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Your burning questions: answered

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.

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.

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?

Reviews for Cape Coral plumbers
Geri L.
Great service. Highly recommend. Will definitely call next time I have a plumbing need.
Civil Plumbing LLC.Civil Plumbing LLC.
Matthew K.
It was quick and easy doing business with All Pro Plumbing. They were professional and affordable. Thank you!
All Pro Plumbing Septic &sewerAll Pro Plumbing Septic &sewer
GAil A.
Hiring Decker Plumbing was the right choice. They were reasonable, on-time, explained everything along the way and did a great job.
Decker Plumbing and DrainsDecker Plumbing and Drains
Ken W.
Excellent job. Even responded on Sunday and arrived at 8:00 am promptly on Monday to complete the plumbing repair This man is first class!
Bross PlumbingBross Plumbing
Thumbtack Customer
Very fast response and work was done in a very professional manner. Definitely use would use them again for any plumbing problems.
Southwest Hydro-Jetting & Drain CleaningSouthwest Hydro-Jetting & Drain Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Small plumbing leak but I was,in different state and jose and team make it very easy and took care if the problem quickly and left our home neat and clean.
Cape Homes Maintenance, LLCCape Homes Maintenance, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Plumbing repair. Done better than i expected. ( great job and a very fair cost ) this was one contracter i know i'd recomend. Thx. Dean G
Southwest Hydro-Jetting & Drain CleaningSouthwest Hydro-Jetting & Drain Cleaning
Jack S.
I thought Tom was prompt, professional, and knowledgeable. He did a great job, was very fair, and reasonably priced. I would highly recommend Tom Rahill for all your plumbing needs.
Tom RahillTom Rahill
Deirdre c.
AAA+ Bill arrived promptly and quickly diagnosed specific issue to adeptly resolve water flow, install new plumbing/faucet and provide guidance to mitigate water damage. He was both professional and personable... Definitely would hire again, as needed! Thanks.
ATOMIC plumbing and drain specialistsATOMIC plumbing and drain specialists
Judy C.
Ultra Plumbing did an excellent job replacing my kitchen faucet. The old faucet was sized up an I thought impossible to remove. Terry did en excellent job. He did quality work that was very clean and efficient. Very happy and satisfied. Thank you
Ultra Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, Inc.Ultra Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, Inc.
Barbara K.
I can't say enough good things about Ariel! He was honest, professional, pleasant, and wonderful to work with. He made two trips to Lowe's to pick up the water heater I bought because it didn't come in when it was supposed to - that was above and beyond! I will absolutely hire him again whenever I have plumbing needs! Barbara
All Pro Plumbing Septic &sewerAll Pro Plumbing Septic &sewer
Carol C.
We are very happy with Dave of Professional Plumber! Dave responded quickly, communication was excellent, and he did excellent work! He also showed up when he said he would!! We were quoted a very fair price he completed the job promptly and professionally the very next day. I recommend him for all your plumbing needs, he will not disappoint!
Professional PlumberProfessional Plumber
Laurie W.
You know everytime something breaks down in your house it makes you so nervous like who do I call who can I trust my kitchen faucet broke had one plumber come out told us it was going to be 900 dollars to replace I about fell to the ground so needless to say we didnt take there service So Gary from Ultra Plumbing saw my add for help getting my faucet fixed he was to me a lifesaver he saved me 600 hundred dollars that this other company wanted out of me I feel this other company cause I'm an senior citizen he was trying to take advantage of me so thank you Gary for being there and Justin installed our new faucet very professional I need another project done and will absolutely called on Ultra plumbing again
Ultra Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, Inc.Ultra Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, Inc.
Eileen C.
Nick came over and did an estimate, which was fair. He picked up a part that he suspected he would need and returned the next day at the agreed-upon time. He worked methodically through each part of the project, and requested input from me, to ensure quality and satisfaction were being maintained during each work unit. He explained how the components worked, so I am better able to help him understand if anything goes wrong in the future. He cleaned up afterward (except he forgot his large towel). I strongly recommend Southwest Hydro-Jetting for your plumbing needs!
Southwest Hydro-Jetting & Drain CleaningSouthwest Hydro-Jetting & Drain Cleaning
Thumbtack Customer
Nick was very straight forward & explained what needed to be done. We had looked around and got other opinions.I believe we chose the right man. Did a great job to a difficult building/ plumbing problem. Products we needed were no longer being manufactured & he was able to fix the problem with new equipment and didn't make it complicated. We had no water for almost 4 days he came out & had the new parts & problem fixed in 3-4 hours. We now have water again.Thank You Nick! we will recommend you to anyone who needs your services. I hope I don't for a long time. : )) If we do we will call u again. Thank u very kindly. wayne & deborah
Southwest Hydro-Jetting & Drain CleaningSouthwest Hydro-Jetting & Drain Cleaning
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