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Why suffer the inconvenience of leaky pipes, blocked toilets, or other plumbing issues? Put up a task on Airtasker to find local plumbers in your area to do plumbing maintenance, toilet repair, boiler installation, or sewage camera inspection services near you. Skip asking local plumbing companies about their services, only to be told an emergency plumber isn’t available.

To get the customer service you need, put up a task on Airtasker. Describe all the crucial details about your plumbing problem like your location, the plumbing issue, when you want it fixed, and your budget. Plumbers nearby will ask about the plumbing job and give you a free quote. They go to you to do the plumbing repairs, and you release payment afterward.

It can be that quick and easy to get an expert to resolve your plumbing issues. From leaking pipes and damaged washing machines to faulty central heating or blocked drains, plumbers on Airtasker can help you get your plumbing issues fixed as soon as possible.

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Top Plumbing related questions

Plumbers help maintain, install, and repair water and sewerage services. Common plumbing tasks include unblocking toilets and drains, repairing leaks, and fixing hot water systems.

Many homeowners and handy DIYers can handle minor repairs, blockages, and replacements to taps and showerheads. If a job requires access to sewerage, underground pipes, or might involve electricity or gas, you’ll need to call in the experts.

First of all, make sure your plumber is qualified, licenced, and insured. Then the best way to find a top-notch plumber near you is to check their reviews and ratings on Airtasker. Make sure they have a track record for turning up on time, leaving the area clean, and providing solid advice.

Master plumbers or licensed plumbers are qualified plumbers who have undertaken additional study and exams to become licensed. Only licensed plumbers can issue compliance certificates, work unsupervised, and provide the full range of plumbing services.

With Airtasker, getting plumber quotes is as simple as listing your task and your budget, then you’ll start getting free quotes from local plumbers in minutes. Then all you need to do is compare the quotes and choose the best candidate for your task.

The cost of plumbing depends on the complexity of the work you need done. Check out this plumbing cost guide to find out more.

For certain types of tasks, you may need to enquire as to what specialist licenses may be required to undertake your task as this can vary. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant plumbing licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

No. While you don’t have to provide any tools for local plumbing services, you should provide whatever device that must be installed. Taskers provide their expertise, labour, skills and years of experience when performing a service. You can expect them to arrive at your location well-equipped and prepared to unblock your toilet, install your hot water system, or do whatever service you hired them to deliver. 

Yes. Here are some drainage systems your Tasker could possibly help with:

Surface drainage systems

Surface drainage systems are located on the ground. It features a slight slope, so that water can easily flow into the drain. They are installed in a parallel form to prevent flooding or water pooling. Problems with your surface drainage develop slowly through the years. It’s important to keep the stormwater drain on the curbside clear to keep water constantly flowing. Taskers can help you maintain your surface drainage by assisting you with clearing blocked or frozen stormwater drains. 

Subsurface drainage systems

The primary function of an installed subsurface drainage system at home is to ensure that water does not build up in your soil. Its main drain is installed to collect the water, and it’s built and installed on the first layer of soil. If you’re building a new home, you may ask a Tasker to install this type of drainage. You may also notice a problem in this common backyard drainage system when you spot standing water after the rain. If this happens, call in a professional to help unblock and clean your drainage. 

Internal pipes

Many pipes run through the inside of your home. They carry water to your bathroom and kitchens. More importantly, these pipes bring unclean water down the drain pipes. When installing your kitchen sink, you usually have traps put into sealing off the sewer smell. Fitting electrical showers also means having drains as part of the internal pipes. We typically spot problems with these when we see leaks, sediment build-up, or notice foul smells coming from the drain. Professionals can unclog or replace these types of residential drainage systems.

Downspouts and gutters 

All homes contain a downspout and gutter drainage system. It helps remove roof water and comes in two parts: the downspout and the gutter. The gutter catches the water on the roof and leads it to the downspout to let water flow down to the surface drainage. It’s common to encounter problems on your gutters since the debris is usually caught here. Taskers can help clean out gutters and unblock the downspout. You can also seek help from a tradesman when you spot leaks on the pipes.

It may be difficult to spot problems with underground drainage issues. What you can note down are your observations about a certain area. This can be if you notice your soil doesn’t dry out after the rain. It can also be that you see flooding in your backyard. Your Tasker can help you locate which underground drain is causing the issue with your different observations. 

What does a plumbing service include?

Your plumber will diagnose any issues, repair them to the highest standard, and give you advice. But the exact process and inclusions will depend on the kind of plumbing service you need, like:

Plumbing installations

If you’re installing a new kitchen, bathroom, or dishwasher, you’ll need a plumber to get the pipes connected. Your plumber can help with fridge water line installations, mixer tap installations, new shower heads, and more. They’ll take a look at your space and existing set up, then use the right tools, pipes, and equipment to get everything connected and running smoothly, with no leaks.

Fixing leaks

One of the most common plumbing repair issues is leaking showers and taps. Not only does the drip-drip-drip get super irritating, but it can lead to flooding, water wastage, and excessive water bills. Your plumber will check the situation, then turn off your water so they can take a closer look. They’ll repair or patch your leaks and install any new parts needed. 

