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Common Water Heater Problems & Fixes

Posted on August 14, 2020 in Plumbing
Water heaters aren’t too complex as far as household appliances go, but they can still wear out or break down over time. Fortunately, some issues are easy to fix, while others may require the services of a professional. Most Common Water Heater Problems Some of the most common water heater problems—along with potential fixes—include those listed below. Water leaks If your water heater is leaking, it may be the result ...Read More
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Main Sewer Line Clog: Signs, Causes & Next Steps

Posted on August 7, 2020 in Plumbing
Your main sewer line moves waste from your toilet, sinks, and bathtubs toward the sewer and away from your home. This plumbing line can become clogged for different reasons, which puts you at risk of having sewage and wastewater back up into your home.  Since main sewer line clogs can cause severe damage, along with health risks, it’s important to know how to recognize clogs and what to do about ...Read More
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Most Common Plumbing Issues & How To Fix Them

Posted on July 29, 2020 in Plumbing
Common plumbing issues range from simple leaks and clogs to major backups and equipment problems. Many of these issues can be fixed by homeowners, while others require professional service from a plumber. The most common plumbing issues include the following: Dripping faucets Slow or clogged drains Running toilet Clogged toilet Leaking pipes Leaking hose bib Poor water pressure Jammed garbage disposal Sewage backup Water heater problems Get Help With Plumbing ...Read More
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COVID-19 Update

Posted on March 23, 2020 in Uncategorized
We are monitoring the latest news and local, state and federal guidelines related to the Coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic. At RJ Tilley our goal is to continue serving our community while reducing the spread of the Coronavirus to our office staff, plumbers, remodelers and customers. We have implemented a strict cleaning policy including disinfecting high touch areas in our showroom, our equipment, and areas we touch in your home. Also, ...Read More
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Tips To Prevent Frozen Pipes

Posted on January 30, 2019 in Kitchen, Plumbing
Avoid Plumbing Freeze Damage  Brr! It’s cold outside! Richmond, VA is experiencing extreme cold like much of the United States, and we want you to avoid trouble with your plumbing that can be caused by frigid weather.  When water in pipes freeze, the ice expands, creating as much as 2,000 pounds of pressure per square inch, enough to cause almost any pipe filled with water to rupture. The bad news is ...Read More
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Check Out Our Collection of Kitchen Cabinets in Richmond, VA

Posted on May 25, 2018 in Kitchen
Visit our showroom to view our complete selection of kitchen cabinet styles, colors, and hardware choices for your next Richmond, VA remodeling project. Many know R.J. Tilley as the local plumbers you can trust, but did you also know we offer complete bathroom and kitchen remodeling? Designing a kitchen can be an exciting, but also an overwhelming project. The sheer number of choices for every item in the kitchen is ...Read More

Three Ways To Fix A Smelly Garbage Disposal

Posted on March 16, 2018 in Plumbing
Garbage disposals have become a standard fixture in American kitchens, and everyone is accustomed to rinsing their dishes, and allowing most any food product to go into the kitchen sink drain. It should come as no surprise that when you put a lot of random food down the drain, some of that food gets trapped and begins to smell as it spoils and ferments. The smell of rotting food in ...Read More

4 things to think about before you remodel your kitchen.

Posted on January 4, 2018 in Kitchen, Remodeling
Kitchens are not one size fits all. R.J. Tilley understands that every family is unique and so is your kitchen. Our designers are experienced to help you create the perfect kitchen just for your family. Think about these 4 questions when designing your kitchen.  #1 Who cooks in the kitchen? Are you the main cook or is it a family affair? Is the reason multiple people are not in the kitchen at ...Read More
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Thanks for voting R.J. Tilley “THE BEST PLUMBER”

Posted on November 12, 2017 in Uncategorized
Thanks for voting R.J. Tilley "THE BEST PLUMBER" The readers of The Richmond Times Dispatch have voted! For three years straight, R.J Tilley has been voted among the best plumbing companies in Richmond. We are thankful for our customers and our wonderful community! R.J. Tilley has been delivering superior customer service in the Richmond, VA area for over 40 years. Every job, every customer, and every property is treated with ...Read More

Steam Shower Design + Installation in Bathroom Remodeling

Posted on November 10, 2017 in Bathroom Remodeling, Bathrooms, Remodeling
As an expert in home remodeling, we have to stay on top of the latest trends so we can continue to be a valuable resource for our customers as they make important decisions in their kitchen or bathroom remodel. One trend that can’t be denied is favoring a large shower space over the once popular large soaking tub. Sure, tubs do still have a place in bathrooms. Especially for those of you ...Read More



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