Plumbing FAQ

These Plumbing FAQ’s should help you answer many questions that you might have about your plumbing system or maybe a plumbing problem that you might have at the moment. Remember, if you have a plumbing emergency, questions, or a problem and would like to speak to a certified licensed plumber now, call us at 972-672-8616.

Knowing what to do can save your time and money! We will do whatever we can to answer your question with the best of our knowledge.


  • Why does my water heater not work as well as it used to?
  • The water does not stay hot for as long as it used to, do I need to replace my water heater?
  • What causes hot water to be rusty and brown?
  • What is the best temperature to set my water heater at?
  • When I fill a container with hot water it is milky, but after a few minutes the water in the container clears up. What causes this?


  • I smell gas. What should I do?


  • What should I do if I have a major water leak in my home?
  • What would cause for water to leak from the vent in the plumbing system?
  • I can hear water running inside my walls, what does that mean?
  • We used to have great water pressure in the master bath shower but it seems to be very low now?
  • We used the faucet yesterday but when we turned it on this morning no water came out?


  • What could contribute to a high water bill besides leaking faucets and/or pipes?
  • How do I know if my toilet leaks? What should I do?
  • What makes plumbing and drainpipes rattle all the time?
  • How do I get my toilet tank to stop over flowing?
  • My faucets only drip a little bit every now and then, should I replace them?
  • I have checked all my faucets, toilets, and outside hose bib none are running or appear to be leaking but my meter is still spinning, what’s going on?