Reliable Floor Drain Solutions

Since 1999, thousands of Central Texas homeowners trust us to install floor drains, ensuring clean and efficient drainage.


Clear Standing Water Fast

Tired of frustrating drain backups and slow water flow? Say goodbye to standing water issues with our expert floor drain solutions. At Radiant Plumbing and Air we specialize in installing durable floor drains and covers that efficiently eliminate in-home material blockages, providing lasting relief. From basement floor drain backups to garage drainage concerns, our comprehensive services ensure a consistently smooth flow. Experience the joy of hassle-free drainage and enjoy a refreshed home environment with our expert solutions. Contact us today to unlock the full potential of seamless and stress-free living!

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Radiant Plumbing and Air Conditioning operates across Austin and San Antonio, keeping over 10,000 homeowners happy with home repairs, installations, and maintenance. 

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Decades of Excellence in Home Services

For over 20 years, Radiant Plumbing & Air has set the standard for professional home services. Our team of licensed and insured technicians brings unmatched expertise to every job, ensuring reliable repairs and maintenance. We're committed to excellence, and it shows in every task we undertake.

Dependable Service, Every Time

Trust is the cornerstone of our services at Radiant. We guarantee the reliability of our installations and repairs, conducted only by our fully licensed and insured professionals. With us, you can be confident that your home systems are in skilled hands.

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Whether it’s plumbing woes or air conditioning tune-ups, Radiant Plumbing & Air covers it all. Our comprehensive equipment expertise means we’re equipped to fix all types of home systems. From routine maintenance to complex repairs, we handle every challenge with skill and efficiency.

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Our comprehensive plumbing services ensure your entire home plumbing system functions flawlessly. Explore how we can enhance your home’s plumbing infrastructure with a range of expert services designed for efficiency and reliability.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does a basement shower and floor drains need a trap?

Absolutely, both basement floor drains and basement shower drains require traps. These essential components are integral to plumbing systems, acting as barriers against sewer gases. In the case of a basement floor drain, the trap forms a seal to block odors and gases from the main sewer line. Similarly, a basement shower drain relies on a trap to maintain a protective barrier against sewer gases, ensuring a safe and odor-free environment. Compliance with local plumbing codes often mandates trap installation, emphasizing their necessity to uphold health and safety standards in basement drainage systems.

While not strictly mandatory, incorporating a floor drain in a kitchen can yield numerous advantages. Floor drains prove invaluable in managing water spills and leaks, facilitating effortless clean-ups, and minimizing the risk of slips. Especially beneficial in commercial kitchens or areas susceptible to frequent cleaning and potential appliance leaks, floor drains, when equipped with traps, prevent unpleasant odors from sewer gases. This contributes to a cleaner and safer kitchen environment. Though residential kitchens may not always feature floor drains, their installation could be influenced by individual preferences, specific needs, and compliance with local building codes or regulations. Seek guidance from a plumbing professional for tailored advice based on the unique considerations of your kitchen space.

No! According to the Texas Code, floor drains are only mandated in commercial buildings housing toilets, lavatories, or showers. However, if you’re wanting to add a floor drain to your bathroom, look no further than Radiant Plumbing and Air. Our expert technicians excel in promptly installing drains in most homes across Central Texas, ensuring optimal functionality.

The difference between a floor drain and a floor trap lies in their distinct functions within a plumbing system. A floor drain is a comprehensive plumbing fixture crafted to collect and drain away water, preventing flooding, and is commonly found in areas prone to water accumulation. It features a built-in trap—a curved section of the pipe—that creates a water seal, effectively preventing the entry of sewer gases. In contrast, a floor trap specifically refers to the trap component itself, present in various plumbing fixtures, including floor drains. While a floor drain encompasses both the drain opening and trap, a floor trap is the essential component ensuring the prevention of unwanted odors and gases in a building’s living spaces.

Preventing unpleasant odors from your floor drain is easy with regular cleaning. Use a mixture of baking soda and vinegar, followed by a hot water flush. To maintain a water seal, pour water periodically. For a gentler approach, consider biological drain cleaners. If odors persist, consult a professional plumber to inspect for underlying issues like a broken trap or sewer line problems. Trust Radiant Plumbing and Air for expert solutions to keep your floor drain odor-free.