1. Cover photo for blog and video "How to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater"

    How to Extend the Life of Your Water Heater

    Help Your Tank Style Water Heater Live Longer Whether your water heater is electric or gas, proper maintenance and care can make a huge impact on how long it will last. An electric heater has an average lifespan of 6-8 years in the Phoenix area, and a gas water heater isn’t much better averaging 8…Read More

  2. Cover photo for blog and video "Why You Shouldn't Flush Those Feminine Products"

    Feminine Products Should NOT Be Flushed, Here’s Why

    Ladies, ladies, ladies… I know this can potentially be a sensitive subject. Hear me out, woman to woman, because I have great advice for you on how to properly manage our feminie hygiene products. Just because a label reads that it’s “flushable” doesn't always mean that’s the case. This is…Read More

  3. Cover photo for blog and video "Why You Shouldn't Use Chemical Drain Cleaners"

    Chemical Drain Cleaners

    The Truth No One Told You Before you pour that chemical drain cleaner down your sink, tub, or shower, you’ll want to read this-- chemical drain cleaners aren’t for everyone. In fact, they are probably not for you if you live in the Phoenix area and your house is more than 30 years old. Chemical …Read More

  4. Cover photo for blog and video "How to Fix Low Pressure at Your Faucets"

    Fix Low Pressure at Your Faucets

    Just because a faucet in your home has low water pressure doesn’t mean you'll have to call a plumber to fix it. There are a couple of things that you can check to resolve the issue on your own! Find yourself in need of some help? We've got Faucet Repair and Replacement options for you! Adjust Your…Read More

  5. Cover photo for blog and video "How to Clear Up That Smell at the Kitchen Sink"

    Get Rid of a Smelly Kitchen Sink

    After more than 22 years of plumbing in Phoenix, one of the most common questions I get asked by other moms is, "How do I clear up the smell at the kitchen sink?". You know the smell I'm talking about-- kinda funky! The culprit is usually the garbage disposal; but why, and how, do you clean it? Your…Read More

  6. Cover photo for blog and video "What Not to Throw Down Your Disposal"

    Don’t Put These Foods Down Your Disposal!

    I want to start off by clearly stating-- this list may not match what the manufacturer of your disposal says is safe to put down your disposal. For example, Insinkerator brand disposals state that you can put “uneaten fast food” down your disposal (seriously, the fact that they had to put “une…Read More

  7. Water Softeners vs. Water Filters

    If you’re like most homeowners, you want to ensure that your family gets safe, clean water. Unfortunately this is not as easy as it may seem, even in a first-world country like the United States. In fact, over 85% of American homes have water containing high concentrations and contaminants. In thi…Read More

  8. The technician team from Robins Plumbing

    Company Values — They Mean Something to Us!

    Company Values Drive Company Culture It can sound cliché when companies announce their values and tell you that you can trust them. I don’t know about you, but as soon as someone looks to me and says “Trust me,” I immediately start to doubt everything they’re saying. We all want to do busin…Read More

  9. Cover photo: A broken wall, exposing pipes and ductwork behind it

    Emergency Plumbing Leak – What to Do

    4 Moves for an "Oh Sh*t" Moment Shut Off the Water at the Fixture Depending on where the leak is coming from in your home, it may be possible to shut off the plumbing emergency directly at its source. For example, if you have a flooded toilet or leaky faucet, your home’s plumbing fixtures should h…Read More

  10. Cover photo: A shiny brass faucet and handles

    Don’t Let Bad Plumbing Ruin Your Holidays

    I don’t know about you personally, but for me, having family over for the holidays is extremely stressful — during those times, I always feel pressure to make sure everything is perfect. Everything has to be clean, the nice towels have to be out and rolled up just right, the carpets have to be s…Read More