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Published March 26, 2024

Benefits Of Hiring A Professional Plumbing Company | Bloomington, IL

Covenant Plumbing is your trusted local plumbing & drain experts in Bloomington-Normal, IL. and the surrounding areas since 2006.

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Lori Stickling
Benefits Of Hiring A Professional Plumbing Company | Bloomington, IL

Whether you need to repair your plumbing system or install a new plumbing fixture in your house, you can be tempted to do it on your own, especially if you enjoy getting your hands dirty. In any case, you can find online guides explaining how to handle virtually any plumbing situation you might run into. However, it is important to remember that your plumbing system is an extremely valuable and sensitive part of your home, and improperly done plumbing jobs could have costly consequences. Besides, some plumbing jobs are quite dangerous, and they could leave you with severe physical injuries. Therefore, no matter how urgently you would want a particular plumbing job to be done, you should fight any temptation to try doing it on your own. Instead, you need to have a reliable plumbing company you can trust with all your plumbing issues in Bloomington, IL. Below is a rundown of the benefits you can expect by hiring a professional plumbing service instead of trying DIY plumbing solutions.

Protect Your Plumbing System

Although modern plumbing systems are quite durable, they have some delicate parts that must be handled with care. Handling such components without the right skills, tools, and experience could cause some damage to them. Therefore, if you decide to try DIY plumbing solutions, you might end up causing further damage to your plumbing infrastructure without necessarily fixing the issue at hand. For instance, if your toilet or drainage system is blocked, trying to fix it yourself means that you may have to insert wires or use corrosive drain cleaning solutions. Unfortunately, this would potentially damage the drains. On the other hand, if you decide to call a professional plumbing company, it will send you professionals who will come with the right tools for the job and ensure that your problem is resolved without causing any damage to your plumbing system. Therefore, by hiring a plumbing company instead of settling for DIY plumbing solutions, you can effectively protect your plumbing infrastructure.

Protect Your House

Some plumbing jobs have the potential to damage sections of your house, especially if they are done by people who are not good enough to handle them. For instance, if you have slab leaks in your house, tearing up your slab foundation carelessly as you try to access the leaking pipe could leave the foundation of your house damaged and consequently compromise the structural integrity of your house. On the other hand, a professional plumbing company will have people with adequate skills and experience to handle such a job without putting your home in danger. If need be, a plumbing company might even hire a structural engineer to ensure that the method used to access a leaking pipe hidden in a wall or the foundation slab does not cause serious damage to your house. As such, by hiring a professional plumbing service, you can ensure that any plumbing issue in your house is addressed in a way that does not put your home in danger.

Stay Safe

Some plumbing jobs are known to put the people doing them in grave danger. Therefore, if you decide to try DIY plumbing solutions instead of hiring a plumbing company, you could be putting yourself in grave danger. For instance, if you need to access an overhead tank or a solar water heater, the job might put you at risk of falling and sustaining serious fall injuries. Similarly, if your water heater is malfunctioning, attempting to repair it on your own could put you at risk of getting burned. The good news is that you do not have to take such risks. Instead, you can pass them on to other people by simply hiring a professional plumbing company to handle all plumbing issues in your home in Bloomington, IL. Professionals have adequate training, experience, and safety gear to handle any plumbing situation without putting themselves and other people in danger.

Save Time and Money

A lot of people wrongly think that they can save some money by trying DIY plumbing solutions instead of hiring professionals. However, from experience, we know that DIY plumbing solutions are more expensive than people think. This can be explained in several ways. For example, if you decide to fix a broken water heater on your own, you may have to buy some parts and even tools for the job. The problem is that there is no guarantee that you will decisively resolve the issue you are facing even after spending your money and time on it. On the other hand, professionals handle issues like yours daily, and they know what needs to be done to decisively fix it in the most efficient way possible. Therefore, you could actually save some money and time by hiring a professional plumbing company instead of trying to resolve plumbing issues on your own.

Stay on the Right Side of the Law

The plumbing industry is regulated by local authorities, and some plumbing jobs in Bloomington, IL will require a permit. For instance, if you need a sewer repair or a water heater installation, the building code requires the job to be done by a licensed plumber with a permit. If you decide to do it on your own, you will be breaking the law, and you could end up paying hefty fines. Conversely, by hiring a plumbing company every time you have a plumbing issue in your house, you can stay on the right side of the law.

The Bottom Line

As you can see, no matter how much you enjoy DIY projects, you should not be tempted to handle plumbing issues on your own. Instead, you need to have a professional you can trust with all your plumbing issues. If you are looking for a dependable plumbing service, Covenant Plumbing is the answer. We have been providing residential plumbing solutions for a long time, and we are a household name in our community. Call us to learn more about our company and services.

