Frequently Asked Questions
This more than likelt means that your pipes are not secured properly. When pipes loosen they develop spots where they vibrate or rub against inner walls, floor joints or other things and produce loud noises when water streams through them. The best thiing for you to do is try to locate where the sound is comgin from and call TruFlow Plumbing to fix whatever is causing the pipe issue.
If you have seen any puddles of water or wet spots on the flooring of cabinets or on drywall, chances are they are a result of leaks from pipes. Leaking pipes can be difficult to detect because you probably don't have expensive plumging equipment that professional plumbers do.
We always recommend using a drain filter which is an inexpensive way to catch all unwanted particles (such as:hairs, pieces of food, oils, greases, etc) and allow smooth water flow down the drain. Pouring Drano or baking soda and vinegar down the drain may also help break down clogged items. If this still doesn't fix your cog, you may have a more severe clog which will require specific plumbing tools to address. If you think you are expericing a badly clogged drain, call TruFlow Plumbing.
Yes. Unresolved leaks (no how minor) will get worse over time. A dripping faucet can waste between 7-10 gallons of water every day. If not reslved quickly this could become a total of around 3,600 gallons a year. This will inevitably raise your utility bills. Don't wait any longer! Contact TryFlow Plumbing for help with a dripping faucet at your home or business.
It depends. Your water heater requires professional attention if you are noticing discolored water, hot water running out too quickly, or strange noises from your tank. Other than actual leaks we suggest following your specific water heater's manual for scjeduled maintenance and replacement. You can always contact us and we'll take a look for you. After our examination of your water heater, if repair isn’t possible, you may benefit from a newer, more efficient hot water solution. We can replace and install virtually any water heater: gas, electric, heat pump style water heaters and hybrid models from all major brands.
If you have a pipe suddenly burst inside your home or business, this is an emergency! Call a professional plumber to get the situation under control. Next if possible, find the water main and turn it off. This will prevent water from continuing to spray out of wherever the pipe has burst causing more flooding adn damage. Once we arrive to the scene, we have advanced equipment to be able to identify where the pipe burst, why it happened, and what the best solution is to get it repaired.
One of the clearest signs of a badly drained clog is foul smelling odor. There are a variety of reasons as to why you have a drain clog. If you haven’t noticed that the sink takes longer to drain than usual already, it’s only a matter of time before you begin to notice this as well The professional plumbers at TruFlow Plumbing can properly diagnose the clog and fix it. Once everything passes through the drain, the smell goes out with it.
If you notice that your hot water isn't so hot, discolored water, hot water running out too quickly, or strange noises from your tank this may be a sign taht your water heater is not working optimally. The first thing you can do to identify if your water heater is optimal is to determine its age, You may be able to determine this via sticker code, brand, name directly on your unit and searching for this online. The older the water heater with minimal maintenance, the less effective it will work. Most water heaters are designed to last about 10 years, so if yours is coming up on that time, it might be a good idea to start looking at a replacement.