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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 Upper Arlington plumbers
Cyntisha b.
HisGrace Plumbing came out found the problem and fixed the issue he was very professional and got the job done right and didn’t leave a mess I highly recommend HisGrace plumbing to anyone who needs plumbing services
HisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean ServicesHisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean Services
Nakia B.
Professional, punctual, knowledgeable, courteous. His grace plumbing is all of the things and more. If You need any plumbing work done this is the company to call.
HisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean ServicesHisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean Services
Mark W.
Outstanding, will call him for all of my plumbing needs
HisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean ServicesHisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean Services
Josh W.
Vincent helped with a plumbing leak at one of my rental properties. He was quick to get to the job and his fee for service was reasonable. I would recommend for any plumbing jobs you may have.
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Dwylan E.
Will definitely be the first person I call for my plumbing needs
NelsonNelson
Anna K.
Hesson Plumbing installed new kitchen sink, faucet and garbage disposal for us. Everything was done in a timely and professional manner. David did a great job and we are happy with the final product. Thanks Hesson Plumbing!
Hesson Plumbing LLCHesson Plumbing LLC
Alyson L.
Steve made arrangements to repair my plumbing issue the same day
Accent Kitchens And BathsAccent Kitchens And Baths
Stacey P.
Will recommend to my family and friends also will call for future plumbing needs
HisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean ServicesHisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean Services
Conlee R.
Cliff was amazing. I hired Fraley Plumbing based on "years of experience" and I was not disappointed. His knowledge base, professionalism, courtesy, attention to detail, and overall service was the best. For any future plumbing needs this will be the only person I will contact.
Fraley Plumbing & Repair LLCFraley Plumbing & Repair LLC
Thumbtack Customer
David was very professional, cleaned up after all the work was done, he was polite and worked hard to resolve my plumbing issue. I couldn't have had a better experience with a plumber, thank you Hesson plumbing. Mr. Lester
Hesson Plumbing LLCHesson Plumbing LLC
Bonnie R.
I’ve had a great experience with lot a plumbing. They are very responsive and reasonably priced. They do a good job and in a timely manner. I intend to continue to call them for all my plumbing needs and would recommend them to anyone that needs a good quality plumber. Thanks!
Lyons Plumbing, LLCLyons Plumbing, LLC
Nicole B.
Great experience working with them. I will certainly call the again in future for any plumbing issues.
Lyons Plumbing, LLCLyons Plumbing, LLC
Daniel Y.
Great guy and did the work perfectly. Would definitely hire him again for any plumbing issues
HisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean ServicesHisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean Services
Vish V.
Jay has tremendous experience with plumbing and other systems. He spent extra time to educate me on various issues. You will get an amazing value when you hire him. He is now my go-to guy for any minor or major plumbing related work. He is also honest and a straight shooter.
The Service Company - Plumbing & DrainsThe Service Company - Plumbing & Drains
Sara K.
Cliff was fantastic! He quickly gave us an estimate and completed the work less than a week later. Cliff showed us what was wrong, explained why it was wrong and what was needed to fix it. I would highly recommend Fraley Plumbing and will use them again in the future for any plumbing needs we have.
Fraley Plumbing & Repair LLCFraley Plumbing & Repair LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Service to clean a main house drain was quick at a very fair price. I would highly recommend Grenside Plumbing .
Greenside PlumbingGreenside Plumbing
Kimberly H.
He did a thorough investigation of our "leak" issue. Although it was found not to be related to plumbing or a pipe issue, I would still recommend him. He did several tests, showed me pictures, described the issue and cleaned up well. I would consider hiring him again for any true plumbing issues.
HisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean ServicesHisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean Services
Emily J.
Cliff was great! Friendly. Efficient. Professional. Would highly recommend. Will plan to use Fraley Plumbing for all our future needs.
Fraley Plumbing & Repair LLCFraley Plumbing & Repair LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Very competent--They were flexible with my schedule, and they were efficient in their work. I would highly recommend for anyone with plumbing needs.
Digicore Technology LLCDigicore Technology LLC
Thumbtack Customer
They were great. Professional, courteous, and quick. I would definitely use them again for any other plumbing and sewage problems.
Dry EffectDry Effect
Ali L.
HisGrace Plumbing was amazing! He responded within an hour and was able to come out the next day. I made an error and put in the complete wrong address. He was so accommodating and understanding and made arrangements to come later in the night to still help. Great quality and very nice! We will definitely use HisGrace Plumbing for our future needs!
HisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean ServicesHisGrace Plumbing and Drain Clean Services
Laki M.
They were honestly great!! I would definitely call them back out if I need anything else done with my plumbing.
ARS Rescue RooterARS Rescue Rooter
Steven T.
Ed did an excellent job at a reasonable price. He installed two toilets, one of which involved some additional plumbing work.
Ed Davis RemodelsEd Davis Remodels
Travis J.
Excellent job completed by Robert. Completed the job as promised and went over and above to make sure I was satisfied. Definitely recommend for plumbing needs.
Robert GolubichRobert Golubich
Steve H.
Cliff with Fraley Plumbing was great. He was on time and quick to identify and fix the problem with my spigot. The cost was also reasonable. Would highly recommend.
Fraley Plumbing & Repair LLCFraley Plumbing & Repair LLC
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