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Common Plumbing Questions

Our team gets a lot of the same questions from our customers, so we created a common questions page to help get you the information you need! Take a look at the below questions to get a feel for our service, then give us a call!

What Plumbing Services Do You Offer?

Our team handles all type of plumbing services. If you have specific questions on a service, give us a call today!

Why Are My Pipes Whistling or Making Noise?

When pipes are crushed or dented, the flow of air and water will experience increase pressure at that point. This is what causes the whistling or banging. Banging pipes are also the result of loose fittings, which are a simple fix!

Why Is My Sink Screeching When I Turn It On?

Your sink’s valve stem is what regulates the temperature mixture of your water. When it wears out, the bearing can become loose and spin as the water rushes past it. This causes the screeching noise familiar to most homeowners. There may be other specific causes, but it’s always the result of worn out or aging fixture parts.

Why Is My Drain Clogged?

Routine usage of your sinks and tubs leads to a buildup of hair, soap residue, and grease in the pipes. After enough years of use, buildups turn into clogs, slowing down your fixture’s ability to drain waste water away. Clogs are a routine part of owning a home sometimes, but there are ways you can slow down the buildup of hair, grease, and other waste products in the pipes. For more information, check out our drain services FAQ page.

Why Does My Kitchen Sink Have a Rotting Smell?

The issue is most likely your garbage disposal. The impeller teeth in your disposal’s grinder might be worn, or there might be buildup in your drain. In either case, rotting food will stick around rather than washing away, which leads to the odor. Homeowners drown out the smell by grinding lemon zest, but this isn’t really solving the problem.

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