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"It went great! He was punctual, charming, very informative, and he offered good suggestions. I would recommend him and will continue to use him in the future.

-Charlene S.

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"1. Did not pull permits on HVAC and water heater installations. Metro codes and regs had to get involved to get them to comply. 2. In 2 properties, leases were" signed, but people other than those who signed the lease then lived in the property. One of those properties was trashed. We had just rehabbed it before letting
manage it and then had to spend another $1000 to fix the damage from the people who had not signed the lease. When I asked
for the documents that verified the tenant, they had a homemade "letter" from a bogus employer. The employer was not listed on the Sec of State website and when I tried calling the phone numbers listed, one number was a discontinued Cricket number and the other guy said he had no idea who the named tenant was. 3. Each month, I had to contact
for errors in their bookkeeping/charges. It was unreal how many times they either charged us twice for work that was done or worse, charged us for work that was not done (roof, plumbing trash removal, broken drawers, painting windows shut, servicing a furnace/water heater, etc). 4. In regards to poor bookkeeping, when they sent us the End of year tax summary (in March instead of
), we had random rehab charges that were not listed to any particular property. 5. In one property, they failed to follow the lease and collect the pet deposit or pet fee. I asked three times for them to make it right, but they never did. That cost an extra $365. 6. In one property, they had to cut holes in the wall to find electrical wire. They used duct tape to "fix" the some of the holes in the drywall and other holes they just left open. 7. On one property, we were charged for mowing 10 times in a 5 week period while at another property during the same time period, it was not mow it all all. We found out when Metro sent us a codes violation letter that the the grass needed to be mowed or we would be fined. 8. They had their electrical contractor give a quote to fix a garage issue. That quote was for $1500. I got a second opinion and it was a $125
fix. 9. Once we decided we enough was enough and took back the management of our properties, tenants told us all kinds of stories of how difficult it was to get service from
. They said that before a lease was signed
was very friendly and responsive. Once a lease was signed, it was hard to get a call back from them. These are just a few of the hassles we had....

-Marti O.

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You have to put your self in the shoes of a business that is in business to turn a profit of some sort. All businesses have different overhead which in turn decides what their bottom line would be on their services. I personally would not go with an unlicensed professional for this type of install. You are messing with gas, venting issues, electrical wiring{electric water heater} and updated code issues such as a drain pan and tempature and relief drain lines for heaters that currently do not have them. I do agree that there are some companies that are way out of line for their installs but most of these companies are the really big companies that have very high overheads  I would assume. Tank type water heaters have changed over the last several years and with these safety changes come bigger prices. The price of steel thanks to China is skyrocketing and tank type water heaters are made of steel. Most wholesale plumbing supply companies cannot match what the big box stores are selling at retail to consumers. I happen to think from research that heaters such as Rheem, Bradford White and AOSmith who have been in business forever make a better product than what you can buy in the big box outlets. You also have to take in consideration the location of the water heater that is being replaced. Is it in the house, basement, garage or attic. Most 40 and 50 gallon water heaters that are purchased in a plumbing wholesale store in Texas cost between 300-340 for a 6 year warranty heater with 6 year on parts and tank. Speaking of warranty. Most big box companies will take a least 24 hours to a week to get your warranty problem taken care of. Most reputable plumbing companies will give same day service if they installed the heater.

So lets break down a typical install at cost to a licensed plumber in Texas

Heater: $315, water shut off $6.50, water flex lines or unions to code $20, gas flex line and cut off to code $12, misc fittings $15, Total $368.50 Lets add a 35% profit which is some what low  for a business $129, Total 497.50

This doesnt  include permits, pan and drain or any venting issues. The vent must go from the heater to the outside of roof using double wall vent.

Cost of permit on average $60

Most plumbing companies allow for 3 hours of time for a water heater. This includes picking the new one up. Delivering out to house. Draining and removing old water heater. Hauling off old heater. Installing new heater up to code. Going down to city and pulling permit.

Average Labor charges for heater installs $400

That would make this install run without extras on any code issues $957.50

I just had a 50 gallon gas water heater installed in my house for $1200 but I needed a pan installed. I used a licensed plumber.

 

 

 

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I've seen and heard mixed reviews.  They aren't really popular here due to our super hard water which clogs and rots everything it sits in.  A company I used to work for tried electric units about 10 years ago in several homes but had to replace many of them within a few years because the build-up from the hard water hindered their productivity to little more than enough supply to run a sink.  I've heard better success with gas units since there are no electric elements to burn out and gas can get hotter, faster to get through the deposits on the tubing walls inside the unit.

