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  • 19 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
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Don R.
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Martin Townsend did a nice job as Townsend Plumbing and Heating, good reliable work for me and I also referred to others who were pleased. Would use them again and refer them again.

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West End Electric
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  • 20 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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Robert B.
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Joe and his crew did a great job with my kitchen remodel. Expert electrical and plumbing installations. Highly recommended will use him again for future projects!

  • 36 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Sandra T.
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Great experience, they provided same day service when I called with an emergency plumbing leak. Pretty low rates, nice people.

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Hi. My name is George. I have been repairing and remodeling homes for 30 years. I do everything from raking leaves to building houses. I do plumbing and small electrical jobs also. I have great prices, excellent business and residential references. No job is too small. I built my business on small jobs.

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I provide HVAC work, plumbing, repairs as well as new/old construction with 35 years' experience in the trades. No job is too small. I strive to keep customers happy!

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Very well rounded in all plumbing , heating and hvac installs , repairs and troubleshooting

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E&E Plumbing is created by a third generation plumber, we hold to our promise to be cost efficient and reliable. We get your plumbing needs taken care of in a very time sensitive manner.

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We provide new construction, remodeling, commercial and residential repairs, water heaters, boilers, gas, oil and electric heat pumps.

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We pride ourselves in top quality customer service

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I’m a fully insured master plumber. I have a full-service company. I can provide service for existing plumbing, new installation and upgrades.

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I take care of all your heating and plumbing repairs or new. I am talented in many services. I will always be honest and fair.

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I do plumbing installation for new homes and repair of older installs. I also do water and air waste plumbing priced by the hour or by the job.

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We offer plumbing, heating and construction services. We do all phases of plumbing, remodeling, gas fitting, and AC installation. We also own a kitchen and bath cabinet company. We do full installation too. WE TRAVEL TO MASSACHUSSETTS AND ALL OF NH TO DO JOBS.

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Trust worthy get the job done in a timely fashion with no problems

  • 17 years in business
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We do just about everything and anything that has to do with a home. Call today. Our services include plumbing, electrical work, painting, and carpentry.

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We are an award-winning service company, servicing heating, air conditioning, and plumbing. We let our outstanding customer service create our reputation. The companies that do the most advertising aren't always the best choice. We offer seasonal specials, and offer maintenance agreements to keep costs down for customers.

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I perform small plumbing jobs like faucets, toilets, water heaters, dishwashers and washer hookups. I am great in troubleshooting problems.

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New England Plumbing & Heating Inc. specializes in commercial projects for new construction and remodels throughout New England. We are licensed in ME, NH, VT, CT and RI with limited licensing in MA. We have been in business for over 24 years and are now proud third-generation business owners. NEP&H Inc. prides itself with our motto "Target Date Turnover on Time" and will ensure a smooth project for all developers, general contractors and business customers.

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We are a plumber, heating contractor, HVAC contractor, and fire protection system supplier. We do system of pipes and drains installed in a building for the distribution of potable drinking water, removal of waterborne wastes, and the skilled trade of working with pipes, tubing and plumbing fixtures in such systems.

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I do plumbing and heating. I offer baseboard, sinks, toilets, furnaces, boilers, etc. I also do installs, maintenance and service.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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.

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 do you find a good plumber?

Whether you need a plumber to perform drain repair, install a new fixture, or replace rusty pipes, you need to make sure you hire someone reliable who will finish your job on time and within budget. Start by asking the plumbers on your short list these questions:

  • What is the total cost? Make sure your estimate includes materials and labor. Find out whether the plumber will be providing the materials and whether you’re being charged an hourly rate (which is variable) or a flat fee.
  • Is removal and cleanup included in the job? Some plumbers leave behind old parts, while others include the cleanup in the cost.
  • Is the work guaranteed? Find out whether the work (as well as the parts or fixtures) are guaranteed under a warranty.  

Follow these additional tips for confidently hiring a plumber or other skilled professional.

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