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Grayslake Sewer Contractors

Browse these sewer contractors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Grayslake.

Top Pro
Drains Inc.
4.9
from 169 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 229 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Sanaa M.
Verified review

After dealing with other sewer contractors fumbling around in the dark, when Tim Roberts came to our rescue we were quite impressed by is knowledge, his skill, his professionalism & above all his integrity. He had the right answers to resolve the situation. We are now waiting for his estimate regardless we would hire him in a heartbeat our search has ended! Thanks Tim and thanks to Thumbtack for the referral!!!

ISA Euro Construction
4.7
from 140 reviews
  • 200 hires on Thumbtack
Charlie C.
Verified review

I found ISA to be one of those rare businesses where you actually receive what you pay for. Their jobs were to tile two bath rooms and a family room, hang 10 interior doors, install extensive back splash and replace two bathroom vanities. One rare quality we found with ISA is their punctuality. A customer will find appointments kept and punctuality maintained ... a trait definitely not belonging to a good number of contractors today. We found Salvo and Kemmel (spelling) personal and friendly to be with during the arduous turmoil of home remodeling. Perhaps the best accolade a customer can provide to any business is "yes, I would hire them again"!

B.H. Handyman Services
4.8
from 124 reviews
  • 152 hires on Thumbtack
Ken W.
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Ben worked with us extremely well as another contractor on our remodeling project had numerous setbacks and schedule changes. Ben adjusted to when we needed him. Quality work, and we plan to use him on more things around our house.

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Remodeling Associates
4.9
from 119 reviews
  • 43 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Angela C.
Verified review

All work was completed on time and on budget. Very high quality work. Had absolutely no objection when I added on a few additional smaller projects as well. Had him repaint my kitchen, master bath, guest bath, guest bedroom and first floor power room. All work looks simply amazing! Would definitely hire him again in the future! Sourced through Thumbtack. For being my first experience using Thumbtack, I was definitely satisfied with its role in linking homeowners with contractors.

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DuPage Home Service, Inc.
4.7
from 125 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 175 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mr J.
Verified review

Tim & his apprentice came & installed two new faucets for me. They did a great job at a fair price, and he was also a pleasure to talk to.. a real nice guy, recommended for any plumbing job. He also has several other subcontractors that can do any job as well. I will definitely call back for a few other larger jobs.

Excellent plumbing inc.
4.8
from 105 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 119 hires on Thumbtack
Rich L.
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Gino did an excellent job, he was professional and friendly and made sure I was satisfied with the results. I was impressed enough to schedule a follow-up job next week to do a preventative main sewer rodding.

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  • 12 years in business
  • 133 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Matt C.
Verified review

Bradley was able to pinpoint location of a leak in a vent that was causing sewer odors in an apartment that 3 other plumbers weren't able to find. He was also able to fix the leak with some creative work to keep damage to the floor at a minimum. Very reasonable price too. Bradley's definitely my new plumber.

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Chief’s Handyman Services
5.0
from 80 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 85 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan G.
Verified review

Mathias is one of the most talented up and coming handyman/contractors I have ever hired to work in my home. His endless engery, dedication , discipline and work ethic , From start to finish is outstanding .

George American Plumbing
4.8
from 78 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 81 hires on Thumbtack
Teresa C.
Verified review

I had George install a new vanity/sink/faucet, toilet and a kitchen drain. All looks great and works perfectly. After I saw his work I had him replaced a sewer drain that needed a new seal and a clean out pipe. I will definitely use him again and recommend him. He is very professional and his prices are reasonable.

LoPrestis Services & More
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 76 hires on Thumbtack
Gary S.
Verified review

I have an old multi-unit in Chicago that needed to have the sewer line rodded out. Brian responded to my posting on Thumbtack, was very professional and did a great job of solving the issue. Definitely seems like a very good guy with a great attitude.

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MPT Plumbing Inc
4.8
from 59 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maureen L.
Verified review

Had three toilets replaced in my dad's 1997 condo. The price was very reasonable and the service was excellent. Will definitely hire for future plumbing projects!

