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The rates for troubleshooting a water heater are never the same from one professional to another. But then, what do these prices depend on? What is the average cost of intervention of a heating engineer? What is the benefit of asking for multiple quotes for the same troubleshooting? Our answers are to be discovered in this article.

Average Rates for Troubleshooting a Water Heater

The rates charged in France for troubleshooting a water heater vary greatly depending on the region, the number of repair companies in the sector, the model of the device and of course its volume.

Average cost of troubleshooting a water heater
Highest estimatemore than 200 €
Average estimate~150 €
Lowest estimate- from 100 €

Some examples of prices depending on the type of repairs:

  • to replace resistance of your water heater: ~ 100 €
  • to repair a leak found on your water heater: ~ 100 €
  • to replace the thermostat of your water heater: ~ 150 €
  • to replace the security group of your water heater: between 150 € and 200 € (depending on the volume of the device).
  • to install a pressure reducer: ~150€.

To note: the rates presented above are given for information, and may experience large variations depending on each situation.

Troubleshooting a water heater and requests for quotes

Unless you have only one gasket to clean or a nut to tighten, troubleshooting a water heater usually requires the intervention of a professional. To avoid unpleasant surprises and control the budget of the intervention, it is recommended to make several requests for quotes from various specialized companies.

  • You will have the possibility ofestimate the cost of intervention according to each professional.
  • Furthermore, a detailed estimate is a great way to evaluate the professionalism of the craftsman. You will be able to choose your heating technician according to the best quality-price ratio.
  • In addition, the multiple quote request puts you in a strong position to negotiate the cost of the repair. It allows you to compete with professionals and benefit from an attractive discount.

Trick: think about the quote online, the latter being accessible in just a few clicks.


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