Therapy Maintenance Plans

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$99 Water Heater Flush + Free Plumbing System Inspection
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Why Do I Need Plumbing Maintenance?

Regular plumbing maintenance is essential for several reasons:

Cost Savings:

  1. Early Detection of Leaks: Small leaks can waste a large amount of water over time, which increases your water bill. By identifying and fixing leaks early, you can save money.
  2. Energy Efficiency: Water heaters work more efficiently when they are well-maintained, reducing energy costs.

Longevity of Systems:

  1. Extend Lifespan of Appliances: Appliances like water heaters and dishwashers will last longer if the plumbing system that supplies them is in good shape.
  2. Reduced Wear and Tear: Regular maintenance can alleviate the day-to-day wear and tear that plumbing fixtures and pipes experience, extending their useful life.

System Efficiency:

  1. Water Pressure: Good water pressure is a benefit everyone can appreciate. Plumbing maintenance helps ensure that blockages are removed so you can enjoy strong water flow.
  2. Optimized Performance: Regularly cleaned and inspected pipes are less likely to clog, ensuring consistent performance.

Health and Safety:

  1. Water Quality: Pipes that are corroded can contaminate the water. Regular maintenance ensures that your water remains clean.
  2. Preventing Mold and Bacteria: Leaks can contribute to damp conditions that foster the growth of mold and bacteria.

Emergency Avoidance:

  1. Reducing Emergency Repairs: An emergency plumbing issue can be costly and highly inconvenient. Regular maintenance can prevent many of these emergencies from occurring in the first place.
  2. Readiness for Extreme Weather: Regular maintenance ensures that your system is ready to handle extra stress during extreme weather conditions like cold snaps or heatwaves.

Legal Compliance:

  1. Meeting Codes and Standards: Plumbing systems have to meet certain local and federal codes. Regular maintenance can help ensure you remain in compliance, avoiding potential fines or legal issues.

Environmental Benefits:

  1. Water Conservation: Well-maintained plumbing systems are less likely to leak, saving a valuable natural resource.
  2. Reduced Environmental Footprint: Leaking pipes or inefficient appliances can waste water and energy, contributing to a larger environmental footprint.

Property Value:

  1. Investment Protection: Your home or commercial property is a significant investment, and regular plumbing maintenance protects that investment.
  2. Better Resale Value: A well-maintained property with up-to-date plumbing can command a higher price on the market.

Thus, plumbing maintenance should be part of your regular upkeep routine.

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Therapy Maintenance Plans

Therapy Plan

Affordable plumbing care
with exclusive perks.
$ 14
99 Month
  • 1 Water Heater Flush visit a year.
  • Full House Plumbing System Inspection.
  • Water Quality Test
  • Water Leak Test
  • Free estimates & No Overtime charges.
  • 5% off all future jobs for YOU, YOUR family, and YOUR friends. This discount is also good for any AC services with The AC Therapist.
  • 1 Extra year of Labor Warranty on Water Heater and Softeners Installations,

Therapy Plan

Enhanced plumbing maintenance
with ultimate benefits.
$ 29
99 Month
  • 1 Water Heater Flush visit a year.
  • Anode Rod Replacement as needed.
  • Water Softener/Filter Check-Up.
  • Organic Drain/Sewage System Treatment
  • Drain/Sewage System Camera Inspection as needed.
  • Full House Plumbing System Inspection.
  • Water Quality Test
  • Water Leak Test
  • Free estimates & No Overtime charges.
  • 15% off all future jobs UNDER $2500, for YOU, YOUR family, and YOUR friends. This discount is also good for any AC services with The AC Therapist.
  • 10% off all future jobs OVER $2500, for YOU, YOUR family, and YOUR friends. This discount is also good for any AC services with The AC Therapist.
  • 1 Extra year of Labor Warranty on Water Heater and Softeners Installations

Therapy Plan

Comprehensive plumbing care
with added benefits.
$ 19
99 Month
  • 1 Water Heater Flush visit a year.
  • Anode Rod Replacement as needed.
  • Water Softener/Filter Check-Up.
  • Full House Plumbing System Inspection.
  • Water Quality Test
  • Water Leak Test
  • Free estimates & No Overtime charges.
  • 10% off all future jobs for YOU, YOUR family, and YOUR friends. This discount is also good for any AC services with The AC Therapist.
  • 1 Extra year of Labor Warranty on Water Heater and Softeners Installations

Why Choose Plumbing Therapist's Therapy Maintenance Plans?

