When you book an affordable plumber, whether it's to fix a broken boiler or to unclog a drain, you want to know they're skilled enough for the task at hand. Nothing is worse than sending an amateur with a wrench to look at your pipes. Odds are, there will be more damage than when they started. All plumbers on the Handy platform are vetted, verified, and background checked way before they arrive at your home, so you can be sure that they're the right person for the job.
This business does not give any indication of prices over the phone and say they do not "charge by the hour, but by the job". It turns out they have a price list that is fixed for types of jobs, but they won't even give you those prices over the phone. They charge $100 for the call out, although they say it's not a call out fee, but just to protect themselves from no shows. BUT, if you don't accept their quote to do the job, they charge you the $100 anyway. Sounds like a call out fee to me. And since you can't get any indication of what the job will cost before they come out, you're kind of stuck with it even if the quote is ridiculous. Their rates are way over what you would expect for the job. We paid $348 to unblock a drain, a job that took between 60 and 90 minutes. I won't be calling them again.
Since 1959, Vegas Plumbing Service has been helping customers throughout Southern Nevada solve their plumbing challenges! We specialize in both commercial and residential plumbing. Our highly qualified technicians have years of experience. We use the latest equipment to properly diagnose and complete any plumbing repair. No job is too big or too small for us to tackle. We are dedicated to solving your plumbing problems on time and on budget. Vegas Plumbing Service is your local, licensed, and trusted plumber for over 55 years. You can always rely on us for your plumbing emergencies!
“In short, it was discovered that the PRV had failed, resulting in the water pressure inside the house becoming too high. As a result, our water heater began to leak, and, in turn, fail. Charles and Bobby were the Techs that came out and replaced the PRV and water heater. While here, they made an adjustment to the water lines, supply and return, to the water heater, which has a recirculating pump on it. All in all, wonderful! My go-to plumbers.”
When desperate times call for an experienced plumber, San Jose relies on the expertise of Gogo Rooter. From a dripping faucet to underground pipe installation, we can take care of every plumbing repair you may have. With fast plumber service and fair prices, you won’t find a better company for all your plumbing needs. We are dedicated to customer service, ensuring each job gets completed to your satisfaction and to our high standards.
TLDR - My $75 American Home Warranty service turned into $200 of repairs when Gary ripped a leaky faucet from my wall and "discovered" that the pipe was misaligned. Like most other people here, I too had the misfortune of being forced to use Neighborhood Plumber due to my home warranty. My service man was Gary and he was very standoffish at first, thinking that I only had minor repairs - garbage disposal service, switching hot and cold faucets and a leaky tub faucet. For the record, he contacted America Home Shield while he was repairing my tub and said it took 30 minutes to reset the garbage disposal (2 minutes) and another 30 minutes to switch the hot and cold faucets (5 minutes) - I would never trust them to do my work again. Then Gary got real "chummy" when he saw an opportunity to make additional money. To "fix" my leaky tub faucet he "accidentally" ripped it from the wall which required him to first cut a hole into my newly painted bedroom and reattach a pipe. At this point he "discovered" that the pipe was off center and would require either breaking the tile in my bathroom which would cost me $125 or redirecting the pipes to the correct position, costing me $175 - neither of which would be covered by my warranty. You can see the second picture where he has enlarged the hole AND BURNED A SPOT ON MY WALL!!! Since I already didn't trust Gary, I called AHS to confirm that these would not be covered. While I am doing this, Gary is sitting there cursing at the people who made my house and trying to make me feel like he was on my side. "You really don't want to have pipe tension" "This is the first time in my 15 years that I have seen this" "90% of the time it is a simple fix" Since I am in for at least another $125 and I now don't have a working tub / a gaping hole and burn mark in my bedroom, I tell him to do it right and just repipe. At this point, he retracts (maybe seeing that it would be a lot more work for only $50) and says that we should really just break the tile. I just want the guy out of my house, so I give him the green light on the $125 fix. This "$125 job" takes AT MOST 2 minutes of him tapping away with a screw driver. Then, he asks me to help him move the pipe over with my bare hands while he uses the blow torch on the other side. I end up burning my hands and he fixes it in another 10 minutes. So $125 for 12 minutes - awesome. The cherry on top, is that throughout this whole experience Gary has asked for and used a TON of my household supplies. From the two towels (one of which you can see in the first picture) he used as drop cloths, the windex he used to not burn the wood with his torch, my wire hanger he bent to measure the space and all of the paper towels, tissues and toilet paper he wiped his hands with. I mean ALL of my other contractors brought their own supplies, how unprepared and unprofessional are these people??!! Finally, again trying to be chummy, he says that my upstairs toilet rocks a little and he would hate to see it break and spill sewage. While he can't fix it right now, he HIGHLY recommends that we get a single plumber as our go-to guy so that they can know the history of the home. Sorry Gary, you aren't going to be that guy.
