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El Cerrito Plumbers

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

  • 6 years in business
  • 399 hires on Thumbtack
Pinky T.
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Harp and Sarah was great, professnioal and communicative. They understand my problem mount my two 70 Inch tvs and concealed wires. They have good hands on plumbing too. They fixed my drain clog. Highly recommended

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Freelance Plumber
5.0
from 184 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 229 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jennifer C.
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Jose did a great job! Another plumber had come to my apartment to fix my clogged kitchen sink a few days before, but my sink was already clogged again. Jose was professional, punctual, and super friendly. Most importantly, he was incredibly thorough and solved my problem. He also made sure to explain the issue to me clearly. I would highly recommend hiring Jose for your plumbing needs! Thanks, Jose.

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  • 2 years in business
  • 248 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Rochelle B.
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Ronnie and team replaced my kitchen faucet same day! He picked up the faucet of my choice at Home Depot and replaced it within 30 minutes. Wow. Just wow. You can't beat the price. I got several quotes from Thumbtack and Yelp, and nothing came close. Ronnie also responds quickly with the thousand questions I had. Ronnie is definitely my go-to for plumbing.

Ray's Service One Plumbing
5.0
from 110 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 106 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Ray was very speedy to respond, figured out my plumbing issues (clogged shower and kitchen sink) and fixed both quickly. I would definitely call Ray again when I have plumbing needs again.

H.P. Mechanical
4.8
from 106 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 137 hires on Thumbtack
Lucille M.
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Rudy was prompt and well prepared for the job. He fixed the insides of my toilet, another valve and unclogged the line. I would use him again certainly. He is friendly and helpful. And has decent rates for his plumbing jobs.

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  • 6 years in business
  • 104 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Glenda M.
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I sen t an inquiry via Thumbtack and AM Plumbing & More responded right away. Tony did an amazing job replacing my traditional water heater with a tankless water heater. Tony removed the old water heater and cleaned up afterward. This is

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  • 13 years in business
  • 88 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Pete N.
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2 bathrooms - tiled and plumbing - excellent job! Vyron does high quality work, does it quickly and stands by his work. Very happy customer here.

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Maximus Plumbing & Heating
4.9
from 75 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 115 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Suzanne W.
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Max fit in an assessment of our water heater late on a Sunday. He showed up early the next morning ready to replace it, and he gave us a very fair price. I also like supporting a local business! We will call Max again when we have plumbing issues...hopefully it won't be for a while though!

Mr. Rooter Plumbing
4.3
from 52 reviews
  • 50 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Eileen T.
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Denver was very professional and took care of my drain problem and helped so that I won't have trouble again in the near future. I would call him any time I have another plumbing issue.

AMX Plumbing
4.9
from 40 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 54 hires on Thumbtack
Kyle L.
Verified review

Max installed the plumbing for washer/dryer hookups in my condo; Hot & cold water hookups with drain pipes, and vents. Max is very courteous & punctual and does top notch work. It was not an easy project due to the location of our washer & dryer but he made it work and did a great job weaving the pipes in the least obstructive manner possible. He was also very busy at the time that I hired him but was able to squeeze me in during some downtime he had while waiting on parts for another project. I would definitely recommend Max & will 100% use him in the future for any of my plumbing needs.

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GEM Construction LLC
4.8
from 40 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Biju A.
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Ganzo did an amazing job starting with measuring and assessing the work very well. Even without knowing whether I'll give him the job, he spent 30 minutes to assess everything properly. Cost was reasonable. I am already assigning him another job.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Julien J.
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Amazing amazing experience. Arrived on time. Super friendly. Less than half the price of the other quotes. Explained everything. Went above and beyond what I asked. This is BY FAR the best plumbing service I’ve experienced in SF and in the US. Highly highly highly recommend. So happy with the end product. My shower has water pressure again. My faucet is not askew anymore and on top of all that regained water pressure. 5 stars all the way

  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Nataly D.
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I know who I'll be calling for all future plumbing issues!

Bay Star Plumbing Inc
4.8
from 31 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Dave R.
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We used Bay Star Plumbing to have a kitchen sink installed and a new dishwasher. I highly recommend Bay Star and will use them again. On time, on budget and quality work.

Deals on Wheels Plumbing
4.9
from 25 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Aditya D.
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I needed to replace the valves in my laundry room and fix a leaky shower head. Valentino from Deals on Wheels Plumbing reached out with his phone number and agreed to come in the very same day. He arrived on time, looked at the issues, quoted a fair price up front and completed the job very efficiently. Valentino is very personable, friendly, professional and I would definitely hire him again for any plumbing needs.

