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Kitchen Plumbing

Waxahachie Kitchen Plumbing Services

If you’re experiencing issues with your kitchen plumbing, call on the experts at Direct Service Company for fast, quality repairs. We are experienced in all kinds of kitchen plumbing, including:

  • Dishwashers
  • Refrigerators
  • Faucets
  • Leaks
  • Garbage Disposals
  • And More!

The top kitchen plumbing repairs we handle are your faucets and garbage disposals. The faucet fixtures in your kitchen help to create the look that you want in your home. However, over time parts wear out and leaky faucets develop. Since any replacement in your home can be expensive, it makes sense to repair your faucets when you can. Your garbage disposal is easily one of the most useful appliances in your kitchen, if not your entire home. Garbage disposals make cleanup easier and faster — when something goes wrong, you’ll quickly notice how much it complicates your day.

Let Direct Service Company handle your kitchen repairs and return the hub of your home to a welcoming place you can gather with friends and family!

Garbage Disposal Installation And Repair

If you don’t have a garbage disposal, anyone you ask will tell you that it’s a must-have appliance. Direct Service Company can give you a quote on garbage disposal installation and walk you through the process so you can start reaping the benefits of cleaning with a disposal system on your side as fast as possible.

If your current garbage disposal is experiencing problems, count on our plumbers to perform fast, quality repairs that get your disposal back up and running in no time. We’ll also be able to let you know if your disposal needs to be replaced and start the replacement process as quickly as we can.

Signs Your Garbage Disposal Needs Repairs

While a full appliance breakdown is virtually impossible to miss, your garbage disposal will typically show signs that it needs to be repaired long before then. Keep a lookout for these symptoms of a problem with your garbage disposal:

  • Leaking
  • Only humming when on
  • Foul smells
  • Water backing up
  • Water won’t drain even after it runs
  • Smoking

Because you use your garbage disposal on a daily basis, you’re attuned to its normal functions. You’ll notice when something is off — whether the garbage disposal is clogged or just isn’t running like it’s supposed to. Call the team at Direct Service Company if you suspect a problem with your disposal system.
What Can You Put Down A Garbage Disposal?
Although garbage disposals are a convenient way to get rid of food scraps quickly, they aren’t a catchall for all of the waste in your kitchen. Inadvertently sending things that shouldn’t go down the garbage disposal down the drain is one of the leading causes of a garbage disposal not working properly. So what can go down a garbage disposal?

You should only put food waste down your disposal, but there are certain things you should never put down your garbage disposal, including:

  • Coffee grounds
  • Pasta, rice and bread
  • Egg and shellfish shells
  • Animal bones
  • Nuts, pits and seeds
  • Onion layers (not diced onions)
  • Stringy, fibrous fruits and vegetables (celery, corn husks, banana peels, etc.)
  • Potato peels
  • Grease, oil and fat
  • Non-food items

If you’re not sure whether an item can go down the disposal, it’s just as easy to err on the side of caution and throw it away in a trash can. You can also refer to the list above to remind yourself what’s safe and what’s not. Simply understanding what can and can’t go down to your disposal can save you the hassle and expense of repairs in the future.

Faucet Replacement

If you need to replace a broken faucet or simply wish to update the look in your kitchen, Direct Service Company makes faucet replacement easy. We can even install a faucet that you have purchased on your own!

Faucet Repair

First of all, you may not know when your faucet needs repair. These are several of the most common faucet problems in Waxahachie that indicate a repair is needed:

Water Pressure – If your water pressure is low coming from your faucet, it can be difficult to get full use out of it. One common solution to this problem is to clean the aerator. The aerator is just a fancy word for the tip of your sink faucet. It usually can be unscrewed and inspected for clogs or buildup. If you do see a blockage, a toothbrush and some vinegar might clear it right up. If it doesn’t, you may need to call a plumber.

Water Temperature – Sometimes hot water fails to reach your sink, posing a health risk if you can’t wash or cleanse dishes with water that will kill bacteria. The first suspect to rule out should be your water heater. If your water heater is functioning normally to bring hot water to other areas of your home, you should call a plumber. They will be able to identify which parts in your plumbing system have failed to deliver hot water.

Water Quality – It is possible for rust to form on the inside or outside of your faucet. The metal faucet is exposed to both moisture and oxygen, causing this reaction. If this happens, rust can easily make its way into your water. If you notice rust on the outside of your faucet or discolored water coming out of it, avoid this health risk and contact a plumber to either repair or replace your faucet.

Leaks – If your faucet is leaking, one of the most common sources is a worn-out O-ring. O-rings are used in the base of your faucet where the metal connects with the water pipes. If any of these O-rings wear out, a leak can occur. While leaks can be fixed by homeowners, if you’re uncomfortable with identifying or replacing the broken part, contact a plumber. They can worry about fixing the leak so you don’t have to!

Why Choose Direct Service Company?

For over 20 years, Direct Service Company has been providing high-quality workmanship and superior customer service to every customer. We’re locally-owned and operated in Direct Service Company, which means we’re a part of the Waxahachie community. We treat every customer like family because we’re your neighbors, and we believe you deserve the best service we have to offer. We guarantee you’ll be satisfied with our plumbing services — if not, we promise to come back and make it right.

Direct Service Company provides the kitchen plumbing installations and repairs Waxahachie residents count on to keep their kitchens running smoothly. Contact us today for more information or to begin a service request.

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What Our Customers Are Saying

Another Job Well Done by Direct Service

Another job well done by Direct Service. Had to replace an ancient heater and A/C unit. Julian and David arrived on time, started working and did not stop until the job was done. Knowledgeable, courteous and they answered all my questions. Reasonable prices and great service. .A big Thank You to Richard who discovered the problems with my old heater before it could become a big problem . I have been using Direct Service for many years and they never fail to do a super job.

Susan Chambers

Very Professional Service

Very professional service, Thomas came out and
installed our new toilets throughout the house in a timely manner and at a reasonable rate. I will definitely be using Direct Services for my homes future plumbing needs.

O Rojas

Professional and Timely

Professional and timely. Justin, Service Tech, provided excellent customer service in answering my concerns and checked on my warranty status.

Valencia Ramsey