1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Robins Plumbing logo with phrase "Finally! A Plumber You Can Trust 24 Hours A Day" for blog "What Makes a Great Plumber?"

    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 building a…Read More

  6. Slurry pulled from a blocked toilet tank

    When Salt Water Softeners Break

    It is no secret that we have hard water in Phoenix. In fact, we have some of the hardest water in the country, and it is evident on our shower doors, our glass dishes, our plumbing fixtures and that hard-to-clean crud on our shower heads. Hard water is hard on our plumbing— it isn’t called hard…Read More

  7. A tankless water heater control panel - Robins Plumbing, Inc.

    Four Myths About Electric Tankless Water Heaters

    If you’re considering a tankless water heater for your home or business, consider these four plumbing myths about tankless water heaters before you invest into an upgrade. Presented by Robins Plumbing! Electric Tankless Water Heaters Provide INSTANT Hot Water Myth Busted! Tankless water heaters do…Read More

  8. A clean white kitchen with a water puddle on the floor

    Common Causes of Water Leaks in Phoenix

    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 to …Read More

  9. Closeup of a control knob for a hot water heater

    Hybrid Water Heaters for Vacation Rentals

    Own a Vacation Rental Property? Invest in a Hybrid Today! Hybrid water heaters save money on electricity, putting more money in your pocket every month. As an investor the goal is to create as much profit as possible with your investment. Vacation rentals and Air B&B’s can be a great long-ter…Read More

  10. A burst pipe spraying water onto a city street

    If You Notice These Signs, Call A Plumber ASAP!

    Modern life is fast, and we sometimes go through the day in such a rush that it’s easy to miss what’s going on in our surroundings. Everyone has a litany of necessary things they need accomplish on a daily basis- from making dinner for the family to dropping the kids off at school. When was the …Read More