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"Do I Need an Emergency Plumber for a Hydro-Jet?"

Earlier this week my roommate made a pan of chicken enchiladas, which happens to be one of my favorite foods. I carefully pulled the plastic container out of the fridge, put a generous serving of cheesy goodness into my bowl and put it in the microwave for one minute. Eager to devour, I plopped a… read more

"3 Plumbing Issues to Check Right Now"

“Rain, rain, go away, come again another day!” Plumbing Issues to Check Right Now Boy, have we received tons of rain this summer! As long as the rain doesn’t turn into hail, flooding or high winds, is great for our grass and plants. However, rain can also bring some unpleasant effects as well. And, with… read more

"Top Issues for a Plumbing Repair Service"

If you own a home, it is not a matter of IF you will need a plumbing repair service, but WHEN. And, when it comes to plumbing, usually the sooner you get the repair done, the better as unaddressed water leaks can cause big problems. The most common causes of plumbing related water damage come… read more

"When To Call An Emergency Plumber"

Have you ever been asleep at night and awaken because you hear the sound of running water? You climb out of bed and turn on the light to see a bubble of water resting in your ceiling… You are not alone and it is times like this you don’t want to be searching for a… read more

"Why do plumbing contractors charge the way they do?"

If you have ever tried to call around to get a plumbing quote, you have likely discovered some frustrating information. Overall, there are a few ways plumbing contractors charge, and understanding it may help you be a better informed consumer and hopefully less discouraged. Here are the industry standards for how plumbing contractors charge, along… read more

"Emergency Sewer Cleaning vs. Preventative Sewer Cleaning"

We have several customers tell us that their sewer only backs-up on major holidays. Or nights. Or weekends. While we understand they truly mean that it never happens when it’s convenient (not that it ever is wanted or easy), sewer back-ups happen 24/7/365. That is one of the reasons why Garvin’s is available all day… read more

"4 Reasons to Call an Emergency Plumber"

Emergency plumber needed! That is never something we want to encounter, but it is part of homeownership at some point. While there is never a good time for a plumbing emergency, there are certain ones that need to be handled immediately. Letting a drip continue can lead to erosion, hidden and visual damages and even… read more