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Manchester Plumbing, Remodeling, Electrical & Heating Tips

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Who is Rapid Service? We're a local, small home services business in Columbia, CT that's GROWING! We're building a company with an eye toward a long future for our customers and our employees. We provide both repair and installation service for plumbing, heating, and electrical systems. All of our work is completed with the highest regard for quality, value, and customer satisfaction. We offer homeowners: Highly skilled plumbing, heating, and electrical technicians Live customer service...

Quick Tip: Ceiling Water Leaks

I have ceiling leaks! Whew - what a ride we've been on the last couple weeks! From days of below freezing temps, and snow storms to a crazy Spring-like thaw. Your local Hebron CT plumber has been busy repairing burst pipes and frozen water lines. Now that we're on the warm weather side, we're getting a lot of calls for water leaks in the ceiling. We'll explain how to tell if you need to call a plumber or a roofer. Call a plumber if... You had no water during the deep freeze. The pipes probably...

Pro Plumber Advice: Prevent a Frozen Pipe

Protect your home and family Frozen pipe repair is the most common winter plumbing service we provide in Columbia CT. Burst pipe repair closely follows. Your local professional plumber has some tips to avoid both issues. Not having heat or running water isn't an option during subzero weather! What causes a frozen pipe? The water in your home is constantly circulating throughout your home. From your bathroom sink and shower, to your kitchen faucet and dishwasher, the plumbing system is full of...

What Is A Hybrid Water Heater?

What kind of water heater do I have? There are several different types of equipment that heat the water for your home. From your dishwasher and washing machine, to your shower and sinks, a water heater is a work horse. We'll discuss the differences between a standard, wall-hung, and hybrid water heater. A standard unit is usually located in your basement. Sometimes, it will be in a utility closet. It's about 4 feet tall and shaped like a cylinder. It will use either gas, oil, or electricity to...

How to Avoid an Embarrassing Plumbing Emergency

Ho, ho...oh no! Anything regarding bodily functions generally falls into the embarrassing category. Mix a plumbing emergency in with extended family members and it can be downright mortifying. We've been there to get those poor souls out of trouble. Now, we want to help keep our Willimantic CT homeowners red-faced from perhaps a little too much holiday punch, instead of embarrassment from a toilet disaster. New toilet technology Toilets have come a long way since they were invented in 1596....

Well Pump Replacement Service Available

I have no water! While there's never really a good time for your well pump to die, this is probably the WORST time of year for it to go. We understand that not having water isn't an option. We also understand that budgets are tight due to the holiday season. Your local Columbia CT plumber offers financing options to make life a little less stressful. What type of well pump do I have? The two most common well pumps are "jet" or "submersible" types. You have a jet pump if: your well is shallow...

How to Prevent a Burst Pipe

Here comes winter Autumn has been mild so far in Marlborough CT. But we all know how New England weather is. We start the day off in shorts, then need a parka by the end of the day. It's time to think about prepping your home for winter. One of the most common repairs your local plumber does is burst pipe repair. We have some tips on how to prevent frozen and burst pipes. What causes a burst pipe? Before we continue, let's take a moment to understand how a burst pipe happens. When water inside...

Is Your Bathroom Holiday Ready?

The current state of your bathroom With the holiday season right around the corner, it may be time to take a look at the state of your bathroom. Does your grandmother need assistance getting on and off the old rocking toilet you have? Are your faucets looking old and corroded? Is your shower looking a little worse for wear? Now is the time to get those pesky plumbing problems solved! Your local Mansfield CT plumber has everything you need to get your bathroom ready for the holiday season!...

Pro Plumber Advice: Prepare Your Home for Holiday Vacation

Prepare your home before vacation Since we opened our doors 30 years ago, we've seen A LOT of plumbing emergencies. For example, one year, a family went away to Disney for a week. When they came back, their house looked like Elsa's castle. NOT the Disney memory they wanted. Many of the heating and plumbing pipes froze up, then burst. A Rapid Service plumber was able to complete the repairs. There are a few ways this could have been prevented. If you're going away for the holiday, we'd like to...

Prevent A Thanksgiving Plumbing Emergency

Thanksgiving preparations Thanksgiving is that glorious holiday in which we stuff ourselves silly. Perhaps we start with some crackers and cheese, then progress to Swedish meatballs while the turkey finishes up. We load our plates with the main event and all the fixin's. Eventually, we get to dessert as we watch the game or relax on the couch before clean-up. One thing that we shouldn't stuff? The garbage disposal. In your Hebron CT home full of guests, you don't really need to add a plumber,...

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Why Choose Rapid Service

When you need a plumber, electrician or boiler technician in Connecticut, choose Rapid Service and experience their First Class customer care. Providing a red carpet service since 1987.


We will provide you with the full cost up-front - for your ease of mind.


We all expect to be treated with respect when someone visits our home, whether they're a guest or a trades-person.


We'll use our red carpet mats to cover work areas so any mess is contained and kept to a minimum.


We have teams on-call across Connecticut in fully stocked vehicles with spare parts and tools to perform emergency repairs.


We drive vehicles fully equipped with the necessary tools and spare parts to attend to your repair or service on arrival and FAST!


We've been providing a red carpet service since we opened our doors in 1987. Read what people say about us here.

Delighting Customers Every Day

  • My thank you seems so small compared to what you have done for me. Your generosity overwhelms me. the faucet is so attractive - I love it! You made my Christmas really merry.

    S. Bombria

    Thank you!!! Rapid Service did a wonderful job transforming 1920s bathrooms in our house. We cannot say enough about the quality and attention to detail of each of these projects.

    Anthony Power
  • The guys at Rapid Service did a whole "make-over" of my son's bathroom in East Hartford in March, 2014. They did a fantastic job - were there when they said they would be, were easy to contact, completed the job in a reasonable time...

    Sue Rissanen

    I had to call my handyman husband Rapid Service yet again! Andy and his crew are the most professional and down to earth people you will ever meet. My husband and I had a house built seven years ago and have had various issues with water, electrical and heating...

    Lisa M.
  • My wife and I own and operate a Bed & Breakfast in our home in Scotland, CT. For a number of years we have used Rapid Service for all our electrical, plumbing, and heating needs. Most recently we had Rapid Service replace a malfunctioning kick heater in our Guest Game Room...

    Bruce & Georgia Stauffer

    I had Rapid Service come to my home because there was a saddle valve under my kitchen sink that was about to make a huge mess. I wasn't able to use my filtered water faucet until the repair was made. The technician fixed it AND had a great attitude while he worked. That is a rare thing lately...

    Kevin S.
  • Great work on replacing my well water tank, Andy. You have been giving us highly competent, clean, and courteous service for the past 28 years. You're the best!"

    Gerald Baril

    My wife and I want you to know that we were very satisfied with our bathroom remodeling that Andy performed professionally, carefully and efficiently. The end result is a bathroom that is properly updated, functions perfectly and looks very attractive...

    Curt F. Beck
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Your technician will use our red carpet mats to cover work areas. We also clean up before leaving.

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Friendly Service

Our technicians will treat you with care and respect, providing you a customer service you'll enjoy.