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Altoona Plumbers

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DTM Plumbing and Heating
4.0
from 5 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Mike Z.
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Dave did a great job plumbing a new bathroom for me. He takes pride in his work and knows what he is doing. I have future projects coming up that I will call him for.

Christian's Plumbing
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I provide plumbing service, appliance installation, faucets and toilet repair and replacement, but there is no HVAC. I am military veteran owned and operated.

  • 4 years in business
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  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I did maintenance on apartment complex with 6 buildings and 96 units. I can do anything that falls under the criteria, including painting, plumbing, landscaping, etc.

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I specialize in any and all plumbing needs such as rough-ins for remodeling, service repair work, and installations. Heating and air installations include boilers, heat pumps, gas (natural and LP), radiant floor heating, and furnaces, and I also contract a company that cleans air flow duct systems. I will travel and free estimates. I deal with most popular brands that include Payne, Air Ease, and Goodman. My estimates are fair and the lowest due to low overhead and a very personal relationship with my customers.

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Terrell Plumbing ensures the highest quality of labor in the plumbing industry. We have a professional team with over a decade of experience.

  • 7 years in business
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We provide plumbing, HVAC and electrical work and whole bathroom remodeling. We offer free estimates, servicing all of Centre County and the surrounding counties. Operating hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. After 5:00 pm, we offer 24-hour emergency services which also includes Saturday and Sunday.

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I provide services in plumbing, framing, ceramic tile, masonry, roofing, and finish carpentry. Remodeling of bathrooms is my main thing, and I also provide plumbing installation and repair.

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J&E has offered plumbing, heating, and air conditioning sales and service for over half a century to Clearfield and surrounding counties.

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I'm less expensive for good and professional work. Also, I'm qualified as an HVAC technician. I have over 20 years of experience. I work for farmers, factories, locals and with water authorities.

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We do heating, plumbing, bathrooms, and all other plumbing needs. We also do full bathroom installations and whole home heating systems including A/C.

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I am a plumber, electrician and carpenter. I will do it all. No job is too small. I am fully insured. I have references available upon request.

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I fix or replace heating and AC systems, fix plumbing and electrical problems and work on home appliances.

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Give good quality work stand out from the rest we don't rob you blind very good on prices

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We major in all types of the plumbing trade and also any and all other working tasks that are listed in items.

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I do repairs, remodels, plumbing, light fixtures, flooring, decks, and fences. I have done just about every kind of household job imaginable. I'm good with my hands because I had a great teacher, my dad. I also have many years of experience.

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Love making customers happy and fixing their problems in a timely manor.Also love a challenge if customer has had issues before and no one could fix it ..I take pride in my work and aim to please the customer by doing quality work at very reasonable prices .I am committed to customer satisfaction and quality work..

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We are a full-service contractor. Customers are always right with us. We are a small company, a three-person crew. We do roofing, plumbing and landscaping. We cover all aspects. We are also very personable. One call does it all. Look us up on Facebook.

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.

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.

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 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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