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 […]

Guide to Selecting the Right Dishwasher

Finding the right dishwasher can be a daunting experience. Dishwashers come in many different sizes, types, capacities and the seemingly countless features are often tempting, but not essential. Considering that the average dishwasher will last about 9-12 years and the cost can vary from $200-$2,000, it’s important that you do your homework and evaluate, not […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 False Plumbing Facts Everyone Thinks Are True

Unfortunately there is a lot of misinformation about plumbing being passed around. Over the years we’ve seen it all, and too often we hear these five myths repeated like plumbing-gospel. We are here to set the record straight and debunk the plumbing myths that are doing more harm than good. Earthshattering Plumbing Myths Debunked 1.Lemons […]

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? […]

Leave it to Nature – BioOne

Leave it to Nature to come up with the perfect solutions for our messes. When it comes to getting rid of our own natural, organic wastes—from food, grease and gunk to your “you know what”—Nature has the answer: bacteria! Hungry super bacteria are what eat the gunk we find in our drains, grease traps and […]