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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 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.

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. 

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 Dublin plumbers
Josh G.
I talked and texted on the phone and he seems to know a lot about plumbing. He explained in detail during our conversation about the possibilities for my plumbing situation. But my old plumber came back so I did not hire Aaron, though I was about to. He was responsive and quick.
A2Z Services PlusA2Z Services Plus
Thumbtack Customer
Brandon was great to work with. He was able to meet at a time convenient for me and educated me on a few things. I'll definitely use him for any future plumbing needs.
Original Repair Workers Fencing and Handyman LLCOriginal Repair Workers Fencing and Handyman LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Matt was awesome, did a great job, great prices, trustworthy and fast. He did plumbing work, painted, installed a ceiling fan and roof repair. I would hire him again and again.
B.A.S.I.C. Home ImprovementB.A.S.I.C. Home Improvement
Ryan C.
I never take the time to write reviews. I can’t speak highly enough about ARS. I’ll never go anywhere else for any plumbing needs. The operations staff and the plumber himself... all the positive adjectives you can think of.
ARS Rescue RooterARS Rescue Rooter
Sophia W.
Came within a few hours of the request when we were new clients, let us know what was going on, let us pick out the part (a new faucet) in the afternoon and came back to install it first thing the next morning. Less than 24 hours between a leaky sink and 100% problem solved. Prices totally reasonable! Definitely will hire again for plumbing needs!
Lyons Plumbing, LLCLyons Plumbing, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
David was great. My mother was the one who was home while he was there working on fixing the plumbing under one or our sinks and she says he was friendly, competent, and courteous. I hired him to reattach some pipes, but while he was working he noticed that the faucet was leaking and went above and beyond to re-seal, search for a part, and he even came back the next day to work on the issue. His initiative to deal with the problem was so refreshing. I also let him know about some issues we were having with two toilets and he showed up with the parts ready to fix them as well. I cannot recommend him enough. I will definitely be utilizing his services in the future. We just bought the house and it's so nice to now know we have a trustworthy, reasonably priced, honest man to come help out us with some projects that are a little above our skill level. Hire him, you won't regret it.
Happy Handyman Services 🙂Happy Handyman Services 🙂
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