 

Standard electric water heater usually take a 30 amp circuit so they are often wired with 10 guage wire.  Electric on-demand units large enough to service an entire house usually take 50 amps (or more) from what I've researched in the past.  That means they need a 50 amp breaker and will be wired with 6 guage wire.  By the time you factor in the initial cost of buying the much more expensive on-demand unit and rewiring for it I'm not sure you'll save money in the long run. 

 

A better and cheaper option would be to put a timer on your standard water heater so it only kicks on during typical demand times.  They have override switches so you can turn it to cycle normally when you are off of work or need it during the day/night if not during the preset times.  A cheaper point of use water heater at the kitchen sink will ensure you have hot water there even when the main heater is off.  This is usually the point that requires hot water the most frequently.  Remember that your water heater will hold hot water for over an hour once it has cycled off.  Take advantage of that.

 

Todd Shell

Todd's Home Services

San Antonio, TX

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There could be. Different municipalities have different rules (codes). However, I have never heard of a plumber being the code enforcement guy. I have never heard of a plumber being able to collect a fine from a homeowner. It may cost you $150 to bring it up to code, but that should be included in the repair cost. You would need to check with your city (usually Department of Code Enforcement or Plumbing Commission). If he put it in writing, you need to send them a copy.
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Make sure they get a permit if required. Ask if they will haul away the old. Type of new heater installed and tank warrantee. What kind of parts will the price include, you should have an expansion tank installed and make sure they counter balance the pressure to match the static pressure in the home. Should also include new dielectic unions, do not reuse the old ones. See what the rate for extras is in case they need to do additional work. Check references if possible.

Tim Littrell
Littrell Plumbing and Bath Designs
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Water Heater Installation And Repair reviews in Louisville

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were terrific; they arrived when promised, wore booties, and got right to work. I didn't hear a single complaint about my cellar or my old house in the Highlands. They warned me before they shut off the water, let me know what they were doing, and were generally a joy to have around. Several nifty things happened after those corroded old pipes were replaced: the water in my refrigerator started working again; my kitchen faucet stopped belching air with each use; the water running out of the kitchen faucet increased; and a funny noise coming from the old corroded pipes disappeared! According to my research,
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's was more than fair with their pricing--since the biggest part of the cost was the pipe replacement. I will definitely call them the next time I have a plumbing problem, but I bet I'll be "good to go" until I have them come back to fix my goofy old drains. Old houses are such fun!
- BRENDA M T.
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This is what they said they would do: $79 for gas log fireplace tune-up, cleaning, and inspection Deal includes: inspecting the fireplace for safe operation, a thorough cleaning of all major parts such as the burner system, fire box, gas logs, pilot assembly, thermocouples, burner
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, check for gas leaks . Thorough cleaning, removal of old rocks, sand and vermiculite (embers), and re-installation of existing logs This is what they did: Spent 30 minutes replacing a loose screw and wiped down the inside of the fireplace. They did not clean the burner system or burner
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because they did not remove old rocks, sand and vermiculite so they could see them. I have no idea of the condition of these items and they are over 22 years old. I could have done what they did and saved $79.00. They say this is a $229.00 value. I don't think so.
- Ray B.
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Gave me opinion that water heater needed to be replaced that it was old. Gave estimate to replace water heater of $1700.00 .The next day I had someone else come to look and they hit the reset button cleaned the dust around the bottom and It's working fine now.I did inform the first person that the water heater still had two years on the warranty.
- Rachel F.
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arrived on time, took away the old water heater, left everything neat and clean. He was pleasant and professional. Offered advise for how he had worked on houses the age of mine for when I start on updating the bathroom. I know I'm going to need professional help doing the plumbing in there! Meanwhile, I'm enjoying hot showers, ice in my drinks and a good looking working kitchen faucet. Life is good!
- Brenda G.
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I called this morning at 8AM and a window was setup from 10AM to 3PM for today. The plumber called at 11:30AM to let me know he would be here within 30 minutes and arrived at 11:50AM. We discussed the issue and the fact that I wanted to go ahead and replace the hot water heater. He was able to remove the old on in less than an hour. He then went to pick up the new water heater which took about 30 minutes. Once back with the new water heater he had the new one installed in less than 90 minutes.
I am really satisfied with the quick service, great price, and quality of the work.
- Michael K.
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Company rep and estimator came to review my current system and evaluate the condition and determine if old system needed maintenance or replacement. Existing system was low-end system with 15 years age and had been neglected for many years, it could be cleaned up but was on last leg. After considering the cost to renovate old system vs. replace with new, I chose to go with the new system since there would be a warranty, higher efficiency, and quiet operation.
Waters reviewed house duct work for sizing and locations, considered house size sq ft., and provided 3 options on the replacement system. I went with the middle level system.
System was ordered and work was promptly completed as promised within 1 to 2 days.
All old system was removed and hauled away.
After 6 months, technician came to check the operation and replace filter, all free of charge.
System has worked well in both a/c and heat modes - energy bills are lower for the couple of a/c months I had old system.
- Mark F.
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He did an exceptional and fantastic job of installing the new gas hot water heater. The technician was extremely friendly and nice. We really enjoyed talking to him. He went out of his way to help us.
- Karen S.
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Price was about $200 less than others I checked for comparable gas water heater.
Phone representative was well-informed and courteous.
Crew arrived right on time and completed the work sooner than I expected.
Quality of workmanship was excellent.
Overall they installed a good product in a professional manner for quite a bit less than I had budgeted.

