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$ 290
May 2007
Tucson, Az
Underground leak found and fixed  more... close row
$ 250
Apr 2008
Foresthill, California
Plumber was very helpful with showerhead leak  more... close row
$ 1085
Feb 2008
Boise, ID
Relocating plumbing hookups  more... close row
$ 235
Mar 2008
Winston Salem NC
Water backing up into house  more... close row
$ 125
Aug 2007
North Olmsted, Ohio
Faucet cartrdige replaced in a kitchen sink  more... close row
$ 125
Mar 2008
Garland, TX
Paying a plumber after trying to do it yourself  more... close row

Description of service

My wife had dumped mashed potatos in the kitchen sink and had caused it to get stopped up. I attempted to use my plunger and that did no good. I then went to my local home improvement store to get a short auger. Came home and drilled the heck out of the lines up to three feet anyway. No luck. Went back to the store and purchased a 25 foot auger. Came back home and went to work. I made it six feet and couldnt go any further. I pushed and twisted as hard as I could and still couldnt get pass the clog.Now what, I asked. I finally broke and called a plumber.

Review of Service

He was out in less than an hour and brought in this bulky electric engin with a 100 foot auger on the end. He "snaked" the line and cleared my lines all the way to the street! He also threw in a gallon of some chemical to keep the lines clean. He gave me his business card and said for me to call him personally so he doesnt have to charge me so much. Heck, todays service was 125.00 which was good, but I also spent money on the tools. He said that he would have done this for only 50 bucks! Man, I felt dumb.


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$ 225
Apr 2008
Holbrook, New York
Replacing two leaky faucets  more... close row
$ 100
Nov 2007
Akron, OH
Do it yourself work went wrong  more... close row
$ 70
Sep 2006
Gadsden, AL
Plumber left a terrible mess  more... close row
$ 0
Apr 2011
Queens NY
I was looking for a drain cleaner to clear my  more... close row
$ 118
Jan 2008
Pleasanton, California
Clearing a messy blockage  more... close row