The Basics Plus New York Directory

People often tend to put off taking care of plumbing problems around the house or office, because they are apprehensive of the anticipated costs.

However, as we all know only too well, postponing the call to the plumber doesn't mean the problem at hand – be it a clogged drain or a running toilet – will go away. On the contrary. If left unattended, these and other predicaments will become much worse, eventually growing into a full-blown plumbing emergency that needs to be taken care of promptly. And when it comes to emergencies, the bill is always a shocker.

Designed to provide guidance to the intricate world of plumbing fees, details the factors which determine the average costs for a vast array of plumbing jobs, and offers price ranges for some typical plumbing projects.

Since plumbing problems vary in nature, the website discusses typical plumbing issues which arise in specific rooms around the house – your kitchen or bathroom are but two examples – and also focuses on problems associated with various plumbing fixtures, such as drains and pipes. Also, since different plumbing services are charged different rates, the website distinguishes between installation, replacement and repair jobs and discusses their costs accordingly. In addition to labor costs, the website also mentions such important factors as location, distance, plumbing materials, and complexity of the job in question, which are all taken into account when the bill is prepared.

Provided as a public service, not only clarifies some key issues regarding plumbing costs, but will hopefully help consumers prepare themselves – and their budgets - next time they are in need of a plumber.

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  • 86 Christopher St. (7th Ave.)
    Tel: 212-488-6590
  • 2315 Broadway (Between 84th & 83rd)
    Tel: 212-873-7837
  • 845 2nd Ave. (Corner of 45th St.)
    Tel: 212-682-6311
  • 121 University Pl. (Corner of 13th St.)
    Tel: 212-228-4950
  • 148 Church St. (Chambers St.)
    Tel: 212-791-6269
  • 194 3rd Ave. (18th St.)
    Tel: 212-432-2230
  • 1621 First Ave. (84th St.)
    Tel: 212-452-3178
  • 386 Canal Street (West Broadway)
    Tel: 212-219-7601
  • 671 Amsterdam Ave.
    Tel: 212-671-1270