- Michael R.

All Water Heater Installers in Louisville

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A and S Contractors, LLC

333701 E.890 Rd.

A MORRISS HOME REPAIR & REMODEL

2538 RADCLIFF RD
Smithfield

Adam's Plumbing Inc

17014 Taylorsville Rd
Fisherville

Air Comfort of KY

3904 Bishop Ln
Louisville

Allegiance Heating & Air

7201 Highway 150

Allgeier Air

804 N English Station Rd.
Louisville

Alltrade Property Management

615 Baxter Ave
Louisville

AM Auto LLC.

507 Cheyenne Ave.
Louisville

AMERICAN PRIDE AUTORIDE

34 N GALLATIN AVE

AppliancePartsPros.com

16501 Ventura Blvd Ste 500

Arter Plumbing

147 Mohawk Ave.
Louisville

ARTER PLUMBING

147 Mohawk Ave
Louisville

ASI Plumbing

4209 Camp Ground Rd
Louisville

BAYLOR PLUMBING CO

3021 SPICKERT KNOB RD

BC Plumbing Company

1215 S 7th St
Louisville

Becht/Givens Service Experts

2999 Industrial Pkwy

Bexar Maintenance Supply

1275 Red Bluff Rd.

Blair Plumbing Co Inc

8701 Timberline Dr
Louisville

Bone-Dry Waterproofing Inc

2529 Ridgemar Ct
Louisville

BROWN HEATING & COOLING

802 W STEPHEN FOSTER AVE
Bardstown

Bryant Heating & Cooling

4531 Bishop Ln
Louisville

Burkheads Home Specialist

140 Cajun Ct
Louisville

Call Ken

3316 Belmont Rd
Louisville

Cardinal Heating & Cooling

2611 Aylesbury Ct
Louisville

Charles Guelda & Sons Plumbing

7504 Fegenbush Ln
Louisville

ck construction services

708 west woodlawn

Climate Control of KY, LLC

2706 S Dixie Hwy
Elizabethtown

Coffee & Mayer Services

2500 S 4th St
Louisville

Cotton Plumbing Inc

St. Matthews
Louisville

Cotton Service Company LLC

1105 Ulrich Ave
Louisville

DANE BROWN PLUMBING

1612 CLEARVIEW DR
Louisville

Dauenhauer Plumbing

3416 Robards Ct
Louisville

DAVIS & DAVIS PLUMBING INC

6400 N PRESTON HWY
Louisville

DR.Electric

2105 Appleton ln
Louisville

DuPont Plumbing

2604 Alexandria Pike
Newport

EcoSmart

400 Captain Neville Dr

Elliott Plumbing Sevices LLC

14201 Columbus Mann Rd

EMERGENCY RESTORATION & CONTRACTING

5900 POPLAR LEVEL RD
Louisville

Eric's Plumbing Services, LLC

3630 Stanton Blvd.
Louisville

Fackler Homes Inc

1504 Polo Fields Ct.
Louisville

Graham's Plumbing Co Inc

3914 Bishop Ln
Louisville

Greene Plumbing Services

PO Box 4838
Louisville

Greenwell Plumbing

1840 Scott Rd

H2O Plumbing LLC

9357 Arthur Coffman Rd

Handy Helpers

349 Arlington

Handyman Andy, LLC

4409 Green Pine Drive
Louisville

Home Depot

10301 Westport Rd
Louisville

HOME DEPOT

2600 S HURSTBOURNE PKWY
Louisville

Home Design Expo Inc.

