The El Defensor Chieftain Reader’s Choice for best plumber is Socorro’s Bar J Plumbing, where great customer service begins the moment you call them.

Bar J Plumbing has been family-owned and operated since 1998 and provides master-plumber-certified services for both commercial and residential customers in Socorro County and the surrounding area.

Prompt, courteous service and quality work is the motto at Bar J Plumbing, where they continually keep up with modern technology.

Bar J Plumbing’s highly trained technicians can pinpoint the exact cause of the problem with a video line inspection that uses a real-time camera inside water lines. In the event of recurring issues, Bar J also keeps digital files that are used to get their customers flowing once again quickly.

Bar J specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, new construction plumbing, water heaters, water flow restrictions, home plumbing inspections (for home sales), and drain cleaning.

Got a tricky faucet repair?

Bar J’s ability to install and repair any fixtures, including Rinnai, Ruud, Toto, Kohler, Delta, American Standard, Moen, Grohe, and more, has their customers covered.

With an A+ Better Business Bureau rating, Bar J Plumbing has a reliable free estimate for customers for various services, including water softeners, sump pumps, broken pipes and lines, natural gas, garbage disposals, sprinkler systems, mercury tests, red-tag repairs and more.

Bar J Plumbing is located at 607 Market Road in Socorro, and their phone number is 575-835-2708; visit them online at