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Water Line Installation, Repair and Testing

Keeping water flowing to Cleveland homes for decades

The heart of every Northeast Ohio house’s plumbing system

The main water line that leads to a home or business is undoubtedly the most important part of any plumbing system. All the fresh, clean water that you and your family uses every day comes from a single supply water line below the street which runs under your property and into your home through a crawlspace, basement wall, or concrete slab.

How do I know if my water line has a problem?

Even though water lines are designed to function correctly for decades, sooner or later cracks will inevitably develop for a variety of reasons, including: growing tree roots; the buildup of minerals or other residue in the pipe; high water pressure; ground movement, freezing, or thawing; acidic soil; or general deterioration due to aging pipes. Because your water lines are underground, any issues that may be developing are often invisible until a major problem is formed. You do not want to find out your water line needs repair when your home is flooding! Here are some symptoms of a leaky water line that many Northeast Ohio homeowners experience:

  • Sudden drops in water pressure
  • Discoloration of tap water
  • Wet spots in the yard
  • Unusually high water bills
  • Visible water leaking from the ground or concrete slab

If you own a home in Greater Cleveland and suspect you have a problem with your water line, call a respected local plumber right away. Putting off a needed water line repair or replacement can result in costly problems down the road. An expert water line repair company like Verne & Ellsworth Hann will be able to diagnose the issue immediately and repair or replace pipes as needed.

Northeast Ohio’s premiere provider of water line installation and repair

At Verne & Ellsworth Hann, we appreciate how disruptive water problems can be to you and your family. That is why our licensed plumbers are dedicated to providing the highest quality service with minimal disruption to your home. We are proud to offer comprehensive help for any water line concern, including:

  • Leak testing/detection. Verne & Ellsworth Hann’s licensed plumbers test water lines by first using a special electronic device to pinpoint where the line is underground. If the location of the leak is not readily apparent, the water line is charged with nitrogen gas to locate it.
  • Water pipe repair or replacement. In most cases, our plumbers will only need to replace a small section of the water line with new, high-quality piping. Once installed, the line is pressure-tested for leaks and your yard is restored to its original condition, ensuring minimal disruption to your property.
  • New water line installation. Verne & Ellsworth Hann is also experienced in installing new water lines, which is essential for many home and garden renovation projects.

If damage to your Cleveland-area home’s water line has you living with low water pressure or no water at all, contact Verne & Ellsworth Hann now for immediate assistance at an honest price.

What People Are Saying

  • Bill carefully examined the old boiler and piping, checked all the radiators and came up with a replacement proposal.  He explained two issues with the old boiler that other contractors did not notice or did not care to explain.  The first was what’s causing the rust in the boiler and how he was going to minimize the issue in the new system.  The second was how he would re-pipe the kitchen loop so the kitchen wouldn’t be so cold.  Bill addressed each and every question I had.  Although we received four bids that were comparable, we chose Bill Hann’s company because he was knowledgeable, thoughtful and detailed.  The work was completed in two days by a great installer team.  They were on time, professional and courteous.  The new boiler and piping work nicely without any issues and we now have a comfortable kitchen to dine in.  I’d highly recommend them.

    - Brian B.( Shaker Heights, Boiler Installation, January 2018 )
  • I strongly recommend Verne & Ellsworth Hann without reservation.  Choosing the right boiler was important and proper installation was critical.  I was impressed with all aspects of the Verne & Ellsworth Hann organization.  Most importantly, Bill Hann earned my trust.  The installation team was excellent.  They were experienced.  They arrived precisely on time every day.  They explained every step of the process.  They worked as a team.  They treated my home with extreme care, as if it was their own.  The installation is a thing of beauty.  Every time I go into my basement I smile.  I now have a reliable, efficient system.  I don’t usually take the time to write recommendations, but in this case I am doing so because it is so well deserved.

     

    - Allen P.( Shaker Heights, Boiler Installation, December 2017 )
  • Boiler has performed like a champ!  Install is neat and clean. Instructions for next 3 months have been followed.  New stat works well!

    - John R.( Cleveland Heights, Boiler Installation, December 2017 )
  • We were very pleased with the installer(s) and the care they took in getting the boiler in and downstairs, as well as their work ethics, punctuality, etc.

    - Wayne P.( Independence, Boiler Installation, December 2017 )
  • We very much appreciated the quick service so that we could have heat ASAP!  Your crew was professional, friendly and a pleasure to have in our home.  Chris was wonderful to work with!  Always available!  Answered all of our questions quickly!

    - Tami F.( Moreland Hills, Furnace and Air Conditioning Installation, December 2017 )