2016 EBSCO Research Best Pick

James A. Wheat & Sons

1st year as a Best Pick

  • A-Rated
  • Verified License(s)
  • Verified General Liability
  • Verified Workers' Comp

As a family-owned-and-operated company, we strive to provide you with the best service because we are attaching our personal name to that service. Our honest, thoroughly trained, certified technicians pay special attention to each job. We are small enough to know your name, but large enough to handle any problem you have.

Michael Wheat | President

Areas Served:

Washington, DC

  • Services Offered
    James A. Wheat & Sons cleans sewer drains, repairs sump pumps, and installs gas lines, water lines, and sewage ejector pumps. The company also provides a full range of plumbing services, including the repair and replacement of faucets, toilets, sinks, garbage disposals, and water heaters, including tankless water heaters. Along with drain and sewer services, Wheat & Sons offers gas fireplace installations and repairs, home energy evaluations, and air conditioning and heating services.
  • Organizations
    Company founder James Wheat and son Jeffrey have both served as president of the Washington Suburban Master Plumbers Association. Jeffrey currently chairs its plumbing code committee and runs the family-owned business with his brother, Michael.
  • Employee Information
    Field employees undergo drug testing, wear uniforms, and use shoe covers in homes to protect flooring.
  • Licenses

Select Quotes from Customer Interviews

A selection of 433 homeowner reviews:


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They did a sewer line cleanout. They were honest, unlike a previous company that lied about the condition of our sewer line and were trying to set up thousands of dollars of unnecessary work.
James A. Wheat & Sons was very good, and my overall experience with them was positive. They knew what they were doing, they were here on time, and they explained everything to me. The quality of their work was very good; I haven't had a problem since, and everything's held up very well. The workers were very nice and polite. I'd give them an A+.
We had a good experience with James A. Wheat & Sons. They unclogged one of our toilets, and they finished the job in a timely fashion. I would absolutely use them again. They're an A+ company.
James A. Wheat & Sons did a great job. They were courteous to me, and they did excellent work. I would give them an A+.
The technicians from James A. Wheat & Sons were capable. I would grade them as an A.
James A. Wheat & Sons answered all the questions we had, and they were very pleasant. They were on time and very clean, too. When they came in, they were very careful about not ruining anything in the house. I'd give them an A.
The plumber Wheat & Sons sent seemed to know an awful lot. I had multiple jobs, and he took care of them all and advised me of what equipment I should put in. I'm very pleased with his advice. We put in a couple of toilets, and we did some work on our pipes, too. I fully expect to use them again.
It was a positive experience. It's a new house. The previous contractor went out of business, which was a great, wonderful thing for this world. They hooked up almost everything wrong, and James A. Wheat & Sons came and has begun fixing things. Everything's working fine now. I would give them an A+.
I had a positive experience. They ran a gas line. The quality of the work was very good. The workers were perfect. I would use them again. I'd give them an A+. They were on time and did what they said they were going to do.
I hired them to help with the garbage disposal. I'd give them an A+.

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