Harris Plumbing

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7-18 Alliance Blvd Barrie ON L4M 5K2
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Average customer rating:
9 10 (201 reviews)

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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Washago, ON
0/10

Install new jet pump for cottage water system

Seven weeks to get app't and work done. No detailed disclosure of cost up front or on completion. The average cost of new pump is $650, so how do we end up at $2500. This should have been a 3/4 hr job - took 8. Terrible service, terrible project mgmnt, outrageous pricing.
The Home Stars endorsement was a factor in my call to these people.
R.H.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,508.00
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Company Response

Hello Roger, thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback.

We have reviewed your file and checked into the details that you have provided in your review and it seems we did get upfront approval for the pricing as you signed off before the work began and signed off again upon completion of the work.
As for the amount of time the work took, you should be pleased to know that we actually don't charge per hour, but by job. Regardless of how long the work took you would have been charged the same whether it was only 3 hours, or the full 8. As we do this type of work very frequently, we are aware that this work may take a full day which is why your call was booked accordingly with an 8 hour slot.
As for the pricing, we are sorry you don't see the value in the work we performed. Our plumbers go through extensive training and schooling to gain the knowledge and expertise in order to diagnose and provide the required services. The pricing that we provide not only includes the cost for the equipment, as well as the installation and everything it entails (specific example, removing other galvanized fittings on your old pump), but also the warranty we provide, and a portion of our overhead costs to continue to provide the unequivocal service that we do, and have since 1974.
The plumber who attended also offered our Advantage Plan to you, to extend any warranties and provide a discounted rate for service, and you had declined. The attending plumber also included the new gauge and brass plug at no charge to you. You were notified that the valve between the pump and pressure tank had a blown seal in it that could have lead to further problems and the plumber removed them for you at no charge.

We trust the above meets with your approval, but please reach out if you have any further inquiries or feedback.

Thank you,
Ashley Copeland
Office Manager

Paul Roberts
Paul Roberts
0 reviews Barrie, ON
10/10

Replace kitchen faucet, fix toilet leak, advised on pot stove faucet drip, advise on bathroom reno

Their Employee arrived shortly after the scheduled time of noon to 2:00 pm. We reviewed the existing kitchen faucet that had leaked and the water lines to it were turned off. He noticed the person putting on the existing faucet put a plate on the counter which did not require it to be used due to the design. He advised part way through the faucet had been leaking for a while as the threads were rusted which he required a sawzall to remove it. It took little time to complete the task.
We then looked at a toilet that continually fills up the tank as the water seems to go down frequently. He advised the water level was too high which he adjusted.
The pot filler faucet above the stove continually drips. He advised to contact Delta customer service as it appears to be one unit.
We then discussed our existing main bathroom which we are planning to renovate this fall. I advised I wanted the oversized jet tub be removed (was installed prior to us purchasing the house), and the toilet moved about a foot to facilitate a larger vanity. He advised they will do all the plumbing and a contractor (who we have used for years) will do other renovation; drywall, vanity etc.
Ryan was professional, polite, listened to me before responding and did it layman language. Very happy with the service and will use them for the bathroom renovation this fall.

Approximate cost of services:
$400.00
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Shawn in Toronto
Shawn in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Leaky shut off valves

Great service from reception to plumbing technician. Roy was so polite very extremely knowledgeable. I felt like he was looking after his own resistance. Such a awesome feeling of having a trade come into your house and feel so good about the skill level and honesty. I would recommend harris plumbing to anyone.

Approximate cost of services:
$200.00
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Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Barrie, ON
10/10

Kitchen Sink Plumbing

Wonderful and friendly service - on time, professional and honest. We will continue to work with this company for years to come.

Approximate cost of services:
$1,000.00
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Ed
Ed
1 review Barrie, ON
9/10

Water rank

Very professional and clean.
Any project they have done in my house has always been excellent. They treat your house as if they were working on their own.

Approximate cost of services:
$2,600.00
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Company Response

Hello Ed and thank you for your wonderful 9 star review of your experience with us here at Harris Plumbing, on our HomeStars page. We certainly appreciate your ongoing business and your loyalty. Our goal is always to provide an outstanding experience for our clients overall. As we are always looking for ways to bring more to our client's table, may we ask how we could have earned a 10 star rating from you? If you are so inclined, please contact us for your valuable feedback. Thanks so much Ed!

Cathy
Cathy
1 review Bala, ON
10/10

Jordan from Harris Plumbing Ranks Among the Best Out There!

I had Jordan from Harris Plumbing here at my house in Muskoka last week. He was repairing a backed-up sewer problem, involving frozen pipes and blockages in my drainage system. His work ethic is amazing - he worked under incredibly cold conditions today (-15 degrees outside) and never lost his cool. He is smart, hard working and very positive. Willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done. Cant say enough about the service we got from Harris Plumbing. Jordan is an amazing employee and should get a gold medal for the work he did today. He persevered under some very tough conditions. Job well done. He represents the best of the best out there. Thank you again for such a great job! You come highly recommended!

