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Preventing Water in Your Basement

The last thing a homeowner wants to find in the basement is water. A leak can cause significant and costly damage, and it also creates health hazards if not addressed. You can prevent water from seeping into your basement with a sump pump or French drain system....

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Plumbing

How to Remove Rust Stains from Sink & Tub

Rust stains are unsightly and can make an otherwise clean sink or tub appear dirty and neglected. If you’ve tried in the past to remove these stains with no luck, you may be convinced they are there to stay, but using a two-tiered approach, rust stains can become a...

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Plumbing

DROP THAT WRENCH AND CALL A PROFESSIONAL!

Kudos to all you DIY-ers who confidently clean the showerhead to improve your water pressure, tighten the trap under the sink to fix a leak, and even replace that old bathroom sink. We applaud you! Sometimes however, repairs or installations call for an experienced...

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Plumbing

Hard Water — Problems and Solutions

It’s so discouraging! Your dishes and cutlery come out of the dishwasher covered in spots and a chalky residue. Your freshly washed clothes and linens look dull and feel rough. Worst of all, your hair is flat. What’s going on? You correctly identify the problem as...

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Plumbing

Tankless Water Heaters

Water heating is the second highest contributor to utility cost, and 17% of home energy usage. If you are in the market for a new water heater, tankless may be the best choice for energy savings. How does a tankless water heater work? Tankless water heaters, also...

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Plumbing

Your Home Early Warning Plumbing Checklist

There are two kinds of problems with plumbing: emergencies and issues that will become emergencies. Awareness and early action will prevent the soon to be emergencies from becoming full blown, middle of the night panic attacks. Early Warning Signs – Most home...

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Plumbing

Low Flow is the Way to Go

The extended drought in California has resulted in the development of a number of controls on water usage. One of the major uses of water is toilets. Californians flush away 433 billion gallons per year through toilets and urinals and running faucets. Flushing a...

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Plumbing

7 Steps To Try Before You Call the Plumber

California has designated plumbers as an “essential” service during the pandemic of Covid-19. Should you have an emergency, plumbers are available to keep your home functioning. At the same time, avoiding any unnecessary contact is good advice and a few...

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Plumbing

Take Care of the Water Outside Your Home

Water arrives at your home from either a well or municipal water supply. It is used for drinking, bathing, washing, and household cleaning, and then the wastewater is carried away to your septic system. While this may sound neat and orderly, there is an...

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Plumbing

Preventing Water in Your Basement

The last thing a homeowner wants to find in the basement is water. A leak can cause significant and costly damage, and it also creates health hazards if not addressed. You can prevent water from seeping into your basement with a sump pump or French drain system....

Read More
Plumbing

How to Remove Rust Stains from Sink & Tub

Rust stains are unsightly and can make an otherwise clean sink or tub appear dirty and neglected. If you’ve tried in the past to remove these stains with no luck, you may be convinced they are there to stay, but using a two-tiered approach, rust stains can become a...

Read More
Plumbing

DROP THAT WRENCH AND CALL A PROFESSIONAL!

Kudos to all you DIY-ers who confidently clean the showerhead to improve your water pressure, tighten the trap under the sink to fix a leak, and even replace that old bathroom sink. We applaud you! Sometimes however, repairs or installations call for an experienced...

Read More
Plumbing

Hard Water — Problems and Solutions

It’s so discouraging! Your dishes and cutlery come out of the dishwasher covered in spots and a chalky residue. Your freshly washed clothes and linens look dull and feel rough. Worst of all, your hair is flat. What’s going on? You correctly identify the problem as...

Read More
Plumbing

Tankless Water Heaters

Water heating is the second highest contributor to utility cost, and 17% of home energy usage. If you are in the market for a new water heater, tankless may be the best choice for energy savings. How does a tankless water heater work? Tankless water heaters, also...

Read More
Plumbing

Your Home Early Warning Plumbing Checklist

There are two kinds of problems with plumbing: emergencies and issues that will become emergencies. Awareness and early action will prevent the soon to be emergencies from becoming full blown, middle of the night panic attacks. Early Warning Signs – Most home...

Read More
Plumbing

Low Flow is the Way to Go

The extended drought in California has resulted in the development of a number of controls on water usage. One of the major uses of water is toilets. Californians flush away 433 billion gallons per year through toilets and urinals and running faucets. Flushing a...

Read More
Plumbing

7 Steps To Try Before You Call the Plumber

California has designated plumbers as an “essential” service during the pandemic of Covid-19. Should you have an emergency, plumbers are available to keep your home functioning. At the same time, avoiding any unnecessary contact is good advice and a few...

Read More
Plumbing

Take Care of the Water Outside Your Home

Water arrives at your home from either a well or municipal water supply. It is used for drinking, bathing, washing, and household cleaning, and then the wastewater is carried away to your septic system. While this may sound neat and orderly, there is an...

Read More

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