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Plumbing emergencies are unplanned situations. These problems often happen anytime, early in the morning or late at night. No matter what emergency plumbing needs you are having, Mates Rates Plumbing with our emergency plumber will be there at any time. Our Emergency Plumbers Sydney provide the full range of emergency services including unclogging drains, leak repair, water damage, toilet repair, and many more. We understand how important it is to have a reliable and trustworthy plumber available whenever you need assistance.

Your Mates Rates emergency plumber Sydney is equipped to attend to all residential and commercial plumbing emergencies and gas leaks. Act quickly to isolate yourselves and your belongings from immediate harm, if instructed turn off your water supply, gas, and/or electricity at the meter. Do not attempt to fix an emergency leak yourself, call a Mates Rates professional, and life will soon return to normal.

If however, your emergency is life-threatening, Call our Mates Rates Emergency Plumbers Sydney team on (02) 9191 7369 now and a licensed Mates Rates plumber will help you straight away. You can be certain that you will receive a speedy and efficient emergency plumbing solution regardless of what type of plumbing or gas fitting emergency situation you have.

Emergency Gas Leak Repairs Sydney

During gas piping installations, it's crucial to consider factors that prevent potential gas leaks and subsequent emergency repairs. Over time, gas line joints and seals within gas appliances can degrade, leading to potential gas leaks in your home or business. If you detect a gas odor, it's crucial to swiftly address this issue by contacting a certified emergency plumber specializing in emergency plumbing services, like Mates Rates. Our licensed gas fitters are equipped to swiftly locate and rectify gas breaches, ensuring your safety.

In instances of a strong gas odor near your meter or damaged gas pipes, it's imperative to contact the gas emergency number promptly. Moreover, in cases of explosions, fires, or gas smells in densely populated areas such as schools or shopping centers, immediately reach out to the gas emergency number at 13 19 09. In critical situations posing risks to life or property, don't hesitate to dial 000.

At Mates Rates, our emergency plumbers prioritise rapid response and expert solutions for gas emergencies. Contact us promptly for immediate assistance in identifying and resolving gas leaks to ensure the safety of your property and occupants.

Emergency Hot Water Repairs Sydney

When your hot tap continually runs cold, it's crucial to address the issue promptly with an emergency plumbing Sydney service. Before reaching out to Mates Rates, take a moment to inspect the pilot light on gas hot water systems or check your circuit breakers if you have an electric system. If you detect a gas odor around your water heater, do not attempt to relight the pilot. Instead, or if your circuit breaker continues to trip, contact Mates Rates immediately for an emergency hot water system check in Sydney.

Upon reaching your home or workplace within minutes, our Mates Rates Hot Water specialist will quickly diagnose your system's fault. They'll advise you on whether replacement or repair is the best course of action. With our emergency plumbing services in Sydney, you can have your hot water system fixed immediately.

Explore the array of efficient and cost-effective electric, solar, and gas water heating solutions available for the environmentally conscious. Mates Rates can guide you on the best options, prioritise restoring your hot water supply, and ensure you enjoy an economical and Eco-friendly alternative to your old hot water system.

If you find yourself with no water supply at all, it may be due to Sydney Water turning off the supply for maintenance in your neighbourhood. Generally, you'll receive ample notice if water supply maintenance is planned for your area. For details on when your water supply will be restored, contact Sydney Water at 13 20 90.

Emergency Blocked Drain Sydney

In Sydney, dealing with a blocked drain during an emergency can be stressful. Our specialised emergency blocked drain repair services in Sydney cater to these urgent situations, ensuring a swift and effective resolution to prevent further damage.

When confronted with a blocked drain emergency, such as slow drainage or water backing up, quick action is crucial. Contact our team of experts immediately to handle the issue. Equipped with advanced tools and expertise, we swiftly diagnose and address the blockage, providing efficient solutions to restore your drainage system's functionality.

Whether it's a residential property or a commercial establishment, blocked drains can disrupt daily routines and impact operations. Our emergency repair services aim to minimize inconvenience, swiftly resolving issues to prevent property damage and restore normalcy.

