Virginia Beach Plumbers

in Virginia Beach, VA

520
Plumbers are
in Virginia Beach

188
Plumbers in Virginia Beach
are top rated

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Ernest H.
"Made appointment for an estimate. Business owner arrived a bit early (yay!) did measurements and sent an estimate the next day, as promised. Cost was close but a bit higher than other" estimates. Based on reviews I went with
. The company kept up communications prior to the job. On the day of the job the technicians arrived right on time. Demolished the old tub and were very careful in removing just as many tiles as required. When it became time to bring in the new tub (cast iron, over 300 pounds) suddenly three more techs showed up. It took all five to wrestle the new tub up the stairs and put it place. There was no collateral damage. The technicians (now back down to two) tested everything and cleaned up. Very professional outfit. It was a pleasure doing business with them.
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David C.
"I called
and discussed the problem. He came over the very next day, and not only did he fix the toilet and the drain in the bathroom, but he was incredibly" polite and professional to boot. Even my 3-yr-old son liked him, and he doesn't like too many people;) Thanks
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Jamain J.
"I called
and in little under two hours Mr.
showed up. He was able to fix our plumbing issue on the spot. I have no complaints and I would" call on him again. Note: I can't comment on the price since I only called two services, so I have no comparison.

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Angie's Answers

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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

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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!
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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
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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

Plumbing reviews in Virginia Beach

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After he installed it, the unit failed the next day. The unit was defective. He returned the next day and replaced it without charge. The unit is working fine now. Very professional to replace it rather than have me call the manufacturer to put in a claim on the warrantee.
- George G.
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I called a few days prior to arrange an appointment for installing a new faucet, having to wait at least 24 hours after getting my granite countertops installed.
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was very accommodating with my request, and kept me updated as to when one of his men would arrive.
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showed up on time and with a smile. He went right to work and was very thorough, checking for leaks and even showing me how the new faucet worked. He was not only friendly but professional. We'd definitely use them again!
- Stephanie B.
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this company is super. they come when they say they are going to be here. they are easy to make appointments with and are extremely responsive to your needs. their technical staff is professioanl, courteous and knowledgable. they are honest and keep ypu informed. i will use them for all my plumbing needs in the future
- CAROL B.
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Someone put an excessive amount of toilet paper in the toilet. We used a plunger several times but toilet continued to overflow. Called
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who said he would be over ASAP and was here within an hour. Fixed problem and also noticed toiled was unstable so fixed that also.
- Mary S.
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This is the second time I've used
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. I called
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and explained to him that we were replacing our countertops in our kitchen. I needed to have the dishwasher, sink and disposal disconnected. He came to my home early (8:00 am on a Thursday morning because I had to go to work), looked under the sink and finished the disconnection in less than 20 minutes. He also said the plumbing under my sink was a mess (I had heard this from others as well). He took out what he didn't like and promised to straighten it out. We had scheduled him to come back on Monday (four days without a kitchen), but because this is a very caring company,
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offered to come back on Friday if the contractors were done early enough. Of course, they weren't.
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came back on Monday, installed a new disposal, changed the layout of the plumbing from two sinks to one, straightened out the plumbing problems under the sink and connected the dishwasher. In my opinion, this is a great company. They are so easy to deal with. One phone call to set it up, an email for my address and everything could not have gone better. They do what they say they are going to do at a very reasonable price. Definitely would use them again in the future for any plumbing issues.
- Martin E.
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responded promptly, addressed my laundry list of issues, had to go for additional supplies, and returned to complete the job the same day, even with flood warnings!
- Ellyn H.
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answered my call promptly and was at my house within the hour as he said. He determined the leak was coming from the disposal that had become loose, he corrected it. We also had a problem with the water pressure from the faucet, he found out it was obstructed with some plastic particles coming from the plastic sensor valve from the hot water recirculating system.
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is a very polite and friendly person and knowledgeably professional. He did a great job. We recommend
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without reservations.
- Jaime P.

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Wertz Plumbing And Repair LLC

2280 Seaboard Rd
Virginia Beach

WFW Home Improvement

821 Morgan Trail
Virginia Beach

Wharton Construction Co., Inc.

703 Howmet Dr
Hampton

What's It Worth? LLC

80 Hermitage Rd
Newport News

WILDER MECHANICAL

PO Box 3469
Hampton

WILLIAM L PEACE PLUMBING & HEATING

278 BURNETTS WY
Suffolk

Williamsburg Maintenance Inc

8995 Pocahontas Trl
Williamsburg

Willoughby Kitchen and Bath

9277 Peachtree St.
Norfolk

Wise Choice Home Solutions

1401 deep creek blvd lot 50
Chesapeake

WOLAK INTERIORS LLC

1940 PAVILION DR
Virginia Beach

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3013 belle haven dr

Woodies Plumbing Service

2209 Halprin Ct
Norfolk

Woods Construction

2100 E Ocean View Ave Apt 25
Norfolk

WRIGHT-WAY PLUMBING LLC

834-A WIDGEON RD
Norfolk

WYNNE PLUMBING INC

336 E PALMYRA DR
Virginia Beach

Wynne Star Plumbing & Drain Inc

3322 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach

York Builders

1112 Dandy Loop Road
Yorktown

Your Handy Plumber

9615 8th Bay St.
Norfolk

Ziegler Plumbing & Sewer Inc

15324 Warwick Blvd
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