  • 27 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
D. P.
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David & his team at JDM did a phenomenal job remodeling our bathroom on a budget. They gutted the original builders bathroom where there had been a leak in the shower behind the tile. They installed all new fixtures, including new vanity, new exhaust fan, new toilet, new sink/top, new vanity light, primed and color change the walls and ceiling. The tile work is FaNtAsTiC with custom niche in the shower. Their design suggestions regarding the tile, tile trim, and appointments helped us receive a much nicer bathroom than ANY of the other contractors we spoke to would have done for the budget... Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

Tritan Plumbing
4.1
from 58 reviews
  • 37 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
Verified review

Mickey had done prior work a Sewer Repair in our home in Plainfield, We knew who to call this time to have our Leaking Outside hose faucets replaced! While doing this work, he noticed that the Main Water Valve was leaking and that the second shutoff valve (the one after the meter) did not work. Replacing the main water valve required coordination with the city to shut off the water from the street. Normally the city employee shuts the valve off and leaves and you have to call back to get the water turned on again. Mickey did the replacement of the valve so quickly that the city employee never left. Although the plan was to replace only the main valve before the meter, we ended up replacing also the valve after the meter since it also had a small leak. Mickey gave a fair price and did an outstanding job.

Ludwig Family Plumbing
4.9
from 43 reviews
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
Yvonne P.
Verified review

Chris came out to diagnosis our plumbing problem right away. He then ordered the part and returned to fix it when he said he would. That's the key words...'returned to fix it when he said he would.' Too often contractors make promises and then don't deliver. Chris was not only timely he was always friendly and easy to work with. We will definitely hire Chris again for future plumbing issues.

Drain Brothers
4.7
from 33 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Meghan L.
Verified review

Arrived on time for the quote. Extremely reasonably priced. Was on time for the job, and stayed on track, finished up when he said he would. Cleaned up their mess too. Very personable. Will hire him again for all my plumbing needs! Thanks Brandon and Danny!

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B&B Plumbing&sewer
4.8
from 28 reviews
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Stan F.
Verified review

Met with Brian at agreed upon time. Very knowledgeable and professional at a fair price. I will definitely use B&B when plumbing services are needed in the future.

Property Pros
4.8
from 26 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Manuel S.
Verified review

Mike was very responsive and knowledgeable in helping me out with my water leak situation. I thought it was my toilet leaking, but it turned out to be water from my shower head that was splashing out of the tub and onto the floor leaking to my bathroom downstairs. In the end no work was needed, but i appreciate his honesty and recommendations. Other people would have tried to take advantage of me, but he didn’t. Hopefully I don’t have any major plumbing issues in the future, but if I do. I know I’m calling Mike!

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Gottfried Sewer Rodding
5.0
from 23 reviews
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mary B.
Verified review

Good professional contractor. Does what he says for the price he says. Knows what he is doing.

Bauer Plumbing
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Rich B.
Verified review

Dependable, punctual he beat all other quotes. I asked him to do some additional small plumbing work and jus charged for parts. Easy to get a hold of and work with.

Toms plumbing repairs.
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Jason A.
Verified review

Wow!!! What can I say, Tom and Harry are amazing. I called around because I needed my sewer line rodded and it was complety clogged, like an explosion of toilet paper and "ahem" you know everywhere. I called a few plumbers and they walked in the door and had standard prices. Long story short. 1st quote was $655 , 2nd quote $295. I used the second plumber and they were completely inexperienced and deceptive. They messed up the sewer gate valve and had to be called back out and they tried to charge me to complete the job they didn't complete and wrote the bill up for 450 instead of 295. Needless to say I went to Thumbtack to find another plumber and Tom responded immediately and we spoke a few times and said he'd stop by and look at it free of charge. Well he determined that he could do the job and the price to rod the line was great, they came over on Tuesday in the evening and started rodding with the electric eel, and reached roots and other things and the line was still clogged. They stayed until 9pm and came back the next day , they needed more line and came back finished the job the next day and got my sewer unclogged. Just wow, they went the extra mile and saw some other items that could use a quick repair and were more than reasonable. Hire Tom and Harry! They don't have a book with set prices like the big guys. Straight forward and very friendly. I was quoted absolutely ridiculous amounts for removal of the old sewer gate and back flow valve inside and install a new clean out in the yard. Tom quoted me a price I can't say no to!! We're scheduling this install in July or August. Give Tom a try, the level of workmanship, professionalism , quality , HONESTY, reliability are second to none. I wouldn't hesitate to call the guys that get it done. Trust me this is a real review, so happy I didn't need to take a mortgage out and get a second job to fix the issue. Thank you Tom and Harry.

