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The Best Plumbers in San Mateo County CA Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire


Plumbers in San Mateo County CA bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are the plumbers that have exceeded the minimum California regulatory standard. They are the ones proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for competency and value, carry insurance as protection for you the customer, who have agreed to hire only employess legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff have called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with the new plumbing or plumbing repair in San Mateo County CA.

 

Updated May 1, 2018

 The TOP 10 Plumbing Companies in San Mateo County CA

Brandt Plumbing
(650) 871-7235
15 Mateo Ave
Millbrae, CA 94030

Areas Served: San Mateo CA, San Bruno CA, Burlingame CA, Menlo Park CA, San Carlos CA, Foster City CA
Services: plumbing repair, new plumbing, plumbing inspections, repiping, clog cleaning

Frank Denny Plumbing
(650) 326-0534
PO Box 853
Menlo Park, CA 94026

Areas Served: Burlingame CA,Menlo Park CA,Foster City CA, San Bruno CA, Redwood City CA, San Mateo CA
Services: plumbers for commercial plumbing, residential plumbing, leak repair

Southwood Plumbing
(650) 583-0391
1059 San Mateo Ave
San Bruno, CA 94066

Areas Served: Redwood City CA, San Mateo CA, Burlingame CA, Menlo Park CA, San Bruno CA, South SF CA
Services: plumbers for residential plumbing repair, commercial plumbing repair, new plumbing

Calico Plumbing
(650) 595-4065
1675 Rollins Rd
Burlingame, CA 94010

Areas Served: Millbrae CA,Burlingame CA,Foster City CA,Redwood City CA,San Bruno CA, San Mateo CA
Services: plumbing contractors for all home plumbing repair and new plumbing

Bellanti Plumbing
(650) 588-2990
121 S Maple Ave # 10
South SF, CA 94080

Areas Served: San Mateo CA, Foster City CA, Redwood City CA, Menlo Park CA, Burlingame CA, South SF
Services: plumbing contractors, new plumbing, replumbing, copper repiping, plumbing repair

The Best Plumbers in San Mateo County CA Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire 

The state of California requires plumbers in San Mateo County CA to be licensed as plumbing contractors by the state, 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. 

But the state license is no guarantee that any particular plumbing company in San Mateo County CA is doing business ethically, providing real value, and satisfying customers.

This makes it all the more significant that all plumbing services in San Mateo County CA that bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record, verified state license for plumbing, liability insurance, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.

Good Plumbers in San Mateo County CA Perform Numerous Services
The best plumbers in San Mateo County CA are capable of much more than fixing leaky faucets or clogged toilets. 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 a gas or liquid.

With such a wide range of required expertise, it's understandable that some plumbers specialize and offer different plumbing services than others. Some are commercial plumbers in San Mateo County CA, while others specialize in plumbing for new construction.

Fortunately, you can still find good plumbing companies in San Mateo County CA for the specific service specialty you need.

Some plumbers in San Mateo County have experience doing leak detection, leak repair, and fixture replacements. Many local plumbers also unclog drains and pipes with Hydroscrub jetting or other high powered jetting systems, and then they can outfit those clean pipes with backflow prevention systems. If you need resolution to a more complicated plumbing problem, the best plumbers in San Mateo County CA 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 plumbers are equipped to deal with escrow inspections, propane and natural gas leaks, and gas line installation services. 

Plumbers for Repiping in San Mateo County CA

Repiping is the replacement of all existing water pipes with brand new pipes. Repiping in San Mateo County CA is often done to improve hot water delivery, permanently solve plumbing leak problems, or solve the problem of low water pressure. When repiping in San Mateo County, ask the plumbers about the best choices in pipe materials to repipe with.

Many plumbers recommend repiping with 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 in San Mateo County to be specific in their repiping bids.

Low Water Pressure Problems
Local plumbers in San Mateo County CA, including those in Redwood City, South SF and Burlingame and your area, can help solve low water pressure problems. 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 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.  

Good local 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 in Redwood City, South SF and Burlingame or elsewhere in San Mateo County CA, compare your water pressure to that at other homes on your street. It may be that if your home is on a hill or closer to a municipal water tower or 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 San Mateo County CA Are Better Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these plumbers in San Mateo County CA: Calico Plumbing, Frank Denny Plumbing, Brandt Plumbing, Bellanti Plumbing, Southwood Plumbing, Stellar Plumbing, Rountree Plumbing, Egan Plumbing, Dinelli Plumbing, Express Plumbing. Other plumbing companies in San Mateo County CA that might still be in business include: .

 

 

Questions to Ask Plumbers in San Mateo County CA 

When choosing which local plumber in Redwood City, South SF and Burlingame and throughout San Mateo County to hire, ask these questions about the experience, range of services, credentials, methods and materials offered by the plumbing companies.

• How long have the local plumbing companies been plumbers in San Mateo County CA?

• How many plumbing jobs like yours have they completed?

• Can the plumbing contractors 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 our research staff so you don't have to.)    

• Do the local plumbers have experience with the specific type of plumbing services you're seeking (i.e., drain clog removal, plumbing leak detection, fixture repair versus replacement, low water pressure, new toilet installation, dripping sink repair, etc.)?

