Downing Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

4.48 |195 Verified Ratings
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Downing Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

4.48 | 195 Verified Ratings
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8183 Grand Boulevard
Merrillville, IN 46410
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Downing Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

"World Class" Plumbing Service to Your Doorstep

No matter what your plumbing or sewer needs are, you can count on Downing Plumbing & Heating, Inc. to provide you with quality professional plumbing and sewer services. No job is too small or too big - from that leaky faucet to drain stoppages to repiping the whole house - we do it all! • Same day service appointments • Night/weekend emergency service available • Friendly, skilled, licensed plumbing technicians • Home protection discount program available • Senior citizen discounts available • Two year warranty on plumbing repairs, installations, and drain cleaning* *Restrictions Apply Let "The Duck Team" keep your home's plumbing system in top working condition.


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Service Area

  • Hammond
  • Valparaiso
  • Michigan City
  • Dyer
  • Gary
  • La Porte
  • Crown Point
  • Leroy
  • Hobart
  • Saint John
  • Merrillville
  • Portage
  • Schererville
  • Hebron
  • Munster
  • Lansing
  • Boone Grove
  • Lowell
  • Crete
  • Griffith
  • Glenwood
  • Thornton
  • Chesterton
  • Beverly Shores
  • Wheeler
  • Cedar Lake
  • Lake Station
  • See All >

Services Offered

  • Clear Sewer Main
  • Faucets, Fixtures and Pipe Repair
  • Water Heater Install
  • Water Heater Repair
  • Gas Piping
  • Clear Drain Clog or Blockage
  • Sump Pump or Foundation Drain Install
  • Sump Pump Repair
  • Tankless Water Heater Install
  • Sewer Main Install or Replace
  • Drain Line Breakage Camera Locate
Septic Tanks & Wells
  • Septic Tank Clean or Pump
  • Well Pump Repair

Areas of Expertise

  • Faucets / Fixtures / Pipes
  • Sump Pump Replacements and Repairs
  • Drain Cleaning / Sewer Main Clearing
  • Water Main and Sewer Main Replacements
  • Water Heater Installations and Repairs

Product Brands Used

  • Delta
  • Rheem
  • Viega
  • Wolverine Brass, Inc.
  • Gerber, State

Quick Facts

Business Hours
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  • Warranty Description: 1-2 years (Residential)
  • Warranty Offered
  • Trip Charge
  • Credit Cards Accepted


In Business Since: 1950
State Licensing
Trade: Plumbing Contractor
License #: 055-019996
Expiration: 09-30-2019
Trade: Plumbing Corporation
License #: CO19400019
Expiration: 12-31-2019
Trade: Plumber-Master
License #: 058-121997
Expiration: 04-30-2020
Trade: Plumbing Contractor
License #: PC19300047
Expiration: 12-31-2019
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Business Overview

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because its in our blood! Downing Plumbing is a family business spanning 3 generations. .

We started in this industry in 1950.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated


Downing Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

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Review by in Porter, IN
They charge you for a quote
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Review by in La Porte, IN
Great work and gave great advice!
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4.0   |  
Did the work to my satisfaction, they are on the pricey side
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5.0   |  
Tec was on time did excellent job would use this company again
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Review by in Schererville, IN
Tec that serviced us was very professional. He was also very friendly. He took the time to explane everything he was going to do. Plus how long the job would take. I would hire him again anytime. Bob! he spelled his name backwards. lol. Thank you Downing. Great Job.
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5.0   |  
Excellent work and fast service. The replacement parts are high quality, but on the pricey side. The service call and labor was great pricing. The employees are very respectful. I will recommend them to others and in the future I will call them for other plumbing issues.
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They came out and did a wonderful job replacing parts for our toilet there employees were very respectful

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Review by in Michigan City, IN
Know their job.but a bit pricey.

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