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Is roto-rooter more expensive or should I get a no name plumber?

For plumbing jobs, is it cheaper to get roto-rooter and other national chain plumbers in the phone book? Or is it cheaper to get a no name plumber? I got a no name plumber to install a new shower/bath faucet. It cost $460. The shower/bath faucet costs $100, so I guess the rest is for labor. Is that too expensive?

Asked By: Sloanfesta - 11/18/2009
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Roto-Rooter, as a rule, is cost competitive with its biggest competitors in any given market. That being said, you can't expect a big outfit like Roto-Rooter to be as cheap as some plumber working out of his house with very little overhead. Going with the cheapest guy is sometimes the right option, depending on the... More
Answered By: Paul A - 11/19/2009
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you should call around and get quotes, usually you get what you pay for
Answered By: renagade - 11/18/2009
 
Was it just a replacement of an existing faucet or a completely new plumb in ?? Just a replacement should have been lots less then that
Answered By: not 2 B fooled - 11/18/2009
 
I agree. You should call around and get quotes. I know a no name plumber here that charges $30/hr and a well known plumber here that charges $70/hr... More
Answered By: Anna - 11/18/2009
 
You can call around and get quotes, but I've done the same and in my area roto rooter is cheaper and their work is guaranteed, usually a no name plumber isn't. Roto rooter is competing with the other companies and they will usually match or go lower than the other plumbers in your area. I have a plumbing co. across the... More
Answered By: CJlove - 11/18/2009
 
I kind of agree, but you need a local rooter service. Not a plumber. I saved $75 by hiring our local company.
Answered By: saaanen - 11/19/2009
 
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