Your Local Plumbing Experts

Experience why your neighbors in Tampa and nearby cities in Florida trust Forthright Plumbing for all their plumbing needs! 


EXCELLENT service!! Called Ricky and he and Brandon came that same day. Our kitchen sink was stopped up and he unclogged it within an hour. They both had a great personality and Ricky was very informative about the situation. He walked us through everything. You could tell he really cared. It was so nice to be able to use my sink again. Thank you so much!

Mason B, Tampa FL

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The Plumbers You Can Trust

We are a family-owned and operated business located in the Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa, FL. We are licensed & insured. From our inception, our vision has been to build a company around the values of quality, integrity, and reliability. We believe doing business should be simple. This means when you hire us to be your plumber, we will provide an up-front price to complete your repair or project. We stand by our work, offering a warranty on each project completed. Whether you are dealing with a pesky leak or preparing for a remodel, please consider us on your next plumbing project. But don’t take it from us... read what your neighbors in Tampa are saying about our services

Here’s how it works: Click on one of the buttons on this website to get in touch with us directly. Tell us what plumbing service you require, or the problem you’re dealing with. We will provide you with an upfront quote and ensure you know the price before coming out. When it comes to completing your project, we’ll make the entire process smooth for you. Our plumbers are punctual, friendly, and easy to communicate with. And before we leave, we’ll make sure you are satisfied with our work. 

Tap on one of the buttons below to speak with an expert about your plumbing needs — or, scroll down to see more of our services! 

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"This was the second service call because we were so pleased with the first call to swap out our water heater. This time Ricky hooked up our new sink, dishwasher, disposal and water line to the refrigerator which were all rearranged due to a kitchen remodel. His confident attitude was refreshing, he was on time, he worked swiftly, and his handiwork was clean and neat and most importantly... worked! He is my go-to plumber and I highly recommend."
Karen J, Tampa FL
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Plumbing Services

Whether you’re looking for a simple repair or a new look for your bathroom, our plumbing technicians can help. Take a look at our most popular services below: 

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Fixture Replacement & Repair

Our plumbers are available to service or replace your current plumbing fixtures, including toilets, bidets, faucets, shower valves, and more.

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Drain Cleaning & Sewer Repairs

We understand the frustration of having a backed-up drain. Whether it is a sink, toilet, or the entire house, our plumbers have the equipment and expertise necessary to break through any clog.

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Bathroom Remodels & Additions

Our specialty! We love to turn broken-down bathrooms into beautiful spaces for comfort and relaxation.

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Natural Gas & Propane

Did you know that plumbers are responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining propane and natural gas systems in Florida? Our plumbers are certified and can install gas systems for your water heater, stove, pool heater, barbeque grill, and more.

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Water Heaters

Whether your water heater is leaking or needs maintenance, our plumbers are experts in water heaters. Ask us about the newest technology in water heating – tankless water heaters!

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Re-Pipes & Pipe Repairs

Although most plumbing systems last an average of 40-70 years, it is inevitable for some systems to fail. In most cases, a repair is sufficient to restore the system to proper order. Sometimes the damage is widespread, and a full re-pipe is needed. We have a professional team ready to re-pipe your home and restore service in a matter of days, not weeks.

Full List Of Services

  • New Construction
  • Plumbing Repair
  • Plumbing Installation
  • Re-Pipes
  • Sewer Replacement
  • Gas Piping
  • Drain Replacement
  • Water Heater Repair
  • Water Heater Replacement
  • Drain Cleaning
  • Backflow Installation
  • Leaking Pipes
  • Bathroom Remodels
  • Slab Leaks
  • Plumbing Service
  • Faucet Repair
  • Faucet Replacement
  • Shower / Tub Repair
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"I used Forthright Plumbing to re-pipe my entire home. Ricky did a great job removing the old cast iron/galvanized pipes and replacing with PVC. I was a bit concerned that my concrete driveway right on top of the main line would be an issue. Ricky’s expertise came into play redirecting the main line to the side of my driveway and only having to cutout a small section for the new line. Once repaired, it doesn’t even look like my driveway was touched. Not only was Ricky’s price tough to beat in comparison to other companies, but I felt relieved knowing he was the one doing the work and I can tell he takes great pride in his work."
Dan S, Tampa FL
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Meet The Team

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Ricky Cox

President of Forthright Plumbing LLC

Licensed Master Plumber

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Kary Cox

Office Manager

Vice President

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Brandon Thompson

Apprentice Plumber

Plumbing Videos

Take a look at some of our recent plumbing project videos below — or see more of our work in project showroom:

Our Promise To You

As an owner-operated business, if you are ever dealing with a problem, we promise that you can reach out to us directly for help. We offer a warranty on all repairs and installations. We make sure to complete the job correctly the first time — and we stand by our work!

Google Map of Forthright Plumbing LLC 1915 W Waters Ave
  • Forthright Plumbing LLC
  • 1915 W Waters Ave, #27
  • Tampa, FL 33604
  • State License #CFC1430270
  • Email Us
  • Hours: 
  • Mon-Sat: 8:00am-6:00pm
Service Areas:
  • Tampa, FL
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Lutz, FL
  • Temple Terrace, FL
  • Seminole Heights, FL
  • Oldsmar, FL
  • South Tampa, FL