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Recent PVC Pipe Repair reviews

Jay came on time, thorough with his job and even helped with some tips for maintenance. Will definitely recommend

Connect pvc pipes and empty water tank


Shane’s work and response was prompt, efficient and very honest. Thanks Shane.

Fix PVC pipe to Grey water pump


Joel resolved the task promptly and professionally. And Followed up the next day to make sure the task was a success. Added bonus is that he is a delightful person to deal with and I would recommend him extremely highly."

Join or refit pvc pipe


Luke was on time and gave us the right advice of what to do. He was honest and had all the required equipment/tools but more importantly he spent extra time of doing the job but charge NOTHING extra. Thanks Luke and will use him again.

Replace pVC pipes


Good hard worker, replaced my sprinklers.

Replace sprinklers and fix pierced pvc piping


A job well done

Replace pvc pipe brackets


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On Airtasker, you can quickly find a professional who can handle PVC pipe repairs. It is never pleasant to hear “drip, drip, drip” from your outdoor PVC pipes. Small leaks can lead to worse problems like holes and burst pipes. It’s best to take action right away before the situation takes a turn for the worse.

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Top PVC Pipe Repair related questions

Yes, a plumber must have a license. When you hire a licensed plumber, you can be sure that they know local building codes and regulations, have experience working on small and big plumbing projects, and are insured. Make sure to ask your Tasker if they are licensed before accepting their offer!

Not necessarily. Plumbers are expected to carry the essentials in their toolbox. These include a pipe wrench, basin wrench, hacksaw, a plumber’s torch, and an adjustable wrench. You don’t need to worry about purchasing any of these when hiring a licensed and experienced plumber. 

For a quick PVC pipe leak repair, you can use electrical or duct tape. Wrap it around the pipe a few times and secure it with hose clamps (if you have any). This is a quick and temporary fix you can do while waiting for your plumber. Always remember to be extremely careful while handling pipes. You don’t want to cause any more damage to a leak!

The biggest difference between a cast iron and PVC pipe is its material. From its name, a cast iron pipe is made of iron. It is known to be more durable than a PVC pipe but more susceptible to rusting. It also costs a lot more. On the other hand, a PVC pipe is made of thermoplastic best used for outdoor drainage. It costs a lot less than a cast iron pipe but is not as durable. 

Installing a PVC pipe indoors is not recommended. This is because PVC pipes are susceptible to damage in high temperatures. It is known to expand when exposed to high-temperature water and highly acidic wastes. 

Depending on what needs to be done, a PVC pipe repair can take about 30 minutes to a few hours. This depends on how many leaks or holes the pipe has. Your plumber will also tell you that you need to be careful with touching and handling pipes after repairs since some materials need to dry properly before use. 

What do PVC pipe repair services include?

Most homes make use of PVC pipes for their outdoor irrigation and drainage systems. They are known to be sturdy and easy to use compared to old cast iron pipes. Although, when it comes to a PVC pipe repair, it’s best to call a licensed professional for the job. Here’s what you can expect when you book PVC pipe repair services: 

Repairing PVC leaks with tape

Rubber or silicone repair tape is best used to stop leaks from escalating in emergencies. A licensed plumber uses this because it is known to be solid and reliable. Instead of sticking onto the pipe, it clings onto itself. Its elastic qualities help increase the compression as it wraps around itself. 


However, a plumber will choose to use a repair epoxy to stop leaks from worsening. Epoxy is a liquid or putty that is directly applied to the pipe to repair it. This is best left to a professional since using it can be tricky. They can also assess your downpipe installation for any leaks and holes. These may also be sealed off with rubber and silicone tapes.  

Using a fiberglass wrap

Using a fibreglass wrap is a more permanent fix used by plumbers in repairing your broken PVC pipe. Here, a fibreglass cloth covered with water-activated resin is used to improve the broken or leaking spot of the pipe. It is essential that the fabric is wet and wrapped around the area carefully. It is then left for 10 to 15 minutes for the resin to activate and extend on the pipe. This can also be an option when repairing your water tank if it is also experiencing similar leaks to your PVC pipe. 

Securing holes with a rubber and hose clamps

For PVC pipe hole repairs, a licensed plumber may choose to use rubber and hose clamps. A rubber clamp is used for smoother PVC pipes. However, this is not an excellent choice to use if the hole on your PVC pipe is found on the corners or edges. To use a horse clamp, it must open all the way and be wrapped with the rubber around the pipe. The hose clamps tighten around the pipe. This helps prevent a burst pipe if secured well.

Recent PVC Pipe Repair tasks

Fix some broken pvc piping on the roof


Kellyville NSW, Australia

26th Sep 2023

Th solar heating PVC piping was hit with large hail. It has cracked and spurts water when it is turned on. PVC pipes need to be replaced. I have fixed the ones that run down the side walls but can't get on the roof. PVC piping and PVC glue will be provided. - Due date: Flexible

Very good work. Efficient.