Approximate cost of services:
$2,000.00
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Company Response

Hello Cathy and wow, thank you so very much for this wonderful review of your experience with us here at Harris Plumbing and particularly with our plumber, Jordan. Jordan and all our tenacious plumbers are so dedicated to their craft and to our high level of client service, that yes they are all the best of the best! I'll be sure to pass along your kind comments to Jordan and our entire team. Thank YOU for noticing and commenting here on our HomeStars.com page. We really appreciate this Cathy and will always be here for you.

Frank G from Barrie
Frank G from Barrie
15 reviews Barrie, ON
10/10

Laundry tub and faucet replacement

We needed to replace our existing laundry tub and faucet as well as re-route the water line connection from a top to a bottom connection. Plumber John P. did a great job cleaning up the existing plumbing eye sore.
The laundry tub area now a nice clean look. Thanks John and Harris Plumbing for a job well done.

Approximate cost of services:
$560.00
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Company Response

Hello Frank, thank you so much for posting your review of your experience with us on our HomeStars page! ..much appreciated.
Yes, John is a very talented craftsman and plumber and a super nice man. I'll forward your kind comments to John (and the rest of our team).
We're so happy that you love your laundry space now!
Let us know if there is ever anything else we can help you with.

JP
JP
0 reviews Barrie, ON
10/10

Bathroom repair

My toilet was running water constantly. The plumber arrived to fix it, early even! and immediately knew the problem and fixed it (a mechanical issue). Such great service! Would definitely recommend.

Approximate cost of services:
$200.00
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Company Response

Hey there JP, thanks so very much for taking the time to write your review of your experience with us here at Harris Plumbing.. we all appreciate you doing this! Our first priority to our clients is to wow them with great service and amazing craftsmanship. Looks like we were successful and we are so happy you noticed :) Have a wonderful summer and thanks again! We'll always be here should you need us again in the future for any plumbing or drain requirements.

Private User
Private User
Private User reviews Aurora, ON
10/10

Bathroom pipes underground

Replacement of underground clay pipe and removal of roots. Had to dig 4’ down and re-cement. Very professional, friendly and cleaned up too. Thanks John & Mike for your outstanding work!

Approximate cost of services:
$3,000.00
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Company Response

Hello Todd, thank you for your review here on our HomeStars page! We sure appreciate you taking time to do this. Professional, friendly and clean... sounds just like us all the time! :) I'll pass along your kudos to John & Mike. Thanks again!

Jennifer in Toronto
Jennifer in Toronto
0 reviews Toronto, ON
10/10

Bathtub draining

Harris Plumbing has been a joy to deal with. We have used them twice now for two separate issues and we could not be happier.
The ladies on the phone are friendly and helpful, even calling once the work is done to make sure we were happy.
The professionals who came to our home were knowledgeable, efficient and solved our problems.
I recommend Harris Plumbing to everyone, I won't use anyone else!

Approximate cost of services:
$250.00
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Company Response

Hi Jennifer and thank you! We're all happy that you're happy! We have all worked very hard over our many years in business to implement the best processes and procedures to ensure that our entire team addresses every possible way we can provide the perfect plumbing service experience. Thank you so much for recommending Harris Plumbing! We will always be here for you and your home.

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More about Harris Plumbing

Harris Plumbing's Mission: "To serve our communities with passion, integrity, and expertise, consistently exceeding expectations and providing peace of mind for all your plumbing needs."

Proudly providing world-class client services and a full suite of high quality plumbing products and services to residences, businesses and industry in Newmarket and York Region, Barrie and Simcoe County and Muskoka, Harris Plumbing is family owned since 1974.

We invite you to experience the Harris Plumbing difference. Our world-class customer service team and our highly skilled, continuously-trained technical staff all work to our standards, policies and procedures that we have built over our almost 50 years in business.

At Harris Plumbing Inc. we offer a complete suite of high quality, professional residential, cottage and commercial plumbing services that really raise the bar in Newmarket, Aurora, Barrie, Muskoka and everywhere in between. We are 100% focused on Quality Workmanship & Customer Satisfaction. Our customers are extremely loyal and delighted with our VIP-style service.

Water softeners, water conditioning, iron and sulphur removal - high quality equipment made right here in Ontario, tank-less hot water plus hot water tanks, drain clearing and camera inspection service, main sewer drain replacement - both excavation and "trenchless". Fixture upgrades like toilets, showers, bathtubs, etc. We are a fully licensed Well Contractor and Backflow Prevention Certified.

Steve Harris, a talented Master Plumber and entrepreneur, is firmly at the helm of this exceptional organization. Steve began his plumbing career in 1978 as an apprentice with his father and Master Plumber Ray Harris in York Region. Ray believed in old-fashioned hard work and perfection on the job. He demanded nothing but the best from Steve and taught him to accept nothing less from himself.

Since 2002 and under Steve's leadership and guidance, Harris Plumbing has grown to encompass a much larger geography to serve more clients, and offers a huge array of quality plumbing services to home owners and business owners who want to feel completely comfortable with the service they receive - from their first call to our amazing Client Service Advisors, to the friendly, uniformed and efficient service appointment by our plumbers, to our follow-up phone call to ensure complete client satisfaction.

