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Melbourne's 24hr Emergency Plumbers

Are you looking for an emergency plumber in Melbourne? Do you need urgent assistance in your time of need, even after hours? We have you covered!

The Local Plumber Melbourne is your most trusted emergency plumber. We have emergency local plumbers across all suburbs in Melbourne, ready to be dispatched at any moment notice to quickly resolve any residential or commercial plumbing emergency.

When you call us, you can be sure knowing that you’ll be receiving the best emergency plumbing care in the market. We’re on time, every time, providing urgent plumbing services in your local area.

Our emergency plumbers in Melbourne can help with the following, any time of the day or night:

What Makes Our Emergency Plumbing Services Different?

On Time Plumber - Or It's Free!

We understand the urgency of an emergency.. that is why we proudly offer the guarantee of an on-time plumber or we work for free.

Same Day Services

We proudly offer 24/7 and same day services. This means we can be at any location, at any time.

5 Year Warranty On All Materials

We only use and supply the best plumbing materials. That is why we are able to offer a 5 year warranty on any materials we use!

Licensed & Insured Plumbers

Every one of our plumbers are all fully licensed and insured as per Consumer Affairs Victoria.

Highly Experienced Emergency Plumbers

With over 10 years of experience. Our professional emergency plumbers are the best when it comes to quickly solving emergency plumbing problems due to our ability to accurately identify the root cause of your issue. Our highly experienced plumbing team hold extensive skills and knowledge to fix all emergency problems no matter how simple or complex!

We Are There On-Time & There For You

Our emergency plumbers will be at your site on time and there for you when you need us most within 60 minutes of placing a call. We understand that a plumbing issue can be highly problematic and can cause a great disturbance to your entire family. When you call us, you’re calling trained professionals who are honest, passionate, act with integrity and more importantly, will get the job done quickly and fairly.

Long Lasting Plumbing Solutions

We offer permanent solutions to plumbing problems small and large. We do not believe in quick fixes, only to have to come back and repair the job. When we provide a service, our service is a solution that’s going to last. We use only the highest quality and best materials in the industry, providing peace of mind at every job. We also proudly offer a 5 year warranty on all materials as well as a life-time warranty on labour!

24/7 Melbourne Plumbing Services

Our 24hr emergency plumbing team work around the clock in Melbourne, reliably and safely fixing residential plumbing problems across the metro region. When you call us, we’ll have an emergency team dispatched at the earliest time and confirm an ETA with you.

Melbourne Emergency Plumbing Services

Are you sick of trying to find a reliable emergency plumber in Melbourne? Constantly searching ’emergency plumber Melbourne near me’ and coming up with unreliable plumbers? Stop searching because we’re the team for you.

Our team at The Local Plumbers make it our mission to ensure that you receive the absolute highest level of customer experience available in the market. When it comes to our emergency plumbing services, not only do we talk the talk, but we walk the walk as we truly live and breathe plumbing.

All our plumbers have over 10 years experience in the trade, are fully licensed & insured, undergo / regularly complete highly comprehensive training and are equipped with the best tools and best machinery. Not only do we arrive with a friendly and positive attitude, but we go the extra mile to ensure your experience with us is nothing but flawless and your plumbing issue is quickly and proficiently resolved.

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Fully Qualified, Licensed & Insured Call Out Plumbers!

Our entire team are all fully insured, licensed and qualified as per the guidelines set by Victorian Building Authority under the Plumbing Regulations Act 2018. This means that every member within our team has successfully completed our Certificate II in Plumbing, Certificate III in Plumbing, Certificate IV in Plumbing & our Type B in Gas Fitting. Our Victorian Trades licence number is 122130.

As well as our all qualifications, we also have yearly comprehensive training program that all our team members are required to complete. This helps up-skill our team for the ever changing plumbing requirements in Melbourne households. 

Our Emergency Plumbing Specials!

Please contact our team directly on 0499 556 419 to redeem!

Hot Water Systems

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Blocked Drains

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No Matter What Your Plumbing Issue Is, We Can Fix It!

Blocked Pipe & Drain Repairs

A burst pipe is probably the most damaging plumbing issue any homeowner can experience. Pipes allow water to flow throughout your home. Once they break, they can release a lot of water, and you will have to deal with wider damages to your house and property.

This is a plumbing emergency no one should ever ignore and neglect. If your pipe has suddenly burst, immediately turn off the water flow from your water main and contact a certified plumber immediately. Our professionals can handle any pipe issues, including water leak repairs, frozen pipe repairs, and other damages.

Hot Water System Installs & Repairs

A hot water heater is vital for every home, especially during our cold Melbourne winters. It can be frustrating to find out that your shower won’t turn hot due to a faulty water heater and take our word, it always happens at the worst of times!

If your water heater is not functioning, a common reason is due to old age (average life span of a hot water system is between 10-15 years) and electrical faults. Contacting an emergency plumber will help assess and fix any damage through either repair or replacement. You never know when these issues will arise, and having our trusted 24 hour plumber available on standby will hopefully provide you some peace of mind.

