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Olivero Plumbing

11360 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530 510-233-3511

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We have used Olivero Plumbing twice over the past decade. Both times, including... - Mar 23, 2021

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Guy Plumbing & Heating

1265 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025 650-323-8415

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Came on time; was a pleasant young man. Performed all the work beautifully... - Sep 16, 2021

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Heise's Plumbing

260 Ocean Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112 415-333-0704

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A bit pricey - Sep 07, 2021

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Roto-Rooter

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Costs too much - Jul 15, 2017

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Albert Nahman Services

3333 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94703 510-843-6904

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Been pleased each and every time I have had to use this company for their quality... - Aug 11, 2021

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Diablo Rooter

PO Box 4419
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 925-934-1944

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The best. Period. - Apr 25, 2021

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Savior Plumbing

5750 Sonoma Dr #A
Pleasanton, CA 94566 925-461-8549

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I had a simple plumbing clog. The lady that answered my phone call was pleasant... - Sep 07, 2021

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Letts Plumbing & Drain

1717 Solano Way #5
Concord, CA 94520 925-687-1884

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Gave me an estimate of $759 that I was pleased with so we scheduled an... - Sep 20, 2021

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San Jose Plumbing

19970 McKean Rd
San Jose, CA 95120 408-296-1820

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A toilet that they installed leaked until a household member sat on it where... - Mar 25, 2021

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Co Co County Drain Cleaning & Plumbing

PO Box 5554
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 925-944-1441

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We needed some work done on our gas water heater; I wasn't sure it... - Aug 15, 2021

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Smart Plumbers & Rooters

2175 Ronald St
Santa Clara, CA 95050 408-247-2400

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He incoged tube..o.k. reseat toilet leak...poor $800 Install... - Mar 23, 2021

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Joseph C Sand

292 Church St
San Francisco, CA 94114 415-621-5200

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Pleasant, professional, reliable. Have used Bob several times and have always... - Sep 25, 2021

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Pelican Plumbers

1881 Alcatraz Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703 510-338-3225

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Pelican sent a two man team to complete a list of items in one visit. They... - Sep 18, 2021

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Water Quality Plumbing

1716 Stone Ave #E
San Jose, CA 95125 408-267-9330

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We had a hot water tank leakage on a Sunday and early Monday called Water Quality... - May 06, 2021

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Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

1400 Petaluma Hill Rd
Santa Rosa, CA 95404 415-897-8098

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They're the best! Totally reliable and honest. We won't work... - Feb 25, 2021

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Val Betti Plumbing & Heating

3605 MacDonald Ave
Richmond, CA 94805 510-232-5593

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Had a new main water control valve installed; quoted price was what was... - Sep 07, 2021

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Mr Rooter Plumbing

1025 39th St
Oakland, CA 94608 510-843-6378

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Water heater gave up on a Friday night. Mr. Rooter did a good job installing... - Mar 23, 2021

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Mike Counsil Plumbing

1915 O'Toole Way
San Jose, CA 95131 408-272-4900

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I had a water softener that was gushing water. A neighbor recommended this... - Aug 22, 2021

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Valley Plumbing Home Center

272 Rose Ave
Pleasanton, CA 94566 925-462-1639

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I have never used them for any remodeling but primarily for Plumbing services... - Sep 07, 2021

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Palo Alto Plumbing Heating & Air

75 Demeter St
East Palo Alto, CA 94303 650-856-3400

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Have use them for several jobs. They are thorough, neat, and always do excellent... - Nov 10, 2020

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