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Find the Best Plumbers in Portland, OR

by Tom Rains ConsumerAffairs Research Team

With its historic homes and above-average annual precipitation, Portland residents face multiple plumbing issues, including corrosion, clogging, sump pump repair and sewer backup. When hiring a plumber, it’s essential to consider their qualifications to ensure the work is done quickly, correctly and within your budget.

Top 9 Portland Plumbing Companies

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The cost of common plumbing repairs

Most plumbers charge between $75 to $150 an hour, and the total cost of a repair varies based on how long it takes and the price of the parts needed for the repair. Some plumbing companies may charge a flat rate for certain services, such as fixing a clogged drain. You may also have to pay extra fees if you need same-day service or repairs made outside of regular business hours.

Average plumbing repair costs in Portland

ServiceCost
Unclogging drain$100 - $250
Sump pump installation$500 - $2,000
Sump pump repair$125 - $600
Water heater replacement$1,250 - $2,500
Water heater repair$250 - $1,000
Toilet replacement$175 - $450
Leak repair$125 - $800

If you have to install a new water heater or plumbing fixtures, ask your plumber about possibly saving money through rebates for energy-efficient equipment. Purchasing a heat pump water heater cuts your energy use and may qualify you for up to $500 in instant savings from the Energy Trust of Oregon.

Portland plumbing FAQ

What can I do if my water heater starts to leak?
If possible, shut off the water and turn off the power supply to the water heater. To have this issue resolved, you’ll need to call a professional plumber to diagnose the source of the leak and make needed repairs.
Is 24/7 plumbing service available in Portland?
Yes. Several companies offer after-hours appointments and emergency servicing. You may have to pay an extra charge, however.
Why won’t my toilet stop running?
There are several reasons why a toilet may continuously run, including a leaky fill valve, an incorrect flapper chain length, a corroded toilet handle or build-up on the overflow valve. It’s important to let a professional verify the cause and correct the issue, which saves you money on your Portland water bill.
Why is there a foul sewage smell lingering in my home?
You’re more likely to experience the annoying issue of a foul smell in your home if you live in an older home in one of Portland’s historic districts. Common causes of this issue include backup in the city plumbing or a sump tramp that has dried out and isn’t working correctly. A professional plumber can diagnose and fix this issue quickly, so it’s best to call one as soon as possible to eliminate the odor and prevent illnesses.

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    Portland plumbing company information

    Sutherland Plumbing LLC

    Sutherland Plumbing LLC provides a variety of plumbing services for sinks, drains, garbage disposals, toilets and water heaters. Customers can receive exclusive offers and discounts through a text opt-in program. The company is licensed, bonded and insured.

    • Service areas: Beaverton, Portland, Tigard and Lake Oswego
    • Phone: (503) 719-4015
    • Hours: M - F: 8am - 5pm
    • Website: sutherlandplumbing.com
    Black Cat Plumbing

    Black Cat Plumbing performs residential and commercial plumbing repairs and installations throughout Portland. The company specializes in services for older homes in historic neighborhoods.

    • Service areas: Portland
    • Address: 8230 SE 72nd Ave., Portland, OR 97206
    • Phone: (503) 788-0300
    • Hours: M - Th: 7:30am - 3pm; Fri: 7:30am - 12pm
    • Website: blackcatplumbing.com
    3 Mountains Plumbing

    3 Mountains Plumbing performs plumbing repairs, installations and remodeling services, including drain clearing, water heater repair and maintenance and sewer line inspection. The company offers fixed pricing and a workmanship guarantee on all completed work. Customers can find service pricing and coupons directly on the company’s website.

    • Service areas: Portland, Tigard, Hillsboro, Tualatin, Sherwood, Newberg, Lake Oswego and Beaverton
    • Address: 5304 N. Albina Ave., Portland, OR 97217
    • Phone: (503) 670-1342
    • Hours: M - F: 7am - 8pm; Sat - Sun: 8am - 5pm
    • Website: 3mountainsplumbing.com
    Pacific Crest Plumbing

    Pacific Crest Plumbing offers a one-year workmanship guarantee and a 90-day parts warranty. The company gives free estimates for main water line repair, new water piping, remodels and other select services.

    • Service areas: Portland
    • Address: 1810 SE 104th Ave., Portland, OR 97216
    • Phone: (503) 252-8800
    • Hours: M - F: 8:30am - 4pm
    • Website: pacificcrestplumbing.com
    D & F Plumbing

    D & F Plumbing was founded in 1927 and offers commercial and residential plumbing and excavation services throughout Portland, Clackamas and Beaverton. The company offers emergency plumbing repairs and works on a variety of brands, including Moen, Delta, AO Smith and Kohler.

    • Service areas: Portland, Clackamas, Beaverton and Vancouver, WA
    • Address: 4636 N. Albina Ave., Portland, OR 97217
    • Phone: M - F: 7am - 5pm
    • Hours: (503) 282-0993
    • Website: dandfplumbing.com
    Crown Plumbing

    Crown Plumbing offers residential and some commercial plumbing services in Portland and Willamette Valley. Each dispatch fee is $145, and the all-inclusive service costs vary by repair. Customers can complete service requests and payments directly on the company’s website. Crown Plumbing offers discounts to seniors and veterans.

    • Service areas: Portland
    • Address: 5429 SE Francis St., Portland, OR 97206
    • Phone: (503) 771-9449
    • Hours: 24/7
    • Website: crownplumbingpdx.com
    Excellence Plumbing LLC

    Excellence Plumbing LLC completes a variety of plumbing services, including water heater installation, toilet replacement and backflow installation. Customers can find coupons directly on the company’s website.

    • Service areas: Beaverton and Portland
    • Address: 7913 SW Nimbus Ave., Beaverton, OR 97008
    • Phone: (503) 643-3459
    • Hours: Mon - Sat: 8am - 5pm
    • Website: excellenceplumbing.com
    by Tom Rains ConsumerAffairs Research Team

    Tom Rains graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2014 with a master’s degree in Professional Writing. Tom’s passion for delivering quality content fuels him to provide consumers with accurate, well-researched information on major life purchases.

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