Fix a broken pvc pipe


Drummoyne NSW 2047, Australia

13th Sep 2023

A tradesman has damaged a pool filter pvc pipe while laying astroturf in our backyard. see image - pipe is exposed ready to fix see image - Due date: Before Friday, 15 September 2023

Repair broken pvc pipe


Ballajura WA 6066, Australia

6th Sep 2023

Pvc pipe has been broken near bottom after gardener hit it with snipper, just needs a new section - Due date: Before Thursday, 7 September 2023

Install Pool Booster Pump, fix PVC pipe fitting


Mosman NSW, Australia

3rd Sep 2023

Just bought a new booster pump for pool, needs to be installed. Should have been a straight forward job for anyone with the right tools, however one of the PVC unions broke off and I’ve kind of destroyed it trying to get it off and unstuck . Will need a new fitting. I’d imagine an easy job for a plumber/pool professional. Photos attached. https://poolandspawarehouse.com.au/jetvac-booster-pump.html?gad=1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI3KmHyoXlgAMVi199Ch1IrA5hEAQYBCABEgKOa_D_BwE - Due date: Flexible

Need to cut concrete and replace 6m pvc pipe and replace gully


Dandenong VIC, Australia

1st Sep 2023

Need to replace 6m pvc pipe and gully - Due date: Flexible

Need plumbing PVC pipe trim and capped the rest of it to avoid leak.


Liverpool NSW 2170, Australia

10th Aug 2023

We have small basin in one room and all outwards water going through PVC pipe. Pipe is linked to kitchen basin through plasterboard wall. We have removed the basin. We want that PVC pipe trimmed and capped. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 10 August 2023

Repair/Replace some PVC Pipe & connector.


Hornsby Heights NSW, Australia

9th Aug 2023

Repair PVC Pipe & replace 3-way connector, under the house. It's for drain water. - Due date: Before Saturday, 12 August 2023

Remove and Restore PVC Piping Run-off to Street


Nuriootpa SA, Australia

13th Jul 2023

Remaining pvc pipe work from 2 large water tank removal needs removing and reconnecting straight through to Street run off pipe. Simple job for a plumber or landscaper. - Due date: Flexible

Did a Good job. Hassle free to engage work with.

PVC Pipe repair


Springwood QLD, Australia

21st Jun 2023

The sewer line of the house has a crack in it. It is required to be repaired by cutting it and putting a joint in it. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, June 22, 2023

PVC pipes around the pool dug up/exposed, so they can be replaced.


Hammondville NSW, Australia

15th Jun 2023

I need the PVC pipes that go from the pool pump to the Spa, exposed so they can be replaced. they were under pavers, these have been removed. Only needs to be dug down to the level the pipes are sitting on. Currently approx half the distance already has the pipes exposed. Need the next approx 5 mtrs done. - Due date: Before Sunday, 2 July 2023

Hard worker, friendly, does a great job.

Fix kitchen sink PVC pipes


Cranbourne VIC, Australia

14th Jun 2023

The PVC pipes underneath my kitchen sink need to be re-attached. Currently not able to use sink until this is fixed as water is leaking everywhere. - Due date: Flexible

Pvc Pipe replacement needed urgent


Ormeau Hills QLD, Australia

13th Jun 2023

I have a cracked pvc pipe in my backyard that needs replacing ASAP. Will pay you $150 plus reimburse the cost of the new pipe. Located in Ormeau hills. Hoping someone can do it today on the 14th june between 3-6pm - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 14 June 2023

Repair of cracking around PVC pipe support in roof of 30 kL poly tank


Fish Creek VIC 3959, Australia

19th Apr 2023

Circular cracking has started around the tank roof peak where the central PVC support pipe is attached. This eventually results in the roof collapsing into the tank. I would like to examine best options for repair; welding may be difficult because of access. Is installing additional support from inside feasible? - Due date: Flexible

Install 2 pool PVC pipe unions .


North Wahroonga NSW 2076, Australia

3rd Apr 2023

I am installing a new pool pump and need to swap over 2 PVC pipe unions with the new ones that come with the pump . I have the new unions and pump . The existing unions need to be removed first . - Due date: Flexible

Would recommend Ahmed .

Install pvc pipe/connect to kerb


Everton Park QLD 4053, Australia

2nd Apr 2023

Hey i need a simple pipe ran from a pit, to the gutter/kerb out front I have the straight pipe, and the gutter has been cut I need someone to dig, install pipe, and buy/install the adapter to gutter please Keen for someone to do tomorrow (monday) if possible Thanks! - Due date: Needs to be done on Sunday, 2 April 2023

Put pvc pipe under footpath for storm water in ashfield


Ashfield NSW 2131, Australia

23rd Mar 2023

Need to put pvc pipe under footpath for storm water - Due date: Flexible

Install plumbing ( PVC pipes) to Water Tank


West Pennant Hills NSW, Australia

17th Mar 2023

Hook up PVC pipes from gutter to water tank + discharge pipe. Fit tap plus water pump. - Due date: Flexible

Need help with tightening pvc pipes under laundry sink


Mentone VIC, Australia

14th Mar 2023


Great work , no fuss just got the job done . Has all the tools and very good to deal with

Remove and dispose of concrete footings and pvc pipe


Gisborne VIC, Australia

1st Mar 2023

I need 15 concrete footings and a small Pile of concrete pavers and a large piece of pvc pipe removed from a property I rented in Gisborne - Due date: Flexible

Change PVC pipe that connects water tank and toillet


Elwood VIC 3184, Australia

20th Feb 2023

The PVC pipe that goes between the water tank and the toilet has a small crack. It is currently working but dripping water - Due date: Flexible

Really good service. Ben was very helpful with questions related to other issues. Highly recommended