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Saginaw, TX got its name from Jarvis J. Green when the United States Post Office dismissed his first choice of ‘Pontiac.’ Jarvis worked on Saginaw Street in Pontiac, Michigan before moving to Texas. The word Saginaw derives from the Ojibwe language. Saginaw translates into ‘to flow out.’
In 1882, there weren’t any reprieves for locals from the heat and the wilds of northeastern Texas. Can you imagine how Jarvis and his fellow towns-folk lived without the modern conveniences of environmental controls and standard plumbing?
Less than 150 years later and Saginaw is an extremely comfortable place to live. The cultural diversity and excitement of Dallas are a short drive away while the quiet oasis of this little town is an ideal place for families and professionals to call home.
The Eagle Mountain experts at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing are proud to be the most depended-on plumbing service in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. We provide a service that streamlines caring for your plumbing and HVAC systems.
Water is what life depends on. Plants, animals, and people all depend on clean water to exist. Did you know there are more than 780 million people who don’t have access to clean water?
Sanitation services that drain sewage away from homes and businesses to be safely treated by the municipality is another integral element of modern living. More than 35% of the world’s people don’t have access to sanitation according to the Center for Disease Control.
While the plumbing network in your property shouldn’t be requiring a continual plumbing service, it does need routine care. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing offers a subscription package that oversees all the maintenance necessary to experience an optimal service.
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Service Topics
- Bathroom Plumbing
- Conventional Water Heaters
- Drain Cleaning
- Expansion Tanks
- Faucet Repair and Replacement
- Free Camera Inspection
- Garbage Disposals
- Gas Leaks
- Kitchen Plumbing
- Pipe Breaks
- Sink and Tub Replacement
- Slab Leaks
- Sump Pumps
- Tankless Water Heaters
- Well Repairs
- Yard Line and Water Leaks
For many people, the bathroom is a refuge where they can run a hot bath, pour a little Epsom salt, light a candle, and unwind while reading a box. All of which can easily be ruined with a slowly moving drain or a clogged toilet.
Unfortunately, these problems rarely go away using do-it-yourself instructions and harsh chemicals from the hardware store. Clogs can be deep inside the pipes underneath the house. A professional plumber will utilize digital cameras and other technology to resolve the issue efficiently.
Conventional Water Heaters
The average lifespan of a conventional water heater is roughly 8 to 12 years. A conventional water heater that performs well for 12 years has been meticulously maintained by experts while ignored water heaters may not last a decade.
A common problem with conventional water heaters is improper installation. A botched installation reduces the appliance’s performance and degrades the unit over time. If you’re investing in a new conventional water heater hire a professional who will ensure it’s proficiently installed.
If there’s a vulnerable component of plumbing, it would be the drains and toilets. Toilets and drains are used for disposing of all sorts of the waste but not all it should be disposed of in the plumbing network.
Diapers, disposable baby wipes, feminine hygiene products are all dangerous items to flush down the toilet. Some don’t biodegrade while others form obstructions in the plumbing making it impossible to flush the toilet.
Kitchen garbage disposals take abuse too, most times without the person knowing they’re making a mistake. Oatmeal, grease, pasta, potato peels, eggshells, coffee grounds, and bones can’t be thrown in the garbage disposal because they stick together and clog up your pipes.
An expansion tank provides the space necessary for the thermal expansion of water as it heats up. Expansion tanks prevent excessive water pressure from ravaging pipes, valves, and joints in the water heater.
A responsible plumbing service provider will always check the performance of an expansion tank before repairing the appliance. The pipes can only withstand a certain amount of pressure from the water being used. If the pressure is too much for the system it can rupture and possibly destroy the water heater and expansion tank.
Faucet Repair or Replacement
Metal degrades over time while modern counterparts offer easier use and an enhanced aesthetic. The helpful team at Benjamin Franklin knows how to get the best value for money when renovating plumbing fixtures.
The sound of a dripping faucet can be annoying. It can also be expensive. Drips drive up water bills, lengthen carbon footprints, and waste precious, clean water. Don’t endure the drip. If you need an honest plumbing service then consult the team at Benjamin Franklin.
Free Camera Inspection
Benjamin Franklin provides free camera inspections for any plumbing service that requires it. Cameras are extremely helpful when our team suspects a yard or slab leak. This technology allows plumbers to visualize the problem and efficiently resolve it.
Benjamin Franklin plumbers are outfitted with cutting-edge tools like cameras and radars to provide the very best plumbing service in Saginaw and Fort Worth, TX!
Garbage disposals are convenient, efficient appliances that help with meal clean-up. However, be careful about what you empty into the garbage disposal or because stuff like oatmeal and grease can obstruct the pipes.
A bespoke plumbing service can evaluate garbage disposal and give you instructions on how to best care for the machine. Garbage disposals like any plumbing component will require regular maintenance.
The large shale of natural gas underneath Tarrant County has brought much-needed income to many people throughout Texas. Fracking causes tiny, continual earthquakes that may damage gas lines and plumbing service.
A suspected gas leak should be treated seriously. Exit the property and call the gas authority. Remain safely away from the home until the gas company or emergency professional has deemed it safe.
