Wacker Plumbing

Family owned and operated in the Sterling area since 1984


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Why do woodpeckers like to hammer on houses? And what can I do about it? 03/10/2024

It’s Spring 🌸
Sometimes a hammering sound in the house is your pressure regulator. Sometimes it’s a loose pipe. Sometimes it’s a woodpecker

Why do woodpeckers like to hammer on houses? And what can I do about it? Acorn Woodpeckers have been known to make holes in houses to store their acorns. Photo by Maureen Sullivan via Birdshare. Woodpeckers usually hammer on houses for one of four reasons: Because it makes a loud noise that proclaims the bird's territory and attracts a mate. If the birds are d


A vendor’s email this morning announces that the price of water heaters will be going up AGAIN.

We typically see old heaters leak in the Spring and Fall as the outside temperatures change. If you haven’t gone down to the basement (or closet) to lay eyes on things lately, now is the perfect time!
Quotes are good for 30 days. Give us a ring so you can start budgeting 😩 703-450-5565


We're getting calls for FROZEN PIPES. We can fix a burst pipe, but until then :
Open the cabinet doors and get as much heat circulating around the pipes as possible.
Open your faucets so freezing water has a path to start pushing through instead of expanding and breaking the pipes.
If your hose bibs are not turned off and drained by now, that first driveway car wash in the spring could flood your basement.
If you do have burst pipes, turn the water off to the house, open all the faucets to drain the pipes, and call us Monday. 703-450-5565

Work vans are miserable on snowy/icy roads.

Lastly, if you do call us, PLEASE, for the love of your plumber, shovel your driveway.

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22580 Glenn Drive, Ste 13
Sterling, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 5pm
Tuesday 7am - 5pm
Wednesday 7am - 5pm
Thursday 7am - 5pm
Friday 7am - 5pm

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