Augerpros Plumbing wins Angie's List provider of the year
Augerpros Plumbing wins Angie's List provider of the year

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City Of Murphy Smoke Test Repair

City Of Murphy Smoke Test Repair The annual review of sanitary sewer lines, commonly called smoke testing, conducted by the City of Murphy in Texas starts on Monday, Aug. 3, and continues until Monday, Aug. 31. City crews will utilize a safe, non-toxic vaporized mist to identify any fissures in the system.       […]


Sewer Lines Slab Leaks 

What is a Hydrostatic Plumbing Test?

What is a Hydrostatic Plumbing Test? Most homeowners understand that plumbing leaks can lead to significant damage in their homes. Left untreated, loss of water use, mold, power disruptions, and even more problems can develop. Call a professional at Augerpros Plumbing & Drain as soon as you notice a problem. There are many tools in […]


Hydrostatic Testing Plumbing Checklist Sewer Cleanout Slab Leaks Video Camera Inspection 

8 Benefits of a Plumbing Line Video Camera Inspection

8 Benefits of a Sewer Line Video Camera Inspection Auger Pros Plumbing invests in all the latest technology because our customer’s happiness and homes are important to us. When plumbing companies invest in the latest equipment in the field; this is a reflection of their dedication to their clients. One such tool in our industry […]


Drain Clogs Sewer Cleanout Sewer Lines Video Camera Inspection 

What is a Slab Leak?

What is a Slab Leak? Have you been told you have a slab leak and are wondering what it is? A leak in the pipes and plumbing within your homes slab foundation is a slab leak. When one of those pipes bursts, a slab leak occurs. When these same leaks are above ground, in a […]


Slab Leaks 

4 Warning Signs Your Washing Machine May Have A Plumbing Problem

4 Warning Signs Your Washing Machine May Have A Plumbing Problem The average American family does 8–10 loads of laundry each week. That amounts to Families in the U.S. wash about 468 loads of laundry every year. No wonder it seems like I’m always folding or hanging things up! 🙂 Because this appliance is used so […]


Drain Clogs How To's Plumbing Checklist Sewer Lines Washing Machines 

Plumbing Cleaning You Can Do While Sheltering at Home

Plumbing Cleaning You Can Do While Sheltering at Home Social Distancing? Spending more time at home? Worrying about plumbing cleaning is probably the last thing on your mind right now. However, the more time you spend sheltering at home and using your plumbing more, the more critical it is to keep them maintained. Luckily, there’s […]


How To's 

Why Does My Toilet Keep Running?

Why Does My Toilet Keep Running? Does your toilet seem possessed? Taken over by a ghost of toilets past? Hopefully, you can save the Scary Toilets genre for a C movie horror night on Netflix, and its not. A running toilet is basically an internal water leak, so we need to examine the internal parts […]


How To's Toilets 

Why do I Smell Sewage In My Home?

Why do I Smell Sewage In My Home? Wondering why you smell sewage in your home?A nasty smell of sewage smell is usually a sign something is wrong — So just don’t just hold your nose and ignore it. Sometimes, a sewer smell in a bathroom, kitchen, or laundry room can indicate backed-up plumbing which […]


How To's Plumbing Checklist Sewer Lines 

Summer Plumbing Tips

Summer Plumbing Tips Summer is the season of outdoor fun and entertaining. In light of that, however- your plumbing gets overworked and Summer can also be the season of clogged drains, sewage backup, and cracked hoses. Augerpros Plumbing and Drain feel that the beginning of Summer is the best time to inspect your system before […]


How To's 

Gas Line Installation- Why You Should Hire A Plumber

Gas Line Installation- Why You Should Hire A Plumber Many people do not realize that a plumber is the person you should call if you have a gas line issue. People think of plumbers only handling water issues. “If water runs through it, Plumbers Do it” However, plumbers are skilled professionals in a variety of […]


Gas Lines 

What is a P-Trap?

What is a P-trap? P-traps are part of your sink plumbing. Found under kitchen and bathroom sinks, these question-mark-shaped pieces of plumbing serve an important purpose…They prevent odorous gas in plumbing drains and sewers from rising up through a toilet, sink or floor drain into a home or business. It is made of either PVC or […]


Drain Clogs Uncategorized 

Are Liquid Drain Cleaners Harmful

Are Liquid Drain Cleaners Harmful? What do you do if the bathroom sink starts draining slowly, or the kitchen sink appears to be clogged? Do you reach for a bottle of Drano? Before you do-Hold on a second because that liquid drain cleaner could be more harmful than helpful and cause even greater issues than […]


Drain Clogs 

How To Use A Plunger

How To Use A Plunger Almost every household has at least one plunger, and some of us have one near every toilet as when clogs happen, you want to be able to grab it quickly. Thankfully we don’t have occasion to use them often, but if you had to- do you know how to use […]


How To's 

Plumbing Checklist For New Home Buyers

Plumbing Checklist For New Home Buyers Buying a home will be one of the largest investments you’ll ever make – That’s why we compiled this handy plumbing checklist for new home buyers for you to peruse before you sign on the dotted line. You will want to hire a professional plumbing company before you do […]


How To's Plumbing Checklist 

What are Sewer Cleanouts and How to Locate Them?