Abacus’ licensed Electricians can troubleshoot any electrical problems you may have and replace or repair items such as electrical panels and circuit boards, electric surge protection, LED lighting, ceiling fans, complex electrical wiring or rewiring, backup or standby electric generators and more. Want an annual electrical inspection on all your lighting and electrical systems? Ask about the AMP Plan that can save you up to 15% on electrical repairs. This plan includes many things such as an annual electrical safety check to make sure that your home is safe and working properly for you and your family. Our licensed electricians will make sure that the electricity in your home is running at maximum efficiency.
If nothing inside the home was altered you should not be getting a smell. Personally I'm confused as to why the repair person would have left the original line there and ran another one through a new hole. I would have pulled the old line up, ran the new line (in PVC) and used the same hole in the septic tank instead of creating a new one. Did he seal up the hole in the tank from the old line?
We deeply apologize that your quote was not followed up on. We value you as a customer and want to be able to provide help with any information needed, and we are very disappointed that this did not happen to your satisfaction. We will have a manager reach out to you to discuss what happened and rectify the situation. We appreciate the honest feedback and will work to better our service in the future. Read more
“Don’t assume that every Mr. Fix-it advertising his services in the local Pennysaver or on Craigslist is a licensed plumber,” says one New York plumber. There is no national standard for issuing licenses. Some plumbers are licensed by the state, others by the counties they work in. Check with your local city hall or chamber of commerce. They should be able to direct you to the appropriate source for a list of licensed plumbers in your area.
Neighborhood Plumber & Rooter is awesome! I had a leaking water heater and submitted a claim to my home warranty service in the morning. A few hours later, Gary called and said he was in the area and could come by, but I was already at work. We made a tentative plan for him to come by in the afternoon if his schedule permitted, which fortunately it did. He was able to fix the problem with no issues.
Water was leaking from my kitchen down into the garage. We were expecting to have to cut out the wall, part of the floor, etc. to find the source. But Sean came in, found the problem and fixed it right away, with no invasive work. He was extremely nice, professional and thorough. It was a very positive experience and at a very reasonable price. I would definitely use Ace Plumbing again.
Call them out to unstop a kitchen sink drain. First tech arrived, ran a snake machine thru the clean out, said he needed someone else to come out with a water pressure machine, so we waited for them to show up after his other job was done. When he did show up all the man did was put the water hose into the cleanout, flush out the pipe, then they gave me a bill for 583.62. I do not ever recommend using this company, they will rip you off, needless to I'm fighting the bill. Please don't fall victim to this place, pick another plumbing company. No place on earth charges 583.62 for flushing out a drain pipe. This company is cheating and extorting money from its customers.
Don’t flush floss, tampons, or even so-called “flushable” wipes. They don’t break down like toilet paper does and can come back to haunt you later. “Toilets are more water-efficient now than they were 20 years ago, so there sometimes isn’t enough volume in the flush to force debris down,” says Marcin Wroblewski, president of ExpressRooter Plumbing in Toronto. “An object will get lodged in the trap and cause blockage when waste builds up days later.”
