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The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated in 2017 that roughly 45 percent of the world’s population have access to clean drinking water, sanitation and fresh bathing water. In 2010, the United Nations’ General Assembly declared clean drinking water a universal human right.
It’s easy to take modern plumbing for granted, until something stops working. A lack of functioning plumbing contributes to diseases like Hepatitis A, Polio and Cholera. It’s imperative that homes in Georgetown, SC have access to clean, safe drinking water, sanitation and refreshing showers and baths.
We understand the importance of sanitation and drinking water. That’s the reason calling a plumbing service out of hours or during emergency situations may cost a high premium.
However, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing cares deeply for the Georgetown, SC community and promises not to exploit customers when they are the most vulnerable.
Our highly skilled professionals go through an extensive background check to insure your home and businesses are cared for like their own.
Benjamin Franklin’s Plumbing will guide you through each step from an estimate to repair and maintenance. All parts and costs are agreed upon before fixing or remodeling your plumbing system.
- Remodeling of Bath & Kitchen Fixtures
- Repairing Leaks & Drips
- Water Heater Adjustments & Repairs
- Drain Irrigation, Cleaning & Replacements
- Water Line Repair
- Well Reconstruction & Patching
- Pipe Sealants & Pipe Repairs
- Tankless Water Heater Installation & Maintenance
- Sink, Tub & Toilet Installations
- Patching & Repair for Gas or Slab Leaks
- Water Filtration System Installations & Repairs
- Maintenance, Installation & Repair for Sump Pumps
- Backflow Prevention
- Detection of Slab Leaks
- Garbage Disposal & Installation
- Toilet Leak Resolution
- Commercial Water Line Repair
- Commercial Bathroom Installation
- Specialty Plumbing Requests
Honest & Affordable Plumbing
We know at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing that there are plenty of options when it comes to choosing a service in Georgetown, SC, but with us you’ll get technicians who are top professionals in their field.
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing hires people represent our values of honesty, transparency and providing exceptional customer service and all at an affordable and agreed upon price.
Our plumbers treat your home with respect and thoroughly clean up after their work is completed. We arrive on time, every time and provide you with an honest time line and estimation. We believe transparency throughout the repair or remodel process allows our precious clientele to return to their lives and conduct their business at a time that’s convenient for them.
The weather in South Carolina is usually mild during the winter months, but the South is famous for unpredictable weather patterns. If the colder temperatures do fall upon Georgetown, SC they can wreak havoc on your water pipes and may even cause them to burst.
There are a few precautions to take if you want to avoid burst or leaking pipes due to freezing weather. If a cold front does take hold in the community it can cause your pipes to break. Water expands as it turns to ice which puts more pressure on the pipes. If the ice builds up, it can exert enough force to crack the pipe and leave your plumbing in a disastrous state.
Common Causes of Burst Pipes
- Older pipes can become rusty and the material can erode causing systematic leaks throughout your plumbing. It’s vital to inspect your system every five to 10 years to ensure this doesn’t occur on your property.
- Continual use of chemical drain and pipe cleansers cause the pipes to wear out and can create vulnerable spots that may be prone to leaking. If these spots advance and spread throughout the pipes, thinning the metal out and bursting the plumbing.
- Clogged toilets and pipes place excess stress on plumbing. It’s important to remember that clogs create stress on the plumbing system and the pressure caused by the clog can force a pipe to burst.
- Keep drains and toilets free of diapers, feminine hygiene products, hair and food, this will reduce the need for chemical drain cleaners and help fortify the strength of the plumbing.
- During holidays and other times during the winter months when the property isn’t occupied keep the heating at a minimum warmth to avoid freezing the pipes. This will prevent freezing water and avoid creating pressure within the pipes.
Emergency Plumbers to the Rescue
A toilet that won’t flush can quickly become an emergency situation, as the need for sanitation and comfortably clean bathrooms are a necessity for every home or business. Plumbers come in all shapes and sizes, both dishonest and those with integrity and it can be difficult to decide whom to trust if your toilet won’t flush or the water won’t turn off.
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing hires plumbers who share our values of integrity, professionalism and transparency. We want your trust and your loyalty. We don’t exploit emergency plumbing problems and won’t overcharge you just because it’s an evening or weekend call out.
Our community in Georgetown, SC is important to us. We live and work here and strive to be a beacon of honorable business practices that our friends and neighbors can rely upon.
Our plumbers will discuss every step of the process with you before the work is completed. We’ll discuss the estimate, necessary parts and the length of time the job will take. We’ll arrive on time every time and it will be highly skilled plumbers who will treat you, and your home or business with respect.
Remodeling Kitchens & Bathrooms
Upgrading your bathroom and kitchen is an exciting opportunity to improve your everyday life. Dreams for your remodeled plumbing can come true with Benjamin Franklin Plumbing. Our plumbers are trained problem-solvers who can help create your ideal restroom and make your kitchen the heart of your home.
The integrity of the founding fathers is how we chose our businesses’ name, because we want our plumbers to represent a different type of plumbing tradesman. Plumbers, who are the best in the industry and treat their customers like family.