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The Full Spectrum Of a Plumbing Emergency & How to Resolve It

Common Plumbing Emergencies That Need To Be Repair By a Repiping Company Plumbing emergencies generally occur because some plumbing issue has gone unnoticed or neglected. Pipes that have become clogged finally burst under the pressure. A sewer line becomes blocked,...

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Limiting Water Use With These 5 Conservation Tools

Easy Ways To Conserve Water In Your Daily Life Water is a precious resource. We have to learn to use less of it in our daily lives so we can ensure a steady and safe supply of it for our future and for the future of our children. Conserving water can also save us a...

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Everything You Need To Know In Preparation For a Home Repipe

How To Prepare For a Professional California House Repiping Repiping your home is an important investment when the time is right. However, a home repipe only needs to take place every couple of decades or so, and many people don’t have experience with the process as a...

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Add a Plumbing Inspection To Your Routine Home Maintenance Plan

Safe Yourself Any Plumbing Problems With a Professional Plumbing Inspection For Your Home Regular maintenance is essential to keeping your home in top condition for as long as possible. Routine maintenance will help you save money on repairs, and it will ensure that...

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Do It While The Walls Are Open: Repiping During a Home Remodel

Benefits Of Repiping During Your House Renovation In California Remodeling your home can give you the look and functionality you want, or it can upgrade some aging systems and components of your home. Though it will lead to a beautiful outcome, remodeling can also...

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Key Tips For Enhancing Your Home’s Plumbing Efficiency

How a Home Repiping Plumber Can Help You Make Your Plumbing System More Efficient Water is likely one of your biggest utility expenses, after electricity. Your water usage also increases your energy bills – the more hot water you use, the higher your electricity...

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Is Liquid Drain Cleaner The Real Plumbing Enemy?

California Repiping Plumbers Give Reasons To Avoid Drain Cleaners For Your Clogged Drains We’ve all been there – you’re trying to wash your hands or get ready for work when the bathroom drain backs up with water and just won’t drain. Hours later, you return to find a...

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Why An Underground Pipe Leak Is a Catastrophe Waiting To Happen

Repipe Specialists Explain Everything You Need To Know About Underground Pipe Leaks Underground pipe leaks are a serious problem. These kinds of leaks can cause severe damage to your home or driveway. They can create dangerous sinkholes. And of course, they can...

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The Importance Of Documenting Your New Plumbing Installation

Reasons To Take Pictures Of Your Home's Plumbing Layout While It's Being Repiped When you decide to have your home repiped by a California repiping company, one of the trickiest things you’ll face as a homeowner is remembering where everything is placed inside your...

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Vital Elements For a Successful Home Repipe

Experienced Plumbers Share Tips To Find The Most Qualified Repiping Plumbers In California Is your home demonstrating signs that you need a repipe? Sometimes, hiring a plumber to repipe your home is the best solution to your plumbing problems. While a repipe repair to...

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Will My Bathroom Be Out of Commission During My Home Repipe?

California’s Master Repipers Give A Detailed Explanation Of The Home Repiping Process Having your home repiped is a big job that can feel intimidating and inconvenient. The repiping process involves opening portions of walls, flooring, and concrete so that a repiping...

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How To Know You’ve Found the Most Qualified Repipe Plumber

How To Choose The Best Repiping Company In California   Does your home need to be repiped? Sometimes, repiping your home is the best solution to your plumbing problems. While a repipe repair, especially to your whole home, can seem overwhelming, and may be...

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An Inside Look At The Home Repipe Procedure

San Clemente's Leading Home Repipe Contractors Explain The House Repipe Process   Home repiping is a big investment, but a necessary one once your plumbing starts to age out or needs constant repair. You may try to put off the repipe because it is such a big job,...

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Does My Homeowner’s Insurance Cover a Whole House Repipe?

California's Professional Repiping Plumbers Explain Homeowner's Insurance Policies Your plumbing system is one of the most important components of your home, as well as one of its most expensive. When your plumbing needs to be inevitably replaced, you may try to put...

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Critical Decisions to Make during a Home Repipe

California’s Leading Repiping Plumbers Outline Decisions To Make During A Whole House Repipe Having your house repiped is a major project, but a necessary one when the time comes. You simply cannot afford to allow an aging or a failing plumbing system to go on. You’ll...

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Who Takes Care of Home Repairs after a Home Repipe?

What Is Involved In Repiping A House? A home repipe is an intensive process. Plumbing is one of the major systems in your home, and replacing it requires expertise and skill. Your plumbing also runs behind walls, under floors, and through concrete slabs, which helps...

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Essential Elements Of The Home Repiping Process

Experienced Repipers Explain What Is Involved In Repiping a House You’d like to believe that your plumbing will last forever – or at least for as long as you live in your home. But the truth is that your plumbing has an expiration date, just like everything else in...

