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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. 

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 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 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 Cedar Park plumbers
Shrivatsaa v.
Jonathan guyton from the local plumbing service was great and informative
Crow's Plumbing ServiceCrow's Plumbing Service
Lisa w.
Great experience and will using him again for more plumbing work we have.
Suunta ServicesSuunta Services
Keyvan A.
Nice guy. Always help me with my own home and rental properties plumbing needs.
Scotty GrayScotty Gray
Stephanie R.
Jaycer did a great job removing and replacing three toilets in our new home. I would hire again for plumbing needs.
Durako PlumbingDurako Plumbing
Dongjun K.
I had two project with Jaycer for Kitchen and Bathroom. I was really happy to work with him and thankful for his hard work. Definitely I will hire him again for my second floor plumbing stuff.
Durako PlumbingDurako Plumbing
Shruthi A.
We had Norman do a lot of plumbing work, fix gas range, microwave on a very short notice. He was quick and worked off hours to meet our request. I greatly recommend him.
HomezzHomezz
Steve Y.
I’m hiring Joe again! I’ve never met a more professional yet mindful contractor than Joe. He came exactly on time, communicated clearly what was needed for the job professionally outlined on his tablet. He had to go back to Home Depot a few times to make sure no corners were cut and all the plumbing pipes worked properly, gave me suggestions on the faucet installation and communicated every facet of the project with me. Make sure to hire Joe for your next plumbing or electrical needs! You won’t regret it!
Hometown ServicesHometown Services
Chris D.
Chris is honest and has good pricing. He is knowledgeable about plumbing and charged me a fair price adjust my PRV valve after another company tried to charge me $2200 to replace it. It didn’t even need to be replaced.
Good Guy ServicesGood Guy Services
Joshua S.
I met with four other plumbing companies before hiring Suunta. I went with Suunta because of the honesty and professionalism of the technician. There was no effort to sell me anything that I don't need. Simple, honest and straightforward. I highly recommend them.
Suunta ServicesSuunta Services
Dan M.
I contacted a few pros but out of them all, Jaycer G was the most responsive, as well as had the best quote. We worked out a time for him to come by the next day. Once he arrived, Jaycer did a great job with the repair, taking only about twenty minutes start to finish. I’m happy to recommend him for anyone needing plumbing work done.
Durako PlumbingDurako Plumbing
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