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Welcome to John Burns Plumbing - Morganton's Favorite Plumber

Faucets dripping? Pipes leaking? Water Heater giving you trouble?


John Burns Plumbing - located in Morganton, NC - has over 40+ years of experience. We proudly serve Morganton, Hickory, Marion - Burke County, Catawba County, and McDowell County.

Do you have a faucet with broken, worn out, or corroded parts?

Just give us a call and we'll have it repaired in no time at all!

Our Plumbing Services


Service Calls

Call John Burns Plumbing today for prompt service! (828)430-1455 John Burns Plumbing serves the greater Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, McDowell, and Ruther...


Leaks and Repair

John Burns Plumbing can fix just about any kind of leak, household, or commercial! Sinks, Faucets, Water Heaters, etc, not working properly? Call John...



John Burns Plumbing specializes in a multitude of installation services including: Faucets & Plumbing Fixtures Installation, Garbage Disposal Insta...



John Burns Plumbing also specializes in providing Commercial Plumbing Solutions for Businesses. Call John today for a free quite or service cal...

Our Plumbing Customers Trust Us To Get The Job Done.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

“Mr. Burns has efficiently repaired a couple of plumbing issues and replaced my downstairs toilet, as I originally requested. He’s efficient, knows his trade, and a pleasure to be around."

~Matlida Patrick

"John Burns is a very prompt and professional person. I would highly recommend him for any of your plumbing or heat pump repairs or diagnostics."

Michael McAninch

"John, the owner of John M Burns Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning is always a pleasure to deal with. Friendly and professional 100%. I would recommend John M Burns Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning for anyone in the need of a plumbing contractor in the Morganton, NC area. Thanks John!"

Charlie Wohlers

"John arrived at the exact time he said he would, worked really hard to identify the problem, worked for an hour and a half and gave us an excellent deal on the job. Highly recommended."

Chris Kirby

"John did an excellent job replacing a 50 year old air conditioning system with a reasonably priced efficient heat pump system."

Al Bormuth


"I had several plumbing projects that I had postponed because I never could manage to be here at a plumbers convenience. John came the day after I called, worked all day, and charged me a reasonable fee for a job well done."

Kelly Treiber

"John is a very experienced plumber. I had him install a Takagi tankless water heater. He did a great job. Thanks John!"

Michael Fowlers

"I have known John about three years now and would definitely recommend his services. He is professional, reliable, and reasonably priced."


"John is a true professional who does excellent work at a reasonable cost. He is very reliable and is always willing to go the extra mile to satisfy his customers. I would definitely recommend him as he did a great job for us."


Meet John M Burns - Master Plumber & Veteran

John M Burns
License #28847

John M Burns is Master Plumber with over 40 years of experience. John is a Licensed Plumber skilled in providing: 

  • Faucets & Plumbing Fixtures Installation 
  • Water Filter Installation
  • Garbage Disposal Installation
  • Garbage Disposal Repair 
  • Drain Cleaning
  • Plumbing Fixtures Installation
  • Plumbing Fixtures Repair
  • Plumbing Re-Piping
  • Plumbing Services 
  • Toilet Repair, Installation & Unclogging 
  • Vanity Installation
  • Water Heater Inspection
  • Water Heater Installation
  • Water Heater Repair
  • Water Heater Services

I am a Vietnam Veteran having served in the Air Force during that conflict. Married with two children and one grandchild. We also have two fur babies who make us laugh everyday. We love camping, boating, biking, and hiking in the mountains. 

I have been in the plumbing business for over 40 years becoming a Master Plumber in New Jersey before eventually moving to Morganton 11 years ago.

I do repairs and installation of faucets, toilets, water heaters, and re-pipe homes. I offer you prompt and courteous service. Remember, an experienced plumber will save you time and money.  

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