Toilet Blockages & Repairs

One essential part of your home is your toilet. We all use it every day, so it’s essential to take immediate action whenever toilet issues, such as overflow and clogs arise.

Using a plunger can help you unclog your toilet. But sometimes, plunging isn’t enough to fix the issues and it may be a larger issue at play such as a blocked drain. Overflowing toilets can also be a nuisance.

Problems such as serious clogs and overflowing toilets will need an emergency plumber for a quick solution. Our experts have the right tools to fix the issues and clear any obstruction in your toilet. 

Sink Drain Blockages & Repairs

Another household essential that an emergency plumber can help fix is your kitchen sink. Clogging regularly happens in all types of sinks, and if not resolved effectively can easily escalate into a more damaging problem.

Although you may be able solve the problem yourself, there are instances when DIY solutions will not work. Kitchen sinks include a drain trap that prevents sewer gas from leaking.

It’s advisable to let the professionals handle your kitchen sink problems to ensure proper functions without any leak or future costly damages.

Gas Fitting

Our emergency plumbers can also fix gas lines and fitting problems, not only water lines as we are fully licensed under Energy Safe Victoria's Gas Safety Regulations 2018. A gas leak is a serious concern that needs urgent action since it can put you and your family's health and safety at risk.

If you have a gas line emergency, reach out to our professional gas plumbers who will immediately fix the problem before it leads to more dangerous situations.

Sewer Plumbing Repairs

The sewer is an integral component of your home’s plumbing system. When sewer backup happens, you will likely experience water pooling around the drains, foul smells, and slow draining issues.

A sewer backup calls for an emergency plumbing service. Don’t leave such an issue unsolved. Contact a trusted local plumber and get your entire plumbing system back on track.

Shower Drain Repairs

Hair build up and soap scum can and regularly block your shower drains. It’s concerning to take a shower and see the water is gradually rising to your ankles. In worst cases, clogged drains can lead to flooding as the water won’t make its way out of your shower.

Fortunately, our 24hr emergency plumber can help you fix such a serious problem. You can trust that our experts will promptly eliminate the clogging and slow draining issue in your shower.

Leaking Tap Repairs

All household taps deliver water from your plumbing system. You just have to turn it on, and the water will flow out from it. Switching it off should stop the water from flowing. However, if leaks are evident, there must be a problem.

Dripping taps can be a nuisance and will add to your water bill. Especially when this is regularly occurring for a few months - it all starts to add up. Fixing the leaks is important to save yourself from additional water costs. Give your trusted emergency plumber in Melbourne a call to help fix any leaking taps!

The Best Emergency Plumbers in Melbourne

No matter where you’re located in Melbourne, we have a 24 hour local plumbing team ready on standy by to assist you and your family. We service all major regions of Melbourne including:

  • Inner Melbourne
  • Inner East Melbourne
  • Inner South Melbourne
  • North East Melbourne
  • North West Melbourne
  • Outer East Melbourne
  • South East Melbourne
  • West Melbourne


Reach out to our expert Melbourne plumbing team today. We are so committed to delivering phenomenal and prompt plumbing services, that we can be at your location within 60 minutes of placing a call. Contact The Local Plumber Melbourne today, to truly see what our fast, professional, honest and affordable team can do!

Frequently Asked Emergency Plumbing Questions!

Our emergency plumbers will do everything they can to provide the best possible solution to resolve your plumbing issue.

While we technically can’t offer any sort of guarantee, we do offer an on-time guarantee. This means that our emergency plumbers will attend your site at the earliest possible time to inspect your issue. If we don’t arrive on time as stated, we will work for free!

Yes! We provide emergency plumbing services 24 hours, 7 days per week all across Melbourne. When it comes to emergencies, we’re the expert plumbers you can count on!

If you notice that the problem is occurring again, please call us asap. We proudly offer a 5 year warranty on all materials used and will replace any materials if the fault lies with us. We also offer a life-time warranty on workmanship. At The Local Plumber, we strive to achieve total customer satisfaction with each and every job we complete 

Yes, we will provide you with an upfront and transparent quotation prior to any work being conducted. Once our plumbers have inspected the problem, we will advise you of the repair and the exact costs. 

We are completely transparent with our pricing. Honesty and integrity are at the core of our business and we will always make sure that you are 100% aware of the plumbing problem at hand and know exactly what we are going to do to fix it.

We will advise you of an approximate time right after your call with us to confirm your location. As we have emergency plumbers on standby, this can vary from anywhere from 15mins~40mins* depending on where exactly you are located in Melbourne.

We accept Cash, Cheque, Visa, Mastercard & American Express.

Our team practice all of Victorian Government’s COVID1 9 safety measures and social distancing guidelines. We are also all fully vaccinated and will be getting booster shots in line with the current legislation.  As our customer, your health, safety and overall well-being is our #1 foremost priority.

Our Melbourne Emergency Plumbing Services

These are just some of the regular emergency plumbing repairs we complete daily throughout Melbourne!

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