Hammell Homes
4.4
from 14 reviews
  • 32 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Brian L.
Verified review

I highly recommend using Hammell Homes for contractor work. Hammell Homes worked on a couple of projects in my building. Both projects were done with quality and at a fair price. I will definitely use Hammell Homes again for any housing repairs/projects in the future. Brian L.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How often do you clean a septic tank?

For homeowners with a septic system, it’s important to have a regular septic cleaning schedule. To protect ground and drinking water, the Environmental Protection Agency recommends residential septic cleaning every three years. Many septic system companies state that you can maintain a healthy system with regular septic cleanings every three to five years. In addition to cleaning, a septic tank inspection once a year will uncover problems and can save you thousands in cleanup and repair.

When waste goes into your septic system, it separates into three parts. The solids (sludge) drop to the bottom, wastewater floats in the middle, and a layer of scum rises to the top. Regularly scheduled cleanings prevent the sludge in your septic tank from building up and clogging your tank, leading to an overflow. Pricing for a standard septic cleaning ranges between $200 and $500, with the national average cost at $315. It’s easier, more cost-effective, and better for your home health to keep your septic tank maintained.

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.

Who pumps septic tanks?

Septic system professionals pump septic tanks. Pros in different states will have different licensing and certification regulations. Make sure the company you hire is licensed and certified, is a legitimate business, and has the appropriate insurance. Damage to your septic system could cost thousands of dollars in cleanup and repair, so it’s best to hire a qualified professional from the start.

Using an industrial-strength vacuum hose connected to a tanker truck, the septic tank company will pump out the contents of your tank. First they break up the scum of the top layer, then mix the sludge (on the bottom) into the wastewater for removal. To get all the sludge and scum from the tank, pros may use a tool called a septage spoon that loosens stubborn waste from the sides of the tank. After the tank is hosed down and empty, it is inspected for any cracks or leaks that could lead to trouble in the future. The waste in the truck is then transported and disposed of at a waste management treatment center, a cesspool or an approved dumping site.

When should you clean a septic system?

Experts agree that you should clean your septic system every three to five years for optimal system health and safe water. You should also have it inspected every year to catch minor issues before they become major. If you think you may be overdue for a septic cleaning, here are signs that you should call a pro immediately.

  • You’re at capacity: If the bottom of the scum layer is within six inches of the bottom of the tank’s outlet or if the top of the sludge layer is within 12 inches of the outlet, your tank needs to be pumped, according to the EPA.
  • It stinks: If you can smell wastewater, call a pro right away to clean your tank, pipes and field.
  • Sewage backup: Raw sewage backing up into the pipes in your home is no fun. The pros can pump out your pipes, clean your tanks and clear any clogs, but it will be a complex and messy job.
  • Pooling water: Water collecting around your tank or drain field can be a sign you need to clean your septic system.
  • Super grass: If the grass above your septic system drain field suddenly gets vibrantly green and lush, the septic tank leak could be leaking sewage and fertilizing your lawn in unwanted ways. Call a pro to inspect it right away.

How much is it to clean a septic tank?

Nobody wants their septic tank to back up. Regular septic cleaning and pumping is important to keep your ground and drinking water protected from harmful bacteria. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends septic system cleaning every three years. The national average cost for a septic tank specialist is $315. Costs for septic cleaning may vary based on where you live, how large your septic tank is, and how long it has been since the last cleaning. If it’s been many years since you’ve had your tank cleaned, the process of breaking up and removing the solids may take longer and could cost more. Typical residential septic tanks range in size from 1,000 to 2,500 gallons. The price range for septic cleaning usually averages $200-$500, with varying by tank size. Repairs or replacement parts will also add to your cost. To keep your septic tank in good health between cleanings, only flush approved items such as toilet paper, and don’t rely on your garbage disposal for composting. Items that don’t break down easily (like lemon rinds or feminine hygiene products) can back up the septic system, leading to clogs and overflow. If you smell the unmistakable odor of sewage or can see sewage bubbling up above your drain field, call for a septic cleaning immediately.

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