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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 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 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.

Reviews for Eastside plumbers
Jennie J.
New Beginning Plumbing was Excellent! Would highly recommend him.
New Beginning Plumbing incNew Beginning Plumbing inc
Thumbtack Customer
I highly recommend Kennedy Plumbing. I will definitely recommend Kennedy Plumbing to anyone needing a plumber. Mr. Kennedy called me after the job was done to make sure I was satisfied. How often does that happen
Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307
Pamela H.
Thomas and Noah were a wonderful team to take care of my plumbing needs during the remodel. It was not a simple re-do, and Thomas was very creative to quickly find a great solution. Definitely will call them again if plumbing is needed!
Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307
Thumbtack Customer
great guy came out and helped us with all our plumbing problems!
Carolyn K.
Eugene with Kennedy Plumbing was very responsive. He had a crew come the next day and fixed the issue.
Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307
Brittney B.
The most professional plumbing company I’ve ever used. They were on time, no hidden costs, and super quick in the repair!
Collin S.
Robert hooked up and connected sink plumbing. He is very knowledgeable and professional. I recommend working with Robert
Bobbyrief - Handyman ServicesBobbyrief - Handyman Services
Robert W.
They came out quick and did a bang up job. Project was done very quickly and professionally. Recommend for any plumbing jobs!
Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307
Matt W.
Great work. Honest and professional. Also was very accommodating with my austere schedule. If I require more plumbing work, I would hire again without question.
Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307
Kevin K.
Did a great job on my plumbing issue. They showed up on time. They were hardworking and very professional. They got the issue with my toilet figured out and resolved quickly and charged a very fair price for the job.
Eli The PlumberEli The Plumber
Thumbtack Customer
Wonderful experience with Kennedy and will be calling them in the future. They were very meticulous and took their time to do the job correctly. The toilet is in better working condition then when I purchased it. Stellar job. Thank you Kennedy Plumbing
Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307
Jielaan k.
I can't thank him enough for coming in a timely matter espicially when there is a plumbing issue that disrupts the household. He came when needed and did the work with high integrity at a reasonable price. Thanks again for your hard work.
Al’s Plumbing Services LLCAl’s Plumbing Services LLC
Kiera B.
He was flexible with the time. He did the job at a great price and if I ever need plumbing work again, He will be the first person I call. The job that I hire him for was two slow drains. One in the shower and one in the tub.
Robs Rapid RepairsRobs Rapid Repairs
Alicia W.
Excellent service. Called the night before and he showed up on time and ready to work the next morning. Free estimate and didnt add on additional cost. I would definitely recommend him and will be calling for all my plumbing needs. 5+ stars
New Beginning Plumbing incNew Beginning Plumbing inc
Thumbtack Customer
Redda completed a plumbing job by capping off a water line. Job was done quick and professionally. Great attitude! I'm very picky but I recommend him to anyone who wants the job done right. Price was right. Thanks Redda for a job well done!
Amina's Reliable SystemsAmina's Reliable Systems
Carol H.
Al is a true professional. He is knowledgeable in his trade. He was able to provide parts that were needed for my toilet replacement and his price was reasonable for a quality job. Thank you Al for helping me! I would definitely recommend him for any plumbing needs.
Al’s Plumbing Services LLCAl’s Plumbing Services LLC
Ken R.
They were vary patience with my tenants when it came to agreeding on a set time to meet. Considering that my tenants were almost never available to meet them. Could not ask them to do more than they already done. Will be calling them for any future plumbing issues. Thanks
Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307Kennedy Plumbing Incorporated CFC 1428307
Teresa h.
I recommend 100% Al plumbing he's been very good to us he repiped my house took him two weeks anything that we didn't like or went wrong Al stepped up and took care of it This man will work with you and get the job done Teresa Jacksonville FL
Al’s Plumbing Services LLCAl’s Plumbing Services LLC
Shannon N.
He was very friendly and courteous! He did an excellent job of unclogging my shower drain❤️ He also fixed the bath tub drain that I broke sometime ago...he even went to Lowe’s! I would definitely hire Andreas for any plumbing needs. I trust in his work and you can too!!!
Johnny T.
I called for a somewhat emergency service on a Saturday afternoon, Al responded immediately and showed up to my house within 20 minutes. He explained everything in details and a fair estimate. He provided an exceptional service from beginning to end. Highly recommended and I would definitely call Al for all future plumbing repairs.
Al’s Plumbing Services LLCAl’s Plumbing Services LLC
Dana G.
Had a major leak under the lawn from a probable large broken pipe. (As per JEA). Al responded within the hour even though it was late in the day and worked well into the evening to fix the leak issue for me. He was extremely gracious, professional and accommodating. I will ALWAYS call Al for any plumbing issues that I may encounter in the future!!!
Al’s Plumbing Services LLCAl’s Plumbing Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I contacted Jerry on a Sunday and he showed up the same day and addressed my plumbing issues. I appreciate that he made himself available, and that he was very responsive. He fixed the problems and helped put things back in order. I know who to call next time I have a problem. Good job Jerry.
Everybody's Plumbing Company Inc.Everybody's Plumbing Company Inc.
Anthony p.
Al is a fantastic plummer he figured out the issue i’ve been having with the plumbing in my guest bathroom, i’ve had 2 other plumbers before him and they couldn’t figure it out, Al figured it out within 10minutes. He did an excellent job and also cleaned up after he completed the job. he is a very polite individual.
Al’s Plumbing Services LLCAl’s Plumbing Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Edward to run all new plumbing and install fixures for the entire house. He is very trustworthy , reasonable , considerate , flexible , and honest. Above all he cares about the customer and does whatever he can to ensure your satisfaction. I would recommend Edward for any of your handyman needs. I have had experiences with many contractors and he tops them all !!!
EJ Handyman and ImprovementEJ Handyman and Improvement
Ingrid z.
Andreas responded to my request for a plumber almost immediately which is much appreciated. He was on time and very professional. He explained the repair process in detail and gave me alternatives that would work best for my family. I appreciate his thoughtfulness and his work ethic. If I do have any more plumbing projects, Andreas is the person I would call. Thank you.
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