1. Tips on Buying a Toilet

    Toilet Purchasing Tips From Your Friends at Robins Plumbing   As you can imagine, over the last 22 years we have inspected, installed, and repaired thousands of toilets. That being said, I may have a thing or two to say on the subject. Toilets, when considering their anticipated lifespan, are a…Read More

  2. How to Buy a Shower Valve

      What You Need to Know When Buying a Shower Valve Is it time to update your old bathroom? Then it’s certain that your plumbing fixtures are something to take into consideration. A common request from clients is to update their bathrooms with brand new fixtures, but oftentimes they have alrea…Read More

  3. 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 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…Read More

  4. 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

  5. The Truth About Chemical Drain Cleaners

    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 drain cleaners can do an i…Read More

  6. 4 Tips to Fix Low Pressure at Your Faucets

      Just because a faucet in your home has low water pressure it 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! Angle Stops are in the "On" Position  A common cause of reduced pressure for kitchen and bath…Read More

  7. How To 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 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 it? Your dis…Read More

  8. What Not to Throw 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 fast food…Read More