Faucet Repair & Installation
When it comes to sink faucet repair and installation, you can be rest assured that our professional plumbers are prepared to make sure you and your family can control the flow of water seamlessly upon completing any repairs or installations.
Our professional plumbers often times make repair and maintenance suggestions regarding a homes’ faucets and sinks to assist you in preventing future problems and/or to help educate you on the care of any professional plumbing services we have worked to complete with you.
In many cases, faucets can use a replacement of old gaskets, valve seats which tend to become easily corroded and o-rings. However, we don’t recommend taking on this seemingly simple task on your own. It’s important to make sure the proper parts are replaced for whichever faucet-type you have in your home.
For those rare situation that repair could amount to more than the cost of a replacement, Big Bird Plumbing can help you decide what type of faucets you’d like installed in addition to understanding the differences of quality between brands.
When installing new faucets, we also take the responsibility of removing your old and installing a new one. From carefully disposing of your old and replacing with the new, Big Bird Plumping will provide a thorough installation by replacing supply lines, strainers and traps as well as any necessary caulking.
Sewer Pipe Repair & Replacement
Big Bird Plumbing provides a free and fast estimate for Gig Harbor and greater Tacoma area sewer pipe repair or replacement. Sewer lines can commonly create problems due to a clog causing a leak of water source which can be often times recognized early from a gurgling sound.
What’s important for us is to determine the most affordable and effective way to repair your damaged and/or clogged sewer piping whether it be PVC pipes or older VCP clay tile pipes. We strive to repair your sewer pipes with a thorough sewer pipe repair but work with you to identify if your piping needs immediate sewer pipe replacement. (wiki)
VCP is pipe made from clay that has been subjected to vitrification, a process which fuses the clay particles to a very hard, inert, glass-like state. VCP is commonly used in sewer gravity collection mains because of its reasonable price and resistance to almost all domestic and industrial sewage, particularly the sulfuric acid that is generated by hydrogen sulfide, a common component of sewage. (wiki)
Vitrified Clay Pipe
VCP is pipe made from clay that has been subjected to vitrification, a process which fuses the clay particles to a very hard, inert, glass-like state. VCP is commonly used in sewer gravity collection mains because of its reasonable price and resistance to almost all domestic and industrial sewage, particularly the sulfuric acid that is generated by hydrogen sulfide, a common component of sewage.
Your home’s sewer system is out of site and underground which can make it difficult to identify all potential problems. Therefore we take the time to also describe your exact situation so that you can take comfort in the job getting done without leaving you with a mess that could otherwise be left behind from an amateur.
Toilet Repair & Installation
Once your toilet begins to behave irregularly, it’s very important to make necessary repairs as quickly as possible to avoid the expense of needing a replacement and/or closet flange replacement/repairs. Also a leaking toilet can cause extensive damage to surrounding floors. If your commode has a leak, backs up, continuously runs or flat out fails to flush, Big Bird Plumbing is here to provide you with immediate toilet repair services in Gig Harbor.
Our Gig Harbor plumbing professionals take the time to inform you of the exact repairs needed to ensure your peace of mind in a thorough, cost effective and speedy repair. In some cases, toilets which have frequent clogs, exhibit a lot of wear and tear, fixed to rusty flanges, has frequently overflowed or has been maintained poorly, may be beyond repair.
A toilet replacement is not always the costly inconvenience many generally dread once the need has been identified. It’s expected that toilets become unattractive and in need of more attention as they age. At the same time, a toilet replacement can improve your bathrooms overall appearance, save money on your energy bill and even increase your home’s value.
If a toilet replacement is in order, Big Bird Plumbing can work with you to install any number of existing brands including Kohler, Gerber, Crane, Briggs and many more.
Waterline Repair & Replacement
Broken waterlines can be devastating, and within minutes can cause a flood, result in thousands of dollars of damage and/or cause mold and/or pest problems. Big Bird Plumbing seeks out to handle your Gig Harbor and greater Tacoma area waterline repair and replacement needs urgently to avoid those costly challenges before they happen. These problems can often times be found ahead of time when noticing a higher water bill then usual. Even if the problem is unseen, a noticeably higher bill could mean there’s a leak between the water meter and your house.
Our professional Gig Harbor and greater Tacoma area plumbers can help you identify a potential problem by walking you through a simple process for testing a potential leak over the phone by monitoring the indicator after closing the main shutoff valve.
Should your waterline be beyond repair, Big Bird Plumbing can dedicate the same timely service for waterline installations. Determining your existing waterlines’ depth and location can be determined by one of our experienced professionals who will explain the process as simply as possible to ensure peace of mind.