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How much do you charge for plumbing upgrade, maintenance or repair estimates?

All estimates for plumbing services at RAM are complimentary! We also change by the job, not by the hour, so you will never run into surprise overtime charges.

What warranties does RAM Plumbing offer?

Depending on the service, RAM offers warranties ranging from 30 days to lifetime. Please inquire about the warranty for your particular plumbing service when calling for your free estimate.

How often should I have my water heater serviced?

Your water heater should be serviced every 1 to 2 years for peak performance. If it’s more than 10 years old, replacing your water heater can be a preventative measure to save you from a possible emergency (and messy) situation.

What are some early warning signs my water heater is going out?

Some signs your water heater has seen better days is that you are running out of hot water more often and you hear a popping noise coming from your storage tank. As a water heater ages, sediment will build up on the bottom of the tank. As the sediment is heated and reheated, it eventually will harden, which causes the noises as the water heats up.

What are the benefits of hydro jetting?

Hydro Jetting will return drain lines back to near perfect condition. It also removes all debris, unlike cabling, which is basically only poking a small hole in the problem. The intense force of the water from a hydro-jetter is enough to break apart the most adamant blockage. While no chemicals are used, the high-pressure scalding action of the water makes it more difficult for debris to begin to accumulate again.

My water bill has been a lot higher over the past few months, could I have a broken underground water line?

Yes, that is entirely possible. It could be outside or under the house. We are specialists in underground and slab leak detection. Our technicians receive comprehensive training and education in detecting these types of leaks; using advanced detection methods. If you suspect an underground leak at your property, don’t hesitate to call us right away to inspect it for you!

Do you do trenchless sewer lines and repair?

Yes, we do offer trenchless sewer replacement and repair. Trenchless sewer pipe replacement can certainly help you avoid the disruption and costs associated with digging long trenches in your yard and tearing up landscaping, hardscaping, driveways and other structures that commonly occurs with replacing damaged sewer lines. Depending on where you live and the condition and configuration of your pipes, trenching might still be the best option, so contact us to help determine what will work best for your situation.

Do you do gas line repairs?

Yes, we handle all gas plumbing problems! Our technicians have passed rigorous training and testing requirements to be licensed to handle gas plumbing issues from testing to detection and repairs.

Do you do water pressure testing?

Yes, we can come out and check your water pressure. It’s important that you have sufficient pounds per square inch (psi) to take nice showers, yet you don’t want too much to put stress on the pipes and fixtures. Anything over 60psi is too high… if in doubt, contact us to come out and ensure your pressure is set optimally.

Does my home have polybutylene pipes?

Polybutylene is a form of plastic resin that was used extensively in the manufacture of water supply piping from 1986 until 1995. However, each home and home builder is unique, so the only way to tell is to have us come out and check your home for polybutylene pipes. RAM can provide you a firsthand look at what happens to the inside of poly pipes and fittings and provide a free estimate to have them replaced.

Contact RAM Plumbing

Let our licensed plumbers take care of your plumbing in Tucson, AZ, and the surrounding areas. We provide quality solutions at any time of day, as we offer 24/7 services. Schedule an appointment by calling us or filling out our online contact form. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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