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arrived at the scheduled time. He was courteous and professional. The water heater was installed faster than I expected, and correctly." He cleaned up his work area after finishing the job.

-Richard J.

"They're reasonably priced and reliable. They're very careful about wearing shoe covers when coming to my house. They call ahead of time so I know they're" coming. They have to do upstairs and downstairs work, which takes extra time -- but they're just real good about that. Typically they're at my home for 45 minutes. They also replaced a water heater in an older house (1925) and they did a good job.


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Dear Angie: My water heater is past its expected lifetime. Should I automatically replace it or wait until it fails?

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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.





The primary complaint about tankless water heaters is that, unless you pay for a really oversized one, they do not keep up with high demands like clothes washer or tub or shower, or if you have multiple hot water demands going at one time.

The reason hot water heaters are used is because they can heat up and store enough water for an ordinary demand like a shower or clothes washing, and larger ones like 50-60 gallons can handle multiple simultaneous demands. Out 60 gallon heater handles washing machine, dish wahser, and a shower simultaneously without going from hot to warm. An on-demand system heats the water as it flows through the heater, with production of hot water having to equal the total demand at any instant. This they can rarely do - especially gas-fired ones, for which the power is usually much cheaper than with electricity.

Google the search phrase - on demand water heaters

to read articles on the issue, and EPA and EnergyStar program writeups. Consumer Reports also has comparisons and evaluations (though you have to subscribe to read review articles).

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.
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

Water Heater Installation And Repair reviews in Tyler


Water heater was installed, but a permit was to be pulled or at least that was what the tech said, well it was never pulled and the work has not been inspected. I called and asked for my money back on that portion of the job, but he said that he will go pull a permit and have the city come out to inspect. Well here it is a month later and still no word. I would like either my money back for the permit or a permit pulled and an inspection. HELP!
- Tom M.

This guy arrives exactly when he says he will (he installed a water heater for us last year). He is efficient and personable and does good work at a fair price. He's definitely our go to guy for plumbing issues!

They were good and they did a good job. The water heater is fine. They were punctual and I’ve had no complaints. Everything was good and I have nothing in particular to say about them.
- Kathleen C.

There were no additional costs and the price was good. They arrived as scheduled and the job was completed in two hours. They were nice and personable. I had just replaced a valve at the bottom of the old unit. They were able to remove it and give it to me for additional use. They did a good job.

They did a great job. They were very professional. He was on time and the work was performed wonderfully. I thought it was a good job.
- Carrie M.

Saturday morning we realized that we did not have any hot water. I thought that the pilot light of the gas water heater had extinguished. The heater is in the attic and since we were afraid of any gas leaks, we called Atmos. Atmos promptly came and told us that there was a leak and we needed a new water heater. I checked on Angie's List, selected this company, based on the excellent reviews. Called them, they asked me a few questions to determine what size and type of heater we needed. The representative gave us an estimate and the time. Two installers came promptly on time (at 2 p.m.), asked for our approval and finished the job. By 5 p.m. we had hot water, we were delighted with the excellent service.
- Mehroo D.

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from All Star Plumbing answered the phone when I called and scheduled to come to my home the same day I found the leak under my kitchen sink. He was very punctual and courteous. He was able to figure out the issue at hand right away and easily repaired the seal within 10-15 minutes.
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gave me a quick explanation of some of the bigger jobs that he is capable of doing in case we needed him for any future plumbing needs. We would definitely call
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at All Star Plumbing again!
- Sarah T.

Call the provider who was able to response the next day. They arrived on time and completed the replacement of the water heater very efficiently. They also installed the appropriate anchors during installation.
Very friendly, cleaned up when completed and work very efficiently.
- Robert A.

All Water Heater Installers in Tyler, TX

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A Discount Plumbing

P.O. Box 36

Affordable Painting and Home Repair

2536 Meadowland Ct

American Home Shield

889 Ridge Lake Blvd

American Plumbing Co

916A N Englewood Ave


16501 Ventura Blvd Ste 500


P.O. Box 1708

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

15040 Hwy 110 S

Bough's Plumbing

5316 SH 110
Grand Saline

C & M Construction

PO Box 130264

C Woods Co Inc

2201 E Erwin St

Church Services

1260 Brittmore Rd

Custom Quality Construction, LLC

PO Box 1372

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

Ernie's Plumbing Service Inc

716 W Front Street

Eschberger Plumbing

14674 Hwy 155 S

Exum Plumbing

801 Clement Rd

Flow Plumbing Co

2405 Interstate 30

Fountain Plumbing Inc

5827 County Road 219


1220 Indian Run Dr

Home Improvement Expert

2883 Waterwood dr.

Landmark Home Warranty

10701 South River Front Parkway

McCoy Plumbing Co Inc

13085 County Rd 192

McIntyre Plumbing Inc

10291 Robinson Dr

NB Contractors Inc

PO Box 941804

Plumbing By Roger

4894 FM 279
Ben Wheeler

Ratliff Painting & Repair

202 Robinwood Dr

Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Services

1033 N Northeast Loop 323




12637 S 265 W Suite 100

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