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  • Serves Southfield, MI
iPainter is a painting company in Oakland and Wayne county by Michigan's finest painters is a fully insured home and commercial painting contractors. We seek to share and create creative ideas on preserving life and and beautifying your home. We are dedicated to perform the highest quality of services to bring a new fresh life to your home or business. Our well-trained and experienced contracted artists are dedicated to offer their pride & commitment in pursuing the best quality results to fulfill your ideas and bring them to life. iPainter respects not only your desires but cleanliness of your home as well. We do our best to keep well maintained & have no dirt left behind after work has been completed"See more

$60/service call

$60/service call

iPainter is a painting company in Oakland and Wayne county by Michigan's finest painters is a fully insured home and commercial painting contractors. We seek to share and create creative ideas on preserving life and and beautifying your home. We are dedicated to perform the highest quality of services to bring a new fresh life to your home or business. Our well-trained and experienced contracted artists are dedicated to offer their pride & commitment in pursuing the best quality results to fulfill your ideas and bring them to life. iPainter respects not only your desires but cleanliness of your home as well. We do our best to keep well maintained & have no dirt left behind after work has been completed"

Your burning questions: answered

How much do plumbers charge per hour?

Depending on the service you need (unclogging a drain, fixing a pipe, installing new pipes, etc.), plumbers charge anywhere from $45-$165 per hour. Plumbers often operate on a fixed rate model, too. Some won’t charge hourly rates because the variables involved in their work makes it less practical to do so. 

Plumbers will scope out the work, calculate the cost of parts, and roll it together with other fees to give you an estimate for the job. They may even offer standard flat rates for things like installing a toilet or a sink. Reach out to plumbers near you to get an accurate cost estimate for your project or repair.

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.  

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’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. 

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.

What are the signs of a burst pipe?

If your water pressure has suddenly dropped or your sink and toilet have unexpectedly started clogging, you may have a burst pipe. Other tell-tale signs include watermarks on the wall of your bathroom or laundry room, drips or puddles in your home or basement, or water from your faucets that have suddenly turned brown. You may also notice a strange rotten-egg smell or the sound of gurgling water in your home.

If you notice any of these signs, contact a plumber near you to fix your pipes immediately.

How much does it cost to repair a broken pipe?

The national average cost to repair broken pipes ranges from $120 to $170. Prices can vary depending on the type of damage, whether the pipe is easily accessible, the materials needed and where the pipe is located. For example, an exposed pipe under the sink will likely cost much less than a pipeline in your yard that requires digging. 

Your overall cost will also depend on the hourly rate of the contractor. Most plumbers charge between $60 and $65 per hour for standard pipe repair, and up to $95 per hour for complex plumbing work. 

Contact the best pipe repairers in your area to find out how much it will cost to fix your pipe(s). 

To learn more about pricing factors, read “How much does pipe repair cost?

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 Southfield plumbers
Anne b.
lovely experience working with Purity Environmental Plumbing.
Purity Environmental Plumbing Inc.Purity Environmental Plumbing Inc.
Monette M.
Good guy I will be using Doug for all my plumbing jobs.
DCEEG Plumbing ServicesDCEEG Plumbing Services
Marc C.
Very knowledgeable in plumbing field, save me a lot of time lookin for a source of a smell. Thanks Steve!
Purity Environmental Plumbing Inc.Purity Environmental Plumbing Inc.
Keyanna D.
I liked everything about working with SIGMA PRO PLUMBING LLC. Stress-free process. Yesterday, My leaking water heater was replaced with a new one. Horror stories I'd read online about getting a new water heater, had me nervous. But not one of those horrors occurred. I'm glad that I hired SIGMA PRO PLUMBING LLC.
SIGMA PRO PLUMBING  LLCSIGMA PRO PLUMBING LLC
Joe O.
My partner and I used RPM for the first time and are satisfied with RPM Plumbing. They were on time and so far so good. Thanks again
RPM Plumbing&HeatingRPM Plumbing&Heating
Tamara C.
Very professional, came when he said he would and completed the job! Im very happy with Absolute Plumbing. Ill be calling them again!
Absolute Plumbing Services LLC.Absolute Plumbing Services LLC.
Devin S.
This plumber was 100% professional and worked very diligently. He carried out exactly what I asked for at a reasonable price. I would definitely hire him again with any future plumbing jobs
DCEEG Plumbing ServicesDCEEG Plumbing Services
Amber A.
I called several companies to figure out a leak in my basement, I got several quotes from $$ to $$$$$. The rep from Contour came out gave an honest assessment and had the issue fixed in under 2 hours. I will definitely call them for any future plumbing needs.
Contour Property SolutionsContour Property Solutions
Thumbtack Customer
Douglas did an excellent job! I am highly satisfied with his work. He had to work in a very tight closet space to install a faucet set in my bathtub with outdated plumbing fixtures. His work is very professional; my faucet looks great! I could tell that he takes pride in his work.
DCEEG Plumbing ServicesDCEEG Plumbing Services
Thumbtack Customer
Thrifty Plumbing, this is the company you want for your job. Mark offered a great price. Responded right away. Set a day and time to do the job. Showed up on time. Did the install of Kitchen under sink filter. Cleaned up after work was done. This was my 1st time using Thumbtack. I will use the site again. Mark Jackson, Thank You thank you THANK YOU.
Thrifty PlumbingThrifty Plumbing
Alenna P.
We had a flood in the washroom that was really bad and we needed some one out ASAP! Generally I would turn to a brick and mortar plumbing company that is 24 hour, but I decided to give thumbtack a try. I was AMAZED how quickly Steve arrived( and it was 7 pm!), he explained the problem and resolved it. Now I can wash my clothes without having to fear that the whole room and mudroom will be flooded. Thanks again!
Purity Environmental Plumbing Inc.Purity Environmental Plumbing Inc.
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