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Bakersfield Plumbers

Browse these plumbing services with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Bakersfield.

  • 33 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
Ty G.
Verified review

Steve built an addition to my house here in Bakersfield back in 2014. All new construction, framing, roofing,plumbing, all electrical work, vaulted ceiling, and hardwood floors!! He does great work! Thanks again so much!

G & G Maintenance and Repair
from 66 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
Deb F.
Verified review

G & G Maintenance was hired to complete many tasks around the house prior to my move in, items that came up at inspection. Paul hung ceiling fans, checked out the electrical wiring, installed GFI units where necessary, switched out all outlets and plates to white, installed a can light above the vanity, checked out plumbing issues and installed new kitchen faucet and shower head. Paul is capable of handling almost if not all of your needs. He keeps you informed of the job status and when he is on site. This communication was crucial to me as I was unable to be on site most of the time he was working. His reviews were a large part of why he was selected to complete my jobs and I hope this one is helpful when selecting yours.

Rick's Handy Man
from 22 reviews
  • 35 hires on Thumbtack
Ron N.
Verified review

Rick did a great job. The job wan't as simple as originally suspected. Rick was able to repair the problem and it turned out better than the original plumbing.

Earls Fix It
from 20 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Barbara S.
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Arrived on time, fixed both plumbing issues, pleasnt, knowledgable, all at a reasonable price. It doesn't get better than that!

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Dan J.
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Have used Bakersfield Handyman Services for several projects around my home...painting, plumbing, electric, storm door installation...and have never been disappointed with their work. The staff is punctual and pleasant.

C.D.P. Custom Remodeling
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Bridget E.
Verified review

Chris was able to handle the job quickly and solve the issues. The project was an old Mobile home and it needed some repairs. He fixed a plumbing issue and also a door issue. Nice work, thanks Chris.

from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Meagan M.
Verified review

He responded fast to my request and had my bathroom plumbing back together within the time frame he gave me! I would definitely rehire him. Thank you Jake

  • 28 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
John P.
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Great job. Very pleasant and competent. I would hire them again.

Prime Time Plumbing
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Lisa A.
Verified review

I left a message for John and heard back not very long after. A couple hours later, he was at my house, and 15 minutes later, the crisis was over! John was fantastic! I will definitely use him again and refer him to others.

Mascorro Plumbing
from 1 review
  • 14 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I am the owner/operator of Mascorro Plumbing so when you call you get me, the owner. I do the work as I have no employees there by cutting cost to the customer.


we offer affordable plumbing to all our customers also quality work!


I do plumbing, electrical services, framing, drywall, windows, doors, stucco, flooring, welding, paint, and roofing. you name it; I do it.


We are a full service plumbing and drain professional same day service

  • 3 years in business

PortField R&D is an improvement company that specializes in home improvements. We provide comfort and security with every improvement. We cover every aspect of residential needs and some light commercial as well. There's no job to big or to small, so give PortField R&D a call.


I offer the following: * Complete Plumbing Repair * Drain and Sewer Cleaning Services * Repipes * Remodels * Property Management I service commercial and residential clients.


Our services include: * Clogged drain clearing * Leak repair * Faucet repair or replacement * Sink, toilet or mainline stoppages * Repair and replacement


Bakersfield Plumbing Rescue will solve all your residential and commercial plumbing problems fast. We have great prices and years of experience. Do you have clogged drains and leaking pipes? Do you need to install new pipes, a hot water heater, a new shower, a new tub, a new faucet, a new garbage disposal, or new drains? Do you need to roto rooter for your drains due to roots clogging them? We are here for you. Call today to find out why we have so many great testimonials and five-star reviews.


We do commercial, plumbing and heating and new and remodel. We are and all-service company. We provide service from start to finish. Consulting services are available. We are a full-service company. We provide you with 28 years of experience with building your dream home or business the way you want it to suit your needs! We can help you by troubleshooting issues that can save you money and time. We guarantee all work and make sure all building codes are met with permits!


J. Woods Plumbing & Drain Cleaning of Bakersfield, CA, is here to give the best and brightest plumbing, drain cleaning, water heater repair, and other services in Bakersfield, CA.


We are a local business and our highly-skilled and professional team are here to offer you a comprehensive treatment service. We guarantee a high-level of service at all times, so you can rest assured that you are in safe hands when you choose us. Our products are as follows: - Fixtures - Piping Our services are as follows: - Leak Repairs - Sprinklers And Irrigation Repairs - Sewer And Drain Repairs - Hot Water Heater Replacement - Electric Water Heater Repair - Kitchen And Bath Fixture Installation - Septic Tank Services - Pipe Cleaning Services - Lift Stations - Water Lines - Estimates - Clean Up Services - Residential Services - Commercial Services Our specialties are as follows: - Back Flow - Bathrooms - Broken Pipes - Kitchens - Leaks - No Hot Water - Showers - Sinks and Faucets - Water Pressure Problems


I remodel bathrooms, kitchen, bedrooms, windows and doors. I also provide electrical, plumbing and drywall services. I am able to do about anything. Thanks!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What are plumbers and what do they do?

