5 Fall Plumbing Maintenance & Winterizing Tips

It happened just like that, summer is over, the air is feeling cooler, days are getting shorter and leaves are slowing starting to fall. You may even find yourself using an extra blanket at night time and sending the kids to the bus in jackets. Fall is here! It’s likely you aren’t giving much thought […]

Choosing the Right Dishwasher for You

Finding the right dishwasher can be a daunting experience. Given that the average dishwasher will last about 9-12 years it’s important to consider not just what type of dishwasher looks best in your home but also elements such as price, durability, energy efficiency, and more. Luckily we have a handy chart below and if you’re not […]

How to Ensure Proper Exterior Drainage

Now that the neighborhood pool is closed, buses are rolling in and the air is feeling slightly more crisp you might be ready for fall, but is your house? Did you know the shift from summer to fall is a big transition for your home’s drainage system? Responsible for providing clear passageway for any water […]

“Flushable” Wipes Aren’t as Flushable As You Think

It’s one of the most overlooked problems in plumbing and our technicians are all to familiar with the scenario: flushable wipes clear the toilet after the flush so users think “great, they ARE flushable”. But those same wipes are often the source of drain clogs further down sewer line and the problem builds over time.  […]

We’re Hiring Experienced Plumbing Technicians!

WE’RE HIRING EXPERIENCED PLUMBING TECHNICIANS Compensation: Paid Bi‐Weekly. Amount is determined by experience. Employment type: full‐me 40+ hours guaranteed     Robinson’s Plumbing Service is a professional plumbing company looking for someone dependable to join our team! We take pride in our technicians always presenting a clean, neat appearance and who consider their work a craft. We expect that technicians are able to communicate problems […]

Nominate Robinson’s Plumbing for Richmond’s Best Plumbing Service in 2017!

We love our customers and as our reviews show, they love us, but wouldn’t it be great to share our industry leading service with your family and friends. When it comes time for their plumbing emergencies we want them to know who to call. The Richmond Times Dispatch is searching for the best Richmond area […]

4 Things to Think About When Remodeling Your Bathroom

Upgrading your bathroom can seem like a daunting task. Once you’ve started the process, getting the bathroom of your dreams can be confusing, especially since the plumbing fixtures are often the last thing to be installed, yet they are the first things that should be selected. Seems backwards, right? The rough plumbing that goes in […]

Save Money by Upgrading Your Appliances

Looking to cut down your monthly utility bills? Did you know you can save money by decreasing your energy usage and help the environment at the same time?  Fortunately, saving money and helping the environment often go together.  If you still have appliances made in the 1990s or earlier, it is probably time to consider replacing […]

Nominate Robinson’s Plumbing for RTD The Best 2017!

There’s no doubt about it – YOU are the reason we enjoy what we do. But we want everyone in Richmond to know who to call when they have plumbing issues. The Richmond Times-Dispatch is looking for the best businesses in the area that do a great job and care about their customers, and they […]

12 Tips to Prepare Your Indoors & Outdoors for Independence Day

In addition to celebrating our country’s independence, what comes to mind when you think about July 4th? Fireworks, barbeques, outdoor fun, hosting family and friends—all things good and festive. If you’re planning to have a get together at your home this upcoming holiday, do yourself a favor by making sure your plumbing system and appliances […]

Got A Gurgling Sink?

Ignoring funny noises coming from your drain is not something you should do. Any time a gurgling noise is heard coming from a kitchen or bathroom drain it needs to be investigated. Many people think if water is draining, then the drain noise is probably no big deal. The truth is it could be a […]

Get Your Grill & Home Ready for Memorial Day Celebrations

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer—and it’s right around the corner! But while you’re gearing up for celebrations and backyard barbeques, don’t forget to think about the strain this time of year puts on your home’s plumbing system. Anything can happen when you pair fun in the sun with a houseful of family […]

3 Things to Consider When Installing a Gas Line

Gas can be used for several different applications in your home including hot water heaters, stoves, ranges, and even some dryers. Many homeowners prefer gas as a heat source because it tends to be less expensive per unit, cleaner burning, more responsive to adjustments, and gives off a more localized source of heat. Propane or […]

5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Appliances

Appliances are expensive and knowing how long they last can help plan for the unexpected expense of replacing them and making sure you get your money’s worth. More expensive appliances don’t necessarily last longer than their cheaper ones, but different features can affect the lifespan of your appliances. Here’s a list of the average life expectancy […]

Retrieving Jewelry Lost Down the Drain

One of your valuables slips down the sink drain with the blink of an eye… Suddenly, you’re faced with a major plumbing emergency. The cherished engagement ring you removed to scrub the dishes, the diamond stud you unknowingly brushed out of your earlobe or that elegant bracelet that slid right off your wrist…it happens to […]

Water Heater Trouble? Signs it’s Time to Replace

When you think of your plumbing system and water supply, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Many would say the hot water heater. This residential plumbing powerhouse is the 2nd highest energy consuming appliance in the home, and accounts for nearly 25% of your energy bill, per the DOE. Age is one of […]

Why is Seasonal Maintenance Important for Plumbing Systems?

We know as well as you—homeownership is a labor of love that requires ongoing upkeep. Whether you’re a first-time homeowner, or have performed your own maintenance for longer than you care to remember, the work you put into your home can take a physical and financial toll. The key to a healthy, safe, comfortable home […]

How to Solve Low Water Pressure Problems

Low water pressure can be a problem that makes the most routine tasks difficult.  Ever shower, wash dishes or try to fill a glass with water and the fixture only manages to trickle?  If you’ve battled with low water pressure, you understand the inconvenience it can cause.  Luckily, there are a number of methods to […]

Concealing Ugly Plumbing Problems

Plumbing is an integral part of your home, but it’s certainly not the most attractive.  Things like exposed pipes, drains and bulky tanks can quickly turn what would otherwise be a relaxing bathroom or cozy living space into an eyesore.  Although there’s not much you can do to rid your home of these unsightly components, […]

Safeguard Your Home & Save Money With These Summer Vacation Tips

Summer is a time to ditch the everyday grind to enjoy a few days, or weeks, out of the office. The sun is shining and the beaches, the amusement parks, and friends & family are calling. Whether you hit the road for a two-week beach retreat with extended family or you take the weekends to […]

Summer Water Conservation Tips

When summer rolls around, everyone gets excited about the warm weather, outdoor activities, vacation, and other summertime fun. With that boost in activity comes an increased need for your everyday resources–things as simple as food, electricity, and water! If you’re not paying attention, it probably won’t seem like you’re using much more water than normal […]

Five Water Heater Options For 2016

Today’s world is all about options. No matter what you’re buying or using, you have to weigh the different options that are available and the price tags associated with them. That holds true for water heaters as well. Your specific needs should determine the exact water heater options you choose, but the first step is […]

6 Common Tankless Water Heater Problems Solved

Tankless hot water heaters can be a great investment for your home or office. Newer versions are very efficient and can save you money if set up properly. Although it’s less common, there are some potential issues that could arise if something isn’t working properly within the unit. Here are six of the more common […]

Currently Hiring Plumbing Technicians

Would you like to join our team? Robinson‘s Plumbing Service is a professional plumbing company looking for someone DEPENDABLE to join our team! We take pride in our technicians always presenting a clean, neat appearance who consider their work a craft and are able to communicate problems clearly with our customers. A prime candidate must […]