Did you know that an abnormal spike in your water bill can be an indication of a water leak? Household water leaks might not seem like a big deal at first — especially the smaller drips and leaks — but they can gradually become a greater issue than anticipated. Those initial minor leaks may result in […]
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Garbage disposals make it easy for you to get rid of food without filling up your trash can, but not everything is safe to go down the kitchen sink. Keep the following do’s and don’ts in mind, and your garbage disposal will continue working with fewer issues and a longer life. DO… Run cold water while […]
Plumbing issues are never fun — especially if it’s your first time dealing with them. We understand the stress and inconvenience that comes along with this experience, so we’re here to help. Since plumbing is constructed to standards and most household use is fairly consistent, it’s pretty hard to surprise an experienced plumber with something […]
Water quality can be greatly affected by the water filters in your home. With that being said, you may want to consider different water filters to bring water quality up to your standards. If you get your water from a municipal facility, it likely meets federal and local criteria for purity. However, while those water […]
Checked your water heater lately for leakage? Some people like to live on the edge and let things like that lapse. Here’s why that’s a bad idea. In most households, the water heater is the major appliance with the shortest average service life. Ten years is pushing it and, if you have hard water in […]
Many houses consume energy like it’s the 1980s. Unfortunately, the utility bills those owners get at the end of every month reflect 2016 energy costs. Houses built today are constructed to much higher standards of energy efficiency. If you’re not living in a brand-new residence with the fragrance of fresh paint and new carpet lingering […]
“Why are toilets nicknamed ‘the John?’” There’s a question you might throw at a prospective plumber — but not one that truly matters or that every plumber knows the answer to. (We’ll explain this later). There are far more important inquiries you’ll want to make before that. Keep in mind, the plumber you hire will […]
A ruptured pipe gushing hundreds of gallons of water into your house is the wrong time to begin searching for the location of your water main shutoff valve. This is info you need to know before the need arises. While some fixtures in a house have individual shutoff valves close-by to turn off water for […]
If using a bathroom or kitchen faucet is a wake-up call for others in the house, your faucets are too noisy. Water flowing through a pipe and out of a faucet ought to make a soothing, zen-like sound. However, a variety of other audio effects may be emitted such as screeching, spitting sounds, or loud […]
We don’t get many calls for frozen pipes during winters here in San Diego. However, summer is a time of year that presents a few season-specific plumbing issues. Our summer season tends to be longer than most parts of the country and the opportunities for hot weather plumbing problems are more plentiful. You’re likely to […]
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