Plumbers are skilled professionals who are trained to install and maintain pipes and systems for drinking water, sewage and drainage. They usually have trained through four- to five-year training programs, which include apprenticeships, via trade schools and community colleges. Plumbers’ areas of expertise typically go beyond pipes to include mathematics, blueprint reading, plumbing codes and water distribution. They handle plumbing emergencies, such as broken pipes or clogged drains, and install and maintain everything from a new piping system to a replacement faucet. Plumbers also know how to install bathtubs and showers, toilets, water heaters and dishwashers. Plumbers may work on residential or commercial sites, sometimes designing and laying out a pipe system during construction.

How long is a water heater supposed to last?

Your water heater is an essential part of your home, heating water for showers, dishwashing, laundry and more. On average, a traditional water heater will last 8-12 years. The general consensus is that it’s better to replace your water heater with a new one than to repair one that’s 10 years old or more. Older models are less energy-efficient and thus more costly to run than newer models with better technology. Here are some indicators of when it may be time to replace an old water heater instead of repairing it:

  • Leaks: If leaking is not caused by loose connections, the water may be seeping out through slight fractures in the metal of the tank that have formed over time.
  • Strange noises: Clanking, rumbling and other noises can mean that sediment has formed on the base of your tank, contributing to fissures leaks, and inefficiency.
  • Age: If it’s more than 10 years old, it’s probably time to replace.
  • Discolored or rusty water: Have a pro check it out; if the problem isn’t resolved by draining and cleaning, you’ll want to replace the heater.
  • Lack of hot water: Inconsistent heating and hot water supply that runs out too quickly likely means it’s time for a new unit.

Why is the water in my house not getting hot?

If the water in your house is not getting hot, it may be time for water heater repair. Nationally, the average water heater repair cost ranges between $120 and $200, although prices can range up to $400, depending on the problem and materials. Competent homeowners may also be able to try DIY fixes, whether they have a traditional gas or electric water heater or a tankless gas or electric heater. Troubleshooting the different issues that can arise with each of the styles requires some knowledge of how they operate and what red flags to look out for. For a natural gas water heater, the first step is to check whether the pilot light has gone out. It’s important to follow the manufacturer’s directions if you want to relight it yourself. If you smell gas, stop everything and call your gas company — the smell could signal a dangerous gas leak. If your household’s water is not getting hot enough, you can try increasing the temperature on the water heater’s front dial above the standard setting of 120 degrees; for safety, always turn off electricity to the unit before adjusting temperatures. If you keep running out of hot water, your household may simply need a higher-capacity water heater, so consider upgrading. Quick professional fixes include replacing the thermostat or heating elements and cleaning and repairing the thermocouple.

How much does it cost to install a hot water heater?

You’ll know when it’s time to install a new water heater. Water heater installation costs average between $360 and $780 nationally, with rates increasing depending on the project. The total project cost will be higher when you include the cost of the heater itself. Select your new water heater based on the number of occupants in your home and the number of gallons of capacity you’ll need. Installation costs can vary based on the type of water heater you are removing and the type you are installing, any necessary repairs, regional cost of labor, and whether disposal of the old heater is included. Natural gas water heaters retail on average between $650 and $900 for standard models. Electric water heaters range between $300 and $700 for standard models. Tankless electric water heaters retail on average between $250 and $700 for standard models. Tankless gas water heaters retail on average between $200 and $1,300.

A company may charge approximately $1,000 to replace a 50-gallon tank-style electric water heater (not including any upgrades required by building codes). Replacing a gas-powered water heater might cost $1,100 (not including code upgrades). Some companies roll the disposal of an old heater into the overall cost of the new water heater installation. Other professionals charge an additional removal fee that can range from $35 to $150.

How do you find a good plumber?

Whether you need a plumber to perform drain repair, install a new fixture, or replace rusty pipes, you need to make sure you hire someone reliable who will finish your job on time and within budget. Start by asking the plumbers on your short list these questions:

  • What is the total cost? Make sure your estimate includes materials and labor. Find out whether the plumber will be providing the materials and whether you’re being charged an hourly rate (which is variable) or a flat fee.
  • Is removal and cleanup included in the job? Some plumbers leave behind old parts, while others include the cleanup in the cost.
  • Is the work guaranteed? Find out whether the work (as well as the parts or fixtures) are guaranteed under a warranty.  

Follow these additional tips for confidently hiring a plumber or other skilled professional.

Actual Requests

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Need Plumbing Service

Burbank, CA

  • Type of appliance(s)
  • Project type
  • Current problem(s)
    Other (clanging)
  • Details
    We were told by an inspector that the pipes needed strapping.
  • $200
    Average price

Need a Plumber on 5th of October 2012

Canyon Country, CA

  • Type of appliance(s)
    Shower or tub
  • Project type
  • Current problem(s)
    Other (Broken drain connection)
  • $125
    Average price
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