Water Heater Repair
Do you have a water heater in need of repair or replacement? These kinds of repairs are not fun, but they do not have to be difficult. How to fix a water heater depends on a few different factors, and no one can give you more insight than a water heater repair professional.
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Whether you need a gas or electric water heater repair, call an expert. Not only can this job be costly if done incorrectly, but it would also be inconvenient to be without hot water longer than necessary. Luckily, finding qualified plumbers and other water heater service providers in your area has never been easier. Just fill in your zip code on the Handy platform, answer some quick questions and we will connect you with local professionals right away.
Water Heater Repair Costs
While this job is necessary, spending a lot of money is not. Here is a quick guide to some common water heater repair tasks and how much they cost.
If your burner will not ignite, you may need a new thermostat which costs around $150-$200*, including parts and labor.
Pressure relief valve
Hiring a professional to replace a faulty pressure relief valve can cost around $200*, including materials.
Repair heating elements
Repairing or replacing a heating element can cost $200-$300*.
A problem with the thermocouple means you will not be able to relight the pilot or burner. This is a common gas water heater repair and usually costs around $150* to fix, including parts and labor.
Frequently Asked Questions
*Cost estimates referenced are sourced from HomeAdvisor, Angie's List and other national home improvement websites.