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Oakland Drainage Plumbers

Browse these drainage plumbers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Oakland.

  • 6 years in business
  • 356 hires on Thumbtack
Karen S.
Verified review

I hired Harp to fix the installation of the legs to our new air hockey table which we installed incorrectly. Not only did Harp fix what we knew we installed wrong, he found something else about the installation which was vital to its stability and fixed it too. I also had him look at a couple of other small projects and he went above and beyond my expectations for their repairs too. I have had Harp come to the house one other time for repairs and I'm scheduling another. He is extremely capable at fixing everything I've asked--be it carpentry, electrical, plumbing and even gardening.

AA Cardenas Construction
4.8
from 195 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 247 hires on Thumbtack
Amy C.
Verified review

Our new rental home warranty plumbing coverage does not include tile work, but the plumber they dispatched needs a bigger opening behind the mixer on the tile shower wall to confirm the source of the leak. I hired Arisel from AA Cardenas Construction to help me with the tile work. I would have hired him for the plumbing work itself if I had known him earlier and had got to choose my own technician under warranty. From the get-go responding to my Thumbtack request for quote to finishing the job, Arisel had been very responsive, professional, friendly, punctual and helpful. The job was beautifully done! While I was writing the check, knowing the job is being contracted to Home Warranty company Arisel still took the initiative to inspect the leak checking the ceiling downstairs and share with me what he thought the problem might be. With him pointing out, I was convinced that he was spot on! Arisel is apparently a hard working, honest and friendly young man! I will definitely hire him again for future jobs. I highly recommend Arisel.

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Freelance Plumber
5.0
from 181 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 229 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Carla S.
Verified review

A superior master plumber. Jose figured out thr problem that had baffled other plumbers, and fixed it ON THE SPOT. Plus charged me only $125. I have found my new SF plumber. Thanks!

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  • 2 years in business
  • 235 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephanie V.
Verified review

I needed to have a new water line installed to my refrigerator and Ronaldo was not only quick to respond but he was very flexible with scheduling a date. He was able to install the refrigerator plumbing in 30 minutes and was helpful in answering any questions I had throughout the whole process. I look forward to working with Ronaldo again on any future plumbing needs that may come up.

Aqua Stat Plumbing
4.7
from 111 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 174 hires on Thumbtack
Jamie K.
Verified review

Oscar did some plumbing work at our Noe Valley office in San Francisco. He was very responsive to our emails and calls. Oscar showed up on the date and time we had scheduled for the job. I'd hire Oscar again for plumbing work.

Ray's Service One Plumbing
5.0
from 97 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 91 hires on Thumbtack
Alan L.
Verified review

Ray is one if the most experienced and knowledgeable plumbers I've come across. He can fix anything fast and efficiently. He's very courteous and respects your property. He doesnt make a mess. I'm very impressed with his manners. Highly recommended.

  • 10 years in business
  • 162 hires on Thumbtack
Howard M.
Verified review

Erik is a real decent guy trying to make an honesty living...Th tole us that you have to be very careful when hiring a plumber, in that some plumbers who work for big companies are on a commission basis and need to "upsell" to make any money. So Erik started his own plumbing company. Even thought he had to come back the next day in order to finish a complication with the faucet, he stuck to his reasonable bid. I would certainly recommend him.

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  • 13 years in business
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Nicholas A.
Verified review

We found Salinas home remodeling services most helpful in several ways. Services done for us included electrical wiring, plumbing installation, wall and ceiling painting with texture applications. Also, bathtub, sink and appliance installation. All work was done at high standards. Note: we also experienced generous and positive attitudes from soft spoken professionals, and received on time service. Above all, we have memories of his installation process that are most rewarding. Thank You, Mr. Vyron Salinas and his helper Pablo. Yours truly, Nicholas Adkins

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Maximus Plumbing & Heating
4.8
from 64 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 101 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stephen T.
Verified review

Fairly simple job (for a plumber). Replace sink drainage from disposal to wall. Had been plumbed for corner sink. He was replacing leaking flexible plastic pipes. I was called promptly, he called ahead and showed up on time, worked efficiently and charged a reasonable price I was happy to pay.

  • 10 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Greg R.
Verified review

Gustavo was prompt and very thorough. I had him do clean up and hauling away yard debris, planting, fix plumbing and electrical, etc. It was a 2 day job and he and his team did great. I'm hiring him back next week for other related projects and I guess re-hiring someone without reservation is the ultimate compliment.

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A1 Budget Plumbing
4.8
from 53 reviews
  • 73 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lawrence L.
Verified review

Routine water heater swap - yeah right. What started out as thinking our water heater was broken, turned out to be a long overdue clogged sewer lateral. Worst case scenario. While I'm not that happy about the sewage overflow situation which could have been better mitigated (and we still need to beach the hell out of that room), the solutions and options offered by Ali were professional and spoke of his experience. To unclog the piping, snaking was attempted but failed, hydrojetting was attempted but failed (with a mess of sewage). Finally we got a camera down there to find a wall of something about 50 feet down from the mechanical room to a spot under the sidewalk. Digging 4 feet down, to find actually a pretty good condition clay lateral. Ali's man Valentino (a skilled gentleman), cut the clay and replaced it with a riser in order to install a cleanout for future maintenance. Once done, they hydrojetted for another hour to clear 7-8 months worth of waste. The camera was once again sent through to find that a portion of the clay lateral had shifted and created uneven surfaces including some penetration of tree roots. While most plumbers would probably recommending an immediate replacement, Ali recommended that since it wasn't fully collapsed, we should simply clear out the lateral as routine maintenance rather than spend all the money to replace the pipe. I appreciate his direct communication, no sales pitch, and brief coaching through the process. While I do have 10 yrs of construction experience, and his price was not the cheapest, he certainly delivered on time and without any sense of price gouging.

