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La Porte Plumbers

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  • 3 years in business
  • 196 hires on Thumbtack
Gary G.
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Red was able to give me an accurate and fair quote the same day we initially talked about my project. He was able to install a natural gas line to my deck just 2 days later. He was courteous and I would hire him again if I need another plumbing job.

Top Pro
from 67 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 75 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kim V.
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Don Cobb did a fantastic job with the plumbing needs in our home. He responded promptly to my request and answered all of my many questions regarding our four projects. Additionally, he completed all the plumbing projects in a prompt, knowledgeable manner. The kitchen faucet was replaced, the bathroom tub/shower piece and faucet/drain replaced, problematic downstairs tub/shower faucet repaired, and leaking outdoor faucet repaired inside with new copper piping. I do not have to hesitate and let my plumbing projects pile up because I am confident to have found a reasonable, honest plumbing professional to depend on for our plumbing needs! Thanks so much Don!

The Handiest Man
from 57 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Lynsey E.
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Kyle was punctual and professional. My faucet issue was not an easy fix but he offered a number of solutions try to help fix my plumbing problems.

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Gus's plumbing service
from 49 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 52 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Paulette W.
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I was very pleased with the professionalism and service of Gus’s Plumbing. He was punctual and completed the repairs quickly. When the parts arrive for two other projects, I’ll definitely call Gus’s Plumbing again.

All Pro Plumbing
from 41 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 61 hires on Thumbtack
Barrett W.
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I called All pro plumbing out to get an estimate for some plumbing issues. When Mike and his crew arrived I was surprised to see how young they were, which honestly made me a little skeptical. They started the work and were very professional and respectful. They also have great work ethics and very knowledgeable about their profession. I will be using these guys in the future for any plumbing issues. Thanks guys! Mike , Fabbian,and Daniel job well done!

Chicago Local Handyman
from 33 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 71 hires on Thumbtack
Jose M.
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Wanted to share what a great experience we had with Chicago Local Handyman. We used Marlon Ingram after finding great reviews here on google & yelp. We had him hang some light fixtures , do some plumbing work & hang some Shelving. All work completed in a timely manner , great attention to detail & Marlon Ingram is a very professional & friendly guy . Would absolutely use him again.

  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Tabitha S.
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I hired Chris to remove a vanity sink and toilet and install a new pedestal sink and toilet. He arrived on time (early, in fact!) and did the job professionally. Chris took the time to make sure everything was installed correctly, and he made sure that the old sink and toilet were removed without any mess. Since the building is old and the plumbing is a bit wonky, there were a few surprises when dealing with old pipes. Chris handled these issues like a pro and I really felt secure that I had someone who knew the ins and outs of the business working on this project. I would definitely use Chris’ services again in the future.

Callahan's Soft Water
from 7 reviews
  • 25 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Josh R.
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Jerry was great to work with and resolved several other plumbing issues in my house!

The Handyman
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
Eli S.
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Excellent worker with reasonable prices. I used him to do plumbing work for a bathroom remodel.

Nick's Repairs
from 2 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack

I do light electrical work and plumbing. I have a degree in electronics with over 20 years of various experience from this area.

  • 33 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Alphonso D.
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Ray was a pleasure to work with and was very knowledgeable in solving my plumbing issues. A definite rehire!!!


DiFoggio Plumbing Partners, Inc. has been servicing the Chicagoland area since 1915. We provide commercial, industrial and residential plumbing, including, but not limited to the following: * Rodding * Water Mains and Sewers * Back Flow/RPZ Installations, Testing and Certification * All Plumbing Repairs * Video/Sewer Inspections * Sump Pumps and Ejector Pumps * Garbage Disposals * Hot Water Heaters


We do plumbing and sewer repairs, and we also do new construction and rehabs. We fix faucets, toilets, sinks, garbage disposals, water heaters, gas leaks, power ridding, and busted pipes. We also have new water services, plumbing inspection,and RPZ installed and tested.


With this business, I fix floors, make rooms, and do almost anything that involves construction. I also work with plumbing and electricity.

  • 66 years in business

If you need heating, cooling, electrical or plumbing services of any kind, Meyer's is the company to trust. From our all-season service plan and installing new furnace or air conditioner to installing a backup generator and resolving plumbing repairs, we're available to handle whatever you need. We enjoy a high percentage of repeat business because our customers are our highest priority. When you schedule an appointment with Meyer's, you can rest assured that our technicians will arrive on time.

  • 6 years in business

Family owned business specializing in kitchen and bath remodels.


We are a full plumbing service company that provide repairs and installs to are customers. Customers satisfaction is goal.


My service is completely free 😉 i come to your house and show u what needs to b done guiding you through the process !! I just love plumbing so much i want to help u love it too

  • 9 years in business


We understand that in this economy time and money are greatly valued. Our goal is to consistently provide premium quality plumbing at a fair price, while maintaining a higher level of responsiveness and customer service than any of our competitors. As a loyal customer, we are offering a 15% discount on our labor rates, for all plumbing and sewer services. We are also extending low rates for services rendered. We can provide you with free estimates on any plumbing repair or project.


We offer a safe and effective service for our customer. We also make sure customer know. We are certified in area of electrical, plumbing and general decorating services. Be sure to call for an experience you can enjoy from our business.

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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