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 […]

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 […]

Charlottesville Plumbing Tips: Sewer Line Inspection

Do you have a tub, sink or toilet that is perpetually clogged? Have you tried plunging and even a drain snake, yet the drain remains blocked? It is likely time to call a plumber to handle unclogging the toilet or other drain, because the clog could be in the sewer line, where plungers and drain […]

Frozen Pipe Warning in the News

We have been busy thawing out frozen pipes all over Richmond and Charlottesville. The bitter temperatures are causing pipes to leak, burst and clog. The best way to protect your pipes is take measures to prevent them from freezing. See the NBC news report below, in which Robinson’s Plumbing outlines some easy precautions you can […]

Why Is My Drain Gurgling?

Don’t ignore funny noises coming from your drain. 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 properly, then the drain noise is probably no big deal, but the truth is it could be a warning sign of […]

Gas prices may be down, but hot water prices are going up

Back in April 2010 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a final rule for the energy efficiency regulations of residential water heaters, which takes effect on April 16th, 2015. After April, manufacturers will no longer be able to make the same water heaters that are made now. The new regulations are estimated to save […]

Did You Know We Have a Location in Charlottesville, Virginia?

Robinson’s Plumbing serves the heart of Central Virginia with locations in both Richmond and Charlottesville. If you are a residential home owner or commercial property managers in the area, Robinson’s Plumbing has got you covered. As an award winning plumbing company with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, Robinson’s is a name you […]

3 DIY Tips to Avoid Plumbing Disasters

With regular maintenance from a professional plumber and a few Do-It-Yourself plumbing tips, you can reduce the chances of being hit with a plumbing disaster.  If you have ever experienced a plumbing emergency, you know how terrible they can be.  Together we can take a stand against plumbing disasters!  Here are 3 easy Do-It-Yourself tips […]

Converting Your Propane Grill to Gas

I know what you are thinking, what does a plumbing company know about natural gas lines?  Believe it or not, natural gas installation and repair is one of our specialties.  Not only can we handle gas hot water heater, gas stove, and gas furnace installations, but something people often overlook is how easy it is […]

Once You Go Tankless, You Will Never Go Back

Tankless water heaters are on the rise, whether it be existing homeowner’s upgrading or new homes being built.  Homeowners here in the Richmond, Virginia area are realizing all the benefits of upgrading to energy-saving, tankless hot water. Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters vs. Traditional The main benefits of going tankless are monthly savings, amount of […]

Spring Newsletter

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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. Plumbing Prevention Program: Sign up for a plumbing prevention program and have confidence your plumbing is inspected and serviced to stay in […]

Welcome Melissa | Client Care Representative

Melissa Lewis – Client Care Representative Melissa joined Robinson’s as a customer care representative in November 2013. Originally from right here in Chesterfield, Melissa is married with 3 boys. When not at work, Melissa enjoys shopping, going to the park with her kids, watching them play sports and riding ATVs. 24/7 Emergency service 100% Satisfaction […]

Sewer Drain Camera Inspection

When plumbing waste is not draining properly from your home or business, it can be a big headache. Sometimes it is as easy as unclogging a drain pipe from the toilet, tub or sink, but sometimes the problem is much further down in the sewer line. Since a typical sewer line from the house can […]

Richmond Plumbing Company in the News

We are honored to be the subject of an article in the Richmond Times Dispatch, business section, Monday, January 27, 2014. The write up highlights our professionalism, quality plumbing work and commitment to customer service. We hope you’ll read it and see how Robinson’s Plumbing Service got its start and continues to grow. Many thanks […]

A.O. Smith Water Heaters

A cold shower is a lousy way to start the day. Contact Robinson’s Plumbing Service to install a new A.O. Smith water heater, and wake up with a toasty hot shower that also saves money on your energy bill. High Efficiency Water Heaters A new A.O. Smith gas or electric water heater will provide warmer […]

Frozen Pipes?

You may have seen our own service manager, John Deters on NBC 12 news Tuesday, as Richmond plumbers are receiving an influx of calls from residents needing help with frozen pipes in the extreme cold. If your water does not come out of the tap when you turn it on, it is likely due to […]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

From the entire team at Robinson’s Plumbing Service, we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Emergency Plumber Our office is closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, however if you have a plumbing emergency, our plumbers are on call to help with commercial or residential plumbing problems. We know it is […]

Bathtub Replacements for Your Personal Retreat

Is 2014 the year of your dream bathroom? Bathtub replacements can be simple inserts that fit into the existing space, or may require some remodeling work to fit your new dream tub into the space. However you choose to upgrade your bath, contact Robinson’s Plumbing Service to install your new bathtub and handle the plumbing […]

Replacing Old, Worn out Plumbing

Many older homes with chronic plumbing leaks have issues that are results of outdated plumbing and the only long term solution is to repipe the whole property. For example, homes with polybutylene and old copper plumbing are found to have structural defects in the entire system. In order to correct the source of the problem, […]

Happy Thanksgiving from Robinson’s Plumbing Service

We wish you and your family a happy and safe Thanksgiving. Please be safe in your travels and holiday shopping. The Robinson’s Plumbing Service office is closed on Thanksgiving day, but we will have plumbers on call all day if you have an emergency. Please call 804-794-0918 to reach the plumber on-call who is available to […]

Don’t Be Fooled by “Flushable” Wipes

Read more about causes of sewer drain clogs and drain cleaning services Our plumbers see it frequently in the Richmond area. 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 […]

Drain Cleaning Safety

Your drain is clogged and you reach for one of the named-brand drain cleaners to get the job done. Did you know that often drain cleaners contain harmful, toxic chemicals that can present a real safety hazard if not used properly? If you choose to use chemical drain cleaners: Always read the directions thoroughly – […]

We Want Only the BEST Plumbers!

Would you like to finally work for a company where hard work and great results are recognized and rewarded? Where your efforts provide room for growth and advancement? Robinson’s Plumbing Service is a professional plumbing company in business for only one reason….to take care of people in ways no other plumbing contractor does, by taking […]