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West Des Moines Plumbers

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Top Flite Contracting
4.8
from 51 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike C.
Verified review

We recently purchased a mobile home for my daughter to live in while she attends The Vet program at ISU. I had scheduled two weeks to help her get it cleaned up and painted before she moved in. While cleaning and painting we uncovered water and insect damage around virtually all of the windows that was missed when considering the purchase. Jumped on Thumbtack and within an hour the folks at Top-Flight called and arranged to come by and look at our project. They gave us a quote and agreed to be on site the next day. Well this turned into a much more involved project as we started demolition and they just rolled up their sleves and tackled each issue as they arose. They also honored their original estimate for the work. Their manager, Terry, and his wife worked tirelessly to get this project done and also started work on additional windows. They were very flexible, tolerant of my incursions into what and how things were being done and were able to complete the original project plus start and complete additional windows while I was there. They are good people who work very hard and for us they demonstrated great flexibility with there schedules. I’d recommend them unconditionally for any work like we had done and from spending so much time together I learned they are accomplished in all aspects of building to include demolition, framing, siding, interior walls, electrical, plumbing and many other handyman services. I have done a lot of this type of work in my 60 plus years I can say that you can do much worse, but you won’t find many better than these folks. We are really happy with our choice of Top-Flight for our mobile home repair project.

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Charles Pardekooper
4.9
from 23 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Needed some plumbing done quickly to turn the water back on. Charles was there that day and got the plumbing back in shape.

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Noble Plumbing
4.9
from 19 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Ashley M.
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Noble Plumbing beat my insurance company to the job and matched their rates for repair. After our pipes burst this winter, Noble Plumbing came and repaired the broken pipe before my insurance could call us back. Since it was after 5, under my insurance we would've waited up to a day for service, but Noble plumbing was there immediately. They were responsive, compassionate, fast, affordable, and even gave us tips to keep the pipes from re-freezing.

  • 16 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Rick B.
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Great job by Steve! He's obviously the kind of guy who isn't satisfied until the job is done right. He went the extra mile to hose out all of the gutters on my two story home and test the downspouts. For the amount of time he spent doing the work correctly, he's very price competitive. Highly recommended.

Grandview Construction
4.5
from 17 reviews
  • 62 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Kelli M.
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We contacted Jeremy on a Wednesday and he came out the next day to see what we needed. His dad Steve and brother Matt did the install the following Saturday (very short notice) but they came through. Everyone we met was very professional and friendly, not to mention hard working. Due the plumbing problems from the initial build of this house it was necessary to reroute the delivery pipes into the wall, these guys were here almost 10 hours getting the new tub installed. We felt bad about that but they got it done and Matt came back on Sunday to pick up the old tub. We are very impressed with their work ethics and are passing this company on to other friends. We highly recommend this company. Thanks guys.

Jackson construction LLC
4.3
from 18 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Beverly G.
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Kolton is reliable and efficient at his work. Work finished as promised on time. Wonderful work as he installed new bathroom fixtures in my tub and lavatory. A great person.

KZR Farms
3.9
from 19 reviews
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Jenna S.
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Rich did a great job finding a simple and affordable solution to my plumbing issue. He was honest, responsive, and very friendly. I would hire him again.

  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Derrick W.
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Plumber diagnosed issue fast and was very inexpensive.

  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Randy W.
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Bill is very friendly, and dedicated to a job well done. He thoroughly checked our plumbing problem to determine the best fix, and recommended a fix that would be most cost-effective. I feel that he truly puts his customers first.

A&M Construction
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Bill G.
Verified review

Adam was very prompt and completed our plumbing issue where another plumber could not resolve it. We now have hot water to our double sink vanity in master bathroom. Adam also removed a door in our master closet. Would highly recommend using Adam.

LeRoy Vogts
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 18 years in business
Tom G.
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Le Roy designed our basement into a bedroom, family room and media room and did an impeccable job. He is very knowledgeable and professional. He can do anything but he is exceptional in plumbing and electrical work.

M&S Construction
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy W.
Verified review

I had what seemed to be a mysterious leak causing two large wet spots in front of the vanity on the wall to wall carpet in my small hall bathroom. I called a local plumbing company whose yellow trucks are seen all over town, to assess the problem and fix it. It took.two days before they were able to come out. The two "plumbers" examined the wet carpet for 45 minutes but couldn't find the source of the wetness. Oddly, they refused to pull the carpet back because they said it was not their company's policy to pick up carpet. They left charging me their fee for coming out with no suggestions or solutions to the mysterious spots. Through Thumtack, as a first time user, Dean replied immediately to my request and was able to come out the next day. With the assistance of his very competent helper, Dean immediately identified the source of the leak at the base of the toilet, saying it needed a new seal. He went over to Lowe's and purchased the parts and the job was completed in a very short time. I asked him to pick up the carpet and with an easy straight cut across the carpet at the doorway, I was able to dispose of the wet carpet so the pad can air out to avoid any further mold build up. I'll call upon Dean again to help me have tile laid down to replace the carpet. It is incredible to me that a large plumbing company in the Des Moines Area with their name suggesting high morals could not identify this very common and simple plumbing problem, leaving me, their customer, perplexed and stressed about who to turn to if a plumbing company couldn't figure solve the problem. Thanks Dean for solving what was really not such a big mystery after all-for you!

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Erika C.
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Excellent service all around. Will hire again. Thank you!!

NP Plumbing Service
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jim A.
Verified review

Nick did a fabulous job installing several faucets at a very reasonable price. I was most impressed with the turnaround time from request to completion. Two other plumbers we contacted didn't even return our calls.