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I have had reason to use three different plumbing companies in Bloomington area. Covenant Plumbing has been the best! All of the technicians have been helpful. As they work they explain what's taking place and exactly how much it's going to cost if I choose to have something fixed. They're all very pleasant and respectful of my home and belongings as they work. And they always clean up as they go! I won't call anybody but them if I should need a plumber again. The office staff has also always been Pleasant and helpful. I don't hesitate to give all the people I've come in contact with and the company as a whole five stars!
Will F.
Paying for the service was not fun, but the quality of human beings and quality of service I received was spectacular for this industry. Other companies like Roto-Rooter or other aggressive sales oriented plumbers are pretty horrible to work with, these guys were fantastic to have around my home, showing me their equipment, and answering any questions that I would have. Thank you covenant plumbing!
Ann H.
My work was completed very efficiently in a very timely manner. The technician was very professional and friendly. Would highly recommend Covenant Plumbing.
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Super happy with this company. Everyone was very kind and helpful. Fast response time, good work and reasonable pricing. I will definitely use them again.
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Jordan was awesome and did a fantastic job installing our hot water heater! I highly recommend him and Covenant.
Mike E.
Arrived on time. Fixed the problem for a reasonable amount. Shane the technician was professional and friendly. Would use them again.
They have always been very wuick response time, are very careful with your property, explain things and provide options! Highly Recommend. Love the # of Veterans they employ! I’ll always do business with a company with these values!
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Julie M.
These folks are courteous, customer focused and prompt. Attention to detail is also top notch.
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I highly recommend Covenant and especially Cameron for their exceptional plumbing services. They delivered top-notch work, and I will definitely call them for any future plumbing needs.They were prompt in their response and provided a clear, detailed quote for the job. Scheduling the appointment was easy, and they were very accommodating to my availability.Thank you, Covenant Plumbing and Cameron, for a job well done!
Justin A.
I have used Covenant Plumbing for a basement reno and for a service call for a water leak. Prompt, courteous and honest service all around.
Mike M.
Our water heater went bad and leaked all over our basement floor. We called Covenant Plumbing as a new customer. They came within 30 minutes and replaced our water heater with a new one the same day. They were very helpful, professional, knowledgable, and I highly recommend them!!!
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Pleased with the quick and efficient service.. Darren and his partner were very professional and courteous. Would recommend strongly.Had an emergency water heater installed this morning
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Shane came out and finished a major repair with the highest professionalism. I will definitely be using Covenant Plumbing again in the future, and I will be recommending them to my friends and family.
Moon B.
Our plumber arrived right on time and made the process easy and simple!
Lois C.
Cameron quickly found the source of the leak I saw on the basement floor. The 22 year old toilet in the main bathroom needed to be replaced. Cameron was kind enough to show me a few different affordable options. He and his assistant were professional, courteous, and neat. I would highly recommend Covenant Plumbing If you looking for a reliable plumbing company.
ali K.
Shane and Dayton were both so prompt and courteous! Very professionalAnd got the job done. Very pleased!
Brent A.
Daren did a great job. Will be using them in the future!
David D.
Had a clogged drain in my basement - they were able to come out next day and fix it in a couple hours for a fair price.
Patty N.
As always we received excellent work from Covenant Plumbing. Arrived on time, got the work done in a timely manner without rushing through it and cleaned up after. I highly recommend Covenant Plumbing.
Lorraine G
Covenant has completed 3 jobs for me, all done very professionally by very friendly technicians. Thank you!
Gregory L.
Darren didn't take long enough as I wanted a longer lunch! Great service and finished product.
Mary Fox C.
Excellent service! Came out quickly, fixed my drain issue, and the techs were professional and polite. Highly recommend.
Wanda W.
Update 5/28. Shane M did an excellent job explaining the issue! This is a great company.Miles F was very professional and courteous. He fixed everything that I needed and showed me what was broken. I did have a problem with my hot water after Miles left, so I called the company and they sent Cameron L right away. Cameron identified the issue and fixed the issue. This company did an excellent job. The price was a little high, plus the quality and guarantee is worth it. Please use this company for your plumbing needs.
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I had a water leak and Covenant Plumbing came right out to fix the problem. The plumber was very professional and was respectful of our home. (Wore booties to protect the floors) I will have them again when I need a plumber. Thanks
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Incredibly friendly staff that does quality work. Very happy with a gas line installation for a pool heater. Extra star for the embrace of technology ( texting, online scheduling, iPad photos of work done)
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I called for an estimate on running a new gas line to my pool heater. The person on the phone was friendly and very helpful in setting up an appointment that very day! Shane and David came on time …. Introduced themselves …and got to work quickly. I had an estimate within a half hour and the estimate was half as much as the one another plumber had given to me! Shane had suggestions on how best to do the job and indicated that he had completed lots of similar jobs. I had a great deal of confidence in him right away.Then I asked how long the job would take and how quickly they could schedule it. That’s when the big surprise came! The other plumber had told me he would have to check the schedule and said “maybe within the next two weeks.” Shane from Covenant Plumbing said “we can do it right now …. and it will only take a couple of hours.” I said “let’s do it.”Shane and David finished the job in a little over an hour and the new pool heater fired up right away. The new gas line looks great and works great. I could not be happier with the work they did for me. From my initial phone call and the friendly voice on the other end of the line to the completion of the job …. It was a great experience and I wholeheartedly recommend Covenant Plumbing!And recently…….Covenant did their annual inspection (a great bonus they provide) and found a few issues that needed repair. Jordan (a former Marine) found the problems …. did the repairs and even replaced a faulty toilet in just a few hours. Once again, I could not be happier with Covenant Plumbing. They are my plumbers!
Josh K.
Cameron was very professional, fast, and effective. He also was very patient running me through my options! Thanks again! Highly recommend. Within 3 hours of my hot water heater breaking they came and had it replaced!
Debra E.
Covenant installed a new water heater the same day I called! Cleaned up and left no mess, only a nice new water heater! Recommend!

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