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Oak Plumbing
4.4
from 27 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Joseph B.
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This is the first time that I’ve used Oak Plumbing but it won’t be the last. Everything about my experience with them was excellent, from setting up the appointment to the completion of the job Anthony, the plumber was outstanding and you can be sure that we will use him again should the need arise

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  • 4 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike M.
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I have a relatively complex radiant heating system with a circulating hot water system as well. The work I needed done was some straightforward plumbing but all plumbers I'd reached out to turned me down due to the radiant system. Clay and Mark replied straight away and came as soon a they could. Not only were they unfazed by the system, they fixed my problem, showed me how I could have done it and then stuck around to make sure all the components were working correctly. They were professional, helpful and did excellent work. I will definitely use them again.

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American Rooter
4.8
from 23 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Donna S.
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Marvin originally allowed a 2-hour block for the sewer clean-out, but got it done in one! A personable guy, he knows the business. He communicated clearly about other plumbing questions (the toilet flange did not need replacing), and told me what to watch out for. He inspired such confidence that I'm having him do a follow-up inspection as well.

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Dom’s Plumbing
4.9
from 22 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ankur P.
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I was apprehensive about calling a plumber when I noticed a leak. I called a few companies from google search and they were either busy or quoted crazy prices. D's plumbing responded to my post on thumbtack, showed up quickly and then worked really hard for 4 hours in the heat to diagnose the problem. He had to cut through walls, climb over washing machines, etc. Throughout the time he was patient, respectful and in general awesome. If I could leave a 6 star review I would. The price he quoted after the work, actually felt like much more than a bargain and I added a 30 percent tip. Thanks so much for your help. I'd highly recommend.

Selvin Plumbing And Rooter
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Justin V.
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I had a plumbing problem that had been plaguing me for over a months. I had four plumbers come and take a look at the problem and only one - Selvin - figured out what the problem actually was (and it turned out to be much simpler than what all of the other plumbers were suggesting). I would strongly recommend Selvin for any of your plumbing problems.

ant's plumbing
4.4
from 11 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Anupam S.
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Anthony was very patient dealing with unexpected challenges we ran in to with our bath plumbing and fixtures. He was also easy to work with in terms of scheduling the work and is quick in responding to Ad Hoc questions over text.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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 fix a hot water heater?

Nationally, the average water heater repair cost ranges between $120 and $200, although prices can range up to $400 or more. Water heater repair costs will depend on the type of water heater you have (tankless, electric, natural gas, etc.), the source of the problem, the cost for new parts, and labor rates in your area. Common water heater issues include problems with the thermocouple, thermostat, heating element and leaks. Most standard electric water heaters have two thermostats and two elements. One example for the cost to replace a bad thermostat is $185 for parts and labor. Replacing both the thermostat and the heating element could cost approximately $150-$200. The thermocouple is a safety device that senses when the pilot light is burning and signals the gas valve to close if the pilot light goes out. If your thermocouple is bad or corroded, the average cost to clean and repair it could be between $350 and $400. If your water heater has started to leak, it is usually more cost-effective to invest in a new water heater than to repair it, unless you’re covered by a warranty.

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

Tankless water heaters usually cost more to install than traditional tanks, because many homes need to be retrofitted to accommodate the new system. Tankless electric water heaters retail on average between $150 and $1,200, and tankless natural gas water heaters retail between $200 and $1,300 on average. The lower prices ($150-$250) are generally for point-of-use tankless heaters that can be installed to boost hot water in high-demand areas such as the bathroom or kitchen sink. Tankless water heaters designed to heat whole homes usually start under $300 at the low end and go up to $1,400 or more. Pricing for whole-home varies with the heater’s technology and features. Nationally, standard water heater installation costs average $360-$780, but tankless water heater installation costs may range from $400 to $1,000, depending on the work needed. Some perks of tankless water heaters are that they have nearly double the life expectancy of traditional water heaters and are generally more cost-efficient. Homeowners may be able to save $100 or more per year on their utility bills with an Energy Star approved tankless heater, depending on how much hot water they use.

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Need a Plumber

El Cerrito, CA

  • Sink or faucet problem
    Leaky faucet
  • Duration of problem
    Recently
  • Sink type
    Other (kitchen sink)
  • Number of sinks or faucets
    1
  • Materials provided
    No, I will need the professional to provide materials and parts
  • Property type
    Home
  • Details
    May also possibly need a new hot water heater. Makes sound like rocks rolling around when water is heating.
  • $89
    Average price
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