We’re here for all your plumbing needs

Action Plumbing started in a garage, but over the years we have grown into the largest plumbing team on the Outer Banks: with 7 vans and a fully-stocked store front. We are family run and place a large emphasis on trust and quality. Over the 16 years of business, we have established ourselves to be a detail oriented, caring construction and remodel plumbing contractor. We service the Outer Banks area from Corolla to South Nags Head.


Emergency Service Available

Extensive list of services

Largest OBX service team

Experienced Plumbing Professionals: In Business for over 16 Years

  • My thanks and appreciation for the service you provided thru Luke. He fixed every issue relating to my plumbing needs that were urgent or had accumulated over time with a professional ATTITUDE and helpful spirit. You are blessed to have him and I to have found this company.

    - Darcy, Pine Island
  • Thank you so much for taking the time and all the effort to help our client feel confident in her new home purchase. This is just one way we can say thank you, another is when we can, we will refer business to you!

    - Realtor, Kill Devil Hills, NC
  • Thank you for your quick response to our plumbing problems. The Tech explained everything to us and was very pleasant, knowledgeable and fast acting. We commend Action Plumbing for this service!

    - Ann, Kitty Hawk, NC
  • Thank you for your good service and senior discount. Pleased and install tech was great!

    Jay, Kill Devil Hills, NC
  • Once in a while, I run across a company which stands out as a well-run business, Action Plumbing appears to be such a company. From the first contact, Ashley was quite professional, responsive and customer oriented, she provides the first impression of the company and does very well at that. She sent Andrew to my beach house, he was knowledgeable, efficient and informative about what he had to do. He followed up the next day as promised. Highly recommend Action Plumbing.

    - Lyle, Va Beach, VA
  • Thank you for your quick response and reasonable prices!

    - Wanda, Nags Head, NC
  • As always, great service and we appreciate it greatly!

    - Gil, Hampton, VA
  • Thank you so much for your wonderful services. We love our new kitchen faucet. Nice to have a company we can depend on.

    - Karen, Kill Devil Hills, NC
  • Joe was an outstanding worker and very pleasant. He is a keeper!

    - Ron and Pat, Southern Shores, NC

Our Services

Call us today to schedule a service call. (252) 441-9992

Plumbing Tips and Tricks

  • Plumbing Maintenance Checklist for Homeowners

    When it comes to home repairs, YouTube and other sources on the internet give plenty of step-by-step tips on how to replace a plumbing fixture or repair a leaky toilet. However, there are some repairs that are just better left to an OBX plumbing professional. Gremlins in your house? On the beach we’ve got year-round […]

    Five Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes in Your Home

    Starting out the New Year with below-freezing temps in the Outer Banks can put a damper on the post-holiday spirit.  But even worse than frigid temps outdoors are freezing temps that can harm your indoor or outdoor plumbing. We are outlining our thoughts on preventing frozen pipes on the Outer Banks, whether you live in […]

    What to Do When you Encounter Rusty Water

    Have you ever turned on your shower and were greeted with an unexpected stream of rust-colored water? We expect water coming from our tubs and faucets to be clean and clear, so why are you seeing rust-colored water? If the color and taste of your water has suddenly changed, then it could be possible that […]

  • The Dangers of NOT Winterizing Your Home

    The season has come to an end here on the Outer Banks, and for those of you with vacation homes and investment properties, now is the time to think about preparing your vacant home for the winter months [read more]

    When is Re-Piping Necessary?

    During your daily tasks of cleaning, eating, cooking and bathing, you probably don’t think about how much you count on your plumbing system to work properly. There are a number of factors that affect the condition of your plumbing [read more]

  • The Dangers of Polybutylene Pipes

    If your home or office was built in the 1980’s, it’s likely that polybutylene water pipe was used. It was a popular material because it was a faster and cheaper alternative to copper or PVC pipe. It is suspected that the rate of failure was high in homes with this type of piping because oxidants like chlorine used in municipal water supplies reacts with the pipes and fittings, which then causes the material to scale, flake and become brittle. This can result in breaks or leaks that compromise the integrity of the entire system and could possibly flood your home.

    5 Things You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

    Are you a flushing offender? Do you play by the public bathroom rules or do you ignore the signs? The signs that kindly ask us NOT to flush certain products down the toilet. Just because it goes down the drain, doesn’t mean it is meant to be. Constant use, paired with short water supply and […]

    If Your Garbage Disposal Could Talk

    Whoever invented the garbage disposal was a genius, am I right? It simplifies our lives and provides an easy way to dispose of food scraps. The problem is, not everything should be put down a garbage disposal. If a garbage disposal isn’t used properly, the chances are pretty good that it will break down or […]