Des Moines Metro's Most Trusted Name in Plumbing

Plumbing Service That's True to the Golden Rule

Like most Iowa homeowners, the Golden Rule team considers the Des Moines Metro to be the heart of the state. Many of our plumbers call the area home, and we treat our fellow homeowners with respect as we do for all of our customers.

As a family-run, local home services company that goes back over 20 years, we want you to feel cared for when you contact us. We live up to our values daily by promising the fastest response times, highest standards, and the most honest plumbing services in the Des Moines Metro and the surrounding areas.

Our Services

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Water Heater Repairs & Inspections

Got a tank or tankless water heater in need of a repair or inspection? Contact Golden Rule!

We know that water heater repairs are urgent and often happen at inopportune times, so we provide extended service hours until 7pm Monday to Friday, and we promise to arrive faster than any other plumbing company. Our plumbers can repair any brand or model of water heater in just one visit to your home.

Not only do we have the fastest response time in the Des Moines Metro area, but we also have some of the best guarantee protections in the state.

Popular water heater repair & inspection services in the Des Moines Metro include:

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Water Heater Installations

Is your tank or tankless water heater on its last leg? Contact Golden Rule for a brand new installation as early as the same day you call.

Our experienced plumbers have installed hundreds of residential water heater systems for Des Moines Metro homeowners every year for the past 20 years. We arrive at your home with vehicles fully stocked with a range of popular tank or tankless water heater models to ensure fast same-day installations.

What's more, we provide excellent financing options (as low as 0% for up to 5 years!) and some of the best guarantees in the Des Moines Metro area for our water heater installations.

Popular water heater installation services in the Des Moines Metro include:

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Water Quality & Pipe Services

A burst pipe can cause severe water damage to your home and possessions. Meanwhile, mineral buildup in your water can take a toll on plumbing fixtures and your household's hair and skin. Golden Rule promises to have that pipe repaired or replaced, and we can also install a water softener in just a few hours.

Regardless of your plumbing issue, our plumbers have seen it all. They are licensed and trained in-house, and they have the skills, training, and tools needed to efficiently and reliably fulfill your every request.

Popular water quality installations & pipe repair services in the Des Moines Metro include:

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Is a broken sump pump giving your problems? We'll inspect your sump pump and diagnose any issues that need repair or replacement. Not to mention we can repair or replace any sump pump model on the market, and we'll provide you with 24/7 emergency support during a flood.

Is a clogged drain causing your sink, tub, or toilet to back up? Our expert drain specialists can locate and remove clogs from a secondary drain in just under an hour on the same day that you call.

Give us a call and see why we're the highest-rated plumbing company in the Des Moines Metro.

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Kitchen & Bath Fixture Services

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Want to install a new bath, shower, faucet, or sink to fit your design vision? Or maybe you need a toilet repair or garbage disposal replacement? Contact Golden Rule. Our expert plumbers will arrive on the same day that you call us. We'll review with you a wide range of new plumbing fixture options to choose from. Once you've decided on a new fixture, we'll get it installed in just a few hours.

Popular kitchen & bath fixture installations or repairs in the Des Moines Metro include:

  • Toilet Repairs & Replacements
  • Bath/Shower Repairs & Replacements
  • Faucet/Sink Repairs & Replacements
  • Garbage Disposal Installations
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Maintenance Plan

Join The Gold Club for Exclusive Year-Round Savings

With our Gold Club Membership maintenance program, you can experience year-round comfort along with priority benefits like:

  • No trip charges
  • Priority service
  • 10% discount on service repairs
  • Ongoing safety inspections
  • And more
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About Us

The Golden Rule:Treat Others How You'd Like to Be Treated

We're a family-owned business committed to living the Golden Rule and delivering the highest quality service in Des Moines.

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Customer Review

Promptly answers & does the job in a timely manner.

Golden Rule promptly answers phone calls, and appointments are made the same or the next day. They stay in contact regarding appointments, and you are sent a photo of the repair person ahead of the appointment. They redirected the sump pump pipeline per city code. Skyler was professional and courteous throughout the time he was working. He listened to my explanations of what changes were required and made helpful suggestions when needed. He finished in a timely manner and checked to make sure everything worked when the job was completed.

—Brenda M. | Des Moines homeowner

Fast, Friendly & Convenient Scheduling in 3 Steps!

  1. Reach out to us: Ready to schedule with Golden Rule? You have more ways than ever to book an appointment. Whether you call or schedule online, our customer service team will have your plumbing service booked in no time.
  2. Get call reminders: Surprises might be fun for birthday parties—but not for plumbing service visits. That's why we always provide courtesy reminders both the day before and the day of your appointment. No waiting around for us or wondering where we are.
  3. Meet your plumber: We'd also want to know who is showing up at our door, which is why we'll text you your plumber's name, picture, and bio on the day of your appointment so that you know who is arriving.

Want even more reasons to schedule with Golden Rule?

  • Real-time location updates when your plumber is on the way
  • SMS text confirmations for your appointment

Golden Rule communicated with me via e-mail, texts, & calls, and each employee was timely & professional.

—Carrie V.

Book With Golden Rule for High‑Quality Plumbing Service in the Des Moines Metro!

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