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Comprehensive Water Heater Solutions

Sidekick Plumbing is your reliable source for exceptional water heater services. Whether you need urgent water heater repair, a complete replacement, or regular maintenance, our team of certified professionals is here to ensure your water heating system functions efficiently and safely.


Water Heater Replacement Services

When it’s time to upgrade or replace your water heater, trust Sidekick Plumbing for seamless and efficient installation. Our experts will help you choose the right water heater that fits your needs and budget. We make replacing your tank water heater easy and convenient, without causing much disturbance to your daily routine.

We Offer the installation of the following units:

Indirect Water Heater Tank
Electric Water Heaters
Gas Water Heaters
Tankless Water Heaters
Gas Water Heaters
Professional Installation and Setup
Energy-Efficient Solutions and Advice

Risk-Free Water Heater Replacement

We offer an industry leading warranty with ever installation. Every water heater replacement includes a minimum 6-year warranty covering both parts and labor. Additionally, we provide an extended 12-year warranty option to further safeguard your investment.

FAQs on Water Heater Replacement

When do I replace my water heater?

Signs you need a new water heater: 10 year old unit, rusty water, frequent repairs, lower temperature, or leaks at the base. If you’re experiencing any of these issues, it might be time to consider a replacement.

How long do water heaters last?

On average a water heater should last 8-12 years. You should replace the water heater after 10 years. 

What types of water heaters are available for replacement?

Several types of water heaters are available: storage tank, tankless, hybrid heat pump, and solar-powered. The best choice depends on your water usage, energy efficiency preferences, and budget.

How much does a new water heater cost, including installation?

The cost of a new water heater plus installation varies widely depending on the type and tank size. On average, homeowners can expect to spend between $1700 and $2,500 for a new tanked water heater and installation. Tankless models may cost more upfront but can offer greater energy savings over time.

Can I replace my water heater with a different type of unit?

Yes, you can switch to a different type of water heater when you replace your old unit. However, changing types may require additional installation work, such as modifying plumbing or electrical connections. A plumber from Sidekick Plumbing can advise you on what changes would be necessary for your desired unit.

What are the benefits of replacing my old water heater?

Replacing an old water heater has several advantages. These include saving energy, reducing bills, ensuring constant hot water, and preventing leaks or water damage. Newer models also often come with enhanced features and better warranties.

Professional Water Heater Repair

Experiencing issues with your water heater? Our experts can fix various water heater issues, including leaks and system malfunctions. We use modern methods to fix your hot water quickly and reliably, getting it back up and running in no time.

  • Rapid Response and Diagnosis
  • 24/7 Emergency service
  • Comprehensive Repair for all Models
  • Transparent Pricing and Warranty on Repairs
  • Heating Element replacement
  • Pilot light repair

FAQs on Water Heater Repair

What are common signs my water heater needs repair?

Common signs of water heater issues include inadequate heating, unusual noises, leaks at the base, and discolored water. If you notice any of these issues, it might be time for a repair.

Can I repair my water heater myself?

A handy homeowner can do some minor repairs, such as replacing a thermostat or a pressure relief valve. For safety and efficiency, it’s best to hire a professional for complex issues like gas or electric connections.

How much does water heater repair typically cost?

The price of fixing a water heater can differ a lot based on the issue. Minor repairs may cost between $250 and $400, while more significant issues could run upwards of $700. At Sidekick Plumbing you will receive the price before we start the work.

Repair vs. Replacement of a Water Heater: A Quick Guide

Choosing to fix or replace a water heater depends on how old it is, its condition, and the problem it has. Generally, water heaters last 10-12 years.

When to Repair

Minor Issues: Suitable for newer water heaters with problems like faulty thermostats or leaky valves.
Cost-Effectiveness: If repair costs are less than 50% of a new unit’s price.
Warranty: Check the warranty to see if it covers repairs.

When to Replace

Age Factor: Consider replacing if your heater is over 10 years old or frequently breaks down.
Rust and Corrosion: Indicates the end of the heater’s lifespan.
Energy Efficiency: New models can lower energy bills and are more eco-friendly.
Major Damage: A leaking tank or significant damage means replacement is necessary.

Decision Making

Cost Comparison: Balance the repair cost against long-term benefits of a new heater.
Professional Advice: Consult a licensed plumber for an accurate assessment.

Our plumber’s guidance can help you make an informed decision, ensuring optimal efficiency, savings, and reliability.

Water Heater Maintenance Services

Regular maintenance is key to prolonging the life of your hot water heater and ensuring its efficiency. Poorly maintained units will increase energy costs and affect reliability. Our maintenance services include thorough inspections, cleaning, and necessary adjustments to prevent future issues and maintain optimal performance. Schedule your routine maintenance with us and enjoy peace of mind knowing your water heater is in great condition.

  • Scheduled Inspection and Tune-up
  • Tankless water heater flush: Remove sediment build up inside the heat exchanger.
  • Drain the tank
  • Flush the tank: This removes sediment built up on the bottom of the tank.
  • Preventive Measures to Avoid Costly Repairs
  • Expert Advice on Water Heater Care
  • Testing Water: hard water can damage your hot water heater. We will test your water and suggest treatment options if needed.

Contact Us Today

At Sidekick Plumbing, we’re committed to providing superior water heater services tailored to your specific needs. Call Now for expert advice, quality service, and long-lasting solutions for your water heater needs.

Call us! We’re ready to help you at (973) 447- 9565

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