intact Plumbing to replace my water heater. They showed up the very next day and got the job done. The crew were very knowledgeable and courteous. The price was exactly as quoted. I will definitely call Intact Plumbing again for any future plumbing needs.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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