Plumbing FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions about plumbing. If you still have questions after reading this list, please do not hesitate to contact us at 512-442-6782. We would be happy to help you with all questions you may have.

With this situation, there are some things that you can do. One of the first things you should do is check your water pressure. The ‘safe zone’ for your water pressure is 30-50 psi. If the water pressure is higher than 60 psi for for any length of time, the pressure may become a problem. If leaking pipes is the case for you, give our trusted professionals at Fox Service Company a call at 512-442-6782. We will be happy to help.
If you think you have a leak but you’re not sure where it might be, there is a simple way you can check. Look at your water meter, monitor and right down the level. Make sure that no one is using the water in your home for 1-2 hours. Then go back and note the level. If your level is different, then you most certainly have a leak. Make sure to call Fox Service Company so we can solve that problem for you!

Of course. Keeping your garbage disposal is working correctly is important. In order to receive the optimal life of your garbage disposal, these things should not be put in your garbage disposal:

  • Potato skins
  • Bone fragments and eggshells
  • Banana peels
  • Fats / grease
  • Unpopped popcorn kernels
  • Onion skins
  • Fruit pits and seeds
  • Stringy vegetables like asparagus and celery


If toilet continues overflowing, then your problem may be your tank’s fill valve may be deteriorating or leaking. Either way, contact us at 512-442-6782 and let us solve the problem!

Remember, if you still do not see the answer to your questions, please feel free to give us a call at 512-442-6782.