Tony's Plumbing Co. A Santa Clara Plumber, Santa Clara CA 95050, Common Answers & Questions

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Listed below are frequently asked questions by our customers. Please click on a question to view its answer.

  • Do you give free estimates?
  • What is polyethylene pipe?
  • How long does it take to install my water line?
  • Do I have to be home when you install my water line?
  • Dose your company have a license?
  • Is your company insured?
  • How soon can you start the job?
  • What kind of payments you accept?
  • Do you use chemicals to clear my drain?
  • Do you work on gas lines?
  • Dose your company install tackless water heaters?
  • Can you repipe my home?
  • How long is my estimate good for?
  • Can my Water Heater be repaired instead of replaced?
  • I was told I had Orangeburg sewer line?


Do you give free estimates?
Yes, all are estimates are free with no obligation. To get a free estimate you can schedule an appointment by phone or on line. If you call the office to schedule an appointment keep in mine our dispatchers are not plumbers so they can not quote you over the phone


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What is polyethylene pipe?
polyethylene a black plastic pipe the come in lengths of 100 to 500 ft. There are 2 types, Low-density and High-density. High-desity polyethylene is stronger, and less translucent than low-density polyethylene. Visit our page on PE history for complete details

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How long does it take to install my water line?
Normally water lines within 40 to 70 feet are completed with in 3 to 4 hrs. Reasons that my cause a project to exceed the normal installation time:

    • Large Rocks
    • Large Trees
    • Deep Retaining Walls
    • Saturated Dirt caused by water lines that have leaked for a long time
    • If water lines are under concrete thru-out their entirety.
    • Underground utilities

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Do I have to be home when you install my water line?
We would like all our customers to be home when we are on their property, but you don’t necessarily have to be home when we install water lines as long as we have access to electricity and in communication with you.

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Dose your company have a license?
Yes, we have a contractors license from the state of California. Our license allows us to work on any plumbing system both commercial, residential and industrial.

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Is your company insured?
Yes, our company is fully insured and Bonded.

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How soon can you start the job?
Service calls for small jobs are normally schedule with in the hour. Larger job require one day notice. Jobs in multi units complexes may require a 24 to 48 hr notice to tenants depending on management rules. Emergency call require priority service, normally with in the hour.

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What kind of payments you accept?
We accept all forms of payments

    • Credit cards
      • Visa
      • Master Card
      • Discover Card
      • American Express
    • Cash
    • Check
    • Money Order

      *We do not extend credit to first ime customers or residential costomers
      *We do allow commercial bussines  to apply for credit


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Do you use chemicals to clear my drain?
No, we do not use chemical to clean or clear drains of any kind. Chemicals are useless. There are some chemicals that maintain your drains open. The best method for clearing drains is the old fashion snake and to clean them, it is best to use the proper Hydro-Jetting equip for the pipe size you need cleaned

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Do you work on gas lines?
Yes, We use the same trenchless method to install yellow PE gas tubing on the exterior of the property an black epoxy steel above ground. In the home black steel is used but some cities are allowing Gastite
© gas tubing above ground. Check with you cities Building Department to see if you qualify.

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Dose your company install tackless water heaters?
Yes. Tankless water heaters are fairly new in the market and city codes very from city to city so permits are required for installation of all tankless water heaters.

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Can you repipe my home?
Yes, We use PEX tubing in stead of copper. Copper like Gas prices has sky rocketed forcing estimate on normal dwelling to go up considerably. PEX pipe is the interior version of PE (polyethylene) pipe

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How long is my estimate good for?
Estimate are good for a 6 month period. If an estimate is older than six month we will have to re-estimate the job. If the job site has not chained more and likely your estimate will remain the same.

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Can my Water Heater be repaired instead of replaced?
Yes & No, A water heater can be repaired if the heater has problems lighting or if you smell gas. If the heater is leaking from the tank it will absolutely have to be replaced.

