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How to Find Good Plumbers in Sonoma County

Broken toilets and leaky pipes are just a fact of life. Fortunately, you'll find some plumbers in Sonoma County are available for emergency plumbing repairs in Sonoma County, as well as plumbing for new buildings or home repiping in Sonoma County. Remember, cheap plumbers are usually not the best plumbers in Sonoma County.

The following research by The Prime Buyer's Report identifies the best plumbers in Sonoma County and issues related to hiring them.

Updated October 10, 2013

 The TOP 10 Plumbing Companies in Sonoma County CA

Ferrando's Plumbing & Heating
(707) 938-8311
19480 8th St E
Sonoma, CA 95476

Dolcini Plumbing
(707) 763-6374
PO Box 31
Petaluma, CA 94953

Todd Norris Plumbing
(707) 433-1779
226 Almond Way
Healdsburg, CA 95448

Sweet Water Plumbing
(707) 823-8501
10011 Bodega Hwy
Sebastopol, CA 95472

RNH Mechanical
(707) 578-1698
3270 Mendocino Ave # 1b
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Devoto Plumbing
(707) 545-0734
1345 Triple Oak Way
Fulton, CA 95439

Boyle Plumbing & Drain Clean
(707) 838-4717
399 Business Park Ct # 519
Windsor, CA 95492

In Com Mechanical
(707) 586-0511
135 Utility Ct
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Sonoma County Plumbing
(707) 894-7775
1305 S Cloverdale Blvd
Cloverdale, CA 95425

How to Find Good Plumbers in Sonoma County 


Plumbers in Sonoma County are required to be licensed by the State of California, such as with the C36 license specifically for plumbing which legally allows them to construct or connect on-site waste disposal systems, piping, storage tanks and venting for gasses or liquids, all flues and gas connections, water and gas piping from utility meter to the building, installation of equipment for hot water including solar powered, maintenance and replacement of all previous items also including gas earthquake valves, gas control valves, back flow preventors, and regulating valves.

If the plumbing company has employees, they are legally required to have workers' compensation insurance to protect you the customer from being sued or having a claim against your property insurance in the event an injury occurs during work performed on your property. Plumbing contractors are not legally required to have general liability insurance, but all plumbing companies bearing The Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 designation do have that general liability insurance coverage which reimburses you in the event of any damages, in addition to passing all other requirements for Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 status such as phone calls to previous clients, hiring only documented workers, verified license and workers' comp insurance, clean complaint record, and more.

Good Plumbers in Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa CA Perform Numerous Services
The best plumbers in Sonoma County are capable of much more than fixing leaky faucets or a clogged toilet. They are required to be adept at all aspects of piping, connections, and waste disposal systems in your home. Basically, the plumbers handle anything that moves, removes, stores, or controls the temperature of gas or liquid.

With such a wide range of required expertise, it's understandable that some plumbers in Sonoma County specialize. Some are commercial plumbers in Sonoma County and others specialize in plumbing for new construction. Fortunately, you can still find good plumbing companies in Sonoma County by the specific service specialty you need.

General plumbers in Sonoma County have experience doing leak detection and leak repair, and fixture replacements. Plumbers also unclog drains and pipes with Hydroscrub jetting or other high powered jetting systems, which they can then outfit with backflow prevention systems. But if you need resolution to a more complicated plumbing problem, the best plumbers in Sonoma County can locate and perform video inspection of water lines and attend to underground plumbing issues. 

In addition to the actual labor, some plumbing companies are willing to offer their expert knowledge to other household issues. Specially trained, AWWA plumbers (American Water Works Association) are equipped to deal with escrow inspections, propane and natural gas leaks, and gas line installation. Master plumbers in Sonoma County are federally licensed plumbers, serious professionals with sound business practices and expansive industry knowledge.


Plumbers for Repiping in Sonoma County
Repiping is the replacement of all existing water piping with brand new pipes. Repiping in Sonoma County is often done to improve hot water delivery, permanently solve plumbing leak problems, or solve the problem of low water pressure. When repiping in Sonoma County, ask the plumbers about choices in pipe materials to repipe with. Many plumbers recommend repiping in copper as a safe, strong material that resists corrosion and carries warranties. There are different grades of copper piping however, so ask the plumbing companies to be specific in their repiping bids.


Low Water Pressure Problem
Plumbers in Sonoma County can help you solve a low water pressure problem. Low water pressure can be due to something simple like sediment that is clogging a showerhead, or the removable aerator on a sink faucet, in which case unscrewing them off and cleaning them may be all that is needed.  But low water pressure can also be due to something more serious like restricted water flow in your main water line due to a kink, deposit build-up or clogs. A faulty water pressure relief valve can also cause low water pressure.   Plumbers can install two water pressure gauges, one on either side of your pressure relief valve (or pressure reduction valve) to determine the water pressure coming into your home from the city water main, or your well, and then compare that to the gauge measurement of the water coming out of your pressure valve to determine if the water pressure relief valve or pressure reduction valve is at fault.

