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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to fix a drain?

If you hire someone to fix your drain and clean it out, it will likely cost around $150-$200. This cost is likely to change based on a few factors, including:

  • The complexity and location
  • The type of repair needed (hydro jetting is more expensive than snaking, for example)
  • If the plumber needs to perform a video inspection
  • If the plumber needs to fix issues with the main sewer line
  • If it’s an emergency repair
  • Or if the plumber has to provide additional plumbing repairs

Always get estimates from a handful of plumbers to find out exactly how much your repair will cost. 

Also read, “How much does fixing a clogged drain cost?

What do plumbers use to unclog drains?

Plumbers use two main methods to unclog drains. The first is a snake, which is a long, flexible metal coil that works its way through tight corners to dislodge whatever is causing the clog. This can be either hand-operated or motorized. More costly is hydro jetting, which involves shooting high-pressure water through a clogged drain to remove buildup from grease and other substances, as well as to remove clogs.

When should you call a plumber for a clogged drain?

Assess the situation and try a few at-home solutions. For example: 

  • Did you try several DIY methods (using a plunger, drain cleaner, drain snake, etc.)?
  • Are there multiple clogged drains in your home? 
  • Do you suspect your main sewer line is clogged?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, it might be worth contacting a plumber near you to come diagnose and fix your drain issue.

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. 

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.

Reviews for Montrose drain cleaners
Jason S.
Jason came by and cleaned some drains for us and now they work like now! Great job!!
Gal Plumbing IndustriesGal Plumbing Industries
Sean D.
I made an urgent request to clean my drain line. Roger came to my house within 2 hours. He did an excellent work to clean the drain line. He even brought an camera to show us the result. After it, he cleaned the area and took out all trash. Great work and I will definitely recommend to others.
Roger GuerraRoger Guerra
Frances S.
We were entirely satisfied with AL Rooter Plumbing. He arrived in the time frame promised, completed a lot of work in a satisfactory time, and in a professional manner. He did a good clean up after unclogging drains in kitchen and bathroom and replacing traps under kitchen sink. He volunteered to check out the hot water heater. His charges saved us money compared to other companies. Very satisfied so he will be returning to replace the garbage disposal and repair a toilet tank.
AL Rooter PlumbingAL Rooter Plumbing
John M.
Called Beacon for a few quotes on replacement of toilets, kitchen sink fixture, etc. easy items I can change but, don’t have time. The plumber was responsive and punctual but, holly cow expensive. I opted to not have them fix any of the items and did the work myself in 1/2 day which they quoted it would take a full day with a helper. Come on guys. I did however opt for an outside drain clean which was also expensive but, needed. The job took 20 minutes and they cleared a leaf clog in the outside pipe. However, they left a mess in the street and the city complained which I had to clean up. Not sure I would use Beacon again. Check pricing with others before you commit. The quotes I received were double the competition which makes me believe they run off commissions do that is not good if that is the case.
Beacon Plumbing Sewer & DrainsBeacon Plumbing Sewer & Drains
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