-Find top-rated Service Providers

Find Top-Rated Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors

Angie's List helps you hire the best - and avoid the rest!

Drain Pipe Contractors to Avoid

29

Top Rated Drain Pipe Contractors

7

Prevent buyer's remorse with us

  • Over 3 million people trust Angie's List to help make the right choice
  • Be informed to avoid costly mistakes
  • Shop with us to ensure a fair price
  • Our complaint resolution team will help if a project goes bad
+See Verified Local Reviews

Over 616 reviews for
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors from people just like you.

F
"He didn't return phone calls. Six or seven times he did not show even when he said he was on the way. He lied. He cheated me and He did not earn the money" by any means. The work was awful, not professional and his service to me was disgusting.

-RANDY M.

A
"Called on Friday Appointment for Monday at noon Arrived right on time Polite Fixed the line (break was from company that put in sidewalk) Done in an hour. Repair" was a crushed line under walk -- not an easy spot

-John B.

+Join 2 Million People on Angie's List

Over 2 million people trust Angie's List.

  • Your Membership Includes:
  • Instant access to top rated businesses covering 700+ services
  • Our Complaint Resolution Team to help when a project goes bad
  • On-the-go access to our iPhone, Android, & iPad apps
Find top-rated Service Providers
See Verified Local Reviews
Join 2 Million People on Angie's List

Local Articles in Sherwood

Why dig? Trenchless sewer line replacement bypasses the backhoe

Pipe lining and bursting replacement techniques offer alternatives to sewer line excavation. "Trenchless" process is ideal when patios or decks are in the way.

Household Sewer Drains

Find solutions to various household sewer problems including drain pipe replacement, using chemical drain cleaners and how to fix a clogged drain.

Man working on sewer line
Drain Pipe Installation - Exterior

Pipe lining and bursting replacement techniques offer alternatives to sewer line excavation.

Don't assume that your insurance policy covers sewer pipe replacement. (Photo courtesy of John Ahrens)
Insurance Agencies, Sewer Cleaning, Drain Pipe Installation - Exterior, Plumbing

Do you know if your sewer lines are covered by homeowner's insurance? Repairs can cost thousands. Check your insurance policy to see if you're covered.

If connecting to city sewers requires special equipment, like the sewage pump shown here, costs can quickly increase (Photo by Brandon Smith)
Excavating, Drain Pipe Installation - Exterior

Wet basements, crawlspaces or overly-saturated lawns could require the expertise of an exterior drain pipe installation and excavation expert.

Angie's List
Chimney Caps, Chimney Repair, Chimney Sweep, Doors, Drain Pipe Installation - Exterior, Electrical, Fireplaces, Gas Logs, Gutter Cleaning, Gutter Repair & Replacement, Handymen, Hardware & Home Improvement Stores, Heating & A/C, Insulation, Landscaping, Landscaping - Hardscaping & Pavers, Landscaping - Lakefront, Landscaping & Lighting, Lawn & Yard Work, Lawn Fertilization & Treatment, Lawn Irrigation, Lawn Mower & Power Tool Repair, Leaf Removal, Plumbing, Plumbing - Drain Cleaning, Roof Cleaning, Roof Ice/Snow Removal, Roofing, Screen Repair, Septic Tank, Sewer Cleaning, Tree Service, Water Heaters, Water Softeners, Windows, Windows - Safety & Security Film

From garage door maintenance to gutter cleaning, outdoor maintenance now will save you big repair costs next spring.

Angie's Answers

?

First - NOT full septic tank - if that was the case you would be getting backup of sewage into the lowest drains in the house, and possible very slow flushing or refusal to drain out of the bowl - the opposite of your case.

Second - I assume you are the owner. If a renter or on a lease, this type of problem may be the responsibility of your landlord, depending on the terms of your lease or rental agreement.

OK - two possible situations here - low water in BOWL, or low water in TANK. I am assuming your toilet flushes OK, with adequate water to clean out the bowl, and that it is a typical type toilet with a tank sitting on the back of the bowl. If this is not the case and it is a designer toilet or looks like those at public restrooms (no tank), then the BOWL answers still apply if it is initially refilling OK, but if not enough refill water coming in at all then call a plumber.