A trustworthy plumber will have both commercial liability insurance as well as be bonded. The insurance and the bond protects the plumber from paying for any damages made to your house out of pocket. Having professionals that carry both of these policies can protect all of you from any mishaps that could occur while they work on your building. Remember, not all plumbers are the same and not all of them carry the necessary insurance and bonds to protect themselves and your home from damage or shoddy work.
Hello I had a plumber do an estimate for me to replace our copper pipes with plastic as we have no existing walls up in our basement yet...pretty basic job... so we figured we could upgrade as we do live in Northern Ontario and it does tend to get quite cold here in the winters. We dont have any existing problems with our plumbing right now just figured it would be good time to do the job and perhaps change the pipes to 3 quarter inch for faster flow. Well I never thought in all my life I would get an estimate back that would state $350.00 an hour in labor...yes that is correct $350.00 an hour...estimated 10 hours for the job to be completed. So he quoted me $3500.00 for labor alone.. not supplies? Well needless to say I will be happy with my half inch copper pipes and will happily wait for my bathtub to fill up at a slower pace. Just wanted to know what your thoughts are on this $350.00 an hour quote? Thank you and enjoy your day.
To "fix" my leaky tub faucet he "accidentally" ripped it from the wall which required him to first cut a hole into my newly painted bedroom and reattach a pipe. At this point he "discovered" that the pipe was off center and would require either breaking the tile in my bathroom which would cost me $125 or redirecting the pipes to the correct position, costing me $175 - neither of which would be covered by my warranty. You can see the second picture where he has enlarged the hole AND BURNED A SPOT ON MY WALL!!!
We know that sewer jetting might not be the most glamorous household task, but in order to have clean pipes, we highly recommend sewer cleaning be done from time to time. We use a high pressure water jet at 4200 psi in a 360 degree rotation to completely remove all grease, sludge, dirt, debris, and even tree roots, from the walls of your sewer system. By doing this we can assure that your sewer lines are flowing properly.
Before starting any work, we study the issue and perform comprehensive inspections to properly diagnose the problem. Once we have pinpointed the source of the issue, we will discuss your options with you. We try to stick to repairs if possible, and avoid recommending replacements unless your system or unit is extremely outdated. By focusing on repairs instead of replacement, you save money and enjoy an improved plumbing unit for many more years to come.
Drain cleaning Clogged drains are the last thing your home needs and they don’t always make for the most successful DIY projects. If you happen to get a clog that you can’t tackle on your own, let Master Rooter Plumbing tackle the job for you. Whether it is a slow running drain, sewer smells coming from the bathtub, or something that should not be flushed making a trip down the toilet, battling clogged drains is one thing you don’t have to do! Let Master Rooter provide our premier service and help give you one less stress to worry about! [/one_half_last] Jetting After years of continued usage your plumbing is bound to become blocked with grease, sediment, and other sludge. The safest way to ensure a clean system is to “flush the pipes” with a high-pressure jetting treatment. Using state-of-the-art technology, the team at Master Rooter Plumbing can use high pressure water jets to knock out sludge build-up and keep your sewer lines and pipes running smoothly. [/one_half_last] Sewer camera/videos Inspecting a new home before buying or remodeling? Checking to see if your septic system is still running smoothly? Lost a valuable item down the drain? These are many of the reasons why you may need your to take a close and personal view of your sewer or drains with our plumbing video equipment. Master Rooter Plumbing’s plumbing video inspection equipment is a non-invasive and efficient way of nipping potential sewer, septic, and drain problems in the bud and insuring your plumbing systems are running smoothly. Toilet/sink repair and replacement Chipped and cracked porcelain or ceramic toilets and sinks aren’t just physically unappealing, they open up the chance for leaks and water damage to your home. Let the highly-trained team at Master Rooter Plumbing expertly repair your sink or toilet and prevent your home from getting further damage. Or maybe you are interested in replacing your