Bishop Plumbing, Heating & Cooling: FAQs

What is Bishop Plumbing’s pricing system?
What is Bishop Plumbing’s geographical service area?
What training is required of Bishop Plumbing technicians?
What is the lifespan of a water heater?
Does Bishop Plumbing offer senior citizen discounts?
Where can I find coupons for Bishop Plumbing?
Does Bishop Plumbing provide free estimates?
Does Bishop Plumbing provide emergency service?
Why is it so important that I use a licensed plumbing company?
Does Bishop Plumbing offer warranties?
Can I get a technician out on a Saturday?
Does Bishop Plumbing have a showroom?
What forms of payment does Bishop Plumbing accept?
Does Bishop Plumbing pull permits when necessary?
Does Bishop Plumbing call to confirm their appointments?
How long has Bishop Plumbing been in business?

Q: What is Bishop Plumbing’s pricing system?
A: At Bishop Plumbing, there are no hidden costs because we charge our clients a flat rate for our services instead of the hourly fee most of our competitors charge. We believe our clients should know what their costs are up front before we perform any plumbing service on their home. Therefore, we have devised pricing to reflect the quality of our services. Our technicians will ALWAYS give you the price upfront and PRIOR to performing any work. You are in total control of knowing exactly how much you are going to pay.

Q: What is Bishop Plumbing’s geographical service area?
A: You may see our Bishop Plumbing trucks all over Chicagoland because our company services both the city and the suburbs of Chicago.
Areas serviced by Bishop Plumbing:
Des Plaines, Wheeling, Prospect Heights, Buffalo Grove, Hoffman Estates, Lincolnshire, Deerfield, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Bannockburn, Riverwoods, Glencoe, Winnetka, Wilmette, Evanston, Chicago, Lincolnwood, Streamwood, Lincolnshire, Itasca, Bensenville, Elmhurst, Long Grove, Lake Zurich, Wauconda, Crystal Lake, Lake in the Hills, Algonquin, Island Lake, Bartlett, Roselle, Bloomingdale, Glendale Heights, Addison, Lombard, Glen Ellyn, Wood Dale, Kildeer, Libertyville, Mundelein, Vernon Hills, Gurnee, Lake Bluff, Elgin, Cary, Hawthorn Woods, Oak Brook, Cary.

Q: What training is required of Bishop Plumbing technicians?
A: Bishop Plumbing technicians are Local 130 and Local 93 union members and receive high quality education from the union that includes hundreds of hours of training. At Bishop Plumbing, we continue educating our technicians beyond the technical service training and educate them on proper forms of professionalism and customer service.

Q: What is the lifespan of a water heater?
A: The lifetime of a water heater is generally between 8 and 12 years. If your water heater is 10 years or older, it should be inspected for corrosion damage and may be in need of a replacement.

Q: Does Bishop Plumbing offer senior citizen discounts?
A: Yes, we do offer senior citizen discounts as well as Veteran discounts.

Q: Where can I find coupons for Bishop Plumbing?
A: You can find Bishop Plumbing everywhere! You can view our current specials by clicking on the Specials/Coupons tab found at the top of this page. You can use these coupons simply by printing them out and giving them to the technician at your home. You can find coupons in your local yellow pages, in church bulletins and even on the old Bishop Plumbing work orders that our technicians leave at your home! We do ask that you only use one coupon or discount per service call. Coupons cannot be applied to dispatch fees only.

Q: Does Bishop Plumbing provide free estimates?
A: Bishop Plumbing does provide free estimates but only for larger jobs (i.e. sewer repairs or installations, water service repairs or installations, bathroom remodels, flood control systems installations, lawn irrigation installations, generator installations, etc). Upgrading your existing home is a great way to add resale value, callus to schedule yourestimate today!

Q: Does Bishop Plumbing provide emergency service?
A: Yes we do! At Bishop Plumbing we are known for our reliable emergency service. It is guaranteed that 24 hours a day/seven days a week you can call Bishop Plumbing and talk to a LIVE person!

Q: Why is it so important that I use a licensed plumbing company?
A: You wouldn’t go to a doctor that wasn’t a “real” doctor would you? At Bishop Plumbing we are serious about our committment to providing quality service while upholding to all of the State of Illinois plumbing codes. Not only is Bishop Plumbing Inc., a licensed plumbing company, our service technicians are licensed as well. Bishop Plumbing Inc., is also bonded and insured. The continuous training that our plumbers undergo to enhance their skills prove that we at Bishop Plumbing take our job very seriously. After all, Plumbers protect the health of the nation!

Q: Does Bishop Plumbing offer warranties?
A: We do offer warranties. As a matter of fact, our warrantieson the oroducts that we install extend past the manufacturer’s warranty. We offer a wide range of warranties depending on the product that you install. Contact Bishop Plumbing today to find out more!

Q: Can I get a technician out on a Saturday?
A: Yes!We recognize that not everyone has the same schedule, therefore we offer plumbing services on Saturday at NO EXTRA CHARGE! But hurry up because our Saturday appointments go fast, call today to schedule your service call!

Q: Does Bishop Plumbing have a showroom?
A: No, Bishop Plumbing does not have a showroom. We are committed to providing quality plumbing services so we do not sell products, over the counter, to the public.

Q: What forms of payment does Bishop Plumbing accept?
A: We accept checks, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and, of course, cash!

Q: Does Bishop Plumbing pull permits when necessary?
A: Absolutely! When it becomes necessary to pull a permit, Bishop Plumbing will take care of all the paperwork. We are licensed and bonded with all surrounding muncipalities which makes pulling permits a pretty painless process.

Q: Does Bishop Plumbing call to confirm their appointments?
A: Yes, a representative from Bishop Plumbing will contact you the night before your scheduled appointment as well as right before a technician is sent to your home the day of your appointment.

Q: How long has Bishop Plumbing been in business?
A: We have been providing quality service since 1921!