DROP THAT WRENCH AND CALL A PROFESSIONAL!

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...
Hard Water — Problems and Solutions

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...
Tankless Water Heaters

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...
Your Home Early Warning Plumbing Checklist

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 plumbing...
Low Flow is the Way to Go

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...
7 Steps To Try Before You Call the Plumber

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 try-it-at-home...