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Seattle Solar Water Heater Installers

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

Bixno Handy LLC
4.7
from 190 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 234 hires on Thumbtack
Betsey M.
Verified review

I needed to have an electric cooktop installed and Nolan took care of the installation effortlessly. He was professional, reliable, and perfectly skilled for this project. Happy to have met him and will definitely call on him for future projects.

Doerksen Handyman
4.8
from 149 reviews
  • 183 hires on Thumbtack
Avery L.
Verified review

Dennis did a great job. Dennis showed up on time and was very efficient. My hot water heater was installed in about an hour and Dennis took my old one away as promised. I would recommend Dennis for this type of install.

Danika Plumbing LLC
4.5
from 104 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 182 hires on Thumbtack
Grace W.
Verified review

Fast, on time, personable, thoughtful. They didn’t try to up sell. Everyone I worked with was friendly from the woman who helped me book the appointment and understand the process as a first time home owner, to the gentlemen who came to install the water heater and fix a kitchen issue. Gave us an estimate and they stuck to that estimate. We will 100 percent be using them again.

Regulators Plumbing LLC
4.9
from 82 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Michael R.
Verified review

Same day water heater installation. Great communication and price. Highly recommend Jason.

Pierce County Plumbing, Inc.
4.6
from 80 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 147 hires on Thumbtack
John C.
Verified review

Installed new water heater on difficult work site. Crew showed up promptly and quickly installed the new tank without any problems.

loyaltydrainsandsewers
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Yvonne T.
Verified review

I needed my old gas hot water heater replaced because it was leaking. James and his assistant Jason were very professional. They installed a new water heater in a short amount of time. Excellent and prompt service.

Plumbing Experts NW
4.4
from 68 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
Michelle T.
Verified review

We needed a commercial water heater replaced - they were excellent with communication and were able to come the same day; everything was done in 2 days with competitive pricing.

Honest Home Service’s LLC
4.8
from 52 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Maria P.
Verified review

Nick responded very quickly when I told him that I need tankless water heater installed. he was very professional and I’m very happy with the work. He gave us great price too.

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Doerksen Handyman
4.8
from 51 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Chetan G.
Verified review

Dennis is very experienced and delivered exactly what he promised in installing the water heater. He is quite flexible with scheduling and very punctual. I'd highly recommend him and reach out again if I need something done.

AP Heating & Cooling
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
Bakari G.
Verified review

Great Job... I have the actual people that installed the heater come out and services it and they had no clue what was the issues... ( or so they say ) Even after sourcing my own parts for the job it still didnt work... After calling AP he came out and the heater was fixed in less than an hour... Great Job... Outstanding work... Thanks you so very much...

  • 1 year in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Nick P.
Verified review

We recently had our garbage disposal removed as we prefer a drain system without it. We hired Gil using thumbtack. He was quick to respond, and then seamlessly scheduled an appointment for the next day. He arrived on time, assessed the under sink situation, and gave us an accurate quote to remove the old disposal and re-plumb all the piping. In addition he walked us through what we would need in the future for a new water heater installation. We will definitely hire Gil again in the future.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Harsh S.
Verified review

High recommend Enrique for water heater installation and any other handyman projects. Very professional and did a great job replacing our water heater. The connections were different and complex but Enrique took care of everything with ease. Was on time and gave a detailed overview of the installation and what it involves. Highly recommended!!!

Norpoint Mechanical LLC
4.5
from 30 reviews
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Sherrese S.
Verified review

Lynn reached out right away to send someone out for FREE to look at my water heater. The repairman came and fixed my water heater in a timely manner and I’m definitely glad I chose them for business!

H2flow plumbing
4.8
from 25 reviews
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Paula H.
Verified review

The worker H2Flow sent (Hassan Baker) was highly skilled and meticulous. Big smile and friendly! Dogs didn’t bark which is always a tell! We have a 6,400 sq ft home with complex systems that includes on-demand instant hot water. We have a small hot water tank that eliminates what he called “cold water sandwich “, an occurrence that’s common for tankless water heaters. I didn’t want to entrust this job to just anyone and did my research and went with H2Flow. I couldn’t have been more satisfied. The workmanship was exceptional! AAA+++

Big Jerry's Plumbing
4.8
from 20 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
David C.
Verified review

Robert from Big Jerry's was "Johnny-on-the-spot." Technically I guess he was "Robert-on-the-spot." Anyway, mere hours after noticing my water heater had a leak, using the Thumb Tack app and getting a quote from Big Jerry's Plumbing I was back in business with a new, installed water heater. Robert and his son explained what they were doing and answered all of my questions. The water heater itself cost a bit more than quoted. The install, to my understanding, comes with a one year warranty on the work should I need a plumber to come out for issues related to the new water heater. The water heater itself has a six year manufacturer warranty. I plan to use Big Jerry's in the future when I am ready to get an outside faucet bib replaced. I highly recommend for your plumbing needs.

  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Karen R.
Verified review

Steve did a great job installing our new water heater. With pics of our old one via text message, he was able to get the perfect new one. He was on time and charged exactly what he had quoted. We are considering having him remodel our kitchen as well.

D&V Contractors
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Drew M.
Verified review

Dan was awesome, I called him the day of in the afternoon for a water heater installation and he showed up in the early evening. I was missing a few parts and he still decided to stay and get the job done when it was getting late because he didn't want us without hot water so he got the part from Home Depot and returned to finish it all, he was such a trooper for staying so late and was just great. I'll be calling him from now on.

Thomas Mechanical LLC
4.5
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Robynne O.
Verified review

Zack was great. Even though he didn't have a water heater in stock he was able to find one and install it on a Saturday within a few hours of speaking with with us on the phone. Zack and his side kick were professional, pleasant, and got the job done quickly and neatly. We spoke with Thomas Mechcanical at 9:30 am and by 3:00 pm we had hot water in our home. The amount quoted to us did not change for work done on a weekend on the same day called. They also do furnace work so we will keep that in mind if our furnace decides to act up.

Vortrex Plumbing Inc.
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra C.
Verified review

Baldeep certainly out did himself. I needed a water heater installed and he did a great job. Price is beyond reasonable. Money well spent and I will be calling him back for any future repairs.

McLendon Home Services
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Milind V.
Verified review

The process to schedule the installation was little difficult as I was put on hold few times. But the installation and the service itself was really good. Don installed the water heater and he was very detailed with his work and took the time to install it the right way!

Ally Plumbing
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
Marcus G.
Verified review

Our water heater decided to go out on us Saturday evening. We have had it for 22 years and it reached its life span. I tried to shut off the water to the tank and that broke as well. So, it leaked all night and flooded our laundry room the next morning. I called Ally Plumbing and they sent Joe out to give us an estimate. He also capped the pipe where the valve broke. The next morning Joe showed back up to take out the old water heater and install the new one. He was friendly and worked hard. I spent most of the time watching him and asked questions. He was very patient and explained the process and ways to make the new one last for many years. He was finished by noon and I was very pleased with his work. I have finally found an honest and reliable plumber and plumbing company.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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