toilet or sink, whether time has taken its toll or you’re just interested in giving your bathroom a new, modern look, you can trust Master Rooter plumbing to masterfully swap out your toilet or sink. Water service repair As your home gets older, so does your home’s connection to a main water line. Over time, your home’s connection to an external water source can leak or break due to extreme temperatures, corrosion, the natural shifting of soil, or simply natural aging. If you are experiencing an unnaturally soggy lawn, water discoloration, or a severe drop in water pressure, your home may be in need of Master Rooter Plumbing’s water service repair. Our expert team can pinpoint breaks in your water line and repair the damage, allowing your home to once again have access to clean water. Sump repair and replacement Sump pumps are a crucial means of protecting your home from flooding and basement damage. A sump pump is designed to ensure that water drains away from your home’s foundation and if it fails you open your home up to the potentially disastrous results. At Master Rooter Plumbing, our highly-trained technicians are skilled in repairing your sump pumps to get them back into fighting shape, or replacing those that have given up the ghost. Your home’s sump pump is your first line of defense against flood damage, don’t let your home be unprotected. Water heater service and repairs No one wants to wake up to a cold shower and it is Master Rooter Plumbing’s goal to make sure your day starts off right. Whether your home has a conventional water heater, a tankless water heater or hybrid heat pump system, our team of plumbers are available 24-7 to repair your water heater and make make sure you never have to worry about cold showers again. Trust Master Rooter Plumbing’s team to service and repair your water heater today! Toilet leaks/runs A leaky toilet is the last thing anyone wants. If it’s the hassle (and higher utility cost) of water constantly running in a toilet’s tank, or water leaking out of the toilet’s base causing water damage, Master Rooter Plumbing are your experts for the job! We offer 24-7 emergency repair to help solve your leaky toilet problems, so whether it is water damage or higher water costs, let Master Rooter Plumbing be your solution. Lavatory/ bathroom upgrades and remodel Is your home in need of a updated bathroom? Then let the team at Master Rooter Plumbing provide our stellar bathroom remodel service. Our years of bathroom remodeling experience allow us to safely avoid all of the common pitfalls that homeowners can fall into when remodeling on their own. We can both recommend the best possible fixtures for your bathroom or lavatory as well as install them with minimal disruption to your everyday home life. Kitchen upgrades and remodel Ready to upgrade your kitchen to a whole new level? Master Rooter Plumbing knows all of the ins and outs of ensuring your home has the best possible kitchen it deserves. Our trained technicians are no strangers when it comes to kitchen remodeling and can help you choose and recommend the best possible finishes and fixtures for the kitchen of your dreams. If your kitchen remodeling job becomes too big for just your hands, let Master Rooter Plumbing help by calling 720-434-3406. Kitchen, lavatory faucet repairs and upgrades The drip, drip, drip or a leaky faucet has become a symbol of all things annoying but it’s not the only problem that can happen to your bathroom or kitchen faucet. That drip can eventually lead to a faucet that won’t stop running, or worse yet, a faucet that won’t turn on at all. Whether it’s just a drip or something more serious, Master Rooter Plumbing is up to the task to help solve your leaky faucet problems! Call us 24-7 at 720-434-3406 to help you with your minor dripping annoyances or full-blown faucet emergencies. Main line service The main water line to your house is the source of clean, fresh water to your entire home and ensuring that it is corrosion free, damage free, and blockage free is incredibly important. The technicians at Master Rooter Plumbing have access to some of the most state-of-the-art technology to investigate just what exactly can be effecting your main water line. We eliminate the guesswork and can quickly diagnose whatever issues could be disrupting the flow of water into your home. If you are experiencing a disruption or service, a drop in water pressure or discolored water, call the team at Master Rooter Plumbing 24-7 to get your clean water back on track. Tankless water heaters Whereas a traditional water heater will collect water and heat it for future use, tankless water heaters heat water directly without the need of a tank, basically making them the “on-demand” version of