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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 Plano plumbers
Thumbtack Customer
plumbing leak
Billy's ServicesBilly's Services
Steven H.
Great experience. They are at the top of my list if I need plumbing again.
Spouses in LaborSpouses in Labor
JP R.
Lorenzo is very responsive and honest. Definitely recommend him for your plumbing work.
LORENZO Acm plumbingLORENZO Acm plumbing
Dhiraj P.
Excellent duo to get any plumbing job done. Very friendly and professional.
InK Plumbing LLCInK Plumbing LLC
Peter G.
Inc Plumbing responded right away and provided same day service (the day before Christmass Eve). The plumber was a top notch professional and performed the toilet replacement in an excellent neat and craftsman like manner. I will surely use Inc Plumbing again.
InK Plumbing LLCInK Plumbing LLC
Fahmi J.
Ivan was very responsive, respectful and professional I would highly recommend Ink Plumbing to everyone.
InK Plumbing LLCInK Plumbing LLC
Mubashir A.
Good job at a reasonable price. Would hire them again for my future plumbing needs.
Jernigan & Son PlumbingJernigan & Son Plumbing
Steve M.
Chance is an excellent master ;plumber who completed my various plumbing repairs in expert fashion.
Augerpros Plumbing and Drain LLCAugerpros Plumbing and Drain LLC
Antonio U.
Eminence plumbing was great! I had an emergency and my house was flooding and they didn’t hesitate on coming to help me even though it was late at night. They were very professional and fixed the problem. I highly recommend them, and I will contact them again for any plumbing issues.
Eminence PlumbingEminence Plumbing
Ramkumar M.
Valerich was extremely professional and response.He was able to fix the plumbing drain and in addition also got the unidentified issue fixed,
Valerich's ServiceValerich's Service
Marcel C.
Diego delivered as promised. No surprises or extra charges. He worked out the plumbing issue and got it resolved. Very happy.
Diego's Home RepairsDiego's Home Repairs
Thumbtack Customer
Gio responded to a request for a plumbing job, but I wouldn't recommend him for complex plumbing work. He was nice and tried to make things right, but I'm having to re-do the work using a licensed plumber. I appreciate his willingness to work hard and try to make things right, but he wasn't experienced enough for my needs.
Giovanni HernandezGiovanni Hernandez
Ammar D.
Brought them in for a $39 and paid over $500 for about 30 minutes of work. They reported that plumbing is good but have been dealing with it ever since they left my home. The guy is still waiting for his camera even though the whole service call was around the camera and checking out the plumbing. You just can not rely on them and DO NOT trust them as professionals.
SWAN Electric, Plumbing, Heating and AirSWAN Electric, Plumbing, Heating and Air
Faris M.
Diego is punctual, friendly, and skillful. I am glad I hired him to do the plumbing job at my house. Will hire him again.
Diego's Home RepairsDiego's Home Repairs
Lissa N.
Anderson Plumbing was quick, was able to do same day service, and got the job done at the most fair price I was quoted. I will definitely use them again.
Anderson Plumbing Services LLCAnderson Plumbing Services LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Steven was very knowledgeable about everything and took his time to make sure it was right and I was happy. Would recommend him and will use in the future for my plumbing needs.
Spouses in LaborSpouses in Labor
Thumbtack Customer
Sergio of HandyMan service was knowledgeable and very experienced with the plumbing issues I had. He was professional and got the job done completely and timely. Very reasonable with price for service as well.
All in one serviceAll in one service
Mercy M.
Was very impressed With Lorenzo . He knew his job well and within no time fixed the issue, his charges were fair comparatively. Would call him again for plumbing problems.
LORENZO Acm plumbingLORENZO Acm plumbing
Rose M.
Had a small plumbing job that my husband tried to fix and couldn't. I appreciate the quick response from Sergio. He came and took care of the problem promptly. Will definitely use again. Thank you.
All in one serviceAll in one service
Kenli V.
Ivan was fantastic. His pricing was very competitive, he was quick to respond, quick to complete the work, and advised me very clearly on next steps. Will definitely be my first call with any future plumbing needs.
InK Plumbing LLCInK Plumbing LLC
Natalie L.
With a fantastic positive attitude and smile, he made sure to complete the job to my satisfaction. He has an "eagle eye" and pays great attention to detail! He did plumbing, painting and drywall work for us. Highly recommend
HandyjoeHandyjoe
Matt C.
Richard came out and did a great job repairing my toilet and was very timely. I had him take a look at a few additional items and he provided me some good knowledge in regards to my plumbing.
Augerpros Plumbing and Drain LLCAugerpros Plumbing and Drain LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Kitchen faucet needed to be replaced and up graded. The Plumber, Steve Logan arrived on time , was very polite and did an excellent job. I would recommend him to any one who has a plumbing problem. Brian Carline
Spouses in LaborSpouses in Labor
Andy S.
DC Clark was great, provided some free tips and very quickly fixed my drain issue within just a few minutes. Will definitely use again for any future plumbing issues, and would highly recommend to anyone else.
The Plumbers ClubThe Plumbers Club
Thumbtack Customer
Billy did a wonderful job and fixed what was needed and also followed up on his work. A true professional and I will call him for my plumbing needs again if needed. ***** starts from us!!! Thank you Billy... Jim
Billy's ServicesBilly's Services
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