• Frequently Asked Questions

    • How Long Should a Water Heater Last?

      Most traditional tank water heaters last between 8 and 12 years, sometimes longer when used in conjunction with a functioning water softener.

    • How Can I Leave a Positive Review?

      The best way to leave us an honest positive review is through Google or Yelp. Please click this link to be taken to our Google page.

    • Do You Offer Financing?

      At Hudson Plumbing, we have partnered with GreenSky® to offer flexible financing for both your planned and unplanned plumbing needs. Visit our Financing page to learn more about your options.

    • Why Won’t My Gas Water Heater Light?

      If several attempts at relighting your gas water heater according to the instruction manual have failed, the issue more than likely indicates a faulty thermocouple.

    • How Much Does a New Water Softener Cost?

      The cost of a water softener depends on the scope of work. For example, the cost of removing an old water softener and replacing it with a modern system may have a set installation cost; whereas plumbing for a new water softener may not be a fixed rate. Contact your local plumber to discuss your specific water softener needs by phone at (765) 769-2066.

    • What Are the Most Common Plumbing Problems?

      Some of the most common plumbing problems include dripping faucets, clogged drains and even leaky water heaters. To learn more about the proper ways to respond to these issues and more, please read this expert tip.

    • How Do I Keep My Pipes From Freezing?

      The best way to keep your pipes and hose bibs from freezing is to purchase specifically insulated material designed to withstand cold temperatures. Contact your local plumber to discuss your options well before the long winter season.

    • My Water Bill Just Went Up — Why?

      There are a number of reasons why your water bill may have increased. The most blatant answer is that there’s been an uptick in water use, whether that was inadvertent or not. Some of the common reasons for a big water bill include a toilet that won’t quick running, an underground leak, or even long showers.

    • My Toilet Is Running — What Should I Do?

      If your toilet continues to run, it’s likely an issue with the flapper not sealing properly. Remove the lid from the tank and examine the toilet flapper.

    • Why Should I Hire a Licensed Plumber?

      Plumbers in Indiana are required to attend a four-year plumbing school in order to obtain their license and perform service repairs. When you call Hudson Plumbing, you’re scheduling service with a licensed and insured plumbing company. All of our technicians either carry an active plumbing license or are enrolled in a four-year school. To learn about what it takes to obtain a plumbing license, please click here.

    • I Think I Have a Leak...

      If you suspect you have an emergency plumbing leak, locate the water source shutoff valve to stop the flow of water. Contact a licensed plumber right away to make the repair. You can read more about common plumbing leaks by clicking here.