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If you have this type of pipe it is more and likely the pipe has to be replaced. During the industrial age (1865-1927) in the United States, a unique type of conduit evolved, one whose wall was made of ground cellulose (wood) fibers bound together with a special water resistant adhesive, and, thereafter, impregnated with liquefied coal tar pitch, basically Tar paper! This pipe normal compress with the pressures of the earth and become oval or flat restricting and or stopping drainage.
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Our San Jose / Santa Clara plumbers specialize in providing plumbing services for homes & businesses, in the Santa Clara County & surrounding areas.

SAN JOSE / SANTA CLARA PLUMBING SERVICE:

Our expert plumbers in Santa Clara provide fast, friendly and reliable plumbing services for everything from routine leaks and drips, to more intensive problems like pipe, fixture and drain repair. With over 19 years of service experience, we have helped thousands of homeowners in San Jose / Santa Clara, and Milpitas with their plumbing needs. Our plumbing professionals consist of some of the most experienced and most qualified plumbers working today in San Jose / Santa Clara. These are top-notch plumbing technicians who can accurately diagnose and quickly fix any and all plumbing problems. Plumbing emergencies are our specialty! No doubt about it, when you need plumbing services, you can count on Tony's Plumbing a San Jose / Santa Clara Plumbing company is the one to call!

DRAIN CLEANING SERVICE:

Calling Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara for all your drain cleaning needs will be the right choice. No other drain cleaning company in San Jose / Santa Clara or Milpitas can match Tony's Plumbing's quality, reliability and commitment to excellent Service. No other drain cleaning company can compare to our drain cleaning experience, professionalism as those found at Tony's Plumbing in San Jose / Santa Clara.
All kinds of materials and objects can obstruct your drains and cause a clog: hair, soap, grease, toothpaste, food debris, toilet paper etc. Tony's Plumbing in San Jose / Santa Clara drain cleaning technicians can handle any kind of drain cleaning job. Our drain cleaning experts have the latest tools, technology and expertise to make sure that your drain cleaning procedure is done properly, safely and cleanly. Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara drain cleaning equipment includes electric rooters, high-velocity water jetting, specialized snake devices, augers and cutting tools, and more.
Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara can tackle sink drains, shower and tub drains, toilet drains and floor drains or any drain that needs cleaning. From kitchen to bathroom to basement, you can count on the drain cleaning pros at Tony's Plumbing Services to accurately diagnose any drain problem, safely clear the clog and quickly get your home or office back in the flow.
When you have a drain cleaning emergency, time is of assents and nobody values your time more than Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara. We know how inconvenient it can be to have to either leave work early, or take the day off for a drain cleaning appointment. Waiting for a drain cleaning technician to arrive can be incredibly frustrating, especially if he is late. With Tony's Plumbing in San Jose / Santa Clara our drain cleaning technicians will arrive on time as scheduled for your drain cleaning appointment.
A serious drain cleaning problem can be an expensive especially if you're being charged by the hour. Not so with Tony's Plumbing We tell you our prices up-front before we even do the work. We charge by the job, not by the hour. The price we quote is the price you pay, no matter how long your drain cleaning takes us.
At Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara, we are committed to providing our drain cleaning customers with 100% satisfaction. When a Tony's Plumbing Services drain cleaning technician comes to your home, he is trained to fix the problem right the first time.

TRENCHLESS WATER LINE SERVICE

Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara also offers Trenchless water line replacement Service. This is a method of replacing an old water pipe with a new poly-pipe of the same or larger inner diameter with minium damage. Two holes are excavated in areas of minimum damage (Lawn or Dirt). A trenchless tool is used to bore a hole from one hole to the other. The max length between holes is 45ft. A poly-pipe is then pulled through and the final connection are made. Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara also known as Santa Clara Trenchless provide the best in trenchless service..

