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Dayton Electric Water Heater Repairers

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

Top Pro
  • 23 years in business
  • 293 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kevin L.
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Water heater installed he was great will use him again

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 89 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Roy G.
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Brandon was fantastic. The small task, relighting the hot water heater, turned into a huge job when we discovered a hole in the tank. I don't have a lot of money and Brandon quoted me a price for the entire replacement labor for not much more than the original. Very committed to doing the job right. I will definitely call Brandon next time I have a home repair need.

Zeiser Plumbing Service
4.8
from 67 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Edd H.
Verified review

Shawn was one of the most polite and professional individuals I have ever experienced in providing any type of service for my home. He was very conscientious in protecting my new flooring in my home. He cleaned up after the installation of the water heater, leaving absolutely no mess. I was 110% satisfied.

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Chuck's Service Plumbing
4.8
from 60 reviews
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Darlene S.
Verified review

Chuck came to my home for routine water heater repair. He arrived early and went straight to work. He brought along his son whom he was training. In no time, the water heater was repaired. He also alerted me to a potentially dangerous situation involving my furnace vent. I was completely unaware. Thanks to Chuck's knowledge and honesty, we will be safe this winter. Highly recommend Chuck. Will definitely call him for my next repair.

Licensed Plumber
4.7
from 45 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Sue T.
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Joe did a great job. The installation of the water heater was more involved than first thought. Joe was very professional and went out of his way to make sure the job was done to our complete satisfaction.

Steve's Complete Solutions
4.8
from 38 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Sue D.
Verified review

Excellent workmanship on plumbing job of repairing two leaks under a kitchen sink of a 56 year old home. Steven knows what he is doing, very conscientious of his work, a pleasure to work with and dependable. Highly recommend him.

All American Tradesmen
5.0
from 34 reviews
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Rhonda E.
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I received a quote on the service he'd provide through my email Wednesday morning at 7:30am, I called him at around 8am and talked to him about what we already did for the last 3 days trying to get our hot water heater to heat water, which was everything! He said he could be here by 9 the same morning and was early, which was awesome! He told my husband that we hooked everything up correctly, but my husband was told to leave the heat pressure valve closed when filling. That was bad bad advice! You're supposed to open it until it's filled. This is our first time dyi on a water heater...we didn't know. Well it blew out the top heating element again. Who would've thought! A service fee and 1 hourly rate later, we had it fixed! Awesome and quick service. He didn't pull our legs and make like there was a lot of work to do to milk the money out of us. Honesty is hard to find in service providers like this. Saving his number for future needs!

  • 8 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Don D.
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Same day replacement on water heater during extremely cold weather. Brought new water heater with them and took old water heater away. Very easy and fast replacement. Dawn on the office phone very courteous.

J.J Christian Construction
4.2
from 29 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Bill M.
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Jerry Marcum did an outstanding job installing a new water heater on short notice. Our house is over 25 years old. Consequently he encounter a few unexpected issues. He took those in stride and resolved every problem while keeping us fully informed. He stayed longer than he expected (well after normal work hours), but did not leave until the job was done. He takes pride in his work which is obvious form the clean installation. He did not take short cuts just to get'er done and offered a very fair price. I would recommend his services to others.

Rons plumbing
4.8
from 24 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Mark A.
Verified review

Ron did an excellent job for my father. He installed a new hot water heater for him. I contacted Ron on Sunday afternoon and he responded right away and had it installed Monday morning.

If I Had a Hammer
4.3
from 18 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Siggi M.
Verified review

We have used Greg for various jobs on our rental home. I can ask him to do the little things, as well as larger projects. He has repaired gutters, repaired a fence latch, replaced kitchen flooring, fixed our heater, weather sealed some doors, put in new screen/storm doors, fixed a ceiling fan, installed a new mailbox, and various other upkeep jobs. He charges very reasonable rates, and is helpful at coming up with a cost-effective solution if that is what you desire. He is easy to reach via text message and email which is helpful and eliminates "phone tag" issues. Because of the variable nature of the jobs he does, sometimes he is not able to do the work on the originally scheduled day because a previous job may run long. Usually, this isn't a problem, and if the job is urgent, he always comes through.

Paul G Mitchell Plumbing
4.9
from 13 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jeff T.
Verified review

Paul installed a water softener, water heater and basement sump pump. Paul does outstanding work and demonstrates professionalism, trustworthiness, the highest level quality in all he does. I would highly recommend Paul for any job, big or small.

Baugh and Associates
4.6
from 10 reviews
  • 24 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Loretta K.
Verified review

Ronald Baugh replaced my sill plate and header board after having severe Carpenter ant damage and did a fabulous job! I have also used Mr Baugh for electrical fixtures, ceiling fans, installation of hot water heater, installation of dishwasher, plumbing issues, etc. Mr Baugh is my first call that I make to see if he can help me or not.

HVAC Services
3.7
from 9 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Chris G.
Verified review

Jamel, the owner of the company has been great to work with at my multiple units I own and operate in Covington, ky. I understand that property owners like the convenience of bigger hvac companies and we are afraid to take a risk with the smaller guys. However, by taking a risk and putting my trust in Jamel, it has saved me thousands of $$$. Highly recommend for any furnace, boiler, water heater, plumbing, etc maintenance and install.

  • 32 years in business
Laura D.
Verified review

My hot water heater blew late at night. I contacted FixItGuy and he was here in the morning. He was very professional and was very good about advising me as to what my options are. I also really appreciate the fact that he left a clean worksite behind. FixItGuy has done a few jobs for me and I have a few friends that have been very pleased with his work as well. I will keep him as my first choice.

Brooks Plumbing
5.0
from 1 review
    Susan F.
    Verified review

    This company was very professional and I would highly recommend hiring them for your home repairs. I needed my water heater replaced and had a pipe that was leaking. They got things back to normal in no time. Thank you so much for everything! Highly recommended, honest and hard working!

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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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