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Imperial Plumbing • Family Owned • Licensed & Insured

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Frisco, Texas

Imperial Plumbing serves all of the city of Frisco, Texas including the following zip codes: 75024, 75034, 75035, 75068, 75070.

Water Heater Installation Requirements Info:

  • Phone Number for Building Inspections Division: 972.292.5301
  • Water Heaters above ground or floor

    When the attic, roof, mezzanine or platform in which a water heater is installed is more than eight (8) feet (2438 mm) above the ground or floor level, it shall be made accessible by a stairway or permanent ladder fastened to the building.

    Exception: A max 10 gallon water heater (or larger with approval) is capable of being accessed through a lay-in ceiling and a water heater is installed is not more than ten (10) feet (3048 mm) above the ground or floor level and may be reached with a portable ladder.

    Whenever the mezzanine or platform is not adequately lighted or access to a receptacle outlet is not obtainable from the main level, lighting and a receptacle outlet shall be provided in accordance with Section 502.1.

Frisco Plumbing Code Tips:

  • Uses the 2012 edition of the International Plumbing Code.
  • Link to applicable city codes: http://www.friscotexas.gov/departments/planningDevelopment/buildingInspections/Documents/AdoptedCodes/2012%20ICC%20and%202011%20NEC%20Codes/2012%20IPC%20ORDINANCE%2013-10-66.pdf
  • Requirements for discharge pipe

    The discharge piping serving a pressure relief valve, temperature relief valve or combination thereof shall:

    5. Discharge to an indirect waste receptor or to the outdoors. When discharging outside teh building, the point of discharge shall be with the end of the pip six (6) inches (152 mm) above the ground and pointing downward.

  • Location of shutoff valves

    Shutoff valves shall be installed in the following locations:

    2. On the water supply pipe to each sillcock when subject to freezing.

  • Hot water supply system

    Where Required. In residential occupancies, hot water shall be supplied to all plumbing fixtures and equipment utilized for bathing, washing, culinary purposes, cleansing, laundry, or building maintenance. In nonresidential occupances, hot water shall be supplied for culinary purposes, cleansing, laundry, dishwashing, or building maintenance purposes. In non-residential occupancies, tempered water shall be supplied for bathing and hand washing purposes.

    Pipe insulation. For automatic-circulating hot water and heat-traced system, piping shall be insulated with not less than one (1) inch (25 mm) of insulation having a conductivity not exceeding 0.27 Btu per inch/h ft² °F (1.53 W per 25 mm/m2 K). All other hot water systems shall be insulated with a minimum of 0.38 inch (9.5 mm) of insulating material.

Customer Reviews

Average rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 10 rating(s)

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

great friendly service from Toby

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Great Service

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Excellent service!

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Great and fast service!

Toby was amazing, helping me to workaround the problem and fix it faster as he could. Imperial plumbing rocks!

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Plumbing needs

Always goes above and beyond in providing excellent service.....have used many times always with excellent results,on time,courteous,reasonably priced

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Fantastic team. Knowledgeable, friendly and quick service.

Everything went perfect. Quick service and very helpful will post-service information.

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Great service, quality workmanship

Toby came to the house quickly, he and his crew were very pleasant, knowledgeable, very hardworking and unintrusive. Our job took extra time, but was billed quoted amount. Inspection of work showed mastery of job and pride in finished product. Highly satisfied.

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Great Service

Our plumbing tech was AWESOME!!👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻😊

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Incredible Service

I've had many plumbers over the years service my residence. Will never call anyone in the future but Imperial. Professional and meticulous.

5 Star Rating
Overall Experience 5 / 5

Professional, Knowledgeable & Friendly to Boot!

Great experience with Imperial Plumbing. Toby was our plumber and he was prompt and very friendly. He thoroughly explained the issue and what our options were, showing me along the way exactly what he was talking about and what the pricing would be for the different options. I forget the name of the gal I spoke with on the phone who scheduled my appointment, but she was most helpful. She was very friendly and also thoroughly explained the process (they'd been out once prior to our scheduling the work as they were initially dispatched by our home Warranty company who ultimately did not cover the issue and so we secured Imperial Plumbings services on our own accord). Seems like they have a great team all around and I'd highly recommend!