Choosing Plumbing Therapist’s Therapy Maintenance Plans offers you a range of advantages tailored to meet the unique needs of your plumbing system. Here’s why you should consider these plans:

Structured Maintenance Visits:

  1. Scheduled Convenience: With regular planned visits, you can set and forget your plumbing maintenance. No more setting reminders or missing service dates; we’ll handle that for you.
  2. Comprehensive Checks: Each visit includes a full assessment of your plumbing system to ensure it’s functioning at its best.


  1. Financial Savings: The Therapy Maintenance Plans are structured to provide you with services at discounted rates, saving you money over time.
  2. Discount Benefits: Depending on the plan you choose, you get additional discounts on services, making any unexpected repairs or installations less burdensome on your wallet.

Value-Added Services:

  1. Anode Rod Replacement: An anode rod is essential for the longevity of your water heater. As part of our value-added services, we replace the anode rod to extend the lifespan of your appliance and maintain its efficiency.

  2. Sewer Camera Inspection: Understanding the condition of your underground sewer lines is crucial for maintaining a healthy plumbing system. Our plans can include sewer camera inspections to identify blockages, leaks, or other issues that could lead to bigger problems.

  3. Organic Drain/Sewage System Treatment: For those who are environmentally conscious or have septic systems, we offer organic treatments to maintain the health of your drains and sewage systems. This is an eco-friendly way to prevent clogs and backups.

High-Quality Service:

  1. Expert Technicians: Our certified plumbers and technicians are equipped with the expertise and tools to tackle any plumbing issue.
  2. Trust and Reliability: With our plans, you build a long-term relationship with a trusted service provider, eliminating the guesswork in emergency situations.


  1. Tailored to Your Needs: Our plans come in different tiers to cater to various needs and budgets, from basic maintenance to comprehensive coverage that includes extra services and perks.

Emergency Preparedness:

  1. Quick Response: Subscribers to the Therapy Maintenance Plans get priority service, reducing wait times in emergency situations.
  2. Reduced Emergency Costs: Regular maintenance decreases the chances of emergencies, and if they do occur, your plan discounts will apply.

Compliance and Upgrades:

  1. Code Compliance: Our maintenance checks also ensure that your plumbing system stays up-to-date with local codes and regulations.
  2. Future-Proofing: Regular maintenance helps in identifying areas for upgrades, ensuring your system remains current and efficient.


Given that you’re already familiar with the concept of maintenance plans through your AC services, you’ll appreciate the synergy and convenience that comes with extending this model to your plumbing system. Both your HVAC and plumbing are integral parts of your home’s infrastructure; maintaining both through trusted service plans ensures that you’re covered on all fronts.

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What to Expect From US

– Checking for leaks, corrosion, and proper insulation.
– Examining water pressure and flow.
– Assessing the condition of supply lines, shut-off valves, and fittings.
– Inspecting for clogs, damages, or improper grading in the drain lines.
– Evaluating vent stacks for blockages or damages.
– Testing waste lines to ensure proper disposal and flow.
– Assessing the water heater’s condition, including the tank, heating elements, thermostat, and safety features.
– Flushing the tank. ( if too clogged there will be a 1 time $199 fee added)
– Checking faucets, showers, tubs, toilets, and other fixtures for leaks, proper operation, and wear.
– Evaluating caulking and seals.
– Assessing overall sewer system health.
– Checking outdoor spigots and hoses.
– Testing for proper function and looking for potential issues.
– If applicable, inspect gas lines and connections for leaks or damages.
– Testing the water for contaminants or impurities if necessary.
– Ensuring that all plumbing components meet local building codes and regulations.
– Providing a detailed report of the findings, including photographs if necessary.
– Offering recommendations for repairs, replacements, or maintenance as needed.

Terms and Conditions 

  • The plans are a month-to-month open subscription.
  • No cancellation fees.
  • We do not give refunds on unused services, only credits towards other work.
  • If the service was rendered at any point during the year, and decide to cancel the subscription, you will be required to pay for the remaining of the entire period.
  • The services offered above are covered during our scheduled visit. If we must return to be able to perform the full service, extra fees will apply.
  • The cost of the plan is Per System/Per month, and it is specific to the exact water heater unit that we register on our 1st Visit. 
  • The Organic Drain/Sewage System Treatment is only to help clean the Drain pipes, it is not meant to unclog a pipe or fix any existing damage it might have.
  • This benefit as well as the others applies to active members only. The labor warranty only applies if you signed up from the install date of the unit or part that we installed for you and kept the plan active since. The labor warranty will only apply to the Unit and or part that we installed for you, no other parts or units will be covered.
  • This agreement plan is also covered under the Plumbing Therapist’s terms and conditions. Please see them here. 