Our entire multi-award-winning team is continuously trained in the latest high quality products and services, equipped with high technology equipment and tools and brings a friendly, honest and trustworthy climate to this esteemed trade.

Our reputation for excellence is a reflection of our professionalism, hard work and commitment.

* Your call is always answered by a real person - any day or night even on holidays.
* Our expert technicians are hand-picked, highly trained, uniformed & in fully stocked, reliable trucks.
* Well Pumps - we are a certified well contractor. We do not drill them but we do service them.
* Backflow Prevention - we provide municipality-approved backflow testing, installation & surveys
* Water Quality Professionals - trust your family's water supply to a licensed, professional journeyman plumber. They alone are qualified to access your potable water system.. by law. Softeners, iron filters, chlorine removal, UV, Ozone, Reverse Osmosis, etc.
* Cottage Specialists - seasonal water systems are more complicated. Openings, closings, all pumps, upgrades, repiping, winter water - We know cottages!
* Sewer main replacements & repairs - we offer "trenchless" methods for repairs plus full excavations when necessary.

Like most high quality, reliable plumbing contractors we have abandoned time/material/hourly fees and adopted "Up-Front Pricing". After a thorough diagnostic of your situation by our plumbers, we then offer you our professional recommendations with any available options, and pricing up-front so you can make your decision based on actual numbers and facts. We are prepared to proceed with your job immediately or at your convenience.

After-hours emergency services are available throughout north York Region and Simcoe County. Professional, reliable services by our own licensed, local and insured craftsmen, we take pride in our work and will always respect your home, cottage and property.
Please note that during COVID-19 our 24/7 emergency services will be offered to our "Harris Home Advantage Plan" members only to keep our staff and our clients safe.

Ask us about our "Harris Home Advantage Plan" - your opportunity to enjoy a limited membership VIP service club offered only to forward-thinking homeowners like you who really love your home and don't have time for unexpected plumbing breakdowns and devastating water damage! See all the details at www.harrisplumbing.ca/about/harris-home-advantage-plan-hhap/ or give us a call today. So many benefits...

Cottage services: water treatment systems, renovations, upgrades, pump upgrades repair & replacement, septic treatments, complete or partial re-piping.
Expert drain cleaning and clearing, repairs and complete main drain replacements.

We are truly "The Plumbers YOU Can Count On!" and we look forward to meeting you!
Call us today to arrange for your quote or service appointment. We're in your neighbourhood.

York Region:
Newmarket 905-853-8520
Aurora 905-841-9211

Simcoe County:
Barrie 705-730-7950
Orillia 705-327-6540
Muskoka 705-762-3811
Huntsville 705-789-5578

CATEGORIES
Plumbing, Drain Services, and Bathroom Renovation
PRODUCTS
Offering 24/7 emergency service, we bring a complete suite of professional plumbing services for your home, cottage and business. We use only high quality products with the best warranties. Our workmanship is perfection and we guarantee everything we do for you. Water treatment - Novo high quality softeners, UV, RO and all types of filtration systems. Navien tankless hot water systems and hot water tank replacement. Quality fixtures + faucets replacements, outside drain cleaning, repairs and replacements. Expert repairs inside and outside your home, office or cottage.
SERVICES
Water treatment products including softeners, chlorine, iron, sulphur removal and custom solutions. Drain clearing and camera inspection service, main drain and water line replacement/excavations. Bathroom, kitchen and laundry room upgrades. Pumps of all kinds - well, jet, submersible, sump, sewage. Cottage services: water treatment systems, renovations, upgrades, jet & submersible pump upgrades, repair & replacement, septic treatments, complete or partial re-piping. Expert drain cleaning and clearing, repairs and complete main drain replacements.
BRANDS
We use only high quality brands with the best warranties. Toto, Grohe, Kohler, Moen, Novo, Navien, Bradford White, Maax, Mirolin, Lukx, Judo, Franke Kindred, Insinkerator, Myers, Hydromatic, BioSmart just to name a few
STYLES
We are clearly identifiable with logo'd vehicles & fully-uniformed plumbers. We answer our own phones when you call - always! We're honest, friendly, efficient and professional.
SPECIALITIES
We pride ourselves on our efficient customer service and quality workmanship - right from your original call to our Client Care Coordinators, to the talented, highly trained technicians, to the birthday card for your hot water tank! As Harris Plumbing, we are.. The Plumbers YOU Can Count On! and we will work very hard to earn - and keep - your business.
WEBSITE
https://www.harrisplumbing.ca
YEAR ESTABLISHED
1974
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
20
PAYMENT METHOD
Cheque, cash, visa, m/c
LICENSES
Backflow Prevention, Master Plumbers, Well Contractor
MEMBERSHIPS
Baeumler Approved, Newmarket Chamber, Muskoka Lakes Chamber, Huntsville Chamber
LIABILITY INSURANCE
Yes
DIPLOMAS
Well Contractor, Backflow Prevention,
WORKERS COMPENSATION
Yes
PROJECT MINIMUM
none
BONDED
Yes
WRITTEN CONTRACT
Yes
WARRANTY TERMS
One year written warranty
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