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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 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?

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.

Reviews for Miramar plumbers
Conroy W.
Awesome service installed my toilets fixed some old plumbing without any problems I would recommend to anyone looking for plumbing
Dade-County PlumbingDade-County Plumbing
Yetsenia T.
Very professional and upfront with the cost. Got the job done well and very fast. I will definitely recommend plumbing troopers for any of your plumbing needs
Plumbing Troopers LLCPlumbing Troopers LLC
Jennifer K.
Roger’s Plumbing is 100% worth every penny. They were prompt, professional, and Knowledgable. Would definitely use again and refer to others if they need any plumbing done!
Rogers Plumbing Services LLCRogers Plumbing Services LLC
Cris C.
Had a very good experience with Mendoza Plumbing.
Mendoza Plumbing ServicesMendoza Plumbing Services
Gaurav S.
I used Rafael for replacing my toilet. He did an excellent job and i highly recommend him for any type of plumbing repair and other plumbing task. Thanks Rafael
REB Quality Service inc.REB Quality Service inc.
David M.
First time using the app and hiring Jehveh Plumbing was perfect.
Jehveh PlumbingJehveh Plumbing
Anthony R.
Did an excellent job. Will be calling him again for any plumbing issues.
Blake’s service plumbing solutionsBlake’s service plumbing solutions
Siva o.
Tcharby showed up on time. Gave estimate over the phone. Changed drain line and plumbing to accommodate new kitchen sink. He did it on Sunday. Thanks will hire him again to connect the plumbing once kitchen is done
TD PlumbingTD Plumbing
Ginny p.
Good price, fast. Fair. Solved my plumbing problem right away.
Dade-County PlumbingDade-County Plumbing
Shaunte Y.
Nicholas and his colleagues were professional and delivered quality service. They were punctual and got the job done quickly. I would definitely recommend Plumbing Unlimited in the future and will call them again if I need any plumbing work done.
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Wendy M.
I am very satisfied with the plumbing work that Chris completed in my condominium. His expertise in this field was evident in the work that he performed. In fact, I immediately booked him for another job. I would highly recommend Chris Pro Plumbing company!
Chris Pro PlumbingChris Pro Plumbing
Brad W.
Best Plumbing Service I’ve honestly ever received. Ariel and his team were fantastic. We definitely need more plumbing professionals of these guys caliber. I will be using them again in the future as I can trust them. Thank you guys.
All Pro Plumbing Septic &sewerAll Pro Plumbing Septic &sewer
Susan T.
Absolutely no mess to clean up. If I have a plumbing problem in the future, I will definitely call this company.
Drain wisard plumbing llcDrain wisard plumbing llc
Jocelyn g.
Perronis Plumbing did excellent work. Sebastian was professional, knowledgeable, and punctual. Will definitely hire him again.
Perronis ServicesPerronis Services
Manuel s.
Amazing service! Top notch quality of his work and great value he fixed my plumbing problem ( water leak ) and he took the time to see if there was anything else I needed We will definitely reach out again! Don’t wast your time looking for any other plumbing service just call Roberto
Garcet PlumbingGarcet Plumbing
Cindy S.
Install by Rosenthal was excellent! Will definitely hire again for all my home’s plumbing issues. Thanks so much for the efficient work!
ROSE PLUMBING SERVICESROSE PLUMBING SERVICES
Edward S.
Leroy and his staff came out and resolved my plumbing issues. They repaired my leaking toilet, snaked out my kitchen line, and also ran a camera in my line to show me where one of my problems was occurring. They're knowledgeable and very professional. I will call on Midnight Services for all of my future plumbing needs.
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Patrick O.
John was on time, very quick and knowledgeable, honest, and was very reasonably priced. I would definitely recommend him to anybody with plumbing issues.
Lange's ContractingLange's Contracting
Mark a.
Lange’s Contracting did an incredible job. They were fast to respond and quickly fixed my problem. They are my go to for future plumbing issues!
Lange's ContractingLange's Contracting
Melroy A.
I dealt with Scotty from Plumbing Trooper, he was professional, quote was reasonable, I was pleased to see that they clean up well on completion of the job, takes time to explain the scoop of the job. I had to call them back to address a concern. Plumbing Trooper was prompt and took care of the issue. I would recommend them to friends and family. Scotty is certainly a star.
Plumbing Troopers LLCPlumbing Troopers LLC
Nelson C.
Great work, and professionalism, Juan and his partner were able to find the issue through experience and strategy. Definitely recommend it for any plumbing issues.
A2Z Remodeling & RepairsA2Z Remodeling & Repairs
Surita W.
He was on time did a great job installing my cast iron sink and faucet and the price was fair. I would highly recommend him for plumbing.
HandymanHandyman
JP M.
Awesome plumber available whenever you have a problem. Very knowledgeable and honest who makes sure your plumbing problems get fixed. Super fair in prices.
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Alison F.
Carl was very professional and extremely kind and knowledgeable. He was efficient and on time. I would definitely recommend him and will use him again in the future for any plumbing needs.
Goldstar Home ServicesGoldstar Home Services
Edward S.
Tcharby came out and repaired my leaky outdoor faucet. He's very professional and enjoys his work. Will definitely refer him to friends that may need plumbing services.
TD PlumbingTD Plumbing
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