Benjamin Franklin Plumbing: The Plumbing Service You Can Trust | Myrtle Beach, SC

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing: The Plumbing Service You Can Trust | Myrtle Beach, SC

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Plumbing and sanitation services are easy to take for granted until the toilet will not flush and you cannot get a plumbing service out to your house for a few days or even a week. Living in a home or working in an office with a single bathroom that does not flush can get gross and unsanitary pretty quickly.

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing is a different type of plumbing service because we have a large team of experts who love the community of Myrtle Beach, SC. because we do not want the good people of this beautiful seaside town to live with any plumbing issue for any longer than they absolutely have to!

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing offers an emergency response provision that prioritizes consistent clients, major plumbing disasters like slab leaks or sewage overflowing into your home or office ruining expensive flooring and walls. We understand that an unexpected plumbing bill along with the costs of repairing your floor or repainting your walls can make it difficult to make ends meet.

Even families with ample resources do not want to be left with plumbing issues. A leak can raise your water bill to an astronomical level. If a leak is under the foundation of your business or home it can crack the foundation and cause structural damage to the building.

Emergency Plumbing Service Fees or Routine Maintenance?

We have discussed the dangers of letting a plumbing emergency and how these unfortunate events can cost hundreds, even thousands of dollars to fix if left unattended in a timely manner. Of course, there is another choice that is cheaper and will keep your plumbing network running longer and longer without needing unexpected emergency service.

Routine service where one of our expert plumbers investigate the state of your plumbing from toilet, tub, to every sink in the house, our team will make sure that the plumbing in your home or business is in tip-top shape for a fraction of the cost of an unforeseen plumbing service.

We offer a semi and annual subscription service that gives you peace of mind and comfort knowing that you have done the responsible thing in trying to prevent a plumbing disaster. At Benjamin Franklin Plumbing, it will be our top priority to make sure our customers are getting the very best inspection and plumbing service that they can get in Myrtle Beach, SC.

Plumbing Conduct and Care

So many people treat their plumbing system as a garbage bin. What they do not realize is putting anything down a drain or toilet that is not specifically meant for the toilet, that can cause massive damage too. When companies claim that wet wipes, feminine products, paper towels, cigarette butts, or anything that does not directly come from a human body or toilet paper are generally using this assumption as a marketing tool.

Believe it or not, the plumbing system of every building is delicate. The tubes and joints that make up the plumbing network are made to last many years and most homes in Myrtle Beach, SC have access to the municipal sewage system which takes the waste away from your home or business and disposes of it properly.

Items like oatmeal, flour, coffee grinds, mashed potatoes, hair, and any food or material that will harden over time. The water pressure is not always strong enough to carry away these things into the municipal waste system. This is how clogs are formed. You have no idea how many times we have been called out to a home to snake a child’s toy out of a toilet.

Talk to your family members, particularly children, about the importance of taking care of the plumbing system or you are going to need a plumbing service again and again.

Heating, Vents, and Air Conditioning Systems (HVAC)

However, when you first move into a new home it does not come with a manual. It is vital to become familiar with all the major appliances and plumbing services that you will be responsible for maintaining. The heating, vent system, and air conditioning appliances are all creature comforts that require regular (at least annually) inspections. The vents, filters, and furnaces collect shedded skin and other debris so the air filters in your home need to be changed often and on a regular basis.


Drains are one of the most important components of the plumbing system. The drains are connected throughout the pipes inside your home. If one drain gets clogged and is not resolved, it could lead to the dishwasher, tub, shower, washing, machine, and toilet all being out of service. Standing water in the dishwasher is not fit for use and dirty water molding away in a washing machine is not going to do anything but ruin your clothes. Standing water in any plumbing utility is a huge red flag and you will need to call Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Service in Myrtle Beach right away!

Customer Testimonials

“Our two teenage boys had an enormous, rager of a party while my partner and I were in the Bahamas for our 25th anniversary. I’m not sure what they did to the kitchen sink and the basement bathroom, but yuck is not a strong enough word for what was going on in my historic, family home which has been passed down for generations. Safe to say, I was more than furious. My husband’s best friend has been working at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Service for years. Our plumber friend brought a team right away and gratefully the damage to my home was not permanent. We never call any other plumbers because we know the value of Benjamin Franklin’s team and their transparency when it comes to pricing and job timelines.”

Julia Gregory

“We have a child that is differently-abled and has a difficult time understanding certain things about household items. We were having a small dinner party with a few other couples and their kids and I guess one of the other kids dared my child to pour the candle wax into the sink so they could all make wax figurines. The next day we called a few companies that would not be able to get to our repair between three days to a week. It was not until I found Benjamin Franklin Plumbing that I got an emergency call out and the problem was fixed that day. If you have a plumbing problem call Benjamin Franklin. They are the best in SC!!!”

Jim Wells


For any of your plumbing needs, contact us at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Myrtle Beach today!


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