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Leak Detection That Can Spare Your Drywall

The Importance Of Early Plumbing Leak Inspections Plumbing is run through your house where it won’t be seen. It goes behind your walls, under your floorboards, and sometimes even through your concrete foundation slab. If you have trouble with your plumbing, it’s not...

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Is a Noisy Toilet Indicative Of Plumbing Problems?

What To Do If Your Toilet Is Making Noise The only noise your toilet should make is the sound of the flush and the water refilling it. Yet, when something goes wrong with your plumbing or with the toilet, you’re likely to hear some strange noises coming from your...

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How Regular Plumbing Maintenance Can Prevent Costly Repairs

Sink & Drain Cleaning Is What Plumbers Recommend Sink maintenance is on the low list of priorities for most homeowners. The sinks in your house just don’t seem to play as big a role as more high-profile items like your roof or windows. However, being part of the...

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Critical Indications that a Home Repipe is in Your Future

5 Serious Plumbing Signs Any Homeowner Should Be Aware Of Your plumbing should last for decades if it is cared for properly and the pipes are of high-quality material. However, the time comes for even the most well-maintained systems, and they have to be replaced...

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Can Your Pets Lead to a Costly Plumbing Fiasco? 

Unexpected Costs Of Pets That Affect Your Pipe Repair Budget You know your dog is a risk for chewing up your favorite pair of shoes or for leaving an unexpected (and unpleasant) pile on your carpet. But you may not be worried about how your dog can impact your...

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Identifying a Slab Leak Before It Becomes Problematic

Learn About the Importance of Early Water Leak Detection Houses built on a concrete slab foundation have special needs. Elements like plumbing and electrical work can run through the slab, which can make it difficult to maintain or repair these elements. The...

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Unobtrusive Leak Detection to Save Your Pipes

Save Your Home & Pocket From Water Damage & High Water Bills Plumbing leaks are one of the most common causes of water damage in your home. Your pipes can come loose from their connections, or they can slowly corrode and develop small holes or cracks. Small...

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The Lurking Menace of Corroded Pipes

Corroded pipes are a common problem for older homes. Metal pipes can oxidize or rust, leading to corrosion over time. The corrosion can cause a number of problems for your plumbing – none of them small.  Because corroded pipes cause such big problems, you may think it...

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Risk Factors Caused by Leaking Cast Iron Pipes

Cast iron is synonymous with durability and quality. You buy a cast iron skillet, and it lasts you for decades with good care, delivering delicious meals every time. You buy a cast iron tub, and it stands the test of time. However, cast iron isn’t always the right...

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5 Critical Elements of a Home Repipe

Repiping your home in Chula Vista  becomes necessary when your home’s plumbing system starts to get too old or starts having too many problems. You need to replace the system so that you don’t have to make repair after repair, and so you don’t have to worry about your...

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The Financial Benefits of Replacing Your Plumbing

Replacing plumbing is one of the big jobs that many homeowners put off as long as possible. Repiping is a big expense, and it involves tearing through walls, floors, and sometimes even ceilings. It’s a big investment of both time and money – but it is absolutely...

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Health Risks You Take When You Neglect Your Plumbing

When you think of problems with your plumbing, you likely have visions of burst pipes gushing water all over your floors. But usually, plumbing problems are more subtle than that, and the threats they pose are more subtle, though just as damaging.  If you do not...

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Why Plumbing Should be Your Top Priority during a Home Remodel

A home remodel is an exciting project, no matter what you have in mind to do. Whether you are getting new floors or you are getting a whole new kitchen, you are giving your home a fresh look and a new life. Though you may not be thinking of your plumbing during this...

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How Natural Disasters Can Create a Plumbing Nightmare

California is well-known for its earthquakes, and it sees a few tornadoes a year in parts. The state is familiar with the devastation that natural disasters can cause.  What you may not realize is how much a natural disaster can affect your home even if it does not...

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Non-Invasive Leak Detection & How It Can Save Your Plumbing

Leaks are some of the most common plumbing problems that homeowners experience. The pipes can degrade and loosen over time, or they can be pushed free by constant pressure from clogged pipes or those built up with sediment.  You might expect that a leak would be...

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Why Flushable Wipes Aren’t Really Flushable

Flushable wipes are gaining in popularity. Many people like them because they provide a thoroughly clean feeling after using the toilet. Using a wipe is almost like cleaning with soap and water after each trip to the toilet. Almost. Though these wipes are billed as...

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The Dangers of Murky Water in Your Plumbing

Murky water is never what you want to see coming out of our faucet when you turn it on. You need clear, fresh water that is free of contaminants. Murky water could indicate the presence of many kinds of harmful contaminants, which could threaten the health of your...

