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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 Garland plumbers
Yolanda P.
Today I received very professional plumbing service at a reasonable cost. Diego’s Plumbing did an excellent job. Very COVID safe service too.
Diego's Home RepairsDiego's Home Repairs
Morgan T.
I never thought I'd be ranting and raving about a plumbing company but I've told so many people how good it was to work with SWAN. Amazing customer service & communication. And helped us solve our plumbing issue for a very fair price. Worked late to squeeze us in. Just all around a great experience, which is so important when your family is going through the stress of plumbing issues & not having water. We worked with/spoke to several plumbing companies and yall were by far the best. Thank you Jordan & team!
SWAN Electric, Plumbing, Heating and AirSWAN Electric, Plumbing, Heating and Air
Rowena D.
Thank you Mr Dean Groover Blizt Plumbing Co. exceptional and very professional. I’ll call for you again in the future. Thank you again!!!
Adam W.
We had a great experience. Our provider, Chance was friendly, thorough, and professional. I will definitely call Augerpros next time we need plumbing help.
Augerpros Plumbing and Drain LLCAugerpros Plumbing and Drain LLC
ACM plumbing worked around my busy schedule and completed the work as expected. The space in my house for the new water heater was an issue and without hesitation and with my permission the plumber worked around it. When the plumber was finished with the install 2 comments that I admired from the plumber....He said he’s not comfortable leaving without cleaning up his mess, testing for gas leaks and ensured that the hot water was running. He was also very kind to help with changing a sealed in the toilet tank. It was a pleasure working with them. I will definitely hire them again for any plumbing issues.
ACM PlumbingACM Plumbing
Gregory S.
Bobby was great to deal with. He had great communication, was on time and efficient. He completed a toilet repair for me for a lot less price than others had quoted me on Thumbtack. I'll definitely use him for other plumbing related issues. Highly recommend!
Bobby's pipes and plumbingBobby's pipes and plumbing
Christine P.
Very happy with the service we received! We requested an estimate for a water leak at our water meter at 10:30pm. The repair was completed by the next afternoon, for the quoted price. The workers arrived on time, were fast, efficient & polite. We will be calling Adaquo for all future plumbing needs.
Adaquo Plumbing SolutionsAdaquo Plumbing Solutions
Kat S.
Wow. I was very impressed. I wish I could give 10 stars. I have done my own share of plumbing work. So, I know quality when I see it. Fast response time, inexpensive, top tier quality. You can't ask for more. Thanks!
The Handyman's DaddyThe Handyman's Daddy
Thumbtack Customer
Pablo showed up on time and did the job we asked without any problems. He even checked out another plumbing issue and fixed that for us too without any questions or saying he will charge extra. I would recommend him to others and will call him again if we need any assistance
Pablo Drains and Clean UpsPablo Drains and Clean Ups
Shanita B.
Connor responded to my inquiry immediately with a quote. He came to the house to inspect my space and was confident he could find a HWH to fit in my tiny space and he did. My space was difficult to work with, but Connor and his coworker made short work of the job and I couldn’t be happier. I would definitely call this company for any of my plumbing needs.
GT PlumbingGT Plumbing
Noemi R.
I highly recommend Connor for all your plumbing needs. He went above and beyond, came within 24 hours and repaired the lines. He was reasonable and accommodating. I've gone thru so many plumbers and finally found one that is reliable and gets the job done. He also communicated with me every step of the way. 5 stars!! He's a keeper. Thank you!
GT PlumbingGT Plumbing
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