How much is that plumbing repair going to cost?
It is important to know if your plumber is paid hourly or on commission. (Photo courtesy of Abby Kinne)
Wondering what that plumbing repair is going to cost you? Local plumbers share their estimates.
Fix a slab leak: $1,000 to $3,000
Stop drippy fixtures and running toilets: $100 to $200
Clear a clogged drain: $100 to $300
Replace a water heater: $1,200-$4,000
Tip: The average cost of a plumbing service charge in DFW is $150.
Tip: Ask if the plumber charges a flat hourly rate or works on commission. Those that work on commission get paid for selling added repairs, routine maintenance plans and charging for new fixtures instead of repairing existing ones. Either way, ask the plumber for a guaranteed price in writing before work starts.
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