What are Sewer Cleanouts and How to Locate Them? Most homeowners do not know what Sewer cleanouts are or how to locate them. I would venture to say that the first time they heard the phrase sewer cleanout was when they called a plumber who asked if they had any. If you are curious where […]


How To's Sewer Cleanout 

Are Slab Leaks Covered By Insurance?

Are Slab Leaks Covered By Insurance? Realtors like to say that there are two types of homes in the DFW area. Those that have had foundation issues and those that will. So its no wonder most Texans want to know- Are slab leaks covered by Insurance? According to the standard terminology of most homeowner’s insurance, […]


Slab Leaks 

What is the Difference Between Hard & Soft Water?

What is the Difference Between Hard & Soft Water? People are very concerned about the quality of their water these days, and with good reason. This is no surprise considering our daily lives rely heavily on consuming water and the quality of water available to us. Not all water is created equal. About 85% of […]


Water Filtration System Water Heaters 

Plumbing Tips For Earth Day

Plumbing Tips For Earth Day I know Earth Day this year is unlike any we have experienced before, its a great time to take pause and think, Are you doing all you can to make Planet Earth the best it can be? As plumbers, here at Auger Pros Plumbing, we try to make eco-friendly choices […]


How To's 

10 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

10 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal 10 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal If you take care to only put items down your disposal that it can handle , You’ll find it is one of the most useful appliances in the kitchen. However, if not treated with care, […]


Drain Clogs Garbage Disposals 

HOW TO TURN OFF THE MAIN WATER SHUT-OFF VALVE

HOW TO TURN OFF THE MAIN WATER SHUT-OFF VALVE Every homeowner should know how to turn off their main water supply in the case of an emergency. Many people don’t have a clue. I have to admit, when I bought my first home, I didn’t. Trust me, waiting until a plumbing crisis strikes is not […]


How To's 

3 Benefits of a Water Filtration System

Without water, we couldn’t live. Staying hydrated couldn’t be easier though when you have a water filtration system. Having a water filtration system in your home can make a big difference in the quality of your water. What harmful chemicals are in your water? That’s the question on everyone’s mind. There are multiple benefits to […]


Water Filtration System 

Considering a Bidet During The Coronavirus Pandemic?

Bidets are used to supplement or replace the traditional use of toilet paper and are a widely-embraced mode of personal hygiene throughout the world. And is becoming ever increasingly more popular here as the US has been in short supply of toilet paper due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Today, many factors are pushing homeowners and homebuyers […]


Bidets 

3 REASONS TO INSTALL A TOUCHLESS FAUCET

It has become commonplace to see touchless faucets outside of our homes in retail or in public establishments but automatic faucets are gaining in popularity for residential plumbing as well. There are many benefits to touchless faucets, Especially during the current Coronavirus Pandemic. Take a look at three reasons why you may want to consider a hands-free […]


Coronavirus Safety Practices Touchless Faucets 

Tankless Water Heater Benefits

Have you ever wondered about the benefits of a tankless water heater? Let’s take a minute to ponder the condition of your current water heater. How long have you had it? Are you experiencing any of the below problems? A tank-based water heater can only last so long. Here are some of the reasons why […]


Water Heaters 

One Cause of Clogged Drains

I know we’ve all heard it before- DONT pour grease down the drain. It is easy to get lax and think, well …just this one time should be ok. You know how it is-your favorite show is coming on Netflix and that leftover bacon grease cant do that much harm, right?… Pouring trace amounts of […]


Drain Clogs 

Auger Pros CoronaVirus Safety Procedures

Respecting our customers and their houses have provided us the opportunity to serve loyal North Texas homes and businesses since our inception.  We are committed to continuing this by monitoring guidelines issued by the CDC, EPA and other governing agencies dedicated to protecting our health and abiding by the protective measures set forth for the […]


Coronavirus Safety Practices 

4 Reasons Your Toilet Won’t Flush

4 Reasons Your Toilet Won’t Flush Do you know the most common reasons your toilet won’t flush? Your wife makes her Nana’s most famous Mexican rice and bean casserole and then BAM- Your toilet won’t flush. There is nothing more frustrating. Don’t despair- even though your non-flushing toilet is a huge annoyance, the most common […]


How To's 

Sewer Replacement Job Under Slab

Replaced all cast iron under the home with PVC. Had to jackhammer the entire way, the home has a solid bed of rock under it, so not your typical sewer tunneling job. Replaced roughly estimated 150′ of rotten, collapsed cast iron, and replaced with Schedule 40 PVC. Spent 3 weeks tunneling (jackhammering).


Slab Leaks 

Augerpros Plumbing Earns 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Augerpros Plumbing Earns 2019 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Allen TX – Augerpros Plumbing and Drain LLC is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service […]


Awards 

Slab Leak Testing

Do you have a slab leak in your home or business? Slab leaks are a big problem in Texas, and not taking care of it immediately, can cost thousand of dollars in property damage. Leaks can happen on your water or sewer lines, and while a sewer line generally will need a plumber to run […]


How To's Slab Leaks