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ACE Plumbing & Rooter

945 Taraval St
San Francisco, CA 94116 415-824-6333

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Bait and Switch. Don't use this company. I was told a repair would cost... - Jan 05, 2021

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Brad LaVerne Plumbing

18065 Joseph Dr
Castro Valley, CA 94546 510-886-7500

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Jay replaced my kitchen faucet and cleared my hot water bath tub pipes. - Apr 01, 2021

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Drain Master

542 Tuscarora Dr
San Jose, CA 95123 408-629-1453

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Came out within two hours of calling and fixed a stuck kitchen drain within... - Sep 03, 2021

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A T Weber Plumbing & Mechanical Service

1100 Lincoln Ave
Alameda, CA 94501 510-523-0628

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Most of the plumbers are very good, but occasionally one will only be adequate. - Jan 14, 2020

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CalPlumbing

PO Box 31042
San Francisco, CA 94131 650-359-1888

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Did a great job for me in a pinch. Let me know ahead of time what cost would... - Jan 25, 2022

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Drain Doctor

480 Aldo Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95954 800-921-1151

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This company always comes promptly and has at times helped me without cost!... - Mar 27, 2021

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James Caccia Plumbing

917 N Amphlett Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94401 650-342-5363

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Extremely expensive but did an unusual job (replacing a boiler) skillfully.... - Jan 19, 2022

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Blossom Valley Plumbing

1254 Butterfly Dr
San Jose, CA 95120 408-997-1970

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I had Blossom Valley replace a hot water heater and they did an adequate job.... - Jul 26, 2021

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Clearwater Plumbing

3231 Lubbock Pl
Fremont, CA 94536 408-245-7586

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Hard to get a hold, but once you do, he's excellent. - Oct 22, 2021

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Harry Clark Plumbing & Heating

3026 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611 510-444-1776

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The plumber who came out to my house was very nice and friendly, although I... - Sep 10, 2014

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Simms Plumbing & Water Equipment

PO Box 9
Pescadero, CA 94060 650-879-0739

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Great company, fast response and wonderful work! A real treasure! - Jan 27, 2021

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Benicia Plumbing

265 W Channel Ct
Benicia, CA 94510 707-745-2930

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Best plumbers out there, I have used them for years. - Feb 23, 2021

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A & A Plumbing

1030 E El Camino Real #248
Sunnyvale, CA 94087 408-738-8878

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Couldn’t do the whole job and the cost was three times the price of others... - Mar 26, 2021

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American Plumbing

414 G St
Antioch, CA 94509 925-754-4990

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I have used them 5 times over the past 10 years. They always do quality work... - Nov 04, 2020

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Mallard Plumbing

2001 Peralta St #A
Oakland, CA 94607 510-465-3449

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We have used Mallard for years because at one time they were top rated for... - Jan 31, 2021

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Southwood Plumbing & Heating

1059 San Mateo Ave
San Bruno, CA 94066 650-583-0391

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Arrived on Time, Superior Service, High Price - Jan 25, 2022

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Stefano's Plumbing & Drain

PO Box 1725
Lafayette, CA 94549 925-383-8506

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Always dependable and does fabulous work you can depend on. without a doubt,... - Oct 28, 2021

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Superior Plumbing & Drain Cleaning Services

1000 13th St
Richmond, CA 94801 510-222-7608

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Finally. This firm is a keeper. Had clogged sewer. Arrived the next morning... - May 24, 2021

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Eagle Plumbing

3532 Boeger Ln
San Jose, CA 95148 408-270-2279

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Had a young, unexperienced guy come for the job. Acidentally overtightened... - Feb 13, 2021

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Lunt Marymor

1270 45th St
Emeryville, CA 94608 510-985-2889

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This plumbing company has incredible integrity and is not overpriced (although... - Dec 11, 2020

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