Water Line Replacement

Main water line replacement or repair usually catches most people by surprise, because too many people don’t realize that once your main water line leaves the the meter at the curb, anyrepairs and service to that line are your responsibility. That’s right. The city or utility company will only take care of the pipes under the street and […]

Susan

Susan | Office Manager Holidays loom large in Susan Proctor’s life. Not only did Susan start her new role on Halloween—her birthday is Valentine’s Day. She’s originally from Buffalo and has been married for 24 years. Her son is an Army soldier, and her daughter is a Temple University graduate. Before coming to RPS, she […]

Don’t Let Your Water Heater Poison You, Burn You or Explode

Water heaters have so much more potential to be exciting than you probably realize When they do their job right, you can install a water heater and forget about it, right? Usually—unless of course you want your water heater to poison you, burn you or explode. That’s right—explode. Think about it—you have a metal cylinder […]

What to Do if Your Pipes Freeze

Do you know what to do if your pipes freeze? Use this blog as your quick-reference resource guide this winter. If you read our last blog, you already know what to do to keep your pipes from freezing.  However, if it’s too late and you’ve got a problem, here’s what to do. First, what is […]

Sean

Sean | Plumbing Assistant Sean Farrow has been with Robinson’s Plumbing Service since 2010. He is skilled in working with water heaters, sewer drain pipes and setting toilets. He has lived in Florida but is happy to call Richmond his home now. He enjoys spending time with his fiancée Julia and their son Aiden. His […]

Is Your Plumbing Ready for Winter?

“I’ll give you a prediction: It’s gonna be cold, it’s gonna be grey, and it’s gonna last you for the rest of your life.” Bill Murray in Groundhog Day Is your plumbing ready for winter? The best time to think about winterizing your plumbing is while the days are still warm, so that you’re more […]

Michael

Michael | Technician Michael Etter brings 10 years of plumbing experience to RPS, 8 of those years in new residential and light commercial plumbing and 2 of those years in service and excavations. He also completed 2 years of training at Richmond Technical Center. Michael is a local Richmonder—born at Chippenham Hospital. He loves to […]

State Water Heaters

ABOUT STATE WATER HEATERS You know how we know State water heaters can stand up to even the most brutal Virginia summer or any freak snow or ice storm our region can dish out? Because State Industries, Inc., the maker of State water heaters, tests every one of their products in the most extreme regions […]

WaterSafe Monitoring

Disasters are more than just inconvenient—they’re disruptive and expensive. And don’t they always seem to hit at the worst time? (Not that there’s any good time for a disaster, when you think about it.) One evening around 5:30 p.m. when our technicians were heading back to our shop, we received an emergency call from our […]

A Preventable Winter Disaster

Winterizing your home plumbing isn’t just about conserving energy and being “green,” although that is an added bonus. It’s about potentially saving yourself thousands of dollars in repairs when something goes wrong in cold winter weather… …saving yourself hours and hours of time battling with home insurance claims… ….and saving yourself the heartache of the […]

What Do You Get When a Dental Assistant Meets a Plumber?

You get the beginning of a great 10-year relationship and one of the best family-owned and operated plumbing businesses in Richmond! If you haven’t already been properly introduced to Gary and Michelle Robinson of Robinson’s Plumbing Service, then you’re missing out on one of the best-kept secrets amongst Richmond homeowners. Because what started as Gary’s […]