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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.

How do I find a good plumber in Atlanta?

To find the best plumbers in Atlanta, search online for professionals. Review at least 10 business profiles to compare their services, customer reviews and past projects. Then, contact several plumbers and ask for a free estimate. 

Once you’ve narrowed down your options, check to make sure the plumbers have the proper license. For example, you can visit the Georgia Construction Industry Licensing Board to look up a license. Contractors should also be able to provide proof of insurance to protect themselves and you in case of injury on the job site.

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 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.

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.

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. 

Reviews for Atlanta plumbers
Gerard L.
Great plumber
Straight Pipe PlumbingStraight Pipe Plumbing
Gerhard S.
George is an outstanding plumber. Will use again.
Valu-Rite PlumbingValu-Rite Plumbing
Marcia P.
Excellent and efficient plumber. Would recommend him.
Kingdom Plumbing, LLCKingdom Plumbing, LLC
Tory T.
Plumber was very professional and performed a quality job.
THAT SOLUTION COMPANYTHAT SOLUTION COMPANY
Sanjeev I.
Jeff is a great plumber who is meticulous about getting the job done right!
Jeff's PlumbingJeff's Plumbing
Chandra k.
They did a very good job of fixing the mess the previous plumber left behind.
Premium Plumbing and SepticPremium Plumbing and Septic
Jun P.
Plumber worked real good attitude and knowledge. He did a good job.
Georgia Rooter Services LLCGeorgia Rooter Services LLC
Mike W.
The plumber was very responsive to our request and came out in a timely manner. He was very professional and respectful.
Kingdom Plumbing, LLCKingdom Plumbing, LLC
Bryce T.
Highly recommended! You’ll be glad you selected this plumber. Fast, safe, courteous, knowledgeable and exceptional pricing.
Rooter-FlowRooter-Flow
Sophia W.
Great plumber. He know what he is doing. Warranties his work, too. A real pro!
Kingdom Plumbing, LLCKingdom Plumbing, LLC
Fese E.
Plumber was very responsive and punctual. Provided an overview of what he was doing and solved the problem immediately. Definitely recommend!
Easy Clean Septic LLCEasy Clean Septic LLC
Michael F.
Mike was quick (next-day), came early, was obviously a professional plumber. Will be using him again for plumbing work!
Simple On Time Solutions,llcSimple On Time Solutions,llc
Marshall O.
Professional work. Responsive. Great value. First rate individuals. We have found our new plumbers.
Plumber NowPlumber Now
Dante J.
No call, No show on the day of our appointment. He may actually be a great plumber I just wouldn't know 🤷🏾‍♂️
Shaunns Plumbing,LLCShaunns Plumbing,LLC
Kelli A.
Fairly priced, professional job, easy communication, straightforward. Repaired 4 pinhole leaks in copper pipes. Glad to find my new plumber!
Marlon’s General Plumbing IncMarlon’s General Plumbing Inc
Sophia W.
Billy is amazing! He fixed something another plumber did incorrectly! He did it fast and well. Would highly recommend. And will use him again.
Southern Sky MechanicalSouthern Sky Mechanical
Scott S.
I highly recommend Gold Star Plumbing. Very professional at a fair price. I’ll definitely use them again if I need a plumber again. Highly recommend.
Gold Standard PlumbingGold Standard Plumbing
Samuel P.
Eric did a fantastic job! He is very professional and responsive. It is hard to find a good plumber like Eric now. I would highly recommend using him.
Golden Hands Plumbing services LLCGolden Hands Plumbing services LLC
Vanessa c.
Elmer found an issue that 3 plumbers could not find. I was very impressed. He was prompt and professional. I am a property manager and will definitely be hiring him again!
Elmer Plumbing & Drain Cleaning - HandymanElmer Plumbing & Drain Cleaning - Handyman
Eric V.
Phil is a professional commutator and a great plumber. His prices are very competitive and he is easy to work with. We ran into some significant problems with the county while replacing a sewer pipe. Despite a stressful situation, Phil handled several unexpected events with professionalism and confidence, explaining things clearly, and making me feel cared for the whole time. I will be using PNG the next time I need a plumber and would highly recommend. Thanks Phil!
Plumber NowPlumber Now
Susan D.
John is very reliable and communicates well in scheduling appointments — a refreshing change for hiring a plumber! His pricing for reattaching faucet fixtures and plumbing for a new bathroom vanity seemed reasonable. Will hire again!
Straight Pipe PlumbingStraight Pipe Plumbing
Rob B.
I couldn't be happier with the work that Rich and his team did. We had a sewer line problem on a Sunday and he came out and cleared the line the same day. It's been a recurring problem and he was the first plumber to accurately locate where the block was occurring and why. He also took a look at a bathroom reno I'm working on and gave me a part I need to finish a project. All at a very fair price. If you're looking for a conscientious and professional plumber that goes above and beyond, look no further than Mclaughlin LLC!
Mclaughlin LLCMclaughlin LLC
Moyah H.
Paul is definitely the plumber to call. He was prompt, efficient, and explained everything he was doing before he completed the job. He took care of our plumbing needs quickly and he has our business for life!
Paul's Profesional PlumbingPaul's Profesional Plumbing
Ana M.
Very disappointed in the work. Called in to clear a clogged drain. Left me with a basement full of waste and did not cap the clean line pipe. So I was not able to use the water until I had to call another plumber to fix the problem.
Golden Hands Plumbing services LLCGolden Hands Plumbing services LLC
Lee C.
I have found my new plumber for now until he gets really really busy and I can’t get him anymore LOL. Look forward to using them again on another one of my many rental property projects
Plumbing ContractorPlumbing Contractor
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