First, low water in the toilet BOWL case. If the water in the toilet BOWL is low after flushing, I see four likely causes, in order of most likelihood -

1) the fill valve is not putting enough water into the toilet bowl. If you take the top off the tank, you will see a small hose (typically black plastic) coming from the fill valve (a vertical mechanism, usually at left side of tank, that the incoming water tube or flex hose connects to the bottom of on the bottom side of the tank). While the tank is refilling after a flush, a steady but not large flow of water flows through this fill tube and down into a vertical pipe or tube (usually brass or plastic and about 3/4 inch diameter, which stands almost full height of tank). The small tube puts water into this pipe, from where it flows into and refills the toilet bowl. This is also the overflow tube, which keeps the tank from overflowing if the fill valve fails to shut off. If the fill valve has a problem or the fill tube has a blockage, it may not be letting enough water into the bowl. Also, check the tube is actually pointed down into the overflow tube - if the clip came loose, rusted away or broke, then it may just be filling the toilet tank rather than the bowl. Check that a steady flow (will not be a real foreceful jet) of water is flowing out of this tube into the overflow pipe while the toilet tank is refilling. You should also see the bowl filling up at this time. If it come in but does not fill high enough because it does not run long enough, some fill valves have an adjustment - check fill valve manufacturer website for instructions. Others just have to be replaced - doable if you are handy at home repairs (see web videos on how to do it), or call a plumber for probably about $150-200 to replace fill valve (have him replace the flapper valve at same time if you get this done).

2) there is something like a rag or string caught in the trap (the waste passage within the toilet body itself) which is slowly wicking the bowl water down the drain - would be solved by a good snaking. If this is the case, the bowl will fill fully after flushing, but then slowly (typically many minutes to hours) drain down to just filling the start of the oval or round drain passageway where the waste passage starts to curve up into the toilet body.

3) blocked sewer vent pipe (which vents sewer gas and lets air into the sewer system so when you flush the traps in drains and toilets and such do not get sucked dry by the vacumn caused by the exiting flow. If this is the problem, then several drains in your house may have the same problem, or drain slowly. When you flush, the water will drain totally down the pipe and almost all the water in the bowl and trap will go down the drain too, typically with a gurgling sound for a few seconds at the end as the air seal is broken in the trap, then a small amount of water will flow back from the trap into the bowl, leaving you with water in the entrance curve to the trap but nowhere near normal height in the bowl - maybe not even enough to fill the entrance of the drain passage.

4) a crack in the toilet, letting water gradually leak out of the bowl onto the floor or into the subfloor. If this has been going on for long at all you should see water on the floor, or water coming out in the ceiling downstairs, or in the basement or crawl space under the toilet.

Case 2 - the problem is low water in the toilet TANK - since this is a sudden problem, two likely causes:

1)  the float arm has corroded or the float setting has moved. Look in tank for any broken part. You may have a black ball on the end of a metal or plastic arm connected to the fill valve (which is the part, normally at the left side of the tank, that the flexible or copper tubing comes into at the bottom of the tank), or it may be a sliding cylindrical float that slides up and down on the fill valve (typically all plastic) - see if it is broken or loose or alll corroded up (for the arm type). When you flush, this float hangs down (if lever type) or slides down the fill valve (cylinder type), opening the fill valve so fresh water comes in to fill the tank and bowl. As the tank fills it lifts this float, till at the proper elevation the bouyancy of the float shuts off the fill valve. If the setting on this float has changed then it will either cause the toilet to "run" continually because it is trying to overfill the tank (float shuts off at too high a level, so water is continuously flowing down into the overflow tube and into the bowl); or it will shut off too soon, causing only a partial tank fill. There are adjustments to adjust the float shutoff setting - typically an adjustment xxxx on the arm-type, and a slider stop clip on a small rod for the sliding type. See web videos on how to adjust this, or call a plumber.

2) your flapper valve (in bottom of tank, the part a chain or cord or rod connects to the flush handle, which opens it when you flush the toilet, leaks. If it leaks AND the fill valve is working, the tank level drops till the fill valve opens, then the tank refills. This repeats at intervals, with the tank refilling periodically even though it has not been flushed. May need new flapper valve or just a good wiping of the sealing surface to remove grit that is causin it to leak. If this is the problem you will have a slight flow of water into the bowl continually, and will probably see a slight ripple in the toilet bowl.

3) water is leaking out of the fittings or bolt holes on the bottom of the tank. If this is happening enough to make you notice low takn water level, the tank will refill periodically the same as if the flapper valve is leaking, plus you will have water on the floor and dripping off the bottom of the tank.

