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The Worst Things to Put Down Your Drain (based on actual experience)

The Worst Things to Put Down Your Drain (based on actual experience)

OK, friends of Upper Valley plumber, Jerm’s Plumbing and Heating, today’s post on the worst things to put down your drain is admittedly a bit self-serving. Imagine this: It’s Thanksgiving day (it’s creeping up on us, you know), and you’re just sitting down for a lovely meal with your family.…
Why Water Isn’t Always Good For You

Why Water Isn’t Always Good For You

Most of us were taught that we should drink at least eight, eight-ounce glasses of water every day. That’s basically two liters of the stuff. But what if water isn’t always good for you? If we could insert a record scratch sound here, we totally would—because that’s probably what just…
Worst Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

Worst Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

How to Avoid Costly (and Dangerous) Consequences of Playing Plumber With the dawn of YouTube and Pinterest, most of us have tried—and failed—at a DIY project or two (or 27). Regardless of our past “nailed it” moments, we’re nevertheless tempted to take DIY to a new level when we think…
Why Are Plumbers So Expensive? (The Answer May Surprise You)

Why Are Plumbers So Expensive? (The Answer May Surprise You)

As an Upper Valley homeowner, you want a plumber who’s an expert—someone whom you can trust to get the job right the first time. And also? You’d love to not get ripped off. Here’s the problem: If you’re in need of plumbing services, you’re in a vulnerable position. Whether you…
Thinking About a Tankless Water Heater?  Read this First.

Thinking About a Tankless Water Heater? Read this First.

Oh, hot water, we adore you. The steamy showers, the sanitized dishes, the miraculously-white-again t-shirts. But here’s the deal: We’re starting to think our love is unrequited. After all, you tend to disappear quickly. Sure, we just started both the dishwasher and a load of towels—but is that really an…
How to Use Your Air Conditioner Less This Summer (Without Being Miserable)

How to Use Your Air Conditioner Less This Summer (Without Being Miserable)

You’d like to save money on your air conditioning bill this summer, right? But you’re not all that interested in setting your thermostat on “swelter.” And unless you’re trying to shed some pounds to wrestle a lighter weight class in Tokyo next year, it seems silly to have AC and…
Energy-Saving Tips for Summer

Energy-Saving Tips for Summer

Summertime is full of fun things to spend money on: Vacations. Concerts in the park. Ice cream. Pricey sunscreen in our shopping cart even brings us a little joy. Know what doesn’t? Using money we’d saved up for theme park souvenirs on a disappointingly high electric bill. While we can’t…
How to Hire a Plumber on Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace

How to Hire a Plumber on Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace

We know you want to be a responsible homeowner who takes good care of your investment. But we know something else, too: When your garbage disposal’s on the fritz or there’s a mysterious water stain on your family room ceiling, you’d really rather not pay a gazillion dollars to have…

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Very responsive and an excellent team who worked diligently to quickly resolve some tricky baseboard plumbing issues. Highly recommend!
Christopher Recor
Christopher Recor
11:19 17 Jan 19
Jeremy and his team are very customer service oriented and highly professional at what they do. This company operates with integrity and is very proficient at repairing plumbing and heating systems. Highly recommend!
Georg Efird
Georg Efird
21:10 03 Jan 19
They were amazing at trying to fit my emergency plumbing job into their day. Thank you, Jerm’s!
Nicole Forest
Nicole Forest
18:14 23 Oct 18
Jeremy, Shawn, Chris, Hunter, and Emily all teamed up to help me out with an old-house plumbing nightmare that suddenly erupted (literally). They are organized, awesome at communications, sharp as *tacks*, supertidy, and so nice to work with -- and they are GREAT at discussing options. There is nothing like working with knowledgeable, licensed, insured plumbers -- they know their stuff! I have more work to do in my old house, and I will 110% be asking them to help.
Cara Mellow
Cara Mellow
23:44 25 Sep 18
Super friendly, timely, great pricing & just a pleasure to work with. thank you guys and I will use you again!!!
ramon delgado
ramon delgado
19:09 17 Jul 18
I had a great experience, Cody was timely and efficient. I love my new bathroom!
Cally Mountain
Cally Mountain
14:06 16 Jul 18
Jerm’s plumbing is awesome! Cody did a great job. Work was done faster than expected and with great quality. I would recommend Jerm’s plumbing to anyone who needs any plumbing work done.
Crissy mountain
Crissy mountain
14:03 16 Jul 18
The gentlemen showed up when they were scheduled. They were polite and engaging. Super knowledgeable and fixed issues with both a shower faucet in our guest room and a rain shower issue in our master bath. Would definitely call them again for any plumbing concerns. They will not disappoint.
Jeff Peters
Jeff Peters
13:14 16 Jul 18
Cody showed up on time and did a great job on the slop sink we put in the basement.
Tyler Clark
Tyler Clark
02:49 16 Jul 18
We have had prompt, friendly service every time. Always positive results
bill Peabody
bill Peabody
21:27 14 Jul 18
These guys are great! They are quick to reply, show up when they say they will, and are extremely professional. Upon finishing the work, they leave no trace of being there, other than the fantastic work. I wouldn't think of using anyone else for my plumbing needs, as they are the most reliable company I've hired.
Rob Crossett
Rob Crossett
14:17 12 Jul 18
Professional, attention to detail, on time for scheduled appointments-and of it's not right they will make it right!Office, and scheduling done with customer service/satisfaction their priority.
Wayne Speyrer
Wayne Speyrer
14:11 12 Jul 18
Very personable and professional!! Jerms replaced old toilets, installed two new shower heads, a new kitchen faucet and got my bathroom vanity sink draining again. Work was done quickly and neatly. Jerms is now on speed dial!! Best value and service around.
crystal goodrich
crystal goodrich
02:15 24 Apr 18