1. How to Extend the Life of your Water Heater

      How to extend the life of your tank style water heater   Whether your water heater is electric, or gas proper maintenance and care can make a huge impact on how long your water heater lasts.  An electric heater has an average lifespan of 6-8 years in the Phoenix area and a gas water hea…Read More

  2. FEMININE PRODUCTS SHOULD NOT BE FLUSHED AND HERE IS WHY

    For women’s eyes only   Ladies, ladies, ladies.  I know this is a sensitive subject but woman to woman, just because it says it's flushable doesn't always mean it is.  This is a weird subject for me to talk about and write about, but most ladies don’t know that they shouldn’t flush thei…Read More

  3. 4 Tips if you have low pressure at your faucet.

      4 Tips if you have low pressure at your faucet    Cleaning your aerator     If you’re home has a faucet that has low pressure, you may not have to call a plumber to fix it.  There a couple of things that you can check to resolve the issue on your own.   One of the most common caus…Read More

  4. How to clear up the smell at the 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 to clear up the smell at the kitchen sink. You know the smell I'm talking about, kind of funky. The culprit is usually the garbage disposal, but why and how do you clean a garbage dispo…Read More

  5. Tip Tuesday – Things not to put down your garbage disposal

    What not to put down your disposal – according to a licensed plumber   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 …Read More

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    What To Do If You Have An Emergency Plumbing Leak

    How To Shut Off Your Water In Case Of An Emergency Plumbing Repair If you have an emergency plumbing leak, it’s easy to get so get so panicked that it can feel like your first move should be to dial 9-1-1. I want to help you be prepared for something I hope never happens — a major, potentially d…Read More

  7. A Fun Update On Our Building Progress

    It is now official: we have been in our new Robins Plumbing building for a year!  It’s crazy how fast the time has gone. After 14 years of working from my home office, last year we made the leap and purchased a commercial building.  Much like buying a home, it was stressful. We looked at buildin…Read More

  8. Knob controls on the bottom of a hot water heater

    Common Causes Of A Noisy Water Heater

    If you’re wondering why your water heater is noisy, you’re not alone.  If it has always been noisy from day one, you probably don’t have much to worry about, but if noises are new to your water heater it could indicate a problem that needs to be remedied. There are several causes of a noisy w…Read More

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    The Most Common Causes Of Water Leaks In Phoenix

    The Top Three Causes Of Plumbing Leaks In Phoenix Most of us have experienced a water leak here in Phoenix, and some of us have unfortunately experienced the devastation of having a flood due to a plumbing leak.  Plumbing leaks are a leading cause of insurance claims here in Phoenix, which leads me…Read More