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How to Remove & Install a Dishwasher

Posted on April 27, 2021 in Kitchen
There are times when home improvement or renovation projects can be a lot cheaper if you do them yourself. Some projects require a professional, while others are relatively straightforward if you have the right tools. And one home improvement task that is DIY-friendly is removing an old dishwasher and installing a new one. We’ve written this guide to help you replace your dishwasher from start to finish. The whole process ...Read More
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How to Remove & Install a Garbage Disposal

Posted on April 26, 2021 in Kitchen, Plumbing
If your garbage disposal has stopped working — or is no longer working properly — you are likely looking to replace it. Doing projects yourself can save you a lot of money, and replacing your garbage disposal is a relatively straightforward process that most people can handle on their own. There are two phases in doing so — removing the garbage disposal and replacing it with a new one. Many ...Read More
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How to Unclog a Bathroom Drain

Posted on March 12, 2021 in Bathrooms, Plumbing
We’ve all been there. You’re using your bathroom sink, and the water slowly starts to fill the basin. Or you’re standing in a shower that is slowly but surely becoming a bath. It can be extremely frustrating to deal with clogged plumbing, but if you have the tools on hand and know how to fix the problem, you can address it and get on with your day. We’ve outlined our ...Read More
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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

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



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