  • 79 hires on Thumbtack
Jen H.
Verified review

Out of the three estimates i received this afternoon Greg was great. He was the only one of the plumbers to go into my attic to look for the leak and he was the only one who had me turn the water on. He identified the problem right away and had the part in his truck and he replaced it in less than 30 minutes. Big thanks to Greg at Rooter-tec! He was professional and I will definitely call him with my next plumbing issue.

Mr. Rooter Plumbing
4.3
from 52 reviews
  • 50 years in business
  • 97 hires on Thumbtack
Thomas N.
Verified review

These guys are great but they are a big company and therefore you are going to pay big company prices. They came out the same day to help us with our plumbing issue and took care of it quickly and efficiently. Additionally, I spoke with two dispatchers and two plumbers and all of them were incredibly professional and polite. If you have an emergency and need a plumber asap, I highly recommend Mr. Rooter.

A Great Honest Plumber 🙄
5.0
from 42 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
Jay H.
Verified review

I work in the construction industry as a project manager. I am not sufficiently knowledgeable in piping/plumbing to perform the work myself (as I tend to create more issues than resolve them). I needed a shower valve replaced that I had managed to break at home while trying to make some repairs. Gerardo not only gave a great price, but his attention to detail, craftsmanship and experience was above my expectations. I was and am very pleased with how everything went. He was clean, very friendly and I enjoyed his company. I hope to use him on all piping/plumbing needs in the future.

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  • 9 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
David U.
Verified review

Stephen did great work and quickly fixed both issues. He came prepared with the necessary materials and went the extra mile. Next time I need plumbing help, he will definitely be my first call. Thanks Stephen!

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  • 8 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Polly D.
Verified review

Communication was great- they responded to our request very quickly and were able to come fast. However, our drain problem was in a multi-unit condo, and possibly beyond the scope of their equipment/capabilities. They used a 20 ft snake that ultimately got stuck in our system. We had to escalate to our building management, who brought out plumbers used to commercial properties and eventually resolved over a couple weeks. Not the plumber's fault, as they were not able to know the extend of our drain issues. 5 stars for communication and effort, 3 for incomplete resolution - so 4 star average.

Kings camera and locate
4.7
from 24 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Manette G.
Verified review

Highly recommended pro. I had an emergency sewer blockage on a Friday night and Cory immediately responded and told me what to do. He came out early the next morning and cleared my sewer blockage, and took videos that exactly identified the problem and permanent repair. So relieved as this gave me my sewer function back for the short term, and gave me a long term fix. We were able to agree on the scope of work to permanently fix the problem based on the video evidence... less than one week later my sewer break is permanently repaired and warrantied for five years. Totally happy with this pro, and will use again for any other sewer or plumbing problems. Kudos for promptness, quality of work, thank you Cory, and to Thumbtack for connecting me to this pro.

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Oak Plumbing
4.6
from 23 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lori M.
Verified review

We hired Oak Plumbing to check/fix a crawl space leak. Stan got the job and worked swiftly and in a professional manner. He explained each step of his visit so we fully understood the process and the price. I would definitely use Oak Plumbing for any plumbing problems we have in the future and you should too! Thank you Oak Plumbing!

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Sugar Bear Plumbing, Inc.
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kabir S.
Verified review

When does a plumber ever show up on time? Great experience. Lawrence was professional and helpful, gave us tips and pointers, and most importantly fixed our plumbing!

Deals on Wheels Plumbing
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Henry C.
Verified review

TL;DR: Valentino was excellent, and I'd hire him again in a heartbeat. I had some hesitations about hiring a plumber, after all the stories I've heard about plumbers charging exorbitant prices. For my disconnected kitchen sink pipe, a couple plumbers quoted me very high prices. When I came to Valentino, he charged me a fair price that was much less than the other two quotes. And moreover, he came on time and got the job (which actually wasn't so simple) done well. Super nice, super professional, and super honest. Hands down, I'd hire him again, and would recommend him to my friends.

  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
HASAN Z.
Verified review

I had a Kitchen drain that was clogged. David responded, we agreed on a reasonable offer and he was out the next day to complete the job. He was kind, professional and on-time (even a couple of minutes early). He put down a plastic tarp around the work area and was very clean and cleaned up after himself. I was VERY pleased with his responsiveness and work overall, I would def call him for any future repairs. He hit every mark on what one expects from a service professional and I think you'd make a good choice going with him. I have had to hire a plumber at a previous residence and it cost twice as much for a similar job. Glad I found him!

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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 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.  

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