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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 Kennesaw plumbers
Rao B.
Excellent knowledge in plumbing
Jamarian’s private plumbingJamarian’s private plumbing
Mayzelle H.
Thank you Kingdom Plumbing for being so responsive to me during my plumbing repairs. You were professional and your knowledge of the job was of great value. I’ll definitely use Kingdom Plumbing again. Thanks again for a job well done.
Kingdom Plumbing, LLCKingdom Plumbing, LLC
Neil T.
Knows his stuff and better value than the big plumbing companies
The Curly Head Plumber LLCThe Curly Head Plumber LLC
Micah H.
John was great! He fixed some plumbing in our master bath and then we booked with him again to fix a pipe in our garage! We would recommend him to anyone and will definitely use him again for any future plumbing needs!
Straight Pipe PlumbingStraight Pipe Plumbing
Ronald H.
Kingdom Plumbing came and assessed our needs and replaced our drain with no problems. Fast and courteous.
Kingdom Plumbing, LLCKingdom Plumbing, LLC
Titilola G.
I will definitely hire him for any plumbing issues. Very efficient and very nice. Thank you
HEC Home ImprovementsHEC Home Improvements
Barbara M.
I found PNG Plumbing through thumbtack. I had a leak in my basement that required immediate attention. I sent a request for service. They responded quickly and arrived within the hour. They found the problem and fixed it. The guys were courteous and professional. I will use them again for any plumbing issues if the need arises.
Plumber NowPlumber Now
Angela C.
He was prompt and provided excellent service at a fair price. I plan to contact him again for additional plumbing needs.
Genesis Home ServicesGenesis Home Services
Brandon b.
I will definitely be giving Kingdom Plumbing all my future business. The service was top notch and done same day.
Kingdom Plumbing, LLCKingdom Plumbing, LLC
Ajay M.
Disconnected and re connected the plumbing for kitchen sink as part of our counter top upgrade. He did his part to satisfaction
DeVane & Son's Plumbing Co.DeVane & Son's Plumbing Co.
Aaron T.
Houston was very communicative and did a great job. Will definitely reach back out to H.E.C. for any and all future plumbing needs.
HEC Home ImprovementsHEC Home Improvements
Angie Y.
I am so happy I found them. They were very quick and responded immediately. They fixed my plumbing pro
Rivera’s Renovation’sRivera’s Renovation’s
Patricia H.
Very professional, even checked out other plumbing issues that I have besides the one I contacted him about
Kingdom Plumbing, LLCKingdom Plumbing, LLC
Patrick W.
Georgia Master plumbing did a great job and was very thorough in pin pointing my problem. Derek was great to work with and will use again.
Georgia Master PlumbingGeorgia Master Plumbing
Jason D.
Really happy with Tim’s work today, fixed all the problems with the plumbing that was left by the previous owner. I plan to use Tim in the future as well.
My Plumber LLCMy Plumber LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Kenneth Bunch is very knowledgeable and very professional about everything he does. From plumbing to tiling and any other remodeling jobs, he will be my go to professional.
Simple SolutionsSimple Solutions
Matt B.
Cannot speak how professional and courteous Georgia Rooter Services were in fixing our plumbing issue. The came in, diagnosed the issue, and had it fixed in a short time. Thank you.
Georgia Rooter Services LLCGeorgia Rooter Services LLC
Robin O.
Excellent job installing my new laundry room sink and faucet! Ephraim was prompt, courteous and professional, I will definitely contact him in the future for all of my plumbing needs!
Rhino Handyman /PlumbingRhino Handyman /Plumbing
Kevin O.
Keith from Devan & Son was absolutely phenomenal! He was responsive, friendly, professionals and very diligent in the quality of his plumbing work. I highly recommend DuVane abs by default, Keith!
DeVane & Son's Plumbing Co.DeVane & Son's Plumbing Co.
Reba R.
Professional, knowledgeable, very personable and outstanding work! Very fair pricing, properly attired for COVID 19 and would highly recommend to all! Will definitely call him for my next plumbing job!
Miguel MendezMiguel Mendez
Norayi M.
Highly recommend! Sebastian went above and beyond and ended up fixing all of our plumbing needs! He was quick and thorough with the job! Without a doubt, Sebastian will be our plumber going forward! Thanks Sebastian!
Sebastian’s PlumbingSebastian’s Plumbing
Christa H.
Quick and great service! Gary came out the same day, fixed our broken pipe & installed our faucet. Professional and courteous! Price was very reasonable. Will definitely call again if we need plumbing help!
PURE PLUMBING LLCPURE PLUMBING LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Andrew and his company, Plumb Masters, did an outstanding job on replacing the faulty pump that led to water damage we recently experienced in our basement. He arrived at our home promptly, was very professionally, and swiftly diagnosed the root cause of the problem. Subsequently, Plumb Master proceeded to replace the pump with a cast iron unit complete with an industrial strength alarm and furnished us with multiple years labor and material warranties. He explained in detail the process and proceeded to execute flawlessly. I highly recommend Andrew and his company and will not hesitate to use the again!
Plumb Masters of AtlantaPlumb Masters of Atlanta
Jubin J.
Great experience with Mr. Lopez. Showed up on time and did a fantastic job with faucet and shower head installation. He does more than just plumbing, he is a handy guy... I would hire him again
Nationwide Interiors LLCNationwide Interiors LLC
Johan S.
Jeff was very responsive to my inquiries and on the day of the appointment, he was on time. He did a quality job and provided recommendations, which were an added bonus. I’ll definitely be hiring his service for all my future plumbing needs
Jeff's PlumbingJeff's Plumbing
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