Amco Plumbing Service technicians have the necessary training and experience to solve any plumbing issues you may encounter with your home or commercial plumbing system. We specialize in water main and slab leak detection, water main installations, plumbing inspections, re-pipes, water heater installations and more. View our items on special and call us today to request a services call.
Residential Services include the Installation, Repair and Replacement of:
- Water Main Repairs and Replacement
- Concrete slab leak repairs
- Water Heaters - Conventional and Tankless
- Garbage Disposals
- Dishwashers installed
- Gas Ranges and Range Hoods
- Microwave oven installation and exterior venting
- Tubs and Showers
- Washer and Dryer Installation
- Ice Maker Connections
- Sewer Main Repairs and replacement
- Water Main and Branch Lines
- All Gas Piping
- Underground Leak and Line Detection
- pressure regulators
- complete drain and sewer line cleaning services
- Complete repiping services
We install all handicap accessories
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- RESIDENTIAL PLUMBING CONTRACTOR -
New Construction · Remodeling · Repairs · Repiping
- Sewer Line Locating And Replacement
- Plumbing, Drains and Sewer
- sewer and grease trap odor control
- Heating, Cooling, Circulating Air
- Landscape Irrigation
- Sheet Metal (ALL) Flashing, Gutters, Ducts, Vents
- Water heater Installation, Repair, replacement
- Hydro-Jetting Services
- Concrete Slab Leak Repair
- gas piping, lines and vents - natural and L. p.
- boilers, radiators, tanks, covectors
- chilled water piping, pumps, valves, controls
- solar energy, water and heating
- Complete Kitec Re-piping
Water Main Repair and Repiping Specialists
WHOLE HOUSE WATER FILTRATION SYSTEM, DUAL CANISTER, INSTALLED:
Offer valid through the end of December 2013. Some restrictions may apply. Call us for details.
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Las Vegas Plumbing Service Specials!
|New Standard Toilet including installation and labor
|Insinkerator Garbage disposal 1/3rd horse power including installation and labor
|Water heater 40 gallon Natural gas or Electric including installation and labor (RESIDENTIAL)
|Specials are only to replace existing items in the same location. Offers valid thru the end of December 2013. Larger model water heaters available - call for prices. Some restrictions may apply. Call us for details.
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My Las Vegas Plumber - James - Mar 26, 2009
|I recently purchased a foreclosure property in Las Vegas and the water main line was leaking, causing hundreds of dollars in my monthly water bill. I called AMCO Plumbing for an estimate. The plumber was on time, inspected and located the leak and gave me an affordable price to replace the water main line in my front yard. AMCO workers finished the job in one day and left my front yard looking almost like before. I certainly recommend AMCO Plumbing Service, as my affordable, honest local plumber. Antoinette & James
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Attention Realtors! Foreclosure Property Plumbing Issues
The huge number of foreclosure properties on the real estate market has presented a unique and challenging situation for purchasers of these bank owned properties. Many desperate home owners attempted to seek revenge against their lender by inflecting expensive and often hidden damage on the properties they were forced to leave.The obvious, such as removal of fixtures, cabinets, toilets, appliances and water heaters is readily identifiable and noted on the cursory home inspection report. The real problems present themselves after the new owner takes possession. With the Kitec plumbing class action affecting over 37,000 homes in Las Vegas, many new home owners will be faced with re-piping their entire residence at considerable expense. Removing defective Kitec plumbing and re-piping a single family dwelling averages from $6,000 to $10,000, depending on the home size and design.
REO properties are sold "as is" with no duty to disclose defects.Without an invasive camera inspection of the wall cavities to view the existing water lines and their condition, purchasers are exposing themselves to a huge risk. Additionally, many angry residents, prior to losing their home, poured chemicals, paint, plaster, and even concrete into the drains, toilets and sewer system.
Make sure you advise your buyers to request a plumbing system inspection by a licensed plumbing contractor, not just a home inspector. The plumbing inspection report will specify all the plumbing issues and costs to make repairs. Only a camera inspection can detect and locate serious issues. It could be the best $279 your buyer has ever spent, as it could save thousands of Dollars in hidden damage repair costs.
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Home Buying Tips
Many new homebuyers find out too late that their dream home is riddled with water leakage or a poor plumbing system, including Kitec defects. In fact, 44% of consumers call a plumber within one year of purchasing a home. [read more...]
Water Conservation tips
Leaking toilets consume lots of water. Toilets use about 40% of your total water usage. Installing a new, efficient toilet or just a new fill valve and flapper, can save you lots of money over the course of 1 year. [read more...]
Why Your KITEC® Water Piping must be replaced
IT ALWAYS FAILS. Dezincification of the Kitec® brass fittings is imminent and unfortunately it's a matter of time for your Kitec® plumbing system to fail..
IT LEADS TO INNEVITABLE LEAKS AND BREAKS. The combination between Kitec® plumbing and brass fittings is proven to make KITEC piping fail.
Amco Plumbing is a licensed Nevada contractor serving the Las Vegas / Clark County area of Southern Nevada. Our Las Vegas area specialties include plumbing, heating, water mains, gas lines, defective KITEC removal and complete repiping services. Additionally, we are one of a select few of Las Vegas plumbing contractors to provide installation of all handicap accessories. Our Las Vegas area plumbing and heating customers receive a full parts and labor guarantee on all parts we supply and workmanship we perform.
Our business philosophy is that character is based on "doing the right thing" and a good reputation in the community is earned by doing the right thing over and over again! We would appreciate the opportunity to provide you with quality workmanship, delivered in a timely manner, at reasonable prices.
Concrete Slab Leaks
By: Howard Powell
AMCO Plumbing Service, LLC
Many homes built in Southern Nevada and throughout the Southwest, from the mid 70’s through 1999, were constructed on concrete slab foundations. During construction, soft rolled copper water lines were placed in the soil just below the concrete slab floor. Building codes at the time did not permit the use of hard rigid copper, as rigid copper is produced in 10 and 20 foot lengths and no joints, soldered or otherwise were allowed beneath the concrete slab. As a result, only long lengths of soft rolled copper, which is pliable, could be installed. Soft copper, which is easily bent, was rolled out in the soil from fixture to fixture and bent up through the concrete slab. The generally accepted method of installation was to begin at the water meter and roll the soft copper to the shut off valve in the front yard. From there it was rolled out to the water heater location which was generally in the garage and then it would be stubbed up through the concrete and looped from fixture to fixture. At the water heater location, a manifold was installed and both a hot and cold water line were looped throughout the house in the soil from fixture to fixture and left sticking up out of the ground and the new concrete slab was poured over the soft copper. After the house was framed by carpenters, plumbers would install “type M” hard copper piping in the walls and connect it to the soft rolled copper protruding from the slab.
When we refer to concrete slab leaks, it is the soft rolled copper pipe in the soil below the concrete, not actually embedded in the slab of concrete. The copper protruding though the concrete at each fixture location is sleeved in light weight plastic, which is red or blue in color, to designate the hot or cold water line.