For prompt and reliable emergency blocked drain repairs in Sydney, rely on our experienced team. We prioritise swift responses and efficient solutions to address blocked drains, ensuring the safety and functionality of your property's drainage system during critical situations.

Emergency Burst and Leaking Pipe Repairs Sydney

In Sydney, burst or leaking pipes demand immediate attention to prevent water damage and property issues. Our specialised emergency burst and leaking pipe repair services in Sydney offer prompt responses and effective solutions to tackle these urgent situations.

When faced with a burst or leaking pipe emergency, time is of the essence. Contact our expert plumbing team immediately for swift assistance. Our skilled emergency plumber swiftly assess the situation, employing advanced techniques to locate and repair the burst or leaking pipes efficiently.

Burst or leaking pipes can cause significant water damage, affecting both residential and commercial properties. Our emergency plumbing services are designed to mitigate these issues promptly, preventing further damage and restoring the integrity of your plumbing system.

Rely on our experienced professionals for immediate and reliable emergency burst and leaking pipe repairs in Sydney. We prioritise rapid responses and efficient solutions, ensuring the safety and functionality of your property's plumbing system during critical situations. Trust our expertise to address burst or leaking pipes swiftly and effectively, safeguarding your property from water-related damages.

Building, Renovating or Landscaping

Many plumbing emergency situations occur during building and renovations when underground pipes are disturbed or damaged. Constructors may be held financially responsible for breaking underground water supply, wastewater, and sewer lines by their asset owner. To minimise your risk, Mates Rates emergency plumbers Sydney team always obtains plans of City’s Water’s assets within a few hours of lodging your enquiry with Dial Before You Dig. So before you excavate or prepare the ground to plant a mature tree check with Mates Rates to avoid an unnecessary and potentially costly disaster.

Flood Emergencies Sydney

In extreme floods, the State Emergency Service (SES) is responsible in New South Wales. Their role includes planning for floods and educating people about how to protect themselves and their property. During a flood, SES volunteers are responsible for flood safety advice, evacuation, rescue and the provision of essentials to people cut off by floodwaters. If your home or business is in a flood-prone area you can obtain information from the NSW Government Ministry for Police and Emergency Services website at –

Cost Considerations for Emergency Plumbers in Sydney

The cost of hiring an emergency plumber in Sydney can vary based on several factors, including the severity of the plumbing issue, the time of the call-out, and the specific services required. Generally, emergency plumbing services might incur higher costs compared to standard appointments due to the immediate response and off-hours service.

Emergency plumbing rates typically involve a call-out fee, which can range from $100 to $300 or more, depending on the plumber and the time of the call—whether it's during regular hours, weekends, or holidays. Hourly rates can also fluctuate and might range between $150 to $300 or more, often with a minimum charge for the first hour.

However, it's crucial to remember that these figures can vary significantly based on the complexity of the emergency, additional materials required, and the plumber's pricing structure. It's advisable to inquire about the rates upfront and discuss the potential costs before agreeing to any emergency plumbing services to ensure clarity and avoid unexpected expenses.

Reliable, Affordable, and On-Time Emergency Plumber Near Me

It is important that you contact your insurance provider straight away and tell them about any damage caused by flooding. If you do not do this, it may affect any insurance claims you need to make.

Your Mates Rates emergency plumbers Sydney is equipped to attend to all residential and commercial plumbing emergencies and gas leaks. Act quickly to isolate yourselves and your belongings from immediate harm, if instructed turn off your water supply, gas, and/or electricity at the metre. Do not attempt to fix an emergency leak yourself, call for Mates Rates emergency plumbing and things will soon return to normal. If it’s not a plumbing emergency, but you still need plumbing services in Sydney, we have a variety of services to offer, including commercial plumbing, fixing blocked drains and burst pipes, hot water repairs, and new appliance installations in your kitchen, toilet, or bathroom.

Emergency Plumbing Sydney - FAQs

What is considered an Emergency Plumbing Situation?

An emergency plumbing case will consist of various problems with your plumbing that are more severe than usual. Such cases can include Gas Leaks, No Hot Water, Blocked Drains, Leaking Drains, Leaking or burst water pipes, and many more. If you face any of these issues, it means you have a problem that needs to be fixed urgently by our professional emergency plumbers Sydney when it just can’t wait till the next day.

