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Last update on June 12, 2019
Written by Sophie Pettit

Got a leak? Here’s a list of the best plumbing companies with reliable professionals and a good reputation, in each of the main 10 Dutch cities.

There are many plumbers in the Netherlands, but finding a really good one is never easy. Which plumber can deliver the best and fastest help in flooding, blockage, or unclogging? To help you out, here is a list of the top 10 plumbers, covering every major city in Holland, which boast reliable professionals and a good reputation.

How to find a handyman in Amsterdam and the Netherlands

If you have trouble with your water or electric – a leak, a short, a malfunctioning appliance – or need a repairman in Amsterdam or anywhere else in the Netherlands, Zoofy is a user-friendly online platform (with an English version) that will connect you in a jiffy to qualified home professionals such as:

  • electricians
  • plumbers
  • heating specialists
  • appliance repairmen
  • painters
  • carpenters
  • exterminators
  • locksmiths
  • roofers
  • gardeners
  • and all other sorts of repair- and handymen.

Top 10 plumbers in the Netherlands’ main cities

Amsterdam: The Ontstoppingskoning

This is the king of all plumbers with a speciality in unclogging. Their site also provides English information about their services. They do all types of plumbing, ranging from unclogging drains and fixing leaking pipes, to more complex repairs that require specific machines and equipment. The company is certified by Dutch law and legislation, and their friendly team of professionals speak fluent English. They also offer 24/7 service and immediate action on emergency calls, and provide a specified invoice before they get to work, meaning there are no unexpected costs at the end of the job.

Rotterdam: Loodgieter Rotterdam

This highly rated firm specializes in repairing and replacing defective central heating boilers, unclogging, and remedying leaks. They have more than 15 years of experience in the plumbing market, and are fully certified. Their team of highly skilled plumbers are on hand 24/7 to offer advice and carry out repairs, and they will communicate with you in advance to let you know the costs, so there are no unexpected expenses later on. As well as providing plumbing work, they also offer installation and other maintenance services relating to pipes and equipment that provide water, electricity, and gas.

The Hague: Loodgietersbedrijf L. Baas

Operating under the guidance of inspired craftsman Leo Baas, who has more than 10 years of experience as a plumber, this company offers a 24-hour emergency service, and deals with all manner of cloggings, leakages, and other plumbing issues, as well the installation of central heating, boilers, and solar panels. Offering top customer service, Leo tries to answer all emails within 24 hours and is available all day via his mobile phone (number 06-49757331). For urgent matters he will try to be with you as soon as possible to solve the problem, and can make you a quotation, so you know beforehand what the costs of the job will be.

Utrecht: Loodgieters & Verwarmingsbedrijf Koeleman

Founded over 50 years ago, this company has a great reputation in Utrecht. Besides plumbing, they also specialize in the installation and repair of heating, central heating, and roofing. They work for both individuals and contractors, housing associations, and municipalities throughout the province, and have therefore accumulated an enormous amount of experience in the field of new construction, renovation, and expansion of residential and commercial buildings. If you are planning to renovate your bathroom, they provide toilets, washbasins, showers, faucets and ceramics, as well as sanitary installations for the disabled. A full quote will be given to you beforehand.

Eindhoven: Loodgieter Eindhoven

This professional and experienced team of plumbers have a sterling reputation in Eindhoven, receiving top customer reviews based on their fast service and reasonable fees, which they will quote upfront. They specialize in blockages, leaks, and everything to do with central heating boilers. They provide customer support and repairs around the clock, and once you have made an appointment, they will ensure that a plumber comes to your home, who is already in your area, to get the job done. They even have a helpful blog with information and advice on how to identify and solve problems around the house before they become a major issue.

Tilburg: Kees van Dooren

Kees van Dooren has been a household name in Tilburg for 40 years, and provides plumbing services, as well as help with water pipes, central heating systems, solar boilers, and solar panels. In addition to supplying these products, the company also offers assembly and maintenance on location – both at home and at the office. As well as providing general repairs and maintenance, their team of nine skilled professionals offer bathroom renovations and adjustments, and solve problems relating to gas or water pipes, sewer systems, gas fires, dishwashers, and more. They also offer advice and installation of sustainable and cost-effective energy solutions, such as wood-fired central heating boilers, heat pumps, solar boilers, and solar panels.

Almere: ABC Loodgieters

ABC Loodgieters is one of the most highly rated plumbers in the Almere area. The company focuses on the installation and maintenance of sanitary installations, roofing, lead and zinc work, rainwater drainage, sewerage work, and unblocking, among other things. They have a flat rate of only € 55 per hour (excluding VAT) and do not charge any travel costs if you live in Almere or Amsterdam. They also have most items in stock from the Nefit, Atag, Remeha, and Agpo brands, which means they can usually rectify faults immediately. They can also discuss and implement the design of your bathroom with you, taking care of the delivery and connection. This includes the removal of old plumbing and customising facilities for the elderly and disabled.

Groningen: Loodgieter Groningen

This Groningen-based plumbing company prides itself on its speed of service, promising to arrive on site to attend urgent matters within 30 minutes, and claiming to resolve more than 80% of all failures on the same day, evening, or night. Working 24 hours a day, 356 days a year, the team of experienced plumbers deal with customers needing solutions for leaks, floods, blockages, no hot water, odor nuisance, or gas smell. They deliver tailor-made solutions for every customer, and can be reached at any time of the day (number 050-2069026). They use the most modern tools and equipment to detect leaks and/or clogs too.

Breda: Loodgietersbedrijf Clerx BV

Co-owned by experienced plumbers Frans Hereijgers and Jean-Paul Clerx, this company takes care of all manner of installations, repairs, and maintenance in the home. This covers everything from dealing with leaks and blockages, to renovating bathrooms and installing central heating systems. They also supply and install custom-made roof gutters, roof coverings, and rainwater drains, and can create beautiful facades and roof renovations. Over the years they have assembled a construction team, and now work together with a tiler, plasterer, carpenter, and painter to provide customers with a complete service. They also promise to transform your entire bathroom within just three weeks.

Nijmegen: W. van Sonsbeek, Loodgieters & Installateurs

This father-and-son duo provide high-quality plumbing and installation services, operating from their central business premises in Nijmegen. They work on projects large and small, from fixing leaks and replacing gutters, to installing large-scale central heating systems and renovating bathrooms. Van Sonsbeek also belongs to the select group of Dutch companies that are still able to produce the most attractive ornaments, roof coverings, and cladding from materials such as copper, lead, and zinc. They offer construction and repair of your gas and water supply and all jobs relating to the field of plumbing, sewerage, and roofing.