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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much do plumbers charge per hour?

Depending on the service you need (unclogging a drain, fixing a pipe, installing new pipes, etc.), plumbers charge anywhere from $45-$165 per hour. Plumbers often operate on a fixed rate model, too. Some won’t charge hourly rates because the variables involved in their work makes it less practical to do so. 

Plumbers will scope out the work, calculate the cost of parts, and roll it together with other fees to give you an estimate for the job. They may even offer standard flat rates for things like installing a toilet or a sink. Reach out to plumbers near you to get an accurate cost estimate for your project or repair.

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.  

What do you do if you have a burst pipe?

First, switch off the water supply to reduce the water damage. You should also turn off the electricity for the part of your home that has sustained the leak, as it can be extremely dangerous if the water comes into contact with an electrical socket. Next, drain the remaining water from your faucets so it doesn’t freeze inside the pipes. 

Once you’ve done all of this, search for qualified plumbers in your area and ask them to provide you with a quote. 

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. 

What happens when a water pipe bursts?

When a pipe bursts, the water can cause indoor flooding and damage your home. If the pipe is in an accessible location, you will likely notice puddles of water right away. However, if the pipe is underground or behind a wall, it may cause reduced water pressure, a sulfur smell or discolored water. All of this can cause significant (and expensive) damage, which is why you should always contact a plumber near you if you suspect your pipes are leaking.

Does insurance cover a broken pipe?

Sudden water damage may be included under most homeowners’ insurance policies, but it’s typically not covered if the damage could have been avoided with proper maintenance.

For example, if a pipe in your laundry room suddenly bursts and causes damage to the flooring and walls, that is usually covered by insurance. But if a pipe under your sink has been leaking for months and causes your wood floors to rot, your policy won’t cover that damage.

Always double-check with your insurance agent (or another expert)  to see what your policy covers.

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 the signs of a burst pipe?

If your water pressure has suddenly dropped or your sink and toilet have unexpectedly started clogging, you may have a burst pipe. Other tell-tale signs include watermarks on the wall of your bathroom or laundry room, drips or puddles in your home or basement, or water from your faucets that have suddenly turned brown. You may also notice a strange rotten-egg smell or the sound of gurgling water in your home.

If you notice any of these signs, contact a plumber near you to fix your pipes immediately.

How much does it cost to repair a broken pipe?

The national average cost to repair broken pipes ranges from $120 to $170. Prices can vary depending on the type of damage, whether the pipe is easily accessible, the materials needed and where the pipe is located. For example, an exposed pipe under the sink will likely cost much less than a pipeline in your yard that requires digging. 

Your overall cost will also depend on the hourly rate of the contractor. Most plumbers charge between $60 and $65 per hour for standard pipe repair, and up to $95 per hour for complex plumbing work. 

Contact the best pipe repairers in your area to find out how much it will cost to fix your pipe(s). 

To learn more about pricing factors, read “How much does pipe repair cost?

Can a leaking pipe burst?

Yes. A leak in your pipe can build up pressure and wear through the material. Left unchecked, this pressure can cause the pipe to burst. This is why it’s so important to fix your pipes and contact a plumber as soon as you notice a leak — no matter how small or insignificant it may seem. 

Smaller leaks are easier and inexpensive to fix, saving you time and money in the long run. In addition, many insurance policies will not cover water damage for pipes that burst due to gradual leaks.

Reviews for Boynton Beach plumbers
Diego I.
Very honest and professional! Did a great job at a great price. I will only call city plumbing for all my plumbing needs and you should too.
City Plumbing CorpCity Plumbing Corp
Helene D.
I found Marcelo Cardoso on thumbtack when researching for a plumber. He responded swiftly. He was friendly, thorough with resolving the plumbing issues. I highly recommend him for plumbing services. Thank you Marcelo, Helene D
Marcelo The PlumberMarcelo The Plumber
Curt C.
We had a great experience with Carl and would definitely use his plumbing services again!
Goldstar Home ServicesGoldstar Home Services
Thumbtack Customer
Very speedy in their response time and extremely professional. Highly recommended. I will use again for any plumbing issues
Team Plumbing and Drains LLCTeam Plumbing and Drains LLC
Kristen b.
Showed up on time and was very knowledgeable with what was going on with our plumbing. Problem was fixed in under 30 minutes. Highly recommend!
A GOOD PLUMBERA GOOD PLUMBER
Rhonda B.
Mario always does a great job. I would recommend this company to anyone who wants professional and responsive plumbing services.
Red Rooter PlumbingRed Rooter Plumbing
Tolanda F.
Ace Quality Plumbing was very nice, professional, and reasonably price. He went above and beyond. He was very patient . I will definitely use the service again.
Ace Quality Plumbing L.L.C.Ace Quality Plumbing L.L.C.
Lila G.
He worked on three faucets and finished in a timely manner. I had a problem with my bathroom faucet and he was persistent in fixing it and I couldn't be happier. The value was better than we expected. Thank you Twoguys Plumbing.
TwoguysplumbingTwoguysplumbing
Holly F.
Garcet Plumbing responded to my request immediately. (We had a leaky faucet that was leaving puddles of water on the floor causing a hazard to our office staff.) He was on time and did an excellent job replacing the faucet. I then asked if he could also move an install an under sink water filtration system from our old office to our new one (next door) he provided a quote and said he would do it right then and there. His pricing is fair and he was extremely easy to work with. I will hire him for any future plumbing needs!
Garcet PlumbingGarcet Plumbing
Ana C.
Amazing job! He replaced my toilet, it looks perfect. He was very efficient, quick, clean and personable. I would recommend him for any plumbing service you may need. I'm calling him for my kitchen next!
Drain wisard plumbing llcDrain wisard plumbing llc
Roy F.
My experience with Jehveh plumbing was fantastic! I had them install a water monitoring system at my home. The quality of work surpassed my expectations greatly. They communicated well, were punctual, and did an outstanding job. I would highly recommend them.
Jehveh PlumbingJehveh Plumbing
Thumbtack Customer
Mr. Stewart was prompt in responding to my request yesterday and we already have our new faucets installed and ready to use today! We are very pleased with his service and will definitely use R&S in the future if we need any plumbing work done. Thank you!!
R&S Facility Services LLCR&S Facility Services LLC
Sean N.
Carl was great! He came over within an hour of contacting him. He was on time and was incredibly polite. I contacted him to get my tub drain snaked, but the drain plug was broken and wouldn't unscrew which is why I hired someone in the first place. Carl was able to get the old one out AND completely replaced the drain since the old one was in such bad shape. His price was way under the other quotes I got and even though the job required more than a simple unclogging, he stuck to his original quote for me. I highly recommend Goldstar and I'm keeping his business card for future plumbing jobs!
Goldstar Home ServicesGoldstar Home Services
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