Residential & Commercial Plumbing in the Indianapolis Area


Winter plumbing tips for your home

Winter is here. As temperatures dip, the greater the possibility for frozen pipes. Lance recently appeared on Life.Style.Live! to share tips to keep your home protected. See Lance's entire interview here. When outside temperatures hit below 20 degrees, pipes become vulnerable to freezing. Left unprotected, pipes can burst as they thaw and cause significant damage […]

Ten great years because of YOU

To all my loyal customers: Ten years has come so fast.  I can’t believe it was just yesterday that I was in a tiny, one-car garage near Butler University, not knowing how I was going to make my mortgage payment the next month.  I started on this journey probably a little sooner than I should have but […]

True or False: TikTok Garage Disposal Hack

There's a popular garbage disposal cleaning hack on Tiktok that uses ice cubes and hot water. The hack promotes an easy solution to keeping your garbage disposal clean and odor-free. Lance Smith, owner of L.D. Smith Plumbing, explains if this solution is the best way to keep your garbage disposal clean. Listen to the audio […]

Considering ​a home water treatment? Here’s what you need to know

GET $150 off any water softener system installed. It’s impossible not to experience hard water in Indianapolis. In fact, the city is among the top in the U.S. with the hardest water, which can cause significant clogging in your pipes. The most common solution is salt-based water softeners that utilize salt in resin and brine […]

When one flush is not enough

With families spending more time at home, you learn quickly if the toilet is not working properly. Maybe it's multiple flushes to get everything down the drain, or frequent use of the plunger when things just aren't moving. This is a common problem. In fact, an easy solution could be a pressure-assist toilet. These toilets […]

On the job: Rerouting a sewer line

There are many reasons rerouting a sewer line is needed: Consistent plumbing issues. Clogged drains due to obstruction such as tree roots. Construction on your property. The process doesn't have to cause significant damage to your property. Lance, owner of L.D. Smith Plumbing, visits a job site to explain one option our team uses when […]

COVID-19: We are accepting appointments

L.D. Smith Plumbing is accepting appointments for plumbing services in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. As an essential service provider, we will remain open during Indiana's stay-at-home order concerning COVID-19. As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and customers, we have implemented additional protocols: Customer ServiceWhen you call our office for […]

Guess which city has some of the hardest water in the U.S.?

Yes, Indianapolis is among the top cities in America with the hardest water. If left untreated, it could cost you thousands in plumbing repair and appliance replacement – much earlier than normal. Living in Indianapolis, you know spotty dishes, scaly build up on faucets and clogged plumbing are consequences of living in a city with […]

Is it time to replace your water heater? Here's how to know for sure.

(Up to $300 Off!) Wondering if you need a new water heater? That answer can be tricky. With water heaters, sometimes that sign comes with a leak and noise, or it simply stops working. Here are a few red flags that should signal when it’s time to replace your water heater: Age A typical life […]

An important plumbing tip to protect your home

One of the most overlooked steps in protecting your home is turning off your main water shut-off valve. It’s important to turn off this valve any time you are on vacation or away from home for an extended period of time. This step could save you thousands of dollars in property damage if there’s an […]

WATCH: Lance shares fall plumbing tips on Indy Style

As you prepare for pumpkin picking, leaf raking, and all things fall, add a quick plumbing check to your to-do list. Lance Smith, owner of L.D. Smith Plumbing, visited the TV show Indy Style to share plumbing a few plumbing tips for fall. Fall is a great time to check your pipes, faucets, and other […]

Preventing frozen pipes

Winter months in Indianapolis can be brutal, especially on the plumbing in your home. When temperatures drop, the possibility of pipes freezing increases. It doesn’t take much for pipes to freeze. When outside temperatures hit below 20 degrees, pipes become vulnerable to freezing. Left unprotected, pipes can burst as they thaw and cause significant damage […]

What’s using the most water in your home?

You might be surprised how much water you use each day in your home. On average, most households use 60 gallons of water per person every day. From taking showers to washing dishes, managing water in your home could help the environment and your wallet. Water use typically increases during the summer months as we take […]
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Indianapolis, IN 46201

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