Why Choose Us
- Piping & re-piping
- Drain cleaning
- Sump pumps
- Well pumps
- Gas lines
- Garbage disposals
- Water heaters
- Water lines
- Septic tanks (do not pump or install)
- Reverse osmosis systems
- Water softeners
- Backflow Prevention
Here at DR Heating and Plumbing we know that plumbing problems can be stressful. That is why we take great care to make you feel comfortable and confident having our plumbing professionals in your home. We service homes throughout East Idaho with all kinds of plumbing projects, and can help you with any issues that arise. Listed below are some of the services we can help you with, if you don’t see what you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
The best way to keep your sewer in good shape is to maintain it properly. We urge our clients to schedule routine cleaning and pumping of their tanks depending on the demands placed on their system. Only a fraction of homeowners care properly for their sewer system, which places many homes at risk of developing severe issues.
Things to Watch Out For
First Sign of an Issue with a Drain or Septic System
You should monitor your system on a regular basis to spot early warning signs of a septic system problem.
- Gurgling toilets
- Slow draining toilets
- Bad smells
- Poop flowing over toilet
- Pooling water in the lawn
- Overly healthy lawn
Tips for a Healthy Sewer System
Don't use garbage disposals for:
- Coffee grounds
- Fruit pits
- Potato peels
Things you should not put in a septic tank:
- Feminine products
- Paper/shop towels
- Wipes of any kind
Things you should do for a septic tank:
- Chemicals grow bacteria and help break down solids
- Pump (every 1-2 years) before solids flow into drain field - saves you thousands of dollars
Signs of a Leak
- Pools of water
- Wall discoloration
- Sheetrock bubbling
- Low water pressure
- Increase in your water bill
- Mold & mildew
- Foul odor
Leaks are unpredictable and finding the issue can take hours or days to find, but even then, we cannot guarantee that the outcome has resolved the problem completely.
There are several different types of blockages that develop in household drains. Our plumbers use a combination of tools including; snakes, hydro-jetters, and mobile video cameras, as well as acidic chemicals to destroy dirt and debris clogging your pipes. Clogs are unpredictable but we are here to help you find the resolution.
Water Heater Change Out Pricing
*These prices are removing the unit and installing the same type of water heater
**If additional adjustments are needed to fit new unit, price will adjust accordingly
***If going from tank to tankless, price will adjust accordingly
A tankless water heater is more expensive, but it lasts longer (10-15 years) and saves up to 50% of the energy cost that a tanked water heater consumes. A tankless water heater gives you efficiency over the long term.
First Signs of an Issue with a Water Heater
- Signs of rust
- Little or no hot water
- Indication of sediment built up
- Possibly a broken heating element
- Pilot light is out (gas only)
- Noisy water tank
How We Keep Water Heaters in Good Condition
- Install a water softener
- Annual maintenance
Monthly payment options
60 second pre-qualification - Does not affect credit score by Hearth
Doug's Construction and Repair DBA DR Heating and Plumbing has been serving Eastern Idaho since 1996. Since we are locally owned and operated there is a very close relationship between our company and you our customer. We strive to provide the highest quality of service toward every job that we are a part of, along with a promise of being affordable and responsive to your needs. We have licensed and trained HVAC (heating & cooling) technicians, and Plumbers.
"Great job made the needed repairs quickly and for a lot less than we had expected."
Arvin H. - From Google Maps
"Doug’s repair was incredible!! We had a problem with our septic tank the day before thanksgiving and had called over 13 other companies. Doug’s repair was super helpful and immediately offered to come help us even though we were an hour away. Ron and Riven diagnosed both problems and fixed it that day! We are so grateful for their hard work and due diligence, and would highly recommend them!"
Jeffrey H. - From Google Maps
"These guys are very professional and timely. The technician also provided other helpful tips on preserving fixtures that could ultimately result in water damage. They do not lie when they say 'no job too small.'"
Jerry R. - From Google Maps
"Jason is very knowledgeable and gets right down to business. Great personality and work ethic. Removed my old furnace and replaced a new one all in one day. Left area clean. Very reasonable price considering quotes we got from 2 other big name businesses in our area. We will definitely call Doug's for service in the future."
Maureen B. - From Google Maps
"Jon and Vance were the very best. If I would choose Doug's Repair and ask for Jon every time. 1st time we have had repair guys here that acted liked try knew how to fix what I was telling them instead of telling me nothing was wrong. They were the very best. Rated 10 stars"
Deeann T. - From Google Maps
Do you work on stoppages/blockages?
What is the difference between a snake and a jetter?
A. Snakes have a long coil that drills through an obstruction.
B. Hydro-jetters use powerful blasts of water to remove obstructions and build-up.
How long do standard water heaters last?
On average 8 – 10 years
Why am I only getting 5 minutes of hot water?
Tank could be full of sediment reducing the amount of water in the tank.
What brand(s) do you install?
Unless the customer has a preference, we install Rheem.
What causes a faucet to leak?
The most common is a corroded gasket, O-ring, or valve.
Do you recommend starting with the snake or jetter?
We start with the snake.
What are the options for water heaters?
Tanked, Tankless, Boilers
Can sediment be removed from a water heater?
Depends on how much is built up in the tank.
What should I know before I call for an appointment?
What size your water heater is, and if it is gas or electric.
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