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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 Orlando plumbers
Brandon B.
Very responsive and quickly identified plumbing issue.
New Era Mechanical ServicesNew Era Mechanical Services
Thumbtack Customer
Plumbing issue - super fast response time and professional
Carcani & Sons Handyman Services LLC.Carcani & Sons Handyman Services LLC.
Reba H.
Rich did an awesome job with our plumbing problem. Another company wanted $300 to complete the job that Rich completed for $85. A very positive experience and we TOTALLY recommend Rich for your plumbing needs!
GO-PRO SERVICESGO-PRO SERVICES
Ron L.
Quick, honest and professional. Will use Biasi for all our plumbing needs.
Biasi PlumbingBiasi Plumbing
Sonya N.
Moe quickly & efficiently sealed the leak in my plumbing line & dripping tub.
DrainHammerDrainHammer
David C.
Tony was fast and totally took care of my plumbing problem. Great value!
HC Services Inc.HC Services Inc.
Bebe P.
Frankie was prompt, efficient and was priced competitively! Thank you for doing our plumbing services.
New Era Mechanical ServicesNew Era Mechanical Services
Thumbtack Customer
Fast service. Excellent job. Can't say enough good words for Biasi Plumbing.
Biasi PlumbingBiasi Plumbing
Ian L.
Trinity renovations did a fantastic job on my plumbing project! Would highly recommend.
Trinity renovations llcTrinity renovations llc
Michael C.
Chris was awesome! I would highly recommend and will be using him in the future for plumbing needs.
Adept Pro ServicesAdept Pro Services
Jake J.
Did a good job for reasonable price. I certainly would recommend Biasi Plumbing.
Biasi PlumbingBiasi Plumbing
Michael T.
Awesome service provider. Would definitely use again in the future for any plumbing work
DrainHammerDrainHammer
Leusely p.
Great job! Look forward to have him do more plumbing for me In the future .
Trinity renovations llcTrinity renovations llc
Vinesh S.
Frankie very thorough doing plumbing, very rare and very good. Five stars service
New Era Mechanical ServicesNew Era Mechanical Services
Gordon P.
He did a excellent job I would highly recommend his services to Everyone with plumbing issues
MP GO PRO LLC ( Marco Perez )MP GO PRO LLC ( Marco Perez )
Daniel R.
Marco was reliable and did a great job! Would definitely hire him again for any other plumbing needs
MP GO PRO LLC ( Marco Perez )MP GO PRO LLC ( Marco Perez )
Johnny H.
Paul was great. Got in quickly and helped me fix 2 plumbing issues with my toilets and was very professional .
Paul AhrensPaul Ahrens
Zandy P.
Y & R did a wonderful & quick toilet repair for an add on bidet system. Will be using again for plumbing needs.
Y&R PLUMBING SOLUTION LLCY&R PLUMBING SOLUTION LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Did a great job. He was quick and cleaned any mess and explained how to avoid future dilemmas with the plumbing.
Carcani & Sons Handyman Services LLC.Carcani & Sons Handyman Services LLC.
DJ J.
Krul was very professional, courteous, thorough and on time. I plan to use him for all of my plumbing needs. DJ
Krul LLCKrul LLC
Brian W.
We had a great experience working with them. The work was high-quality, and they even went above-and-beyond the initial project (diagnosing a leak) to help us with other plumbing needs we had (replacing a few sinks). We are already planning to work with them again and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for plumbing work.
Service on callService on call
Christina E.
I called Moe to install a new water heater and toilet for our master bathroom. He was very quick to respond. He was extremely flexible with working around MY schedule! We will be renovating our kitchen next and I will Definitely hire him for the plumbing!!! I strongly recommend DrainHammer for any and all plumbing needs!!
DrainHammerDrainHammer
Emily D.
Very quick to respond and solved our problem right away. Quality work and definitely will consider for future repairs or plumbing improvements!
Y&R PLUMBING SOLUTION LLCY&R PLUMBING SOLUTION LLC
Mike S.
Great work...they came to do run a water line for our fridge. they went above and beyond. will use them again, especially for plumbing.
Trinity renovations llcTrinity renovations llc
Lee S.
Amazing experience. Will certainly use again for any plumbing needs. Fast, very reasonable pricing, repairs made on the spot. Thank you!
Aquaflow PlumbingAquaflow Plumbing
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