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Top 6 Plumbers near Macon, GA

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LEES Prestige HVAC & Plumbing
Very good 4.5

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Very good 4.5

(51)

Plumbing Drain Repair

In high demand
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Macon, GA
Ur J. says, "This company has to be one of thee BEST on Thumbtack. I was in the middle of a serious emergency and my whole basement flooded. I reached out on here and the response was IMMEDIATE. They came to my home and I still don’t understand how he knew exactly what the problem was with such a quick observation, but he was on point. Said he would be back at 7am and he was here ready to work. The diligence and work ethic was something to see and I was so pleased with this company. If I could give you more than 5 stars I would and Thank You so much for getting me through a difficult time! Will definitely use going forward for all my plumbing needs."See more

Available for a service call Mon, Dec 5

$75/service call

Fee waived if hired

$75/service call

Fee waived if hired

Available for a service call Mon, Dec 5

Ur J. says, "This company has to be one of thee BEST on Thumbtack. I was in the middle of a serious emergency and my whole basement flooded. I reached out on here and the response was IMMEDIATE. They came to my home and I still don’t understand how he knew exactly what the problem was with such a quick observation, but he was on point. Said he would be back at 7am and he was here ready to work. The diligence and work ethic was something to see and I was so pleased with this company. If I could give you more than 5 stars I would and Thank You so much for getting me through a difficult time! Will definitely use going forward for all my plumbing needs."

Q & A

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 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.

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 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 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.

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 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 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.

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. 

Reviews for Macon plumbers
Cindy H.
They were very nice and easy to work with. I will definitely be using them again when I need a plumber.
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James B.
He fixed faulty work of another plumber. Outstanding work. Fair price. Very detailed and heavy customer service.
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Cliff C.
I highly recommend Rob's Affordable Plumbing. Rob was professional, punctual, and affordable when completing my multi-unit apartment project. There's no need to call around if you're looking for a no-nonsense plumber. Thanks, Rob; more projects are on the way.
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Jimeia B.
I called owens plumbing to come out and go over some previous work that was done by another plumber who did not take accountability for my plumbing not functioning properly they came out the next day after my call attending to this very important matter very quickly they fixed and corrected my previous plumbing issue I will use ownes plumbing on all of my jobs and also for my tenant repairs this company and the owner is awesome…..
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Sean C.
I never write reviews but Owens plumbing did a phenomenal job on my emergency project I had been screw by some bootleg plumbers who took $1700 of my money and didn’t finish the job. Owens plumbing bought the materials and completed and extremely hard job on my 3 duplex’s. They completed the job in one day and work on Super Bowl Sunday I’m impressed I never met the guy but I am so happy he was able to help me I received water of $600+ per month. This review doesn’t serve enough gratitude on how thankful I am.
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