Find a water heater installer in Baltimore, MD

Find water heater installation companies in Baltimore, MD

Find water heater installation companies in Baltimore, MD

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Find water heater installation companies in Baltimore, MD

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Top 10 hot water heater replacement in Baltimore, MD

Homeowners agree: these Baltimore water heater installation companies are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
D & S Plumbing & Heating

D & S Plumbing & Heating

11 hires on HomeGuide
3+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
Lori G. says, "He came on same day and price was very reasonable good job" Read more
FJL Home Services

FJL Home Services

6 hires on HomeGuide
25+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
ALEXANDER G. says, "fantastic" Read more
SuperTech HVAC Services, Inc.

SuperTech HVAC Services, Inc.

New on HomeGuide
3 hires on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
We promise prompt, personal, and professional service. SuperTech believes that everyone deserves to feel comfortable whether they are at home or work. No matter what your situation is, we are able to lend a hand. With a history of past successes including the Best Of Home Advisor award, the Super Service Award from Angie’s List and A+ BBB rating, we are looking forward to experiencing even more success with you!
Finish-Line Services LLC

Finish-Line Services LLC

Offers online services
32 hires on HomeGuide
6+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
Sandra M. says, "Karlon did an excellent job. Price was good and I would hire him again for other work. " Read more


5 hires on HomeGuide
33+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
Elizabeth W. says, "Fair and pleasant to work with. " Read more
Pat Smith

Pat Smith

New on HomeGuide
2 hires on HomeGuide
Serves Baltimore, MD
Family owned with over 30 years experience in plumbing and electrical. We offer competitive rates and flexible availability. Give us a call today.


New on HomeGuide
5 hires on HomeGuide
13+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
TECH LEGENDS’ motto is “Built with Strength, Pride & Dedication”... This mantra is Our mandatory state-of-being practiced by each of our skilled tradesmen and services technicians and is afforded to all of our individual clients. TECH LEGENDS LLC possesses over 25 years of experience in the residential, commercial and government contracting construction marketplace. TECH LEGENDS is licensed and insured in State of VA Class A BLD License and DC Class A License. TECH LEGENDS is also VA SWAM certified as a minority, woman-owned business. Our projects range from $5,000 to $1,000,000 per contract budget. At TECH LEGENDS, we take pride


7 hires on HomeGuide
4+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
Dorothy K. says, "Corey and his team were awesome to work with. Very professional and very polite. The quality of their workmanship was exceptional. We have worked with many other contractors and have always had problems with others quality and price. Not only did Corey and his team do great work, the work was done in a timely manner, the price was better than expect and much more reasonable than most other contractors. I would recommend this team for any home project and plan on hiring him again to complete a few other projects. His number is now on my phone in the favorite list. Thank you PVI!!!" Read more
Drain Masters Drain Cleaning LLC

Drain Masters Drain Cleaning LLC

2 hires on HomeGuide
11+ years in business
Serves Baltimore, MD
Karl B. says, "Great price for the work thats was done and no mess left behind Would definitely use Drain Masters again" Read more

Your Water Heater Installation or Replacement questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does water heater replacement cost?

Water heater replacement costs $600 to $1,800. Tankless water heater installation costs $800 to $3,500. A new water heater costs $300 to $2,000 for the unit, plus $200 to $1,000 for the installation labor.

How long do hot water heaters last?

Tank hot water heaters last 8 to 15 years on average. Tankless water heaters last 10 to 20 years on average.

How do I know if I need a new water heater?

Signs a water heater is going out:

  • Rusty, discolored, or metallic-tasting water
  • Loud clanging, knocking, gurgling, or whining noises
  • Hot water that runs out quickly
  • Low water pressure
  • Foul odor coming from hot water
  • Low or irregular water temperature, or no hot water at all
  • Leaks at the base of the tank or around the pipes at the top of the tank

Do you need a permit to install or replace a water heater?

Most cities require a permit to install a water heater. A water heater permit costs $25 to $250 on average. Most plumbers pull the permit and include permit fees in their estimate.

Can I install a water heater myself?

Manufacturer warranties and local building codes may require a water heater permit and installation by a licensed plumber. Installing a water heater yourself is possible but requires plumbing and electrical experience.

How long does it take to install a water heater?

Installing a tank water heater takes 2 to 6 hours, depending on accessibility. Tankless water heater installation takes 3 to 10 hours for a new install or 2 to 4 hours to replace an existing tankless unit. Replacing a water heater in an attic, closet, or other tight space increases the labor time.

Who installs water heaters?

Licensed plumbers install tank and tankless water heaters, including gas, electric, and hybrid heat pump systems. Home Depot and Lowe's also offer water heater installation through their network of licensed plumbers.

Is a gas water heater better than an electric?

Gas water heaters cost $100 to $700 more than electric up front, but cost $220 less per year to operate. Electric water heaters are cheaper to replace than gas and last 2 to 3 years longer, but cost more to operate.

How to find water heater replacement companies near me?

Finding reputable contractors requires planning, researching, and asking questions. To hire the best:

  • Get at least three estimates from plumbers to compare.
  • Look for plumbers with experience installing tank or tankless water heaters.
  • Select companies that are licensed, insured, and bonded.
  • Check out their reviews and previous work on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Make sure the quote includes removal of the old water heater.
  • Ask about their guarantees.
  • Get an itemized estimate, contract, and warranty in writing before the work begins.
  • Avoid making payments upfront. Pay after installation is completed.

What questions should I ask local hot water heater installers?

When looking to hire a gas water heater installer near you, ask them the following questions:

  • Do you recommend a tank or tankless water heater for my needs, and why?
  • What size water heater do I need for my home?
  • Which type of water heater do you have the most experience installing?
  • Would a gas, propane, or electric water heater be best for my home, and why?
  • Would my home benefit from a hybrid heat pump water heater, and why?
  • Which water heater brands do you offer, and why do you recommend those brands?
  • Are there any manufacturer rebates available?
  • Does your estimate include removing and disposing of the old water heater?
  • What additional costs should I expect?
  • What permits do I need, and will you obtain them?
  • How long will the installation take?
  • How long is the warranty, and what does it cover?
  • How long will the water heater last, and what can I do to make it last longer?
  • What kind of maintenance will my new water heater require?
  • What payment methods do you accept?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

Reviews for Baltimore hot water heater replacement

Recent success stories from people in the Baltimore area.
Bryan S.
When we were finally able to connect, they did a great job. Personable, fast, and efficient. Would call them again when needed!
D & S Plumbing & Heating
Dwight B.
Professional, knowledgeable, and a great problem solver!!! Best contractor I have ever worked with!!!
Finish-Line Services LLC
Donna A.
I have to change my rating of Jeff to 2 stars. His installation of my sump pump wasn't done neatly and properly. The pipe that was attached was crooked and when I attempted to straighten it, it came undone. The sump pump began running and water went everywhere. He did arrive on time and was very pleasant.
Hamisi M.
Clean Gutters and Downspouts Corey was great and: Prompt Quick Thorough Within budget I'll definitely use him again for all the services his company provides.
Latisha ..
So I've been using Kevin for the last 2 years and the last job that I had I was not able to pay him until a week later while Kevin did the work anyway for me and when I was able to pay him he let me and then he gave me 10% off. Carlos is one of his workers he's the one that did the work very great plumber
Drain Masters drain cleaning LLC
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