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Why Is Water Backing Up Into My Bathtub?

Posted on October 27, 2021
Your bathtub is supposed to be one of the most relaxing places in your home – a place to unwind after a long day, ease tired muscles, or simply enjoy a quiet moment. But what happens when your tranquility is interrupted? What happens when you are stuck wondering why water is backing up into your bathtub? Plumbing issues can not only compromise the enjoyment of your bathroom but also its ...Read More

How to Remove & Install a Garbage Disposal

Posted on April 26, 2021
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

How to Unclog a Bathroom Drain

Posted on March 12, 2021
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
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
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
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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Tips To Prevent Frozen Pipes

Posted on January 30, 2019
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

Three Ways To Fix A Smelly Garbage Disposal

Posted on March 16, 2018
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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Plumbing Jobs in Richmond, VA

Posted on May 23, 2017
R.J. Tilley has plumbing jobs open immediately. If you're an experienced residential service plumber, please contact us today! Read more details below... Service Plumbers Wanted - Immediate Openings Available R.J. Tilley is looking for highly skilled plumbing service technicians. We want people who are dedicated to quality work and building relationships with the customers they serve. Our company is family owned and we work as a team. We offer a ...Read More
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What are the Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters?

Posted on November 29, 2016
From rinsing dishes to washing clothes, house cleaning to bathing, we rely on hot water for the most routine daily activities, many of which we don’t even give a second thought. Your water heater is responsible for providing the constant supply of hot water your family requires day in and day out. According to the EPA, the average American family uses approximately 400 gallons of water per day. To put ...Read More

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