What Our ‘Best Of HomeAdvisor’ Means For You

When we started Robinson’s Plumbing Service in 2006, we did it to fill a void in Richmond’s plumbing services industry. That void was created by plumbers who didn’t always have the experience to properly treat customer issues, who lacked green and energy-saving initiatives, who didn’t provide the highest quality services at reasonable prices, and because […]

Tree Roots Cause Clogged Toilet at Charlottesville Home

Sometimes a clogged toilet is a simple fix, but in many instances, it’s just the symptom of a larger problem. That was the case for one of our Charlottesville clients, who called us about a toilet that was clogged and wouldn’t flush properly.   When we arrived at the home, we turned off the toilet’s water supply and […]

How To Test For Toilet Leaks

Running toilets are among the most common plumbing complaints we about hear from our Charlottesville customers and one of the leading causes of high water bills. A small leak can waste 30 gallons of water per day, which adds up quickly. Small leaks are also harder to detect and more likely to go unnoticed for […]

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 […]

How much do toilets cost and what features do you need?

You might wonder how much you really need to know about your toilet. As long as its doing it’s business so you can do your business, you probably don’t think about your toilet much. However, if you’re doing a bathroom renovation or if your toilet breaks, leaks or doesn’t flush properly, you’re probably considering what […]

Luxury Bathroom Plumbing

Planning a luxury bathroom can seem like a daunting task. Once you’ve started the process, getting the bathroom of your dreams can be confusing, especially considering that the fixtures are often the last to be installed, yet they are the first things that should be selected. Seems backwards doesn’t it? The rough plumbing that goes […]

Best Water Heater: Features & Cost

What’s the best water heater and how much does it cost? It’s a question that we get asked all the time. The simple answer, it depends. Not the answer you wanted to hear is it? It is the truth though, replacing your water can cost anywhere from $500 to $5,000 and here’s what it depends […]

High Water Pressure Can Be Bad News

We all like more water pressure in the shower and it can be helpful when you’re doing the dishes, but beware of the dangers of too much of a good thing. When was the last time you checked your water pressure? Have you ever? A water pressure gauge can be inexpensively purchased (usually around $10) […]

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 […]

Do You Know What to Look for in a Plumber?

Whether you found your plumber from an ad in C-Ville Weekly, picked up a card at a local restaurant, or asked your neighbor who they thought the best plumber in Charlottesville is, there are certain things you need to look for in a plumber. The five major factors to consider when hiring a plumbing company […]

Why Hire a Professional Plumber?

Every father in-law in history is a plumbing and home repair expert, but hiring someone that isn’t a trained professional to work on your plumbing could cost you big in the long run. When it comes to repairing or updating your plumbing, installing a new hot water heater, replacing the garbage disposal, or running a […]

10 Tips to Caring for Your Pipes this Winter

Thanksgiving is over and the harsh winter weather is well on its way. If you’ve ever experienced a burst pipe, you know it’s a quick way to ruin your day. With the proper care and attention you can avoid the stresses of freezing pipes this winter. Below are ten tips to caring for your pipes […]

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 […]

What is an Automatic Water Shut-Off System?

Automatic water shut-off systems have water sensors on the floor that signal a control panel to shut off the main water supply and alert home owners to potential water damage. These sensors monitor water threats when you are away from your home and while your family is sleeping. People rarely associate flooding with fire, but […]

Go Green and Save Money by Upgrading Appliances

Looking to cut down your monthly utility bills and help the environment at the same time?  Fortunately, saving money and helping the environment often go hand-in-hand.  If you still have appliances made in the 1990s or earlier, it is probably time to consider replacing some of those old appliance, because appliance technology has come a […]

Do You Know What To Do In a Plumbing Emergency?

Do you know how to shut off the water to your house? It is something many homeowners never think about, but it could save you from a major plumbing emergency. What would you do if your dishwasher suddenly began spewing water throughout your kitchen? What if the water line to your bathroom sprang a leak? […]