Sometimes low water pressure is simply due to geography.  If your water is supplied by the city, compare your water pressure to that at other homes on your street. It may be that if your home is on a hill, or close to a municipal water tower, that low water pressure is not due to your plumbing but is endemic to the neighborhood.  If your water comes from a well, that may also be the reason for your low water pressure. In both instances, plumbers can install a water pressure booster pump to solve your low water pressure problem.




Some Plumbers in Sonoma County Are Better Than Others

The Prime Buyer's Report lists these plumbers in Sonoma County: RNH Mechanical, Sonoma County Plumbing, Devoto Plumbing, Todd Norris Plumbing, Dolcini Plumbing, In Com Mechanical, Sweet Water Plumbing, Ferrando's Plumbing & Heating, Boyle Plumbing & Drain Clean, TriMyc Mechanical Inc. Other plumbing companies in Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa CA that might still be in business include: .





Questions to Ask Plumbers in Sonoma County 

When choosing which plumber to hire, ask the right questions about their experience, range of services, credentials, and methods and materials before deciding.

• How long have the plumbing companies been plumbers in Sonoma County?

• How many plumbing jobs have the plumbing companies completed in Sonoma County?

• Can they give you customer names and numbers you can call as references? (All plumbing companies bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had customer references called by research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report so you don't have to.)    

• Do the plumbers have experience with the type of plumbing repair work you've described?

• How long should it take for the plumbers to solve your plumbing problem?

• Will the plumbers be able to complete the plumbing repair work in a single visit?

•  Can they prove that all their workers sent to your property are legally allowed to work in the U.S.? (All plumbing companies in Sonoma County bearing The Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)    

• • Does the plumbing contractor have active workers' compensation and general liability insurance for your protection? (All plumbing contractors in Sonoma County bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already shown proof of insurance to research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report.) 

• Do they charge for plumbing estimates?

• What type of warranty do the plumbers provide? What plumbing services does it cover?

• Does the owner (the licensed plumbing contractors) do the work or do they send employees to do it?

• Will the plumbers in Sonoma County provide a written contract?

• Do the plumbers charge by the job (flat rate) or by the hour (time & materials)?

Once you've got answers to these questions, you're ready to review their bid.  Price should rarely be the determining factor since cheap plumbers in Sonoma County usually aren't the best ones and it can cost you more to repair or replace their faulty work or inadequate repair than if you chose the best plumbing company to begin with.

When you've chosen the best plumbing company in Sonoma County for your specific needs and priorities, make sure they are still licensed in good standing with a C36 license for plumbing contractors in Sonoma County CA. 
(All plumbing companies in Sonoma County bearing the Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have already had their license verified by research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report.)    



Resources About Plumbers in Sonoma County 

The following is a list of key resources for the plumbers and plumbing companies in Sonoma County.

Licensing & Trade Organizations Related to Plumbers in Sonoma County
ABPA American Backflow Prevention Association (
ASPE American Society of Plumbing Engineers (
AWWA American Water Works Association (
BBB Better Business Bureau (
CANVAWWA California-Nevada Section American Water Works Association (
CSLB Contractors State Licensing Board (
CWA California Water Association (
DCA California Department of Consumer Affairs (
Diamond Certified
PHCC Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (
PTA Pipe Trades Association (
UA The United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters (
WPC World Plumbing Council (

Media & Web Resources for Master Plumbers and Certified Plumbers
P&HE Magazine
Plumbing Engineer Magazine
Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine
Plumbing Standards Magazine
Plumbing Systems and Design Magazine

The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Plumbers in Sonoma County within the following zip codes:

95476, 95471, 95405, 94955, 94972, 95433, 95452, 95446, 95425, 95431, 95462, 95416, 94923, 95487, 95444, 94922, 95439, 95401, 95442, 94975, 95492, 94999, 95406, 94954, 95402, 95465, 94953, 95472, 94931, 95430, 94927, 95448, 95421, 95409, 95450, 95480, 95412, 95408, 95403, 95497, 95486, 95473, 95419, 94928, 95441, 95407, 95404, 94952, 95436 and 94951





Plumbing Companies Cloverdale CA
Al Regina Plumbing Cloverdale CA 95425
All Out Plumbers Cloverdale CA 95425
Brandywine Plumbing Cloverdale CA 95425
Countryside Plumbing Cloverdale CA 95425
CV Plumbing, Inc. Cloverdale CA 95425
Lane Plumbing Cloverdale CA 95425
Neat Plumbing Cloverdale CA 95425
Regina Plumbing Cloverdale CA 95425
Sonoma County Plumbing Cloverdale CA 95425
That's Plumbing Cloverdale CA 95425

