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Killeen Electric Water Heater Repairers

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

Savage Service
4.9
from 70 reviews
  • 77 hires on Thumbtack
Val T.
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Electrical rewiring of the garage motion sensor lighting, electrical rewiring of the attic cooling fan, install of the blinds, repairs of shutters and wall baseboard ... Great and clean job. Overall, works well done!!

SEA Service Company LLC
4.8
from 44 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley L.
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The owner worked quickly to replace my hot water heater in the attic. He identified a faulty valve in my guest bath and insisted on fixing it (only charging for parts) prior to completing the water heater installation. I would recommend SEA and plan to use them again when needed.

Sean Ebbs Plumbing
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
RL M.
Verified review

Sean communicates well. I ordered replacement parts from Rheem which were still under warranty. Rheem sent the parts FedEX overnight - great job Rheem! Sean completed a replacement of water heater gas controller and thermopile quickly.

Stone Of Hope Maintenance
4.6
from 33 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Heather R.
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Mr. Matthews was very helpful and professional. He gave useful advice on how to maintain my water heater as well as plumbing advice. I definitely plan on using this company in the future.

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SoloPoint
4.8
from 19 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
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Preethi V.
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I talked to Russ a while ago to get a quote for my water heater replacement. I finally got around to it and called him. He was able to accommodate us that very day. Russ did a good job with the installation and was very helpful in giving us instructions of how to maintain it going forward. He was very courteous and professional throughout the process. I would highly recommend him to anyone for their future plumbing needs. He was also very reasonable with his quote. Very happy with the service!

Pfriendly plumber
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Vicki R.
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Chad responded quickly with a highly competitive offer. He was able to fit us into his schedule the next day. In addition to fixing our problem, he also did a review of our other sinks, water softener and two hot water heaters. He called with an overview of his findings, but was not pushy about repair work. His professionalism was exemplary and we will be using him again for our plumbing needs! Thanks, Chad! And thanks Thumtack!!

T-HORN PLUMBING & CONST. INC
4.7
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Scott B.
Verified review

Ben was on time, courteous and professional. He showed me photos of where the water heater failed. The heater was in the attic. He gave a quote to replace it. And did the job plus he insulated some hot water lines in the attic that should have been insulated. The next day he called to make sure everything was working correctly. I highly recommend him.

  • 7 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
David S.
Verified review

Tim was knowledgeable and friendly. He advised us on options for our sink and toilet repair. He did a quick and clean job as well as made time to look at our water heater at our request.

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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