  • NO damage to landscaping
  • NO damage to concrete areas
  • Guarantee of no future leaks
  • Stability to withstand subtle ground movement
  • A great savings over traditional methods of pipe replacement
  • Most jobs are warranted for LIFE
  • Minimum Lawn Removal
  • PLUMBING VIDEO AND LOCATING SERVICES:

    Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara is used by many professional companies to locate sewage lines and to find breaks in these sewer lines. We are now extending these services to our local San Jose / Santa Clara residential customers. Sewer locating services can be beneficial to you in more ways than one. If you know where the sewer pipes are when a repair occurs it is much easier to fix a leak or replace the lines. On the other hand if you don't have any idea where the pipes are then you have a couple different options. You can call Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara to locate the sewer line professionally or you can ask the city or county if they have any map that would help you locate the lines, but most of the time that method is inefficient. Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara will come to your home or property and locate the sewer line for you 100% of the service is free. If you are planning on digging your sewer then this is definitely the way to go. We will bring the locating equipment to your site. Our RIDGID locators are a system of computerized based locators which have advanced digital signaling that will quickly and efficiently locate your underground sewer line. These systems are excellent in heavy traffic areas, drive ways, walk ways and so on. They are also water proof so there is no reason to worry about a rainy day. The sewer locator is also equipped with a high resolution camera. With this advance feature you can actually see the inside of you sewer line in full color. The camera also allows for recording for a full report if required. In addition to our locating equipment we run the high tech HQ software with our equipment. This Laptop Interface Monitors allow us to leverage the power and flexibility of a Laptop with our See Snake reels by using a Laptop as a monitor, Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara recording and monitoring options are as powerful as your PC. Digital recording, DVD burning, Wireless Transmission and Online Hosting are all possible with our Laptop Interface Monitor. This setup is the most powerful and flexible system on the market. Tony's Plumbing Co. a local Santa Clara Plumber also provided a Mini-See Snake camera. This camera combines portability and rugged and is capable to inspect lines up to 200 feet. It is built tougher for unmatched durability, reliability and performance. You will be simply amazed should you choose this locating service.

    GAS LINE REPAIR SERIVCE:

    Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara are available to you 24 hours a day and service all of Santa Clara and the Santa Clara surrounding areas should you have a gas leak. Areas of service include the following cities and their surrounding communities: San Jose, Milpitas, Sunnyvale, Campbell, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Los Altos Hill, and Mountain View Cupertino Palo Alto & East Palo Alto. Gas leaks are plumbing nightmares if they go undetected. We have sensitive sniffer tools to detect the most minute gas leak in your home. We are a licensed, bonded and insured plumbing company in the state California, and what we offer is pride and satisfaction in our work. We have a satisfaction guaranteed policy, and we will not consider our job finished until you are satisfied. So if you have any problems with Gas you can count on us to solve your problems.

    Thank you for visiting our site! At Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara, we know that you have many choices for a plumber in Santa Clara or San Jose, CA and appreciate you visiting us here. We service all types of plumbing and Drain Cleaning problems. For a Plumber near or in Santa Clara CA you can always count on Tony's Plumbing Co. Serving Santa Clara and San Jose since 1993 we have made a great impression with the Resident of Santa Clara and San Jose. We are available to you 24 hours a day and service all of Santa Clara and the Santa Clara surrounding areas. Areas of service include the following cities and their surrounding communities: San Jose, Milpitas, Sunnyvale, Campbell, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Los Altos Hill, Mountain View Cupertino Palo Alto & East Palo Alto. We are a licensed, bonded and insured plumbing company in San Jose California, and what we offer is pride and satisfaction in our work. We have a satisfaction guaranteed policy, and we will not consider our job finished until you are satisfied.


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    Tony's Plumbing of San Jose / Santa Clara is a Plumbing Sewer and Drain Cleaning Servcie Company
    P.O. Box 1260 Santa Clara CA 95050 USA
    Business: (408) 849-6883 Fax: (408) 243-1265
    Email: tony@tonysplumbingco.com