Your questions answered

Common Questions About the Therapy Maintenance Plans:

Flushing a water heater is considered a necessary maintenance task for several reasons:

Sediment Build-Up

  1. Reduced Efficiency: Over time, sediment accumulates at the bottom of the tank, acting as a barrier between the burner and the water. This can make the heater less efficient, as it requires more energy to heat the water.
  2. Shortened Lifespan: The sediment can also corrode the tank over time, reducing the lifespan of the water heater.

Water Quality

  1. Taste and Smell: Sediment build-up can negatively affect the quality of the water, sometimes causing a metallic taste or unpleasant odor.
  2. Discoloration: Accumulated sediment can result in rusty or muddy water, particularly evident when you draw hot water from a tap.

Performance Issues

  1. Noise: The heating and reheating of water against sediment layers can cause popping or rumbling noises.
  2. Inconsistent Heating: As sediment affects the heater’s efficiency, you may notice inconsistent water temperatures, which can be inconvenient and potentially dangerous.

Preventive Measure

  1. Early Detection of Issues: Flushing the tank can help you identify other problems, such as corroded anode rods, that might require attention.
  2. Lower Operational Costs: A more efficient system requires less energy to heat the water, resulting in lower utility bills.


  1. Pressure Build-Up: Failure to regularly flush your water heater can result in excessive pressure build-up due to the trapped sediment, which could cause the tank to explode.

Given these considerations, most experts recommend flushing your water heater at least once a year. The frequency may depend on factors like water hardness, usage, and whether you have a traditional tank water heater or a tankless model.

If you’re on a maintenance plan that includes water heater services, such as anode rod replacement, adding a regular flush to that plan could provide comprehensive care for your water heater.

The anode rod in a water heater serves as a sacrificial element designed to protect the tank from corrosion. The frequency with which it should be replaced can vary depending on several factors

In general it is recommended to replace the anode rod every 3-5 years. 

Type of Water

  1. Hard Water: If your water supply is hard, rich in minerals like calcium and magnesium, it can accelerate the corrosion of the anode rod.
  2. Soft Water: Soft water is less corrosive but may contain salts that can also reduce the anode rod’s lifespan.


  1. High Usage: The more the water heater is used, the faster the anode rod will corrode.
  2. Low Usage: If the water heater is only used occasionally, such as in a vacation home, the anode rod may last longer.

Type of Anode Rod

  1. Magnesium: This is the most common type and generally lasts between 3-5 years.
  2. Aluminum: These can last from 4-7 years but are less effective in hard water.
  3. Aluminum/Zinc/Tin: These are specialty anodes and their lifespan can vary widely.

Inspection and Testing

  1. Annual Check: It’s a good idea to inspect the anode rod at least annually. Some recommend checking it every 1-3 years, depending on the factors listed above.
  2. Visual Inspection: If more than six inches of the core steel wire is exposed, if the rod is less than 1/2-inch thick, or if it’s coated with calcium, it should be replaced.

Warranty and Manufacturer Guidelines

  1. Warranty: Check your water heater’s warranty for any guidelines or requirements related to the anode rod.
  2. Manufacturer’s Instructions: Always refer to the manual for specific recommendations related to your particular model.

The frequency of servicing a water softener can depend on several factors, including the type of water softener, the hardness of your water, and the amount of water your household or facility uses. Here are some general guidelines for different aspects of water softener maintenance:

Salt Level Checks

  1. Frequency: At least once a month.
  2. Why: Salt is essential for the ion exchange process that softens the water. Make sure there’s enough salt in the brine tank and that it hasn’t formed a hard “salt bridge” on the surface.

Salt Replenishment

  1. Frequency: Typically every 4–8 weeks, depending on usage.
  2. Why: When the salt level is low, the system will not be able to soften water effectively.

Resin Bed Cleaning

  1. Frequency: Annually or bi-annually.
  2. Why: Resin beads are what actually soften the water, and they can become less effective over time due to iron and other mineral buildup.

Filter Changes

  1. Frequency: Every 6–12 months or as per the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  2. Why: Many water softeners have pre-filters that catch sediment before it can enter the softening system.