 

Fill valve and flapper valves each cost around $15 if you do it yourself (you can buy just replacement flapper for less if that is the problem and the matching seal is good, but that is rarely the case). A plumber call to replace both probably $150-200, ASSUMING your water shutoff valve (at the wall, under the tank, with a flex or copper tube coming fromit up to the toilet tank) will work.. If it will not shut off the flow of water, then add another $50-150 to replace that, depending on how it is plumbed and whether he has to cut into the wall to replace it (rarely required). If you do go and have a plumber do it, have both the fill valve and flapper valve (and flush handle, if aluminum or brass and corroded) replaced at the same time, as all tend to go out with age - every 10 years or so. You don't want to have to call the plumber to replace another part in just a year or two.

?

From the sounds of it, you have a clog between the floor drain and the connection to the city sewer (unless you have a septic tank).  The lower flow rates of sinks / showers / dishwashers probable don't cause a backup like the washing machine does.  A couple of suggestions.

1.  Snake the drain line with a spade tip snake, twisting the snake as you advance it.  This should clear the partial blockage.

 2.  If feasable, have your washing machine discharge into a utility sink and put a strainer on the drain to catch the clothing fibre (fibres and grease from the sink probably made the clog in the first place not to mention a garbage disposal).

3.  Replace your floor drain with one that has a backflow preventer (looks like there is a ping pong ball in it).

 Good Luck

?
It is not uncommon for a plumber to have to go get the parts necessary to repair and complete the job.  It is very hard to determine what the problem is over the phone and it is not until the repair process begins that the parts needed to resolve the problem is discovered.  It may also depend on if the plumber is using hourly rates or per job rates.  I would hope the time to get the parts would be minimal and the charge would be as well!
?

Well , you've certainly started a debate that will endure forever , but personally , having worked with both products , PEX is a better product . Now granted , the 1st time i used it

I was not impressed , cause it leaked.......NOT because the product was at fault, it was because I did not understand how to use the product !

The trick to using Pex , is to make certain that the fittings seat, they MUST be pushed together with force, and if you do not push with force to get the seat to seal, it leaks .

Therefore , when using PEX , you have constantly to be aware of leaving room to make your connections -Properly !

The beauty of PEX is that it bends , it is flexible and decreases the labor factor ,although the connection costs are often 100-300 % higher than copper , but again , it can cut labor costs in half  and it is safer to work with,  NO FLAMEs!

?
FYI: CPVC and PEX are two different materials and installed differently.  PEX is not intended to be glued but instead has special crimp fittings.  PEX is a brand name of one product that is manufactured slightly differently by others as well so it is important that the same brand fittings are used to match the pipe material.

Mobile homes used CPVC for years and some still do.  It works fine but is not as strong as a properly soldered copper pipe system.  Is the contractor installing this new plumbing a licensed plumber?  I'd be surprised if he is since he's using CPVC and not PEX (or similar) or copper.  PEX pipe is even cheaper than CPVC when run by a knowledgable plumber.  It doesn't require nearly as many joints since it comes in rolls and can flex through spaces easily.

There are some groups raising a fuss about BPA and other chemicals found in plastics that don't like the use of CPVC, PVC, or PEX pipe.  I haven't seen the results of any lab tests to confirm or dispute their concerns.  As far as durability goes it's fairly safe as long as it's properly installed and secured.  It is not as susceptible to hard water damage as copper.  It absolutely must be insulated along it's entire length to protect it from contact to other materials as well as freezing.  Also, the fixtures in the house need to be grounded electrically since the pipe itself provides no electrical protection against accidental shock or electrocution.  In a copper plumbed house the system is grounded so static electricity, a short in a wire near a water line, or lightning strike will carry the current out through the pipe instead of through the water to you, ideally.

If it's installed correctly you should be fine but make sure the contractor knows what he is doing and follows the proper procedures to use CPVC pipe.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
www.thomeservices.com
?
It is usually cheaper to remove part of the ceiling below and patch it after the leak has been repaired.  Remember that water can travel before settling in one area, causing the spot you've seen.  Just because it is below the toilet does not mean that the toilet is the problem.  The cheapest option is to pull the toilet and check the floor around the wax ring to see if it has been leaking.  A new wax ring only costs a few dollars.  When was the last time you caulked the shower in that bathroom?  The water can leak around the corners or at the door (if you have one) and travel along the floor joists until it pools in a lower spot on the ceiling below, then seep through.  It could also be a seal at the drain of the tub or shower. 

