DRG Plumbing & Heating is proud to be owned in Nanaimo, BC on beautiful Vancouver Island in Canada. We conduct operations in Nanaimo and surrounding areas, including Qualicum Beach, Parksville, Nanoose Bay, Lantzville, Cedar, Ladysmith and Chemainus.

The Who

The Owner is Dustin, a Journeyman Red Seal Plumber and Journeyman Class B Gas Fitter, with over a decade of experience in the plumbing, heating and gas fitting industry. The majority of his is experience is in residential service and renovation, he’s also worked in residential new construction, as well as commercial service and tenant improvement. Dustin spent the first 8 years of his plumbing and heating career in Calgary, AB, Canada. He’s continued his career in Nanaimo and area since relocating back to the Island in 2015.

The What

DRG Plumbing & Heating is a full service plumbing, heating and gas fitting contractor. With a wide array of services offered DRG Plumbing & Heating is here to help. From a simple leak repair to an entire plumbing and heating system installation, we have the knowledge necessary to quickly assess your situation and offer you quality solutions. Years of experience in the residential service industry means you’ll get outstanding customer service, excellent troubleshooting skills, efficiency and honest advice.

The Why

It’s simple, we love what we do! Outstanding value is name of the game, and DRG Plumbing & Heating promises quality workmanship and industry leading materials that last. We’re pleased to offer free no-obligation consultations and estimates tailored to your specific project wants and needs.

DRG Plumbing & Heating takes a lot of pride in what we do and we’d like to show you why.


Work preformed by DRG Plumbing & Heating will meet or exceed all standards and regulations set forth by the City of Nanaimo, the British Columbia Plumbing Code and the Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code.

  • General Liability Insurance
  • WorkSafe BC Coverage
  • Journeyman Red Seal Plumber
  • Journeyman Class B Gas Fitter
  • Fortis BC Trade Ally Network
  • WHIMIS for Workers
  • First Aid Certified
  • Gastite Certified Installer
  • Flash Shield Certified Installer

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Affordable Rates

Hourly Rates

$100 per hour
+ Parts, One-Way Travel & GST

  • Free Consultations
  • Journeyman Workmanship
  • No Hidden Fees
  • No “Callout” or “Dispatch” Fees
  • $150 Minimum Charge

Conventional Gas Water Heaters

40 US Gallon: $1649.95 + GST
50 US Gallon: $2049.95 + GST

    Installation Includes:

  • Disconnect Gas, Vent and Waterlines
  • Remove & Recycle Old Tank
  • Supply & Place New Tank
  • New Inlet and Outlet Connectors
  • New Inlet Valve
  • New Vacuum Breaker
  • New Expansion Tank
  • Reconnect Gas & Vent

Electric Water Heaters

40 Imperial Gallon: $1199.95 + GST
60 Imperial Gallon: $1399.95 + GST

    Installation Includes:

  • Disconnect Wiring and Waterlines
  • Remove & Recycle Old Tank
  • Supply & Place New Tank
  • New Inlet and Outlet Connectors
  • New Inlet Valve
  • New Vacuum Breaker
  • New Expansion Tank
  • Reconnect Wiring

Homeowner Tips

Toilet Flush Valve

Test Your Toilet Flush Valve For Leaks

A leaking flush valve in your toilet will allow a very slow flow of water to pass from the tank to the bowl and down the drain. Often the only […]

Frozen Hose Bib

Prevent Frozen Hose Bibs

A frozen hose bib is never fun. It can lead to extensive and costly water damage and mould issues. In a temperate climate such as Nanaimo’s a frozen hose bib […]

Energy Rebates


There are several plumbing and heating upgrades which may be eligible for a rebate. Rebates are typically offered by your municipality, gas supplier or electricity supplier. Rebates may be in […]

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