Are your emergency plumbing services available 24/7?

Yes, our emergency plumbing services are available 24/7, including weekends and holidays. We understand that plumbing issues can arise at any time, often requiring immediate attention to prevent further damage. Our dedicated team of plumbers is always on call, ready to respond swiftly to emergencies, ensuring that your plumbing problems are addressed promptly and effectively, day or night.

What to do during a Plumbing Emergency?

If you haven't dealt with an emergency plumbing issue yet, then you almost certainly will, as unfortunately, they are surprisingly common occurrences. 4 Things you can do when dealing with plumbing emergencies,

Shut off the Water
Identify the Problem
Fix the Problem by Yourself if possible

Contact Mates Rates Emergency Plumber Sydney on (02) 9191 7369 and we address your plumbing emergency as soon as possible.

How soon can an emergency plumber arrive?

Our emergency plumbing service is committed to swift responses, aiming to arrive at your location within an hour of your call. However, arrival times may vary based on factors like current demand and your specific location within Sydney. We prioritise urgent situations, striving to provide immediate assistance and address your plumbing emergency as promptly as possible.

What areas do you service for emergency plumbing?

Mates Rates Plumbing is and has been based in Sydney for over years. For Emergency Plumbing, we provide 24/7 emergency service across Sydney’s North Shore and North West to all houses, units, offices, shops, restaurants, and commercial premises. If you want to know whether we cover your area or not, Checkout all our service areas.

Where to find the best plumbing company?

We pride ourselves in saying that Mates Rates Plumbing is the best company offering plumbing service providers in Sydney. Our emergency plumbers Sydney experts are on hand for all plumbing, drainage, and heating solutions and guarantee to provide you with the best emergency services. We have made sure to have the skills, tools, and customer service necessary to be the best emergency plumber in the area.

Are your emergency plumbing services available for commercial properties?

Absolutely, we offer emergency plumbing services for both residential and commercial properties. Our experienced plumbing team is equipped to handle various commercial plumbing emergencies. Whether it's a burst pipe, a backed-up sewer line, or any other urgent plumbing issue affecting your business, we're ready to respond promptly. Our goal is to minimise disruption to your operations and swiftly resolve the plumbing emergency to ensure the smooth functioning of your commercial property.

Does Insurance cover blocked drain?

Insurance coverage for blocked drains can vary depending on the specific insurance policy and the cause of the blockage. Generally, some home insurance policies may cover damage caused by sudden and unforeseen incidents, such as a burst pipe leading to a blocked drain. It's crucial to review your insurance policy or consult with your insurance provider to understand the extent of coverage for blocked drains and any associated repair costs.

What should I do if I have a burst pipe emergency?

A burst pipe can cause significant damage, so swift action is crucial. First, turn off the main water supply to your property to prevent further flooding. Locate the burst pipe, if possible, and if safe to do so, attempt to contain the leak by placing a bucket or towels to collect water. Then, contact our emergency plumbing service immediately. Our team will guide you through initial steps to minimise damage and dispatch a plumber urgently to repair or replace the burst pipe.

What should I do if I suddenly lose hot water?

Sudden loss of hot water can be inconvenient, and several factors could be causing this issue. First, check if the pilot light on your water heater is lit. If you have an electric heater, verify if the circuit breaker hasn't tripped. Sometimes, adjusting the thermostat or resetting the heater might resolve the problem. However, if these basic checks don't restore hot water, contact our emergency plumbing service immediately. Our hot water repair experts will diagnose the issue swiftly, ensuring your hot water is restored promptly and efficiently.


Any plumbing repair or maintenance should be always done by a licensed trades person or your manufacturer’s warranty and your building and content insurance could be voided. Your Mates Rates plumber Sydney will happily give you advice and ensure that you take the best course of action and avoid costly mistakes.

Always keep an eye out for dripping taps in your home, office or garden, toilet cisterns that continually run, leaking hot water tanks and valves, damp spots in floors walls or ceilings, hard to turn or noisy taps or sinks that drain slowly. These are the common early signs of a minor plumbing issue that could result in serious damage and cost you money if not promptly attended to.

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