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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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. 

How can I find out if a plumber is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

Generally, plumbers are often considered essential service providers. Essential service providers vary from state to state and city to city, however. For the most accurate information, check your official state or city government website to see whether a plumber is considered an essential service in your area.

Read CISA’s publication on identifying critical workers to find out more information on a national level. Some, but not all, jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure. 

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a plumber when social distancing?

Contact plumbers near you beforehand to see if they can complete the project without entering your home — for example, by entering the garage to fix a broken water heater. If the plumber needs to enter your house to do the job, you should proceed only if both parties feel comfortable with the project. Consider taking extra steps such as waving instead of shaking hands, staying 6 feet apart, using digital payments and sanitizing common areas.

Can I use digital payments to pay for plumbing services?

Some plumbers accept digital payments -- Zelle, PayPal, Venmo, etc. -- for their services. Before you hire a plumber, ask them if they accept your preferred online payment. Many also feature digital payment options on their profiles. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, digital payments are typically considered safer than cash and credit cards.

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.  

Do plumbers offer remote or virtual services?

If you see a profile that states the plumber is offering remote services, contact the plumber before hiring them to see what those services include. Although plumbing is a job that has to be done in-person, you can ask them if they offer virtual consultations or an online walk-through. 

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 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.

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. 

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 Duluth plumbers
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent job installing a new water heater along with a Watts hot water recirculating pump. Very knowledgeable, and very personable. Would highly recommend for any plumbing task, and look forward to using Marcin for all of my future plumbing needs.
All Plumbing Needs Service, LLCAll Plumbing Needs Service, LLC
David L.
Aaron with Georgia Plumbing Company was great. He came to my job in the same day, diagnosed and fixed the issue at a fair price. Where he went above and beyond was in educating me about what he did and some general plumbing basics to make me a more educated homeowner. Just the kind of guy you want to address your plumbing needs. I recommend him and his company on all fronts.
Georgia Plumbing ContractorsGeorgia Plumbing Contractors
Kelvin T.
Excellent job Miguel. I will definitely be reaching out to you for any plumbing needs in the future.
Miguel MendezMiguel Mendez
Kecia S.
Ben and his team were a pleasure to work with. We will use them again for our plumbing needs.
The Neighborhood PlumberThe Neighborhood Plumber
Thumbtack Customer
Tommy responded quickly and was at our house a little over an hour after I posted our plumbing problem. He fixed the problem in about 15 minutes and answered several questions I had knowledgeably. He was fast, professional, and helpful, even giving tips on how to save money on future plumbing needs.
F&F plumbingF&F plumbing
Ankit S.
We had a great experience with Daniel. He is extremely professional, punctual, reasonable and helpful. We highly recommend Daniel for anyone seeking plumbing work.
Inventive Plumbing LLCInventive Plumbing LLC
Mark N.
They arrived when they said they would and did an excellent job repairing the leak, as well as creating an access panel for any future plumbing work behind the wall.
The Neighborhood PlumberThe Neighborhood Plumber
Michael P.
Kingdom Plumbing did a great job in replumbing my vanity faucet. I definitely would recommend them and I will hire them again for my next project.
Kingdom Plumbing, LLCKingdom Plumbing, LLC
Cherry D.
I'm so glad I came across Gottaleak Plumbing. Nordia came to our home and was able to find the problem and replace what's needed to be done. I love that she explained the details of her work, and taught me to take care of our Kitchen sink/garbage disposal. It's such a great info for homeowner like my self. Thank you Gottaleak Plumbing for your fast response, great value and excellent work!
Gottaleak PlumbingGottaleak Plumbing
Nizar N Erum J.
Very professional, polite, honest and punctual. He completed his job in timely manner. Best one! Miguel is our go to plumbing need person now. Thank you Miguel!
Miguel MendezMiguel Mendez
Ben M.
We had Phil come out overseeing the job. They were very professional and arrived on time. He was able to provide recommendations and provide a breakdown of each cost. This company will now be my go to contact for plumbing services.
G & P Plumbing & Water HeatersG & P Plumbing & Water Heaters
Evette H.
I’m very pleased with CJs work. The toilet install was done quickly at a great price and it looks nice! I definitely plan to hire him again for other plumbing projects I hope to have done soon.
Nick S.
We had an emergency leak in the crawlspace, and Ben came out within 30 minutes to check it out and fix the issue. He let us know exactly what was going on and gave us a very reasonable price. I will definitely be calling them again for any other plumbing repairs.
The Neighborhood PlumberThe Neighborhood Plumber
Lalitha A.
Miguel came with his crew and did a fabulous job of replacing my 4 toilets. He knew exactly what to do and went around it professionally. And did a great job of cleaning up as the finished the installation. Would highly recommend and use him again as and when I need any plumbing work done.
Miguel MendezMiguel Mendez
Daniel c.
Awesome overall experience. Immediately responded to failed water heater at rental property during a cold January when people need hot water! Was able to quote (late in the evening), schedule and execute job in less than 24 hours. Great work, great equipment, warranty, great value, ease of payment, flexibility, thoroughness etc. would recommend them any time to anyone in need of plumbing services.
G & P Plumbing & Water HeatersG & P Plumbing & Water Heaters
Tim K.
I had an emergency when the sewer ejector pump died in my moms in-Law suite. She is recovering from heart surgery, so time was critical for us to get her back I to her space. Less than 24 hours after Initial contact they were out and had the job completed. The crew that showed up to do the work was courteous, knowledgeable, and professional. I will utilize PNG for any future plumbing work that I need. I highly recommend them!
G & P Plumbing & Water HeatersG & P Plumbing & Water Heaters
WK Real Estate L.
I hired PNG to repair the main pipe leaks at front yard. Although I already did the leg works by digging up to where the plumber can access and repair the pipe, PNG gave me a reasonable price which I accepted. Plumber did a great job fixing the plumbing within the same day I called. He waited for 45 min to make sure no further leaks before he headed home which I greatly appreciated. Though unfortunately the new leak appears a week later. PNG do stand behind their work and agreed to come back to fix the leak. They not only came back to fix it but they also apologized and very professional about it. That goes a long way for me. I would definitely hire them
G & P Plumbing & Water HeatersG & P Plumbing & Water Heaters
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