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9. Primetime Roofing & Siding
Great 4.8

(51)

Great 4.8

(51)

Plumbing Pipe Installation or Replacement

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  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
  • Serves Marlborough, MA
I went through Thumbtack requesting bids for a metal roof to replace the existing roof on our good-sized all-season porch. Scott Onanian d/b/a Primetime Roofing & Siding responded quickly by e-mail, and we had follow-up telephone conversations to discuss details. A few days later, on a Saturday, he drove two hours to our Massachusetts home, from a Rhode Island jobsite that he was evaluating, in order to evaluate our porch roof job. Thereafter he submitted a written bid that was lower than bids my wife and I received from two other roofing contractors. We negotiated changes to a few bid terms easily and signed the bid as amended. Scott was booked throughout most of summer 2018, and I went overseas then for a time, but he ordered all materials needed for our job in the meantime. In September 2018 Scott and his assistant, Jake, arrived at our home on the agreed date to do the job. They worked diligently, stripping off the old roof and installing the new metal roof within a matter of hours. The new metal roof is excellent and my wife and I appreciate it greatly. We mailed Scott a 'Thank You' card and asked Scott to thank Jake, too. Scott is a real go-getter. I recommended Primetime Roofing & Siding HIGHLY! Jim G. Sterling, MassachusettsSee more
I went through Thumbtack requesting bids for a metal roof to replace the existing roof on our good-sized all-season porch. Scott Onanian d/b/a Primetime Roofing & Siding responded quickly by e-mail, and we had follow-up telephone conversations to discuss details. A few days later, on a Saturday, he drove two hours to our Massachusetts home, from a Rhode Island jobsite that he was evaluating, in order to evaluate our porch roof job. Thereafter he submitted a written bid that was lower than bids my wife and I received from two other roofing contractors. We negotiated changes to a few bid terms easily and signed the bid as amended. Scott was booked throughout most of summer 2018, and I went overseas then for a time, but he ordered all materials needed for our job in the meantime. In September 2018 Scott and his assistant, Jake, arrived at our home on the agreed date to do the job. They worked diligently, stripping off the old roof and installing the new metal roof within a matter of hours. The new metal roof is excellent and my wife and I appreciate it greatly. We mailed Scott a 'Thank You' card and asked Scott to thank Jake, too. Scott is a real go-getter. I recommended Primetime Roofing & Siding HIGHLY! Jim G. Sterling, Massachusetts

Q & A

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.

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.  

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.

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. 

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.

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 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.
Reviews for Marlborough plumbers
Greg F.
I came home from vacation to find that my water heater broke and was leaking in the basement. Bill was out to me the next afternoon to replace it. He arrived when he said he would and offered a competitive price. I’ll definitely be using his services for any future heating or plumbing needs.
Bradco PlumbingBradco Plumbing
Paul T.
I had them install a range, dishwasher, and replace a faucet. It took them a little over 90 minutes. The workers were pleasant and did the job but the boss charged me $850. For not even two hours of work. Ridiculous. I had to have the appliances installed today or else I would have declined. I have two other properties that need plumbing services - I won’t use these guys.
Quality Deluxe, LLCQuality Deluxe, LLC
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