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Camera Inspections (video)

A plumbing camera inspection looks for and finds problems inside pipes or lines that cannot be seen with the eye. Most inspections are prompted by drain blockage, backup, and overflow or flooding. A camera can find damaged sections of pipe that have been cracked or rusted to the point of deterioration. It can also find misaligned joints or sections of pipe that have separated.

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Mr. Jin Lee

Mr. Jin Lee has been in the plumbing business for over 20 years. When Mr. Jin Lee was still a boy he was fascinated with the way things worked.  He enjoyed taking things apart and putting them back  together.  Plumbing was always something that interest him. Jin Lee came to the United States from Korea in 1995.  That's when he pursed his plumbing career. Jin Lee did a lot of research on plumbing problems and solutions.  In 2003 he started his own company.  Smart Plumbers and Rooters.  Smart Plumbers and Rooters is a full plumbing service firm and is Diamond Certified.

We service residential, commercial and industrial.  Installing and repairing drains, faucets, toilets, gas and water lines, garbage disposals, water heaters, video line inspections etc.  we also do excavating , hydro jetting, trench-less pipe work  and more. We service  Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco counties   Mr. Jin Lee is a very intelligent and hard working, not to mention he is nice person.  He likes …

Replacing the Water Service Line (video)

Tackling A Toilet Clog For A Commercial Building

A clogged drain in your commercial building can be the cause of extreme inconvenience, an unpleasant mess, or even significant damage to the building or its interior. In cases where self-administered plumbing fixes at a basic level aren't enough, Smart Plumbers stands ready. Here we have Joel cabling a pulled toilet drain to make quick work of the back-up.

Items that shouldn't be flushed

Please be aware that these items should never be flushed down the toilet.  Paper towels and Flush able wet wipes.  Although the wipes say flush able they do not break down like toilet paper the same with paper towels..  These items will clog your drain and in time can be very costly.

We are taking necessary precautions to still be at your service through the Corona virus epidemic.

Call Smart Plumbers and Rooters 408 247-2400 for all your plumbing needs

Personal Story: Broken Water Heater Burner

People in the plumbing industry need plumbing help now and then. Your humble author had his 4-year-old water heater go out. After a loud bang akin to a small explosion the heater stopped outputting any hot water. Patrick came out the next day and verified that the burner assembly was dead. Because it was under warranty our plumber didn't end up making the repairs but his expertise analysis and opinion, along with advice on where to turn to next in order to get it serviced, proved to be invaluable assistance.

Waterline Repair Report

Most homeowners experience house water main problems (or house water service line problems) at one point or another, and in many cases, a professional is needed in order to remedy the situation.

Your water main is the primary pipe bringing water to your home. Labeled “private water service line” in the diagram above, it’s usually located underground and connects your home to your community’s water source. Your water line should not be confused with your sewer lateral, which takes used water and sewage away from the home.
Here we have Federico and his helper finishing up a repair on a customer's water service line.