10 Facts You May Not Know About Vista

At North County Plumbing, we are extremely proud of all the different cities we serve throughout North County San Diego. Vista is one of the many, and we thought we would take a moment to highlight some interesting facts about the city in a brief community spotlight. Whether you’re new to the area or a […]

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4 Common Areas For Water Leaks In The Home

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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Common Plumbing Terms (S-Z)

Don’t let plumbing terminology confuse you! We’re here to help simplify the plumber language for you. To wrap up our three-part series, here’s the final portion of common plumbing terms from A-Z: Scald Protection: It’s an important safety factor, particularly in homes with small children or elderly residents. Anti-scald plumbing devices include temperature activated flow reducers for […]

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Garbage Disposal Dos and Don’ts

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 […]

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Top 3 Plumbing Projects For a Home Remodel

Home improvements and remodels are an exciting time for homeowners, whether they’re looking to sell or sticking around for the long term. Remodeling presents the opportunity to improve functionality and sustainability, update old fixtures and appliances, spice up the look and overall comfort of living spaces, as well as reduce energy costs. Plumbing renovations go hand-in-hand […]

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What’s Next in Plumbing Technology?

In today’s day and age, technology has a significant influence in almost everything we do. For homeowners, it’s transforming the way homes look and operate — plumbing and all. Increased plumbing technology is creating an opportunity for more efficient, greener and more convenient home improvements across the board. If you want to stay on the cutting edge […]

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Spring Activities in North County San Diego

Spring is a lovely time in San Diego, and with the events throughout North County, there’s something for everyone. There’s no better time to get out and explore what our surrounding communities and neighborhoods have to offer. Here are our favorite spring activities that we highly recommend for San Diegans and visitors alike. The Flower […]

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DIY Natural Cleaning Recipes (Part 2)

  Home maintenance includes the finest of details including one of the more unpleasant but necessary tasks of cleaning your bathrooms. For part two of our DIY Natural Cleaning Recipe blog series, bathroom cleaning supplies were our inspiration. When it comes to choosing your cleaning solutions, stay away from harsh commercial ones filled with chemicals. You don’t […]

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A-Z Common Plumbing Terms (I-R)

Here we have it: Part 2 of the A-Z Common Plumbing Term blog series. It’s our goal to help you make sense of terms you may hear from a professional plumber who comes to your home to solve problems or install shiny new fixtures. Continuing from where we left off with Common Plumbing Terms A-H, here […]

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What is Emergency Plumbing?

Plumbing emergencies happen, and when they do, they can be an extreme hassle on anyone’s daily routine. However, it’s important to understand when the phone call to a plumber can wait. Here’s a quick guide to help you determine when you should call a plumber right away or when you should hold off and call […]

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