Plumbing Repair – Leaks

Leaks in your household plumbing can be a small nuisance or a major headache. The trick is to catch small leaks and get plumbing repairs done before they evolve into costly property damage.

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Small Leaks that Need Repair

You probably see them from time to time, a leak from a faucet handle or shut off valve to the toilet or washing machine. It may just be a few drops of water so you don’t think much of it. However these small leaks can be signs that components in the hardware are about to fail. When the hardware fails, it can mean a leak that if not repaired, allows water to flow and ruin drywall, flooring, and much more. Contact Robinson’s Plumbing Service to repair plumbing leaks before they grow into full blown problems.

Water Spot on your Ceiling or Wall?

If you see a spot on your ceiling that can’t be explained, it is often due to the plumbing above. Pipes and connections in upstairs bathrooms can leak and drip (or gush) onto the drywall of the ceiling. Enough water will begin to show through, and when it is first noticed is the time to call a plumber. Don’t wait until the leak grows into a major problem. Even a small leak can mean water soaking the sheet rock and then grow mold and fungus, a hazard if you are breathing the air in your home.

Clear Plumbing Emergencies

If you come home to standing water on your floor from a dishwasher, refrigerator water connection or washing machine– you have a plumbing emergency. The primary concern is to turn off the water. You may not be able to turn off the appliance if it is leaking from a broken pipe, tube or hardware. You may need to turn off all water to your home at the main shut off valve. In most homes the main water shut off valve is just inside the crawl space door. If you cannot find it, call us and we can help you. Call Robinson’s Plumbing Service for emergency plumbing repairs:

Richmond 804-794-0918
Charlottesville 434-244-2989

We operate 24/7 and always have a plumber on call nights, weekends and holidays.
Even Superbowl Sunday.