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Mr. Rooter Plumbing is locally owned and operated and proud to service the surrounding areas of Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona. Our work ethic is driven by the three core values of respect, integrity and guaranteed customer satisfaction. Since 1970, we have strived to provide high-quality professional and affordable plumbing solutions that ensure long-lasting, reliable results.

We offer a variety of services that help better protect the commercial and residential properties of Arizona. Our service philosophy is aimed at creating relationships with local communities and establishing our presence as a neighborly company. We provide professional plumbing services for affordable, flat rates and continue to work with speed and efficiency.

Why should you trust our professionals at Mr. Rooter Plumbing?

  • Local- We are locally owned and operated and value our customers’ business with us. We continue to work in your best interest and are determined to protect your home or business with the services needed to properly handle any of your plumbing problems.

  • Affordable- At Mr. Rooter Plumbing we are upfront with our customers about prices and availability. We value your time and money and do not waste it when you trust us to do our job right. We also offer discounts and advantage plans that help you budget and prioritize the scheduling of services your property needs.

  • Reliable- With nearly 50 years of experience in the professional plumbing industry, our team of trained technicians are more than capable of handling any of your plumbing problems. We are fully licensed and insured as well as equipped with modern technology and machinery that allows us to reliably protect your property’s plumbing systems.

What drain cleaning services does Mr. Rooter Plumbing offer?

Whether it be your sink, bathroom, sewer or other utility drains, Mr. Rooter offers a variety of drain cleaning services including traditional methods of snaking and more advanced techniques of hydro jetting. While snaking is more common, Hydro Scrub jetting is far superior in efficiency and guarantees long-lasting results. The process of hydro jetting involves a hose and pressurized nozzle that flushes streams of water throughout your pipes. The high pressurized water allows for blockages of oil deposits, food waste, soap scum and other materials of debris to be broken up and safely removed out of the path of water flow.

At Mr. Rooter, we encourage our customers to regularly schedule drain cleaning services so that your pipes are proactively taken care of and protected from harmful effects of clogged drains such as water leaks, broken pipes or dangerous bacteria growth.

Do you install appliances?

Our team of trained plumbing professionals can not only repair and replace your home or business’ appliances, but we also offer installment services as well. We know that appliances and fixtures are important commodities for any commercial and residential property, so we encourage you to trust us with properly installing and replacing them in order to ensure your property is protected from future damages. Here is a list of appliances we are able to maintain, repair and replace.

  • Kitchen Sinks

  • Bathroom Faucets

  • Toilets

  • Water Heaters

  • Boilers

  • Water Softeners and Purification Systems

  • Ventilation Systems

  • Garbage Disposals

  • Sump Pumps

  • Grease Traps

How can I prevent my drains from clogging and smelling bad?

Clogged drains are one of the most common plumbing problems simply because drains are used continuously throughout the day and sometimes it is easy to forget to maintain them. If your sinks or pipelines smell it could be due to backed up food waste, hair, soap scum and other blockages that are clogging your drains and preventing effective water flow. Signs of clogged drains include low water pressure, gurgling or bubbling noises, pooling and foul odors. At Mr. Rooter Plumbing we know these issues can be inconvenient and annoying, so that is why regularly scheduled drain cleaning services are beneficial to your pipes’ sustainability and functionality. We also advise against DIY solutions and using commercial drain cleaning products since they contain harsh chemicals that put your pipes at greater risks of damage.

What types of trenchless plumbing services does Mr. Rooter Plumbing offer?

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing we offer a variety of trenchless services that provide efficient and effective results without wasting your time and money. Pipe lining is a process where we coat your pipes with an epoxy resin lining that hardens. After the liner is in place, we are able to insert a new pipeline. Pipe bursting is another option to seamlessly repair and replace your pipes. By exerting pressure, our team of trained technicians are capable of replacing your pipes and installing new ones through one small access point in the ground. In addition to trenchless pipe bursting and pipe lining, our team of plumbing experts practice the Pipe Pull technique. These trenchless plumbing services offer an affordable alternative to excavations and are much more time and cost effective.

Is it safe to install my own water heater?

Hot water and efficient water pressure are two very important commodities for any home or business, so it is critical that your water heater is professionally installed in order to effectively and properly operate. Mr. Rooter Plumbing is able to repair and replace tankless, conventional and hybrid water heaters along with making sure they function correctly.

If your water heater is making strange, loud noises, leaking water or failing to supply hot water, call us today and our team of trained technicians will be happy to assist in helping you locate the problem and provide a reliable solution.

Does Mr. Rooter Plumbing offer emergency plumbing services?

