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How To Tell If Water Is Safe

In 2012, the California legislature passed the Human Right to Water Act, which recognizes the human right to safe, clean, affordable and accessible water.  Unfortunately, the law was rather light on the details (and, more importantly, the funds) to ensure this would become a reality. 

 

Most Californians receive their drinking water from public water systems.  These systems are subject to many state and federal regulations intended to ensure that the water provided to their customers is safe. Exposure to contaminated water can lead to a number of serious health problems, both immediate and more long term. Read More

Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

Water heating is the second-largest expense in the home, accounting for about 20 percent of your home energy budget.

 

It’s no surprise homeowners are always looking for ways to maximize energy and cost savings in their homes. Investing in an energy-efficient on-demand water heater could be the key.

Think of all the energy we've wasted with our water heaters constantly running. Read More

Clogs And Drain Cleaning

The sad truth about drain cleaning is that all plumbing systems develop clogs - it’s just one of those things you cannot avoid. And just about every plumbing fixture in the home can get backed up, from the kitchen sink, to your bathtub and shower drain, toilets, and floor drains.


Here, we discuss the usual causes for drain clogs. We will also show you effective drain cleaning techniques that will dislodge most clogs.

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clogged dishwasher

A flooded kitchen? That sounds like a nightmare. Unfortunately, the chances of it are all too real, and clogged dishwashers are a common culprit.


Dishwashers not draining is in fact one of the most common problems that plumbers encounter. The trouble can be rooted in a malfunction, misuse, or just general wear and tear.

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property management plumber benefits

There are several benefits to having a property management plumber on call to take care of
regular maintenance tasks and emergency repairs.


● You save money on plumbing repairs
● Emergency plumbing problem calls (which are usually at 2AM) go directly to the plumber
● Makes the job of property management easier - one less thing to worry about
● Customer service is guaranteed to be excellent

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prevent plumbing clogs during covid-19

School, work, and events are cancelled, public places are closed, and you and your family are experiencing extra time at home.


More people at home means more bathroom usage. In fact, there’s a rumor this is what fueled the run on toilet paper. Rather than using restrooms and kitchens at schools, in workplaces, or restaurants, we are using those in our home.

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health issues caused by pipe leaks

The extent of pipe leak damage is detrimental not only to your finances but also in your health. How?

 

The presence of molds and mildew due to undetected pipe leaks can aggravate respiratory and skin conditions such as asthma and allergies. Not to mention the nasty odor coming from raw sewage leaks.


Find out how to detect and fix pipe leaks and drain problems to avoid health issues by reading further.  Read more.

Effects Of High Water Pressure

We all know low water pressure is a problem, interrupting your daily activities such as  showering,cooking, and washing dishes, but did you know high water pressure has its consequences also?

 
The ideal water pressure for your home plumbing system ranges from 45 to 55 pounds per square inch (psi). To avoid the negative effects, the maximum water pressure you should be seeing in your home is 60 psi.  Read more.

bad shower habits you shoukld avoid

Have you ever really thought about your shower habits? It might come as a surprise to hear that your shower habits have consequences further than just wasting water. You may also be practicing bad shower habits that could be dangerous to your plumbing and even your health!

Bathrooms are our sanctuaries, so don’t let yours become a source of stress.

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energy saving tips

Whether it’s winter, spring, summer, or fall, there’s no reason for you to endure increased energy costs. You can take effective measures to limit your energy use all year round.

From plumbing tips that help you cut back on energy consumption to cooking must-dos that limit your electricity usage, there are changes you can start making today to minimize your utility bills, which in turn can help you save more of your hard earned-money. Read more,

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