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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to fix a drain?

If you hire someone to fix your drain and clean it out, it will likely cost around $150-$200. This cost is likely to change based on a few factors, including:

  • The complexity and location
  • The type of repair needed (hydro jetting is more expensive than snaking, for example)
  • If the plumber needs to perform a video inspection
  • If the plumber needs to fix issues with the main sewer line
  • If it’s an emergency repair
  • Or if the plumber has to provide additional plumbing repairs

Always get estimates from a handful of plumbers to find out exactly how much your repair will cost. 

Also read, “How much does fixing a clogged drain cost?

What do plumbers use to unclog drains?

Plumbers use two main methods to unclog drains. The first is a snake, which is a long, flexible metal coil that works its way through tight corners to dislodge whatever is causing the clog. This can be either hand-operated or motorized. More costly is hydro jetting, which involves shooting high-pressure water through a clogged drain to remove buildup from grease and other substances, as well as to remove clogs.

When should you call a plumber for a clogged drain?

Assess the situation and try a few at-home solutions. For example: 

  • Did you try several DIY methods (using a plunger, drain cleaner, drain snake, etc.)?
  • Are there multiple clogged drains in your home? 
  • Do you suspect your main sewer line is clogged?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, it might be worth contacting a plumber near you to come diagnose and fix your drain issue.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a plumber during the COVID-19 pandemic?

If possible, it’s best to set up a virtual consultation or phone call with a plumber near during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can send a message to a professional plumber near you and ask if they are available to video chat or have a phone call. Use that time to discuss the work that needs to be done. Make sure to ask any questions you have about the project. And lastly, ask the plumber how they handle payments and whether they have any specific safety precautions in place to comply with social distancing. 

How can I find out if a plumber is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Generally, plumbers are often considered essential service providers. Essential service providers vary from state to state and city to city, however. For the most accurate information, check your official state or city government website to see whether a plumber is considered an essential service in your area.

Read CISA’s publication on identifying critical workers to find out more information on a national level. Some, but not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure. 

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a plumber when social distancing?

Contact plumbers near you beforehand to see if they can complete the project without entering your home — for example, by entering the garage to fix a broken water heater. If the plumber needs to enter your house to do the job, you should proceed only if both parties feel comfortable with the project. Consider taking extra steps such as waving instead of shaking hands, staying 6 feet apart, using digital payments and sanitizing common areas.

Can I use digital payments to pay for plumbing services?

Some plumbers accept digital payments -- Zelle, PayPal, Venmo, etc. -- for their services. Before you hire a plumber, ask them if they accept your preferred online payment. Many also feature digital payment options on their profiles. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, digital payments are typically considered safer than cash and credit cards.

Does a plumber need to enter my home?

A plumber will need to enter your home to fix plumbing issues like dripping faucets, clogged sinks or toilets and leaky pipes. They might not need to come into your home if the faulty appliance is located outdoors or in the garage. Before you begin the project, contact plumbers near you to find out they will need to enter your home.  

Do plumbers offer remote or virtual services?

If you see a profile that states the plumber is offering remote services, contact the plumber before hiring them to see what those services include. Although plumbing is a job that has to be done in-person, you can ask them if they offer virtual consultations or an online walk-through. 

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.

Reviews for Denver drain cleaners
Thumbtack Customer
Good experience - on time and cleaned the drain well.
Flawless Floors and Handy man servicesFlawless Floors and Handy man services
Carol P.
He came in and did a good job there was no pressure to replace anything else he did recommend I replace the disposal I would recommend all American drain cleaning to friends and family he cleaned my kitchen drain and main line
All American Drain Cleaning LLCAll American Drain Cleaning LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Clogged shower drain. Arrived on time and communicated about a change.. charged a great price with a perfect job. Totally clean as well!
Pipecraft Plumbing, Inc.Pipecraft Plumbing, Inc.
Jason B.
Tracy was great! Drain Terrier provided prompt and helpful communication about my appointment before arrival. Tracy quickly identified and fixed my issue, and even went above and beyond in his clean-up! I also appreciated his friendly customer service and the additional professional advice about future plumbing projects we were considering. Highly recommend!
Drain TerrierDrain Terrier
Thumbtack Customer
We were originally quoted $99 for unclogging our toilet. When the serviceman came to our house, he said it would likely be over $500 instead. He explained it was because he needed to be insured to take the toilet off incase any damage occurred. My husband removed the toilet, saving us nearly $300. The serviceman attempted several different plumbing tools, but couldn't find a clog in our toilet. We were charged $205. I asked for a break down in our receipt, as without a clog, I wasn't sure what we had paid for. The itemized receipt said "Additional labor for unusual drain cleaning conditions per half hour"...which didn't tell us anything. He set up for his supervisor to return the following morning at 9am to come with a camera scope to see what the problem was, since there was no clog to be found. No one showed up the next morning. After waiting over an hour, my husband called Mr. Rooter, who said they'd call the service man and find out what was going on. Called us back and said he'd had an emergency and wouldn't be able to make it. Rescheduled for the following day. My husband came home early from work to make the appointment, however again, no one showed up. After an hour, we called Mr. Rooter and they again said they'd call us back with more information. Called us back, said the service man was stuck in traffic, downtown Denver, but was still on his way. After several more hours, and no one showing up, we called Mr. Rooter again. They again, called the service man and when they called us back, apologized as they couldn't get a hold of him. I called several times attempted to speak with a supervisor to get a refund...as they had charged us $205 and nothing had been accomplished as no clog was found, my husband removed the toilet himself and we were no-show/no called twice for a supervisor to come out and scope the pipe to investigate what the problem was. After 3 days of back and forth phone calls, demanding a refund, I finally spoke with someone yesterday who said she would refund it and to expect it to take 5-7 business days to return to our account. I would definitely NOT recommend Mr. Rooter to anyone after this experience.
Mr Rooter Plumbing of Denver and Northern ColoradoMr Rooter Plumbing of Denver and Northern Colorado
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