• How long should it take for the San Mateo County plumbers to solve your plumbing problem once they start?

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

•  Can the local plumbing companies prove that all their workers sent to your property are legally allowed to work in the U.S.? (All plumbing companies in San Mateo County CA 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? Does their insurance cover all of their employees who will be working on your premises? (All plumbing contractors in San Mateo County CA bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

• Do the San Mateo County plumbing companies in Redwood City, South SF and Burlingame and your area charge for plumbing estimates? Or will they give you honest, detailed, free estimates?

• What type of warranty do the plumbers provide? What plumbing services does the warranty cover? Will they provide all warranty details in writing?

• Does the plumbing company owner do the work, or do they send employees to do it?

• Will the local plumbers provide a written contract?

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

• Is the plumbing repair technician sent to you by the plumbing company paid a commission, thus increasing their pay with an increase in the cost of your job?

Once you've got answers to these questions, you're ready to review the bid for plumbing repairs or plumbing installation services. Price should rarely be the determining factor since cheap plumbers in San Mateo County CA 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. Instead, look for quality and value rather than low price alone. You may find that you'll get much better value by hiring a company that is honestly and fairly priced and takes good care of customers.

When you've chosen the best plumbing company in San Mateo County CA for your specific needs and priorities, make sure they have a plumbing license from the state of California, which is legally required. (All plumbers in San Mateo County CA bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol have already had their state license as a plumbing contractor verified by our research staff so you don't have to.) 

 

 

Resources About Plumbers in San Mateo County 

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

Licensing & Trade Organizations Related to Plumbers in San Mateo County
ABPA American Backflow Prevention Association (http://www.abpa.org/)
ASPE American Society of Plumbing Engineers (http://www.aspe.org/)
AWWA American Water Works Association (http://www.awwa.org/)
BBB Better Business Bureau (www.bbb.com)
CANVAWWA California-Nevada Section American Water Works Association (http://www.ca-nv-awwa.org/)
CSLB Contractors State Licensing Board (http://www.cslb.ca.gov/)
CWA California Water Association (http://www.calwaterassn.com/)
DCA California Department of Consumer Affairs (www.dca.ca.gov)
Diamond Certified www.diamondcertified.org
PHCC Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (http://www.phccweb.org/)
PTA Pipe Trades Association (http://www.pipeta.org/)
UA The United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters (http://www.ua.org/)
WPC World Plumbing Council (http://www.worldplumbing.org/)



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 San Mateo County within the following zip codes:

94063, 94026, 94025, 94018, 94098, 94019, 94402, 94037, 94064, 94028, 94083, 94061, 94080, 94021, 94010, 94401, 94070, 94002, 94027, 94044, 94030, 94096, 94020, 94128, 94062, 94016, 94066, 94038, 94014, 94005, 94017, 94404, 94015, 94403, 94011, 94065, 94074 and 94060

 

 

 

 



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Ledda Plumbing Brisbane CA 94005
Leo Gotelli Plumbing Brisbane CA 94005
Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Brisbane CA 94005
San Francisco Plumbing Brisbane CA 94005
Stellar Plumbing Brisbane CA 94005
Steve Gotelli Plumbing Brisbane CA 94005

Plumbing Companies Burlingame CA
American Residential Rescue Burlingame CA 94010
Bell Plumbing Burlingame CA 94011
Broadway Mechanical Contractors Burlingame CA 94010
Calico Plumbing Burlingame CA 94010
Discount Plumbing Burlingame CA 94010
Dollosso Mechanical Burlingame CA 94010
Economy Plumbing Burlingame CA 94011
Emerald Plumbing & Protection Burlingame CA 94011
E-Z Rooter & Plumbing Burlingame CA 94010
Lauder Plumbing Burlingame CA 94010
Plumbing Apprenticeship Burlingame CA 94010
Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Drain Burlingame CA 94010
Skaates Burlingame CA 94010
Wallace & Sons Plumbing Burlingame CA 94010

Plumbing Companies Daly City CA
1001 Home Service Daly City CA 94014
AAA Discount Rooter Daly City CA 94014
Best Plumbing Daly City CA 94017
Discount Plumbing Daly City CA 94014
Duggan Plumbing Daly City CA 94014
Manny's Plumbing & Rooter Daly City CA 94015
MIC Plumbing Daly City CA 94015
S&G Plumbing Daly City CA 94014
Tromborg Royal Plumbing Daly City CA 94014

Plumbing Companies Foster City CA
Dinelli Plumbing Foster City CA 94404
First Call Plumbing Foster City CA 94404

Plumbing Companies Hillsborough CA
Gilson Mechanical Hillsborough CA 94010

Plumbing Companies Menlo Park CA
AG Hansen Plumbing Menlo Park CA 94025
Denny Frank Plumbing Menlo Park CA 94025
Frank Denny Plumbing Menlo Park CA 94026
Love Hartmann Inc Menlo Park CA 94025
Menlo Atherton Plumbing Menlo Park CA 94025
Underground Location Service Menlo Park CA 94026

