In a big city, the average cost of a plumber is $100/hour. Every service call is different and the problem can be more complicated than it appears.
If you have a plumbing emergency at night or on weekends, you can get a plumber 24/7 but it will cost more.
There are many rooter companies that specialize only in unclogging drains and charge around $50 - $100 per job.
Plumbers are skilled workers who install and repair piping systems and connected appliances.
In a home they can repair sinks, faucets, drains, toilets, showers, garbage disposals, dishwashers, laundry machines, and water heaters.Plumbers are most often called for leaks and clogged drains.
In commercial and industrial settings plumbers work on pumps, pipe fitting, sewers, and new construction.
Plumbers work on pipes for water and natural gas. They can fix leaks in gas lines and gas appliances such as stoves and heaters.
You should look for a plumber that is licensed and has good ratings. Ask friends and neighbors for a referral
You can check reviews and customer complaints at the Better Business Bureau and other online review websites.
Every state has a website for checking licenses of plumbers and other trades.
Plumbers are licensed in each state. They must go through a training program or apprenticeship and pass an exam.