455 South 4th Street
Louisville

Hornback Plumbing Llc

128 Howell Dr
Elizabethtown

Integrity Home Improvement & Repair

10319 Watterson Trail
Louisville

J & R Construction Services Inc

633 West Main Street
Lexington

Jack Senn Plumbing Co

8304 1/2 St Andrws Church
Louisville

Jarboe's - True Home Heating Cooling Plumbing

9825 Bluegrass Pkwy
Louisville

Jerry A Bryant & Sons Plumbing

3410 Pennsylvania Ave

John B. English and Associates

P.O. Box 278
Pewee Valley

JOHN D MCVEY PLUMBING

9113 OLD BARDSTOWN RD
Louisville

John Waters Inc

2315 Watterson Trl
Louisville

Jordan Enterprises

4814 Red Oak Lane
Louisville

Kentucky Solar Energy Co.

8001 Vine Crest Ave.
Louisville

Knight's Mechanical Inc - Elizabethtown

4250 Leitchfield Rd
Cecilia

Koppel Services

132 Outer Loop
Louisville

Leanhart Plumbing Inc

8314 Old St Andrews Church Rd
Louisville

Lee's Plumbing

1443 S 9th St
Louisville

Louisville Mechanical Services

800 East Main St,
Louisville

Louisville Plumbing Company

5510 Fern Valley Rd Ste 107
Louisville

LOWE'S

501 S HURSTBOURNE PKWY
Louisville

LYNN BISCHOFF PLUMBING

6010 CHENOWETH RUN RD
Louisville

Maeser Master Services

11101 Electron Dr
Louisville

Mann Plumbing Inc

1750 W 17th St

Matrix Construction LLC

1215 Manitau Ave
Louisville

MEYER PLUMBING

444 TERRY BLVD
Louisville

Moser Plumbing

Louisville

Mr Rooter of Greater Louisville

4712 Pinewood Rd
Louisville

Mr. Rooter of Louisville

1301 W Main St
Louisville

New Circle Mechanical NCM Services

PO Box 43397
Louisville

Nick Stouffer Plumbing

2235 Bonnycastle Ave
Louisville

O'Neil Service LLC

1239 Belmar Dr
Louisville

One Call Services, LLC

3420 Hillvale Road
Louisville

Onsite Heating & Air LLC

3013 Blackiston Mill Rd

Overflow Plumbing

124 Production Ct
Louisville

Parker Plumbing Inc.

5676 Bardstown Rd
Louisville

Patricks Plumbing

6507 Delton Rd.
Louisville

Plumbing Doctor

2383 Valley Creek Rd
Elizabethtown

PlumbRight Services & Rooting, Inc.

573 N Bardstown Road
Mount Washington

Professional Handyman

4936 Forest Park Dr
Louisville

R G Wolfe Plumbing LLC

2592 Charlestown Rd

r.j,s interior trim and remodeling

6621 bethany ln
Louisville

Ratterman Plumbing Inc

11615 Main St
Louisville

Ray's Plumbing LLC

1584 Burns Rd
Radcliff

RMR SERVICES, LLC

500 Willowbrook Drive
Fisherville

Rodney Terry Plumbing

3266 Ruckriegel Pkwy
Louisville

Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Services

1600 S Preston St
Louisville

Scotts Handyman Service

4811 Palma Rd
Louisville

Scotty's Home Works

2417 1/2 Portland Avenue
Louisville

Stansbury Electric

P.O. Box 991459
Louisville

Steve Bagby Plumbing

235 Chimney Rock Dr
Shepherdsville

Stotts Plumbing

9218 Foxtail Ct.
Crestwood

stotts plumbing

9218 foxtail ct

The 24HR Plumber LLC

2121 Hobbs Reesor Rd
Vine Grove

Thompson Bros. Plumbing

436 Roberts Ave
Louisville

Tom Drexler Plumbing Air & Electric

2232 Bardstown Rd
Louisville

TOM SONDERGELD PLUMBING

143 Arnold Dr
Shepherdsville

TONY'S PLUMBING CO

1022 Goss Ave
Louisville

UNITED PLUMBING

8951 W Highway 42
Goshen

Venhoff Plumbing & Heating Co

1847 San Jose Ave
Louisville

Warmzone

12637 S 265 W Suite 100

WIGGINS HEATING & COOLING LLC

3904 Mulberry Row Way
Louisville

WM Branch & Son Inc

1442 Hugh Ave
Louisville

Wolz Plumbing & Design

1409 Fairdale Rd
Fairdale

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