Plumbing Companies Millbrae CA
Brandt Plumbing Millbrae CA 94030
Jerry Moreland Plumbing Millbrae CA 94030

Plumbing Companies Moss Beach CA
Kensit Plumbing Moss Beach CA 94038
Rubie's Plumbing & Rooter Service Moss Beach CA 94038

Plumbing Companies Pacifica CA
Daystar Plumbing Pacifica CA 94044
In & Out Plumbing Pacifica CA 94044
Ocean Blue Plumbing Pacifica CA 94044
Rosenberg Plumbing Pacifica CA 94044
Sherwood Plumbing Pacifica CA 94044
Valley Plumbing Pacifica CA 94044

Plumbing Companies Pescadero CA
Bennett Plumbing Pescadero CA 94060
Periat Plumbing Pescadero CA 94060

Plumbing Companies Redwood City CA
Advanced Systems & Designs Redwood City CA 94061
Bay Area Plumbing Redwood City CA 94063
Behr Plumbing Service Redwood City CA 94063
Bob Newton Plumbing Redwood City CA 94062
Boudreau Plumbing Redwood City CA 94063
Carl's Plumbing Redwood City CA 94063
Coulter Distributing Redwood City CA 94063
Discount Plumbing & Rooter Co Redwood City CA 94061
Drp Plumbing Redwood City CA 94063
Hudson Plumbing Redwood City CA 94061
Pacific Plumbing Redwood City CA 94063
Patrick Buckley Plumbing Redwood City CA 94063
Plumbing & Water Systems Redwood City CA 94063
Pro-Plumbing Redwood City CA 94062
Robinson Plumbing Redwood City CA 94061
Ron Williams Plumbing Redwood City CA 94063
Rountree Plumbing Redwood City CA 94063
S&E Plumbing Co Redwood City CA 94063
Service On Demand Redwood City CA 94063
Synergy Mechanical Redwood City CA 94063
Walsh Plumbing Redwood City CA 94063
Wise Plumbing Redwood City CA 94064

Plumbing Companies South SF CA
Abb Plumbing South SF CA 94083
Allen Mechanical Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Beaver Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Bellanti Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Brower & Sons Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Buckley Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Coastline Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Eddy's Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Golden Gate Plumbing South SF CA 94080
In & Out Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Larratt Brothers Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Map Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Mel's Smelley Plumbing South SF CA 94080
S&S Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Smelly Mel's Plumbing South SF CA 94080
SSF Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Sugar Bear Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Tony's Plumbing South SF CA 94080
William Minucciani Plumbing South SF CA 94080
Xpert Rooter South SF CA 94080

Plumbing Companies San Bruno CA
All Water Service Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
Argysis & Sons Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
Franks All City Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
Golden Mountain Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
In & Out Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
Larry's Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
Lo Reaux & Sons's Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
Mod Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
O'Dowd Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
Right Rooter San Bruno CA 94066
Southwood Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066
Yoshi Plumbing San Bruno CA 94066

Plumbing Companies San Carlos CA
About Plumbing & Backflow San Carlos CA 94070
AJ Uccelli & Son San Carlos CA 94070
Art Wheeler Plumbing San Carlos CA 94070
Bay Area Plumbing San Carlos CA 94070
Bell Plumbing San Carlos CA 94070
Cal-West Plumbing San Carlos CA 94070
CPR Plumbing San Carlos CA 94070
Dennco San Carlos CA 94070
Discount Plumbing & Rooter Co San Carlos CA 94070
Econo Rooter & Drain Service San Carlos CA 94070
Egan Plumbing San Carlos CA 94070
Herminghaus Plumbing San Carlos CA 94070
Ramcon San Carlos CA 94070
Regina Plumbing San Carlos CA 94070

Plumbing Companies San Mateo CA
All Flow San Mateo CA 94401
Athen's Plumbing San Mateo CA 94403
Bel Carlos Plumbing San Mateo CA 94403
Blue Water Plumbing San Mateo CA 94402
Carlos Bel Plumbing San Mateo CA 94403
Dave Barr Plumbing San Mateo CA 94401
Dittmann Plumbing San Mateo CA 94402
Express Plumbing San Mateo CA 94401
James Caccia Plumbing Incorp San Mateo CA 94401
JW McClenahan Co San Mateo CA 94403
Lindstrom Plumbing San Mateo CA 94401
Michale Tyo Drain San Mateo CA 94401
Mr Rooter San Mateo CA 94403
O'Reilly Plumbing San Mateo CA 94401
Pete Tyo Plumbing San Mateo CA 94403
Plumbing Pros San Mateo CA 94404

Plumbing Companies Woodside CA
Service On Demand Woodside CA 94062

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Independent research conducted by Prime Buyer's Report editors includes phone call surveys with customers of local businesses, checks with state agencies on license and complaint history, verification that each business has insurance coverage to protect you as a customer, phone interviews of business owners, signed agreements that they use only legal workers, and more to determine the businesses that are safe to spend with.

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Questions to Ask Plumbers in San Mateo County CA

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Resources About Plumbers in San Mateo County

The following is a list of associations, publications, regulatory and licensing bodies related to plumbers in Redwood City, South SF and Burlingame.

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