Kitchens are the heart of every home. Food is vital to our well-being and the place where we prepare meals and clean up afterward. Kitchens must feature well-functioning plumbing fixtures and pipes. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing offers a helpful and deft hand when it comes to planning and installing new kitchen plumbing.
Protecting kitchen plumbing is wise. Sinks and garbage disposals are entry points to the wider plumbing network. If an arm of the network is clogged it may result in other inconveniences throughout the home.
Line Repairs and Installation
Line repairs and line installation isn’t a do-it-yourself task. Professional plumbing service will contact the authorities before undertaking any line repair or line installation. Licensed plumbers who install lines to waste management systems, the clean water reservoir, and septic tanks have trained for years to efficiently conduct these tasks.
A line installation is a serious plumbing service that can easily disrupt the flow of water. There are procedures to follow which streamline the installation. This process takes practice. The plumbers at Benjamin Franklin represent decades of experience installing lines and repairing them.
No one wants to learn that their property has a burst or broken pipe. It’s a plumbing service that can quickly become expensive, disruptive, and time-consuming. Pipes break for a lot of different reasons but the most common are avoidable.
- Clogs: residential and commercial buildings struggle with obstructions. Water pressure can build behind a clog putting more and more stress on the pipe itself and eventually breaking. Be careful what goes down the drains. Use steel mesh strainers in tubs, sinks, and dishwashers to protect pipes.
- Weather: Saginaw, TX might not be the coldest place in the country, but occasionally temperatures do reach freezing points during the winter months. When water transforms into ice it expands along with the stress on the pipes. Water flowing too fast can burst pipes requiring an immediate plumbing service.
- Incorrect Water Pressure: it doesn’t have to be wintertime to break a pipe. If water is flowing at a rate inappropriate for the pipes, it is only a matter of time before they break.
Sink and Tub Replacements
Few things date a property like an old bathroom. Whether your renovating every component of your bathroom or simply installing sink and tub replacements, the team at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing can help you select the best fixtures and appliances for your space.
We specialize in renovating bathrooms and kitchens. The focused skills and knowledge of Benjamin Franklin plumbers mean you’ll be soaking in a luxurious slipper tub before you can pour in the bubble bath.
Slab leaks are as serious as burst pipes and gas leaks. A slab leak is particularly severe because of where the water is flowing. This situation can damage the property’s foundation and cause extensive damage.
Warning Signs of Slab Leaks
- Higher than average water rates are often the first sign something isn’t right with a home’s plumbing. For example, a small leak can waste 3000 gallons in one day.
- Warm spots on the walls and the floors may mean the slab leak is close to the hot water line. Many times homes will also have breaks in the foundation, cracked bricks, or splintered materials.
- The sound of running water when the water isn’t being used is another red flag indicating a slab leak.
- Water dripping along the exterior walls.
- Wet floors with no explanation of how the water collected there.
- Mildew and mold growth are both frequent signs of a slab leak.
Sump pumps are used to keep basements dry. Sump pumps that aren’t well maintained often stop performing adequately enough to maintain dry basements. Benjamin Franklin Plumbing offers a maintenance package that will review all of the plumbing systems in your home or office for an affordable fee every six months or so.
Tankless Water Heaters
Tankless water heaters mean there’s always hot water! Tankless water heaters save space and are great for high-traffic homes where more than three people shower daily. Tankless water heaters must be installed by an experienced and reliable plumbing service to maintain superior functioning.
Water Filtration Systems
Huge advancements have been made in the water filtration industry during recent years. As a seasoned plumbing service the team at Benjamin Franklin has witnessed the evolution of residential and commercial water filtration technology.
Water filtration removes any elements left in the water after it receives the basic treatment given by the city. The result means softer, cleaner water in Saginaw, TX homes. Filtered water is ideal for drinking and cooking. Filtered water appliances can be connected to taps, refrigerators, and ice makers.
Wells are much more than a stone hole in the ground that collects water. Saginaw and Tarrant County, TX have many wells throughout the area. These complex wells require trained professionals who know how to inspect and repair wells as part of a standard plumbing service.
Yard Lines and Water Leaks
Damp yards aren’t often a problem in Saginaw, TX. The heat of the sun keeps most lawns and gardens dry, but occasionally when a yard line bursts or there is a significant water leak throughout the plumbing network it can become a sodden mess.
Wet yards are a tell-tale sign that there’s a leaking yard line. A plumbing service that holistically attends to a home’s plumbing (like the team at Benjamin Franklin) will inspect the yard to ensure the leak isn’t along the yard line or damaging the home’s foundation.
“My husband and I renewed our vows in Mexico. While we were away our teenage twins decided to scrap every meal they had into the garbage disposal and leave it there to rot. When we got back from our romantic getaway we found flies hovering around our recently remodeled kitchen. We’ve had trouble with the twins throwing banned items down the disposal and we’re long-term Benjamin Franklin customers, so I called them before even unpacking the bags.
I don’t know how we’d be able to live with our kids if it weren’t for the exceptional plumbing service provided by Benjamin Franklin!”
Terry Phelps, Dallas, TX, August 2019
“An exceptional plumbing service with truly friendly and helpful plumbers!”
Maude Connors, Fort Worth, TX December 2019
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