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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 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 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.

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?

Reviews for Issaquah plumbers
Sunny D.
Thanks for helping us get the kitchen drain unclogged, I know it's not the most straightforward plumbing work in there. I'm looking forward to having you guys back next time I have a plumbing issue. Happy to recommend you to anyone seeking professional and pleasant techs!
Danika Plumbing LLCDanika Plumbing LLC
Ken H.
Had a great overall experience and definitely will be calling again for any of my emergency or scheduled plumbing needs
PNW Green PlumbingPNW Green Plumbing
Chanchal H.
I had an urgent need with some plumbing issue I was running into at my apartment and appreciate professional plumbings honest, fast and great advice. We are all busy and taking care of fixing/ repair errands around the house is not my expertise so very thankful for the time you took to understand the issue and suggesting how I can fix it.
Professional Plumbing llcProfessional Plumbing llc
Shilpa V.
Unlike other professionals, Yuriy didn't ask for a review. I am impressed by his responsiveness, punctuality and professionalism, and hence the review. He has done plumbing work at my place twice and has done a great job ! Highly recommend him 👍
Tina P.
I hired H2flow for rough in for a new kitchen and laundry. They were quick to come and give me a free quote and were very reasonably priced. They went above and beyond and helped me with another unrelated issue with my water heater. I would hire them again in future for any plumbing requirements.
H2flow plumbingH2flow plumbing
Thumbtack Customer
Terry was absolutely the best. Efficient, knowledgeable, on time, reasonable price, friendly, and did a wonderful job diagnosing the problem and fixing it !!! I will call him with any handyman job I have and I encourage you to do the same! He repaired some plumbing and installed a light fixture. I couldn't be happier! Martha T Issaquah
Livingston Residential RecoveryLivingston Residential Recovery
Yash K.
Shane will be my go-to plumber for any plumbing/draining requirements going forward. He understands the trade thoroughly. I hired him to detect a leak. He has all the tools, patience and courtesy to get the job done. Sometimes a job takes longer than expected, Shane did not rush. Bonus, he cleaned up the work area constantly.
Professional Plumbing llcProfessional Plumbing llc
Brian F.
Eric did an amazing job on my project. I hired him to replace a sink and the plumbing underneath it. There were some unforeseen issues that neither of us had planned for and he handled them like a pro. He is patient and communicated well throughout the whole process. His prices were fair and he was meticulous when it came to detail. He treated our house as he would his own. Will hire again in the future.
Northcreek Home RepairNorthcreek Home Repair
Leszek C.
They sent a pro (Jacky, I think) the same day, which was key; I got an honest estimate of the cost of repair upfront, once the pro looked at what needed done; the job got pretty complicated in the process, yet the guy stuck to the original estimate. Polite, proffessional, insisted on wearing protective shoe covers, cleaned the work area after completing the job. Most importantly, the problem was taken care of. I am glad I hired Danika Plumbing, rather than investing in yet another power tool, which, as it turned out, would not have worked in this case.
Danika Plumbing LLCDanika Plumbing LLC
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