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Whether you’re remodelling a kitchen, renovating your bathroom or creating a basement apartment, sooner, or later, you’ll be needing some help with plumbing. Search Google and you’ll be provided with many options for plumbing companies in Peterborough. So how do you choose which plumbing company to call? Here are some important things to consider when hiring a local plumbing company.

Local Experience.

Some plumbing challenges can be associated with the geography of the area. Whether that’s in rural and cottage plumbing, or even in town. As neighbourhoods were being developed in Peterborough, often, the same plumbing company did many, if not most, of the homes in the area. The plumbing materials and techniques common at that time are usually present in a number of homes in the neighbourhood.

A good example of this is the use of Poly-B piping and fittings – once widely used, it is now being removed due to unexpected failure and the potential for damage as a result. Certainly, there are neighbourhoods in Peterborough where our team of plumbers have come across Poly B. Many insurance companies now require homeowners to remove it and replace it with Pex plastic pipe.

The point is – At Doyle Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, we’ve been serving Peterborough and the Kawartha’s for over 25 years. Our team is made up of licensed plumbers and skilled apprentices. We know the region and its challenges as well as we know the trade. Our plumbers have worked on farms, cottages, residential, and commercial customers plumbing systems through-out Peterborough and the Kawartha’s. Whether it’s a historic west end home, a bungalow in the north end, a cottage on Stoney, Clear, Chemong etc.., a farm in Douro, a restaurant on Lansdowne St., or a cottage in Haliburton, we’ve proudly served your neighbours with affordable, responsive plumbing services.

Creativity and Problem-Solving

You may find it surprising to learn that be able to think creatively is a key skill in the plumbing trade! And while not many companies would list this as an important factor, at Doyle Plumbing, we pride ourselves on the skill of being able to assess the plumbing problem, look beyond the obvious, and provide comprehensive solutions. It’s akin to not focusing only on the symptoms, but to seek out the cause.

We encourage our staff of skilled plumbers to work creatively and assist clients with solutions that make sense from both a budget and a system basis. Your plumbing system is an important component of your home and absolutely vital to your enjoyment.

Things like water pressure and water quality are examples where a creative approach can really make the difference. While lime may clog a deteriorating kitchen and cause of poor water pressure, there are many possible causes. A poor pump installation, leaking pressure tank bladder, or numerous other elements may be contributing to the problem. Recognizing the signals of potential issues can often lead to a proper fix that will ensure the efficient operation of your entire home’s water system, and the many components within.

Our plumbers are trained to think creatively about your plumbing issues. Configuring solutions that fit your needs. Our experience supports creativity in superior plumbing services.


Possibly one of the most important things to look for in a plumber is how responsive they are. If you have a plumbing issue you want it dealt with quickly. At Doyle Plumbing we answer ALL calls, night and day. Even in the middle of the night, you will get to talk to a real Doyle staff person who will dispatch an expert plumber immediately. Not a call centre – real Doyle staff who understand plumbing.

Many plumbers are quick to charge premiums for after hour service or on the weekends. But why should you pay the price for a poorly timed emergency? You should look for a plumber who can work on your time. At Doyle Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, we never charge overtime, nor do we charge extra for weekends. We answer all calls. We want to earn your business.

Parts on hand

One big challenge for plumbers is the diversity of issues a plumber can face on a service call. The problem a customer is experiencing may only be a symptom of a more complicated issue. Any plumber may be able to unclog a toilet or repair a small leak but not all plumbers are adequately equipped if the issue is more serious. Or if the scope of the problem was not fully explained when the plumber was requested.

At Doyle Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, we pride ourselves on being able to tackle any plumbing challenge because our team is not only qualified, but they have an extensive supply of parts and equipment to help them get the job done. We have fully equipped our trucks which means if our plumbers need a part or tool to finish the job, it’s likely they have it on hand. Your plumbing issues can be resolved right there, right then.

Whether you need emergency plumbing or are undertaking a plumbing project you need experts. Plumbers that have the experience, creativity in problem-solving, well-stocked service vehicles and who will respond in a timely fashion.

Contact Doyle Plumbing today for all your plumbing needs at 1-877-706-2621. Our plumbers are available 24/7 and we do not charge any overtime or late call fees.

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Thanks so much for sending Jason and Dan for this task. Both were capable and courteous and completed the job in short order.

— Al, Peterborough, ON


Just wanted to let you know that Kirk was at my home to correct a glitch with our tankless water heater - gotta' say, couldn't be happier.

— Mac & Diane, Peterborough, ON


Doyle sent two plumbers to my house to fix a leak in my kitchen. The best work I’ve ever seen, professional and courteous.

— Charles, Durham, ON


We had Doyle’s come to fix our furnace. The office staff are great, the guys work long hours so people like us have heat and don’t freeze!

— Debbie, Peterborough, ON


I’ve struggled with my air conditioning unit at my business for 5 years. The guys at Doyle were helpful and brainstormed several solutions. In the end, they fixed it!

— Becki, Cobourg, ON


AMAZING service… Starting with the first visit when the quote was provided to the QUICK follow up and scheduling of my appointment. Great work.

— Jeffery, Oshawa, ON

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