We know that plumbing emergencies are inconvenient and can cause catastrophic property damage if left improperly handled, so that is why we recommend that you do not attempt to repair your property’s plumbing without the consultation of a professional. Our emergency plumbing services are available to you 24/7 and are much more reliable solutions to any of your plumbing problems than DIY repairs. We offer services that help repair and replace broken and leaking pipes as well as drain cleaning services that unclog your septic tanks, sinks and other plumbing appliances. Trust our team of trained technicians to properly protect your home or business in Arizona and we will ensure that your plumbing systems remain durable and dependable.

How can I save more water and reduce my bill?

We value the conservation of water and promote our customers to practice methods of saving water in your home or business. Saving water is not only beneficial to the environment but it also reduces the expense of your water and utility bills. By using less water and having your pipes inspected for leaks and cracks, you are keeping your property protected as well as sustaining the planet.

Our team of local experts are happy to assess your property’s plumbing and make sure there are no issues with your appliances, pipes and drains. We also offer a free drip calculator on our website that allows you to determine just how much water you may be wasting and whether you require immediate plumbing repair services.

What are the benefits of trenchless plumbing methods?

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing we value the sustainability of your property and the planet. Our team of plumbing professionals offer a variety of services that utilize trenchless technology that allows us to access your pipes through a small hole in the ground rather than excavating large portions of your land. We are proud to provide environmentally friendly solutions that are time and cost effective as well as safe and efficient methods of performing major pipe repairs, drain cleanings and sewer camera inspections.

Are water purification systems necessary?

Clean and safe water is an important resource for any residential and commercial property. Our water filtration systems ensure that the taste and smell of your water is pure and healthy. There are many solutions and Mr. Rooter Plumbing can provide you information on all of them. We install both carbon and reverse osmosis filters that allow chemical impurities and contaminants to be trapped and removed from your water supply. These filters and softeners are important in maintaining the health and security of your home or business as well as protecting you from harmful effects of polluted water. In Arizona these systems prolong the lives of all of your appliances and major elements of your plumbing system.

If you have any concerns about the condition of your water, we encourage you to call us today and talk to one of our professionals about the variety of water treatments and water purification installments we offer. We will come out and do a free quality test and share the many options you can choose from.

Does Mr. Rooter replace leaking pipes?

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing we know major pipe repairs and replacements can be expensive so we strive to provide high-quality services at affordable rates in order to ensure your property’s plumbing is properly protected.

What septic tank services do you provide?

Septic tanks are a vital component to any residential and commercial property, so we know that issues with your toilets or sewage is inconvenient and frustrating. Our plumbing professionals offer a variety of septic tank repairs including pumping and installation. Some common septic tank issues are overflowing tanks, running water, wall corrosion, root invasion, flush valve failure and clogged drains. At Mr. Rooter Plumbing we can help you identify these problems and properly handle them right away before they lead to worse issues of flooding and sewage overflow.

If you are having issues with your septic tank, then trust us at Mr. Rooter Plumbing to reliably restore the functionality and sustainability of your property’s plumbing. We encourage our customers to take part in maintaining their home or business, so here is a list of warning signs that indicate that your septic tank needs to be professionally repaired or replaced.

  • Foul Odors

  • Backed Up Toilets

  • Pooling Water

  • Slow Drains

  • Damaged Lawns

Why are pipe inspections important?

We recommend our customers to regularly schedule sewer camera inspections and drain cleaning services so that your property is protected from harsh chemicals, contaminants and other dangers poorly maintained pipes are susceptible to. By being proactive and handling any of your plumbing problems at the source, our team of professionals are able to ensure the security and sustainability of your home or business. If water leaks, corroded pipes, clogged drains or leaky appliances are not repaired or replaced immediately, then worse issues of flooding, pipe bursts and sewage overflow could wreak havoc on your property.

At Mr. Rooter Plumbing, we are motivated to keep your property’s plumbing strong and healthy. Call us today to schedule a pipe inspection and our professional plumbers will be happy to assess your property and determine what services would best suit your home or business.

What makes us different from other professional plumbing companies?

Our team of local experts are courteous professionals and guarantee customer satisfaction with fast and friendly service. We provide high-quality plumbing services at affordable rates and make sure that your home or business is properly taken care of. In addition to the variety of services we offer, our preventative plumbing maintenance allows for our customers to rest easy knowing that your plumbing is always functioning effectively and efficiently. Mr. Rooter Plumbing has been providing reliable, sustainable plumbing solutions since 1970 and we strive to continue to accommodate our customers with flat-rate prices, on-time arrivals and long-lasting repairs that do not disappoint. With almost 50 years of experience, our plumbing professionals are happy to help with any of your plumbing problems, so call us today and we will be quick to protect and strengthen your residential and commercial plumbing systems.

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