HR Silicon Valley Plumbers
Residential Plumbing and Repair Services, License # 1076345
7am to 7pm Monday to Sunday.
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Frequently Asked Questions
HR Silicon Valley Plumbers specializes in a wide range of plumbing services. So remember, we are one call or click away.
What does HR Silicon Valley Plumbers charge for services?
We charge a cost-efficient fee for coming out and quoting each job in writing before the work begins. All of our work is backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
Is HR Silicon Valley Plumbers licensed and insured?
Yes, HR Silicon Valley Plumbers is fully licensed and insured. We have posted our paperwork on the About Us page.
Where areas does HR Silicon Valley Plumbers serve?
We proudly serve San Jose and surrounding areas. Our office is conveniently located at 836 Charot Avenue, San Jose, CA 95131. Please check out our coverage page to check for your community. If not listed, please still contact us we may be able to schedule your project.
What is HR Silicon Valley Plumbers' hours of operation?
We are open Monday to Saturday, 7am to 7pm and closed on Sunday, appointment only.
Do I need a new toilet?
If you continuously have problems with your toilet, it may be time to replace it. A few signs that it’s time to replace your toilet include continuous clogs, multiple flushes after each use, ongoing leaks and lastly if your toilet 8 years or older. (Your toilet is probably not energy efficient.) You may be asking yourself how old is my toilet? Manufacturers often stamp the date when your toilet was made on the inside of the tank lid. By carefully lifting the lid off the tank and flipping it over, you should be able to determine how old your toilet is. Sometimes the stamp is may also be found on the tank itself just above the water line.
How long will a water heater last?
The typical water heater lasts 8 to 12 years. Routine maintenance will help extend the life of your water heater. If you don’t know the age of your current unit, it’s worth checking to see if you’re nearing time for replacement. It pays to prepare before your water heater gives up or fails, which can be inconvenient (at best) or catastrophic (at worst). Check for a manufacturer label on the side of your water heater. If you need assist decoding the serial number, send us a picture.
What are some signs I have a hidden leak in my Home?
Water leakages can go unseen for several years if you don’t pay attention. This creates enormous damage and be very costly for residences or businesses. Many plumbing leaks are easy to recognize, as long as you know what to look out for. Indications of a leakage in your home include: Mildew Odor, Mushy Flooring, Discolored Spots on Floors and Walls, Unexpected Muddy/Waterlogged Areas Outside, Water Bill & Water Meter Usage Spikes, Drips From Your 1st Floor Ceiling and Cracks in Your Foundation.
What is Re-Piping and Why would I need it?
Plumbing systems don’t last forever, as pipes will eventually wear out. The process of replacing old, worn-out pipes is known as re-piping and it is a task that all homeowners will likely need to have performed at some point. Here are some signs that could indicate that your home (or business) needs to be re-piped: Your home is older than 50-years-old. Galvanized steel use to be the primary material used in plumbing systems up until the mid-twentieth century. If your pipes haven’t been replaced since the house was built, the pipes could be starting to corrode and need replacing. • Discolored water. If the water coming out of your faucet has a reddish or brown tinge to it, it’s a sign that your pipes could be rusting, and the water is likely contaminated – and no longer safe to drink. • Strange taste or smell. Even if the water looks normal, if it has an unusual odor or taste, it means your pipes may contain rust or mold – contaminating the water. • Low water pressure. If water pressure is starting to slow down it could point to a variety of issues, including mineral buildup or leaks. Reduced water pressure is not only inconvenient, it could also lead to dangerous rust or mold developing. • Pipe leaks. While an occasional, isolated leak is normal in pipes, if they are occurring frequently, or your pipes are backing up, it could be a sign that the entire plumbing system needs to be replaced.
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