I get a few calls a year for this sort of thing.  It's usually something simple but can be a nightmare to diagnose, especially if the problem is intermittent.  Start with the simple possibilities and use deductive reasoning to narrow the possibilities.  Before you do a lot of damage it may pay off to hire a reputable contractor to help you make sure you've exhausted all of the imple and more obvious possibilities.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services

Drain Pipe Installation reviews in Sherwood

C

Rating
Not so good. I should of read reviews on
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
's old company A-1 Landscaping before I hired him. He did get some good reviews but also some not so good.
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
did an OK job. He did miss several weeds however. I had to take pics and send it to him. He said he will be back next week to pull them because his car is in the shop. Also
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
did not like when I questioned him on some of the plants he pulled. He got very argumentative. Not professional at all. He needs to learn how to treat a customer, especially if you want repeat business! I hope he still comes back and finishes the job after reading this review!
- PATTI B.
F

Rating
I called
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
for a Gas Turn On inspection and pressure test on about
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
14, 2015; and they said they would be out on
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
16, 2015. On that day, they called and I was told they had an emergency job and would not get to me until the next day. On the next day they called and said they would try to get to me on Monday. On Monday, they called and informed me that they didn't know when or if they would get to me that week. I used another plumbing company. It would be a cold day in %^& before I would ever try their service again.
Angie's List should remove them from the list! They did have the best proce; but the best price is not worth anything if you can not ever get the service! This company must be in trouble.
- JOHN O.
A

Rating
The job progressed just as
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
had explained it would go when we requested the estimate. The team was very polite and courteous and answered all questions I had as the job progressed. We had been told that the job would take 2 days and the job was finished in that time frame. Our landscaping incurred no permanent damage or disruption. The line was tunneled in the ground to the grinder; holes were filled and leveled and the perennials were replanted. I would highly recommend
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
and his company.
- CAROLYN K.
A

Rating
I am NOT a fan of french drains. The previous owner put one in on the back patio, and I have had to dig it out to clean it twice. My back patio slopes away from my house at one corner which is also the lowest point in my yard, so water basically pools at this corner. When the rain is not heavy, a french drain works fine. But 2-3 times a year, and about 15 times this year since it has been so wet, there have been downpours that overwhelmed my back patio as well as the gutter on the patio awning which caused the patio to flood even worse. During one such rain, it rained so hard for so long that water pooled at the back of my house due to a poorly placed gutter downspout and it could not drain fast enough, causing some minor flood damage.
I had several contractors come out for a quote, and half of them wanted to put in french drains even though I requested an actual drain system with catch boxes.
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
was the only one who also suggested I re-route the gutters including removing the poorly placed downspout. Not only was
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
's price solid, but the drainage system with new gutters sold me in a heart beat.
To top it off,
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
told me his policy is "You don't pay until it rains and you're happy." Well, about half an hour after his team had finished and left it started POURING rain, which under previous circumstances would have easily flooded my patio, overwhelmed my patio gutter, and caused water to pool by the back of my house. However, with the new gutters and drainage my my patio stayed completely dry and no water pooled near the house. Needless to say, I paid the invoice as soon as it came!
My only complaint is when I finally accepted the bid (I was waiting for some other work to be finished), they could not come out for three weeks. But this is also a sign of quality work when someone is that in demand!
- Christopher R.
A

Rating
Extremely satisfied customer here. We had regular sewer back ups, and knew that there was an issue with our 1940 clay line.
- ICUNJ provided a free video inspection to scope the status of our sewer line.
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
came out within days of our making contact to do the video inspection and discuss our options. Meet him and you will be assured of his professionalism, intelligence, and integrity.
- The video revealed multiple cracks, intruding roots, as well as a section of the pipe that was missing and washed away. We actually saw pieces of the pipe further down the line.
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
gave generously of his time to answer any questions and explain all of our options. (He came on Sunday when I told him it would be simpler than on a work day).
-Within hours we had proposals for two different options at various price points, with contingencies clearly defined (all which he had previously explained to us).
-We had at least 20 interactions with
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
via email and phone and he was always patient, never rushed us, and most impressively, never took longer than 24 hours to respond.
-When we ultimately decided to go with the CIPP liner. ICUNJ arranged everything and installed it within a week of our decision.
-During the work, it was discovered that the city's main line was damaged opposite our sewer line.
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
took videos and photos and reached out to inform the CIty's Department of Engineering. He also provided us with the individual's direct line and name so that we could follow up in the future.
-Know that these are professionals who respect a homeowner's perspective and needs. They are also very clean and careful. During installation, they laid out floor tarps in all places of passage. In the basement at the installation point, they disinfected the entire area upon completion. When doing the final walk through,
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
used clorox wipes to wipe surfaces that may have been handled (like light switches).
- rafael N.
A

Rating
It well and better than expected from the time I called the office to set up the appointment to the actual visit. They were courteous prompt explained what they were doing and got it done. I would definitely use them again. Thanks
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
and his helper. Thanks Angie's List.
- Rebecca D.
A