Full System Inspection

  1. Frequency: At least annually.
  2. Why: An annual service by a professional can identify wear and tear, mechanical issues, or electronic malfunctions that may not be evident but could affect performance or lead to failure.

Manual Regeneration

  1. Frequency: As needed, depending on your observations.
  2. Why: If you notice that the water isn’t as soft as usual, a manual regeneration cycle can often resolve the issue temporarily until a full service can be conducted.

Consult Manufacturer Guidelines

  1. Frequency: Ongoing.
  2. Why: Always refer to the manufacturer’s guidelines for specific maintenance requirements to ensure you’re not voiding any warranties and that you’re getting optimal performance from your system.

Given that your business specializes in various home services like HVAC and plumbing, offering a water softener maintenance plan could align well with your existing services. Maintenance plans can ensure that the system is checked regularly by professionals, making adjustments as necessary for optimal performance and longevity.

Using a sewer camera for inspection is increasingly seen as an important, if not crucial, step in comprehensive plumbing diagnostics for several reasons:


  1. Identify the Problem: A sewer camera can precisely identify blockages, leaks, and other issues within the sewer line, which might otherwise go undetected.
  2. Location: The camera helps in pinpointing the exact location of the problem, allowing for targeted repairs.


  1. Avoid Unnecessary Work: Knowing the exact issue and its location helps to avoid unnecessary excavation or repair work.
  2. Preventative Maintenance: Early detection of minor issues can save money in the long run by preventing major repairs.


  1. Quick Diagnosis: A sewer camera can quickly give you an overview of the condition of the sewer lines, reducing the time it takes to diagnose problems.
  2. Streamlined Repairs: Because the problem is clearly identified, repairs can be planned and executed more efficiently.

Home Buying/Selling

  1. Pre-Purchase Inspection: For those buying a home, a sewer camera inspection can identify potential issues and avoid costly repairs down the line.
  2. Seller’s Advantage: Having a recent sewer camera inspection can be a selling point for homeowners, indicating that the plumbing is in good condition.

Comprehensive Data

  1. Record Keeping: Many sewer cameras have recording capabilities, allowing for better record-keeping and enabling you to track the condition of your sewer lines over time.
  2. Homeowner Education: The footage can be useful in educating homeowners about the state of their plumbing, offering a transparent view of any problems.


  1. Reduce Health Risks: Sewer problems can lead to sanitation issues. Identifying and fixing these problems promptly protects the home’s occupants.

Testing the quality of water at home can be done in various ways, depending on what specific elements or contaminants you’re concerned about. Here are some methods:

Taste and Smell

  1. Observe: Sometimes the quality of water can be assessed by its taste and smell. For example, a chlorine smell can indicate the presence of chloramine used in municipal water treatment.

Physical Inspection

  1. Color and Clarity: If your water appears discolored or cloudy, this could be an indicator of impurities.

Off-the-Shelf Test Kits

  1. Basic Water Test Kits: These are available at most home improvement stores and can test for pH levels, hardness, and some common contaminants like chlorine, lead, and pesticides.
  2. Digital Meters: More advanced digital meters can measure elements like pH, total dissolved solids (TDS), and temperature.

Lab Testing

  1. Comprehensive Analysis: For a more thorough evaluation, consider sending a water sample to a certified lab that can test for a wide range of contaminants such as heavy metals, bacteria, and industrial chemicals.
  2. Local Recommendations: Some local authorities offer free or discounted water tests for residents.

Professional Testing Services

  1. Expert Evaluation: For a comprehensive review, you can hire professionals who can test your water quality and provide you with detailed findings and suggestions for treatment solutions.

DIY Tests

  1. pH Strips: These will help you test the acidity or alkalinity of your water.
  2. Chlorine Test Strips: These strips can measure the amount of chlorine in your water.

Specialized Tests

  1. Bacteria Tests: Some test kits can specifically identify harmful bacteria like E. coli.
  2. Lead Tests: Specialized kits are available for testing lead content in your water.

Appliance-based Monitoring

  1. Smart Filters: Some advanced water filtration systems come with built-in water quality monitors that can provide real-time data.
  2. Water Softener Tests: If you already have a water softener, it may have built-in tests for hardness and mineral content.

Given your company’s focus on providing a wide array of home services, offering water quality testing could be a logical addition to your existing service lineup. Whether as a standalone service or part of a more comprehensive maintenance package, it would fit well with your commitment to improving home environments.