Proudly Serving Tyler, TX for Over 20 Years!

Fountain Plumbing, Inc.


About Us

With over 20 years in the plumbing industry, Fountain Plumbing has a reputation for honest and thoughtful work, and a reputation that is unmatched in the greater Tyler area. From water heaters to emergency repair services, let our team of highly qualified and friendly technicians handle your issue. From small jobs to middle-of-the-night emergencies, we’re on call 24/7 to handle your most pressing needs in a prompt and professional manner.


Our Plumbing Services

Kitchens, bathroom, or even the whole house – we do it all! If you’re in need of brand new residential or commercial plumbing, call Fountain Plumbing for competitive rates and honest work.

We service a LOT of water heaters in the Athens, TX area. We would love the opportunity to talk to you about tankless heaters, service options, and anything else you need!

Clogs are no fun. We use the latest video and scrubbing technology to bring your pipes to like-new condition. No clog is too small or too large for the team at Fountain Plumbing!

Need a gas or water line serviced or replaced? Are your sewer lines giving you problems? Through trenchless line repair and other services, we can fix your lines with minimal invasiveness and maximum efficieny.

If you’ve noticed that your floors are wet with no probably cause, you may have a leak in your foundation. These can damage your home in a hurry, so call Fountain Plumbing to get it fixed right away!

Get that dream bathroom you’ve always wanted! Our team will walk you through the process of refitting your kitchen or bathroom to give you the exact layout you’ve had in mind for years.

Six Plumbing Tools Every Homeowner Needs

There are few things more hair-raising to a homeowner’s conscience than the sound of a pipe bursting in the middle of the night or a water spot suddenly appearing on your wall. When that happens, it’s best to call an experienced plumber (the middle of the night...

How to Snake a Drain

After the plunger, the next line of defense against stubborn clogs in your drain is a drain snake, also called an auger. Available at just about any plumbing supply store in the Tyler, Whitehouse, or Lindale area, drain snakes are perfect for reaching deep into...
signs your water heater is going to explode

Signs Your Water Heater is Going to Explode

Every once in a while, we’ll get a phone call at the office from a new homeowner with a simple, yet terrifying question: “Can a hot water heater explode?” Their fear is justified. It’s scary to think that one minute, you could be enjoying a nice evening on the...

Seven Everyday Items That Should Never Go Down a Drain

There’s an old saying: “If you wouldn’t put it in your stomach, you shouldn’t put it down your drain.” Though there are exceptions to every rule, you would be surprised how many things our team has found inside of drains over the years. The list is long (and will...
ways to unclog a toilet

Ways to Unclog a Toilet

If you’re panicking at the moment of rising water and a blocked toilet, do this: On the wall immediately behind and near the toilet is a valve. Turn it one way or the other until you hear the running water stop. If you’re not panicking but are instead staring down...

How to Get Your Plumbing Ready for Winter

Winter is a fantastic time of year. Even though the cold period for us in Northeast Texas is shorter than it is for some other people in the country, it’s still fun to celebrate the holiday season with family, friends, and lots of food. And here in Texas, we do all...

How Long Do Toilets Last?

The porcelain throne within every bathroom looks like a permanent fixture. It's certainly durable for the entire family to use for many years. However, there are clear signs when it's time to replace the household's toilet. Explore the factors that tell you when a...

I Have an Overflowing Toilet. How Do I Unclog It?

Whether you’re a homeowner or a visitor to someone else’s home, few things are more terrifying than flushing a toilet and watching it slowly (but surely) overflow. The first question on anyone’s mind is “How do I get it to stop?” If you’re a visitor to someone...
who invented indoor plumbing?

Who Invented Indoor Plumbing?

It’s hard to conceive of a world where people didn’t use the bathroom and take showers indoors, but it hasn’t been that many generations since those concepts were nothing more than a pipe dream (excuse the pun). Chances are, your grandparents or someone they knew...

When to Replace Your Toilet (and What to Replace It With)

Apart from the occasional clog, your toilet is generally seen as one of the more reliable devices in your home. It’s very basic, very durable, and very simple to operate. Because of that, there’s a good chance you don’t even think about needing to replace it. But...

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