Rating
Got an estimate to finish drainage system. It was a good price so I hired them. They carried piping underground to finish the drainage system. They were very good and did their job as they were supposed to.
- Jennie M.
A

Rating
When the water company told us we had a leak in the line between the meter and our townhouse that was losing a
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
a minute, and that it was our responsibility to fix it, we started contacting some of the well-known companies for quotes. We didn’t expect it to be cheap, but they were quoting $6K and up for replacing the line, saying they would need to break through the basement floor to do the work, and estimating 5+ hours over 2-3 days. I came across
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
by
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
, while searching online for more information on water service line leaks. Their website says that this is ALL they do, so I decided to request an estimate and the owner,
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
, called me 15 minutes later, and showed up at my home within the hour. He took a quick look and told me he could do it for about half of what the two other companies quoted, and it wouldn’t be necessary to break through the concrete basement floor. I was a little skeptical at the large price difference – if it sounds too good to be true, etc., but I joined Angie’s List to read the reviews and what I saw was very reassuring. I also learned that the company is one of those used by Dominion Products and Services for this kind of residential work, under their insurance program. The next day
we made arrangements with
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
to get the work done and he scheduled us for a day later.
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
’s team arrived on time, were polite, and very efficient. They completed the work in less than two hours, by feeding the new copper line through the old one, after determining that the leak wasn’t in the coupling near the meter (which would have been an easier fix). I was amazed at how soon they were finished, and at how little disruption there was. They only had to dig one hole – in the front yard next to the meter – and this had to stay open until the county inspector came out the next day. The work passed the inspection and
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
came by and back-filled the hole the following day.
It was such a relief to have this problem taken care of so quickly. We are very grateful to
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
and his team for the prompt and efficient replacement, and for saving us a good amount of money. He is also a really nice guy! We highly recommend
Sherwood Drain Pipe Contractors Provider Name Locked
, without hesitation.
- Catherine A H.

Drain Pipe Contractors in Sherwood, AR

Companies below are listed in alphabetical order. To view top rated service providers along with reviews and ratings, Join Angie's List Now!

A & E Landscaping

2102 Jackson Rd
Ward

AAA Lawn And Landscape

627 Beverly
Benton

ALL SEASONS OUTDOOR SERVICES

13808 DEAN DRIVE
North Little Rock

AMERICAN STRUCTURE REPAIR, LLC

3709 Phyllis St
North Little Rock

Arrow Plumbing

4007 MacArthur Dr
North Little Rock

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Exteriors And Moore

7400 Flintrock Rd
North Little Rock

Freewalt Builders Inc

19 Jocote Way
Hot Springs Village

GARAGE DOOR FIXER LLC

7201 Baseline Rd Little Rock (Retail)
Conway

Neighborhood Plumbers

300 Indianhead Cove
Sherwood

Nichols Service Company

P.O. box 324
Benton

Olshan Foundation Repair

5115 Young Rd
Little Rock

P.P.C. PLUMBING, INC

1225 E German Lane

Phillips Services

3208 S Monroe

Plumb Necessary, LLC

P. O. Box 177
Vilonia

Poppy's Irrigation & Landscaping LLC

8307 Hwy 70
North Little Rock

PREMIER PLUMBING & ROOTER INC.

8811 KAYWOOD COVE
Alexander

R Crossfield Plumbing LLC

26308 Hwy 365N
Maumelle

Razorback Plumbing Services, Inc.

7215 Miles Dr.
Pine Bluff

River City Construction

714 Calhoun St
Little Rock

River City Construction PLLC

714 Calhoun St
Little Rock

Sanders Plumbing Inc

412 Parker St
North Little Rock

SMART FRAMING

2741 Rock Ridge Dr
Sherwood

The Go-To Guys

505 Boswell Rd.
Bryant

Whitten Plumbing

15811 Hammond Rd
Little Rock

Wilkins Development & Marketing, LLC

5401 JFK BLVD Ste I
North Little Rock

Join Angie's List to get the best local reviews in Sherwood.

What Does My Membership Include?
  • Instant access to reviews for 700+ services
  • Exclusive service discounts - up to 70 percent off!
  • Top-notch support from our live call center
How does Angie's List work?
1. Say you need a Drain Pipe Installer
2. Angie's List has tons of detailed, local reviews.
3. Find a winner, and book them.
4. Angie's List is there to resolve any issues.
CBS
Good Morning America
Fox News
USA Today
The Wall Street Journal
MSN money