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You never really think about your plumbing much until (A. it stops working and you have a couple inches of sewer water in your basement or (B. you get a notice of defect from the City of Philadelphia telling you that your plumbing is broken and you are about to get a couple of inches […]Continue Reading


Of course I also want to send a shout out to my local neighbors! Thank you Fishtown for the years of support and patronage.  We have been honored to be your go to plumber for the past 34 years and are happy to call Fishtown home. You know you can always count on us to […]Continue Reading


Hello to my South Philadelphia friends! I wanted to make a special shout out and extend our appreciation to you all. We have always worked all of Philadelphia’s zipcodes, but lately South Philly has been a constant on our map and we are happy to be out there assisting home owners with all of their […]Continue Reading


Did you get a notice of defect from the Philadelphia Water Department?  Does it say that your curb trap is defective?  Are you asking yourself, “What is a curb trap and why do I care if it is defective?” A curb trap is a u shaped pipe that connects to your main drain and lateral. […]Continue Reading


The winter months can be hard on your drain lines. Freezing and thawing lines plus debris from snow, leaves, sticks and who knows what else! Call today for a expert drain cleaning and keep those pipes running smooth. And remember my fellow Philadelphians, a lot of houses around here are about 100 years old… which […]Continue Reading


Is it that time of year again?  The Philadelphia Water Department is continually inspecting commercial properties for their backflow preventers. If you recieved a letter stating you need to have your backflow preventer tested or have one installed, give us a call! One of our certified backflow preventer technicians will come out to test and […]Continue Reading


Here at Jack Edmondson, Inc. we have been digging up the streets for over 30 years replacing curb traps, main drains and water services. Weather you need a new install, repair or replacement you can feel confident in trusting us to take good care of you. All prices include any permit fees and inspection requirements. […]Continue Reading


Here at Jack Edmondson Inc, we have a certified staff of backflow technicians to test and install backflow prevention devices.  We are certified with the City of Philadelphia, New England Water Works Association and Pennsylvania Sanitary Engineers. We are certified to test and install all makes, models and sizes of backflow prevention devices. The City […]Continue Reading


Hello Commercial Philadelphia! Do you have clogged drains? We can help! Allow our expert technicians access your drain issue with our hefty tool box of cameras, snakes and line tracers. We can clear, trace, locate, and camera ANY line of ANY size.  We also have the mighty Jet Set Typhoon to blast away stubborn build-up […]Continue Reading


Philadelphia Backflow Prevention deptartment is cracking down on the testing and installation of backflow preventers for commercial property. Have you recently received a notice from the Philadelphia Water Department informing you that your need to have your annual test for your backflow prevention assembly?  Or, do you need to have a backflow prevention device installed […]Continue Reading

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  • West Oak Lane
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  • Passyunk Square
  • Point Breeze
  • Queen Village
  • South of South Street
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  • Art Museum
  • Graduate Hospital
  • Rittenhouse
Old City
  • Society Hill

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