Hot water system repairs and installations

There’s not much worse than running out of hot water for showers, washing machines, and dishwashing. Find a plumber near you to help get it fixed faster when you need emergency hot water system repair or upgrades. Or book a standard gas plumbing service to make sure everything’s safe and working as it should. Your plumbing contractor will assess your hot water needs, recommend any fixes, and then either repair or replace your parts to get it all in working order. 

Pipe repairs

Your pipes are crucial for bringing fresh water in and draining waste water out, but they can get damaged by storms, interference, tree roots, or just aging. If you think you have a pipe problem, it’s important to find a local plumber near you and call them in for PVC pipe repairs as soon as possible to minimise damage. If the pipes are exposed, your plumber may disconnect any water services to them, then remove and replace the damaged section. They’ll use high-quality adhesives and seals to ensure the joins don’t leak, move, or burst.

Blocked drains and toilets

If, in the words of Kenny, “there's a smell in here that will outlast religion”, it’s time to call your local plumber for help. Blocked drains and toilets aren’t just smelly. If you leave them, they could overflow and cause flooding and health issues. If you’ve unsuccessfully tried to clear the blockage yourself, call in your plumber. They’ll use more advanced (and powerful) tools to clear even the most stubborn drain blockages and toilet blockages without damaging your pipes and fittings. 

Recent Plumbing tasks

Building worker plumbing experience

€200

Mount Merrion, Dublin

11th Feb 2024

Help to connect up hot cold taps to plumbing and immersion tank. Knowledge of connections and pipes required. Please confirm your experience.

Our small hot water tank has a leak

€200

Dublin, Dublin

10th Feb 2024

our small hot water tank has a leak that we can feel from the bottom and evident by the water residue on the shelf. The tank is small , the size used for individual apartments. Has Green hard foam insualtion and to my knowledge is a brass tank, not plastic

Fix a leaking pipe joint supplying water to washing machine

€10

Garranabraher, Cork

10th Feb 2024

Leaking water from a hose junction supplying water to washing machine

Leaking supply line to washing machine

€20

Garranabraher, Cork

10th Feb 2024

The pipe suppling water to washing maching is leaking. Leak is from the joint screw cap.

Washing machine plumbing to understairs toilet

€150

Claremorris, Mayo

5th Feb 2024

Washing machine in understairs toilet area need to be plummed - Due date: Before 11 February 2024

Toilet doesn’t fill up and when it does it takes 5 hours to fill ip

€100

Islandbridge, Dublin

14th Jan 2024

2 toilets upstairs don’t flush - Due date: Needs to be done on 14 January 2024

Replace kitchen sink and supporting woodwork

€150

Kilmainham, Dublin

3rd Jan 2024

Kitchen sink is leaking at a slow level but we worry it'll get worse, so we need new one. Also we obviously want the cabinet supporting the sink replaced. Are you still interested at 150e? - Due date: Flexible

Roof leak fixed

€200

Castleknock, Dublin

7th Dec 2023

I think the flashing on the outside kitchen needs to be replaced or reinforced - Due date: Flexible

Toilet fixture and shower water pressure

€60

Drogheda, Louth

6th Dec 2023

Toilet flush replacement and water pressure really low on shower, looking for a plumber to fix - Due date: Flexible

Leaky tap, upstairs bathroom

€40

Dublin, Dublin

23rd Nov 2023

Leaky tap in my upstairs bathroom - Due date: Needs to be done on 23 November 2023

Fix dripping tap

€50

Terry's Land, Cork

9th Oct 2023

Leaking tap in kitchen mixer tap - Due date: Flexible

Water leaking from base of wall where it meets the tray

€200

Garryowen, Limerick

7th Oct 2023

There's water leaking in the hall from show in bathroom, it coming down the wall when the shower is running - Due date: Flexible

Steam pod straightener 3.0

€100

Killygowan, Monaghan

22nd Sep 2023

Once I turn on the straightener on the Different options of heat keep flashing and if I go to turn it off and on it will stay on and keep flashing, while it keeps flashing it heats up for a bit and then goes cold - Due date: Flexible

Fix a toilet

€200

Coolyduff, Cork

17th Sep 2023

Toil is broken it won’t flush - Due date: Flexible

Remove bath taps and install new ones

€100

Dublin, Dublin

7th Sep 2023

Remove old bath taps and install new ones which I will supply - Due date: Flexible

One of the know when pressed,does not ignite the burner.

€20

Saggart, Dublin

5th Sep 2023

One of the knob after being pressed doesn't ignite the burner.. rest three are working, msy be some connection issue and knob replacement needed - Due date: Flexible

Needs to adjust kitchen unit to fit dishwasher

€500

Terry's Land, Cork

4th Sep 2023

Currently we don't have a place in kitchen to fit a dishwasher, so the existing kitchen units had to adjust to fit a new one. - Due date: Flexible

Repair toilets

€150

Liskinlahan, Tipperary

2nd Sep 2023

All 3 of my toilets are running a small but constant flow of water from cistern into toilet bowlp - Due date: Flexible

Fix or Replace Shower Mixer Tap

€250

Carrickmines Great, Dublin

25th Aug 2023

Fix or Replace Mixer Tap on bath - Due date: Before 01 September 2023

Plumbing for dishwasher

€150

Kimmage, Dublin

21st Aug 2023

We need our dishwasher to be plumbed in to our kitchen. Dishwasher will be adjacent to sink. House is from 1970s and has never hand dishwasher plumbed in, but does have washing machine - Due date: Flexible