Plumbing Companies Cotati CA
Steve Herrin Plumbing Cotati CA 94931
Tri Myc Mechanical Cotati CA 94931
West Coast Plumbing Cotati CA 94931

Plumbing Companies Fulton CA
Devoto Plumbing Fulton CA 95439

Plumbing Companies Guerneville CA
River Plumbing Guerneville CA 95446

Plumbing Companies Healdsburg CA
Conley Plumbing & Backhoe Healdsburg CA 95448
Plumbing Contractors Healdsburg CA 95448
Todd Norris Plumbing Healdsburg CA 95448

Plumbing Companies Kenwood CA
Lane's Plumbing Kenwood CA 95452

Plumbing Companies Monte Rio CA
O'Malley Plumbing Monte Rio CA 95462

Plumbing Companies Penngrove CA
Sebastopol Plumbing Penngrove CA 94951
William C Enterprises Penngrove CA 94951

Plumbing Companies Petaluma CA
AJ Robello & Son Plumbing Petaluma CA 94954
Asap Plumbing Inc. Petaluma CA 94952
Baswell Plumbing Petaluma CA 94953
Coastal Plumbing Petaluma CA 94954
Conte Plumbing Petaluma CA 94953
Dolcini Plumbing Petaluma CA 94953
Frank Ludwig Quality Plumbing Petaluma CA 94952
Gary Moller Plumbing Petaluma CA 94975
Joe's Plumbing Petaluma CA 94952
Lee Olaeta Plumbing Petaluma CA 94975
O'Brien Plumbing Petaluma CA 94975
Paul Dolcini Petaluma CA 94953
Scott Cramer Plumbing Petaluma CA 94954
Torrens Plumbing Petaluma CA 94952

Plumbing Companies Rohnert Park CA
Andy's Plumbing Rohnert Park CA 94927
Bestway Plumbing Rohnert Park CA 94928
Collodi Drain Rohnert Park CA 94928
In Com Mechanical Rohnert Park CA 94928
Rohnert Park Plumbing Rohnert Park CA 94927

Plumbing Companies Santa Rosa CA
A1 Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95402
ABC Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95401
Action Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
Affordable Xcel Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
American Drain Santa Rosa CA 95403
Azevedo Brothers Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
Bragg Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95409
CBS Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
Cherryhill Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
Constantini's Santa Rosa CA 95404
Davey Plumbing & Drain Santa Rosa CA 95402
Done Rite Plumbing & Rooter Santa Rosa CA 95401
Economy Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95401
Flowright Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95403
Fridly Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
Gateway Commercial Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95403
Indian Time Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
Jeff Schefer's Plumbing Service Santa Rosa CA 95407
K&K Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
Karuza Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95401
KC Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
Leak Hound Santa Rosa CA 95401
Leduc & Dexter Santa Rosa CA 95407
Lee Schefer Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95402
Mapleservice, Inc. Santa Rosa CA 95407
MCM Mechanical Santa Rosa CA 95402
Mr Rooter Santa Rosa CA 95401
Nebel Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95405
North Bay Plumbing & Rooter Santa Rosa CA 95401
One Way Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95406
Ongaro & Sons Santa Rosa CA 95407
PipeDreams Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95401
QBC Mechanical Santa Rosa CA 95402
Redwood Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95405
Restoration Certified Specialist Santa Rosa CA 95407
RHJ Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95403
RNH Mechanical Santa Rosa CA 95403
Rooter Express Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95407
Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Santa Rosa CA 95401
Schram Construction Santa Rosa CA 95403
Super Service Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95406
Swan Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95403
T Bruno Plumbing Santa Rosa CA 95405

Plumbing Companies Sebastopol CA
Bryant Plumbing Sebastopol CA 95472
Custom Plumbing Sebastopol CA 95472
Packard Plumbing Sebastopol CA 95472
Reliant Plumbing Sebastopol CA 95473
Selhorst Plumbing Sebastopol CA 95472
Superior Leak Detection Sebastopol CA 95473
Sweet Water Plumbing Sebastopol CA 95472

Plumbing Companies Sonoma CA
Albini Plumbing Sonoma CA 95476
ER Plumbing Sonoma CA 95476
Ferrando's Plumbing Sonoma CA 95476
Gene's Plumbing Sonoma CA 95476
McMahon Plumbing Sonoma CA 95476
Service First Plumbing Sonoma CA 95476

Plumbing Companies Windsor CA
ARC Plumbing Windsor CA 95492
Boyle Plumbing & Drain Clean Windsor CA 95492
John Borg Plumbing Windsor CA 95492
Santa Rosa Plumbing Windsor CA 95492
Simeone Plumbing Windsor CA 95492