Thomson Plumbing & Heating

Thomson Plumbing & Heating

4.9 (13)
26 hires on HomeGuide
2 employees
32 years in business

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My service stands out excellent honest very good fair prices I don't gouge and you get the best work by the boss me  the owner may I do all the work myself right the first time .

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San Diego, CA 92117
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13 Reviews


  • Charles Meers

    Ken is a pro. Prompt service and got a extra tough job done and done. Even some knowledge transfer kindly enough, to help me make some informed choices moving forward. Can't recommend Ken highly enough!

  • Sherilyn Fagan

    Ken Thomson is a master plumber in every sense of the word. We initially started with replacement of gas lines, but after further investigation (not an upsell, but taking me down under the house so I can eyeball the corrosion) it was clear we needed new sewer lines as well. If you are looking for someone to slap a patch on a big problem and move on, Ken is not your guy! He is a perfectionist, and takes great pride in his work! That was important to us!!! He does high quality, up to code work at an affordable price. "Up to code" is his mantra, and that's what you want! He works neatly, is organized, and treats your house like he's working on his own. Ken is 100% accessible, and gave me daily progress reports. He even corrected previous minor plumbing work because it wasn't done right, at no additional cost to us! Why? "Because I wont tie my work into pipes not up to code". That is the sign of a true professional craftsman! My wife and I have peace of mind knowing all the major plumbing systems (sewer, water, gas) in our place are 100% functional, up to code, can stand up to any inspection, and was less expensive than Bill Ho*e, Anders*n plumbing, the White Gl*ve Guys, and three other vendors! Ken Thomson plumbing was the right choice for us!

  • Jim Castelli

    Ken came to my house on short notice. He arrived in less than 2 hours from our initial call. He was professional, knowledgeable and really cared about the work that needed to be done. He treated me as if I was a family member, doing a difficult job in a meticulous manner. I really appreciate the work that Ken did, his honesty and his very fair price to do the work. If/when I ever need a plumber again, I will only call Ken! Thank you very much Ken!

  • Paul Deluca

    He was very honest great personality and he gets to work done with no callbacks the best Plumber I think I’ve had in a long long time

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What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

Always on always done correctly the first time thank you for your consideration.And my prices are very reasonable. I'm the owner and worker I don't send anybody out in the field I go out in the field that way it's done the right way.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

Went to trade school back in 1979  Darby Montana .Plumbing school graduated worked for years apprenticeship for years journeyman three years masters my name is Kenneth Thomson I've been Plumbing and Heating for 43 years thank you.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

No I don't all plumbing and heating jobs are all different you have to see the job to verify a price it's hard to Price over the phone I go to the house and then I'll give you one price and that's the price you will be paying no higher no lower thank you

How did you get started in this business?

I was always interesting and Plumbing when I was a kid always fold around with the pipes if they were broke and actually corrected the problem so after high school I went to Darby Montana for trade school Plumbing trade school graduated came back to Rhode Island and started working for a company and went on from there

What types of customers have you worked with?

I worked at Junior Seau's House on Mt.Soledad gorgeous house.he's deceased he took me waterskiing gave me shirts had a great time and his wife Gina. Did KennyLogan's house in Hawaii on the big island that was amazing. Did Janet Jackson's house in Rancho Santa Fe she wasn't there the maids in Butler had to let us in.And I can go on a few more but there's not enough to write on this page.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

Finding a 1934 Wrigley spearmint package of gum in a wall in Rhode Island along with some old newspaper they must've dropped it in the wall when they were working and just left it when I remodeled it was there it was amazing and perfect shape and it tasted good no I didn't it.

What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?

I would be very honest with the customer and make sure that I do know the person I am going to give her the name and address and telephone number of my Personal friends that are experts