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If it takes or uses water, I'm in!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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We offer plumbing services, repairs, and complete kitchen and bath remodels. We accept new construction projects that can either be residential or commercial. There is no job too big or too small, and we do the following: *Repipes *Water heater installations *Toilet replacements *Faucet repairs or replacements *Vessel bowl installation *Anything and everything to do with plumbing We also do mobile home repairs. Customers love my work because I'm neat and efficient, and I always clean up after myself. I have very good references upon request. I've been a master plumber for 30 years and I know how to treat people.

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My services include the following: * Plumbing repairs and installations * Kitchen and bath remodels * Service and replace -- water heaters, sump pumps, garbage disposals, sewage pumps, faucets, sinks, hose bibs, etc.

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I've been plumbing for 9 years now, I'm honest and fair

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Golden Rule Plumbing, Heating & Cooling is a full service plumbing and HVAC contractor in the Des Moines, IA area. If you need a contractor who can handle everything from repair, installation and replacement, to routine maintenance, we've got you covered.

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Casner Plumbing, Heating & Cooling's owner finally had enough of unprofessional plumber and HVAC companies giving the industry a bad reputation. He decided to redefine what the industry was all about through one company. He wanted to offer hardworking Des Moines homeowners a better choice of plumbing, heating, and cooling services--one that they deserved. No one has to settle for a rude, smelly employee who charges excessive rates. Casner PHC can deliver to even the fussiest Des Moines area resident great services from courteous and knowledgeable technicians and staff members.

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D&B Painting and More is a two-man company that specializes in painting interior and exterior finishes. Because we don't have 12 people or 12 trucks and a huge warehouse or salesman, we can offer you a top-of-the-line paint job for way lower than our competitor's prices. We have other offers that you may also wish to take advantage of including deck power washing, deck staining or painting, staining all types of cabinets, bookcases, shelving, fireplaces, handrails, floor and window trims, etc. Take advantage of our handyman skills. We hang light fixtures, faucets, switches, drywall repair, minor plumbing and electrical work. Call us for all your painting needs and more.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 plumbers and what do they do?

Plumbers are skilled professionals who are trained to install and maintain pipes and systems for drinking water, sewage and drainage. They usually have trained through four- to five-year training programs, which include apprenticeships, via trade schools and community colleges. Plumbers’ areas of expertise typically go beyond pipes to include mathematics, blueprint reading, plumbing codes and water distribution. They handle plumbing emergencies, such as broken pipes or clogged drains, and install and maintain everything from a new piping system to a replacement faucet. Plumbers also know how to install bathtubs and showers, toilets, water heaters and dishwashers. Plumbers may work on residential or commercial sites, sometimes designing and laying out a pipe system during construction.

Why is the water in my house not getting hot?

If the water in your house is not getting hot, it may be time for water heater repair. Nationally, the average water heater repair cost ranges between $120 and $200, although prices can range up to $400, depending on the problem and materials. Competent homeowners may also be able to try DIY fixes, whether they have a traditional gas or electric water heater or a tankless gas or electric heater. Troubleshooting the different issues that can arise with each of the styles requires some knowledge of how they operate and what red flags to look out for. For a natural gas water heater, the first step is to check whether the pilot light has gone out. It’s important to follow the manufacturer’s directions if you want to relight it yourself. If you smell gas, stop everything and call your gas company — the smell could signal a dangerous gas leak. If your household’s water is not getting hot enough, you can try increasing the temperature on the water heater’s front dial above the standard setting of 120 degrees; for safety, always turn off electricity to the unit before adjusting temperatures. If you keep running out of hot water, your household may simply need a higher-capacity water heater, so consider upgrading. Quick professional fixes include replacing the thermostat or heating elements and cleaning and repairing the thermocouple.

How much does it cost to install a hot water heater?

You’ll know when it’s time to install a new water heater. Water heater installation costs average between $360 and $780 nationally, with rates increasing depending on the project. The total project cost will be higher when you include the cost of the heater itself. Select your new water heater based on the number of occupants in your home and the number of gallons of capacity you’ll need. Installation costs can vary based on the type of water heater you are removing and the type you are installing, any necessary repairs, regional cost of labor, and whether disposal of the old heater is included. Natural gas water heaters retail on average between $650 and $900 for standard models. Electric water heaters range between $300 and $700 for standard models. Tankless electric water heaters retail on average between $250 and $700 for standard models. Tankless gas water heaters retail on average between $200 and $1,300.

A company may charge approximately $1,000 to replace a 50-gallon tank-style electric water heater (not including any upgrades required by building codes). Replacing a gas-powered water heater might cost $1,100 (not including code upgrades). Some companies roll the disposal of an old heater into the overall cost of the new water heater installation. Other professionals charge an additional removal fee that can range from $35 to $150.

How much does it cost to fix a hot water heater?

Nationally, the average water heater repair cost ranges between $120 and $200, although prices can range up to $400 or more. Water heater repair costs will depend on the type of water heater you have (tankless, electric, natural gas, etc.), the source of the problem, the cost for new parts, and labor rates in your area. Common water heater issues include problems with the thermocouple, thermostat, heating element and leaks. Most standard electric water heaters have two thermostats and two elements. One example for the cost to replace a bad thermostat is $185 for parts and labor. Replacing both the thermostat and the heating element could cost approximately $150-$200. The thermocouple is a safety device that senses when the pilot light is burning and signals the gas valve to close if the pilot light goes out. If your thermocouple is bad or corroded, the average cost to clean and repair it could be between $350 and $400. If your water heater has started to leak, it is usually more cost-effective to invest in a new water heater than to repair it, unless you’re covered by a warranty.

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