water heaters. While not the best option if you plan on doing things like simultaneously taking a shower while washing clothes, they generally are a more cost-effective water-heating option for most homes. At Master Rooter Plumbing, we are experts in all things tankless water heating. If your tankless water heater experiences any issues or simply needs routine maintenance, call our team of expert plumbing technicians. Underground repairs The biggest issue with sewer and plumbing lines is that they are hidden from the naked eye. Buried underground the last thing you want to do is blindly dig around your yard with a shovel trying to identify the source of a leak. At Master Rooter Plumbing, our team of technicians can use our years or experience and state-of-the-art equipment to non-invasively identify where your damage is coming from so that it can be addressed effectively and quickly. Excavation Plumbing and sewer systems are amazing conveniences and by hiding pipes underground, these amazing systems are able to do their jobs without making your home’s yard look less appealing. The downside however is that if one of these systems becomes damaged do to corrosion, the soil shifting, or just simply because of time, there is not way to repair or service them without excavating the ground to locate them damage. At Master Rooter Plumbing, we are highly trained in locating breaks and damage before we even begin the process of excavation. And whether it’s something that can be addressed simply with shovels, or maybe something requiring larger equipment, we strive to effect the overall look of your yard as little as possible. So call Master Rooter Plumbing today if you are in need of excavation services! Let us be your “go to” Plumber in Denver. If you’re experiencing difficulty with your plumbing system, or you want to avoid one altogether, contact or call Master Rooter today for an estimate!
Sometimes a faucet leak can be stopped by replacing the rubber washer at the end of a faucet stem or cartridge. This is a more common repair on older fixtures when things were built to last and designed to be able to be maintained. Other times the whole stem or cartridge needs replacement or the bibb seat deeper back into the fixture needs replacement. That leads to matching up the right components and often times making a trip to the hardware store or plumbing supply house necessary due to the many varieties, makes and models of faucets. My advice is to make sure your Plumber has faucet repair kit on their truck before having them come out to assess the issue.
We called Mr. Rooter on a Thursday, due to a problem with a kitchen sink being clogged. Two employees of Mr. Rooter came out and said they were not able to remove the clog. They sent their camera through the drain and said that they believed we had a collapsed pipe. They said it would be necessary to dig up the area the pipe was under - and it would cost $4,000 (50% of it due immediately). They said they would send out workers on Friday. On Friday two servicemen came to the house and said they needed to excavate the cement In our office, located in the finished basement of our home. They jack-hammered out the entire length of our office room. Then they cut a hole in the pipe they had uncovered, and lots and lots of what they call "kitchen core" oozed out of the opening.
Not only do plumber apprentices have to complete their training and education to receive their licenses, they also are required to pass a criminal background check and carry liability insurance. Hiring just anybody can make you vulnerable to fraud since unlicensed plumbers might not know what they're doing or could pretend to fix something and end up charging you for the incomplete work.
With our intimate knowledge dealing with specific plumbing issues in the San Francisco area, we have a working familiarity with commonly occurring issues in local homes and businesses, as well as the best solutions to resolve them quickly. We can take on projects both big and small, and we have the tools and experience to get your home or business operating at top efficiency as quickly as possible.
Welcome to Atlanta Plumber Repair, offering you with plumbing services in the Atlanta area and surrounding areas as well. If you are looking for residential plumbing services along with reliable commercial plumbing services, the one company in Atlanta that will be able to assist you is the one company that can offer you all this for a great and affordable price, Atlanta Plumber Repair. All of our plumbers that are with us, are either trained and fully licensed or backed with our over 25 years of plumbing experience to get you the right type of plumbing treatment for your home that you are looking for.