Red Rock Mechanical, LLC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘kitchen plumbing’

Why Your Kitchen Sink Is Leaking

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

leak-in-p-trap-pipeOne of the sights you don’t want to see when you open up the cupboard doors under the sink to fetch an item is water pooling beneath it. Something is leaking—and plumbing leaks of any kind are serious problems that need immediate solutions. 

But leaks aren’t always the easiest to diagnose. When you see that water under the kitchen sink, it can come from several problems. Some might be easy for you to remedy on your own, while others will require you to call our team for sink plumbing in Plattsburgh, NY to fix the problem. We’ll take a look at the most common sources of a kitchen sink leaking.

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Warning Signs of a Failing Garbage Disposal

Monday, April 25th, 2022

It’s okay if you don’t think much about your garbage disposal on a daily basis. It’s an important functional item in your kitchen that you use almost every day without any trouble. But you need to know that your garbage disposal isn’t invincible. It’s not “the last garbage disposal you’ll ever need to buy.”

These appliances have powerful motors, experience friction, and go through plenty of wear over the years. Repairs can sometimes get a broken one back to work, but you’ll want to know several of the signs of a garbage disposal that’s ready for a full replacement.

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Tips for Keeping the Garbage Disposal Healthy This Holiday Season

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Halloween is the signal for the big end-of-the-year holiday flood to start, with major holidays arriving at the end of both November and December, all of which involve feasting and guests. If you are entertaining in your home this year, you can expect your kitchen to handle an enormous workload, probably more than it experiences at any other time of the year. Making sure all your kitchen plumbing is in good shape to handle the pressure can help make the holiday season far more enjoyable for your and your guests.

There’s one part of your kitchen plumbing that needs specific attention at this time of year because it’s most vulnerable to failures: the garbage disposal. If you have an old and often faulty garbage disposal, we strongly recommend you get a new garbage disposal in Williston, VT. That’s a job we can do for you. If your garbage disposal is still in good shape, we have some important tips to help you keep it that way.

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Need a New Sink? Here’s Why You Should Call a Professional Plumber!

Monday, September 27th, 2021

woman-washing-hands-at-sinkYou’re facing a big kitchen plumbing project: you need to get a new sink. Because… 

  • The old sink is cracked or leaking and you think it’s beyond repair.
  • You’re looking for a sink with better features, like dual basins.
  • You want an attractive update to an older kitchen.

Whatever the reason you want a new kitchen sink, you’re feeling a bit stressed about doing the job yourself. Good news! You don’t have to. When it comes to kitchen plumbing in Plattsburgh, NY, you can always hire a professional plumber to handle your kitchen sink installation. In fact, you should

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Signs You’ve Got a Garbage Disposal Going Bad

Monday, October 14th, 2019

rinsing-lettuce-kitchen-sinkA kitchen garbage disposal isn’t meant to last forever, although people often treat the ones in their homes as if they were immortal. We’ve written before about how you can take better care of your kitchen garbage disposal to avoid having to replace it years too early. Today we’re going to look at the inevitable point when you realize it’s time for a new disposal.

When you notice these signs below, call for our Burlington, VT, plumbing professionals. Our plumbers can help determine if you’ve got a dying garbage disposal and then get to work on putting in a new one that will last you for many years.

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Why You Need a Professional for Kitchen Plumbing Repairs

Monday, April 16th, 2018

professional-plumber-kitchenYou’ve got trouble with the plumbing in your kitchen. It’s going to happen—there’s a lot of piping and appliances in this space, and it gets an enormous amount of work. But what do you do when you have a kitchen plumbing problem? Your first answer may be, “Get out the toolbox and that belt of special wrenches.” This is fine if you’re dealing with something like adjusting a loose washer in a leaky faucet. But for anything else, such as fixing a leaking drainpipe to removing a broken garbage disposal, we recommend you always call on a plumber. Not an amateur or “handyman.” No, a licensed professional plumber.

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Some Important Kitchen Plumbing Jobs

Monday, September 4th, 2017

kitchen-interior-with-islandIt may not seem like it, but the kitchen is not the area of your home that contains the most plumbing. That’s actually the bathrooms, which can account for more than 50% of all freshwater use in a house and contain vital fixtures compressed into a small space.

But the kitchen contains a large amount of plumbing, and many of the fixtures in it are unique to this space. Caring for the plumbing in your home requires knowledge of many different types of appliances and fixtures, whether you need to have new installations, basic repairs, extensive repiping, or regular maintenance. It takes people skilled with kitchen plumbing in Burlington, VT to get these jobs done—and that’s why you should always contact our plumbers, no matter what you need.

Below are a few important kitchen plumbing jobs you may require and which we can handle for you:

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