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5 Reasons Why a PEX Repipe is the Best Option for You

Repiping your home can give you a reliable and high-performing plumbing system that consistently delivers fresh and great-tasting water, helps you save money on electricity, and minimizes your maintenance responsibilities. The key is finding the right material for...

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How Long Will My Home Repipe Last before the Next Mishap?

Nothing lasts forever. Even the structural systems in your home will break down over time, including your plumbing, your electrical system, and your HVAC system. Some of these last longer than others, depending on their properties, and you can extend their life with...

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3 Types of Plumbing Leaks that Can Destroy Your Home

Leaks are some of the most common plumbing problems. Fortunately, you can minimize the damage if you take action quickly and have repipe repair performed. Unfortunately, not all leaks are identified quickly, and they cause serious damage to your house. It’s important...

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PEX Plumbing vs. CPVC: A Complete Guide to Your Home Repipe

You have many options when it comes to repiping your home or business. For some, the choice comes down to cost. Others consider a combination of factors, such as performance, energy efficiency, and required maintenance. Some are thwarted in their choice because of the...

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How to Check Your Plumbing after an Earthquake

California is prone to earthquakes. Even small earthquakes can wreak havoc on your home. They can knock precious keepsakes off the shelves and break them into hundreds of pieces. They can cause windows to break and roof tiles to slip. They can also cause your pipes to...

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The Benefits of a Full PEX Repipe

Is it time to consider repiping your home? You may want to consider a full PEX repipe. PEX is the term used for cross-linked polyethylene, which is a strong, plastic tubing. PEX piping has gained in popularity for all types of plumbing installations, including...

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Bad Tasting Water and How to Resolve It

Bad tasting water is never good. Your water should never taste like anything. It should be cool and refreshing, without any particular taste or odor. If you ever do notice a taste to your water, there’s likely a problem. You might have an issue with your plumbing, or...

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4 Unfortunate Causes of Low Water Pressure

Good water pressure is essential to the health of your plumbing. Low water pressure can put strain on your system, leading to damages and other problems. Of course, low water pressure also makes for a terrible shower and creates other inconveniences. You may be...

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Galvanized Pipes and Why They Need to Go

Many homes have galvanized pipes, but the homeowner doesn’t even realize it. The reason is that most homeowners aren’t used to inspecting their pipes, nor have they trained as plumbers to know how to recognize the different types of pipes and what can go wrong with...

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Saving Your Business with the Right Plumbing

No matter what your business is, you need plumbing – even if that is just for a small bathroom that our employees and/or your customers will use. If you don’t have the right plumbing, or if the plumbing you have hasn’t been properly installed, you could end up with a...

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What Does a Home Plumbing Rerouting Entail?

If your home was built on a concrete slab, chances are good that at least some of your plumbing runs through that slab or under it. While you might think that a thick, concrete slab would create an impenetrable layer of protection for your plumbing, the reality is...

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Water in the Walls: Why Hidden Water Leaks are Unsafe

Your pipes run behind your walls and under your floors, and so long as they are working properly, you likely never think of them. But as your pipes age, they can break down, and water can stream throughout your home, causing all kinds of damage. The pipes may corrode...

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Pinhole Leaks Tiny Dilemma Destructive Consequences

Pinhole leaks are a common problem with copper plumbing pipes, but they can occur in other metal pipes also. Like their name suggests, they come from holes in the metal that are very tiny – often no bigger than the size of a pinhole. Pinhole leaks are a bit of a...

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Slab Leaks and the Catastrophic Damage they Cause

A lot of houses are built on a concrete foundation, which a lot of people call a slab. The plumbing might run under the slab. It would have been installed before the concrete was poured. In some ways, the set up protects your plumbing since the pipes aren’t as exposed...

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Common Pitfalls of a Copper Plumbing System

Copper is a common plumbing material. For a long time, it was the standard. Plumbers and homeowners chose it because it is a strong and durable material that will hold up over time. However, as the years wear on, homeowners learn that copper pipes also have some...

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Plumbing Threats that Can Compromise California Homes

Your plumbing should be the strong, silent type. It should be working in the background, supporting the needs of your family and your house, without making a sound or giving you trouble. You may not know what is going on in those pipes running through your floors or...

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Got Leaks? 5 Reasons to Investigate Your Plumbing Leaks

A plumbing leak is one of the most common plumbing problems you are likely to face. A lot of things can cause a leak, including loose seals and connections, pitting and other corrosion, expansion and contraction of pipes, and even intruding tree roots. Working closely...

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What Does Turnkey Really Mean and Why Is It Important?

If you are shopping for a new home or are looking at the market in anticipation of selling your home, you may run across the phrase “turnkey” and wonder what it is. “Turnkey” is a simple term that refers to properties that are ready to move into as soon as they change...

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What Causes a Leak and How Can You Avoid It?

Leaks are just a part of life when you own a home. As your plumbing system ages, parts start to break down, causing leaks to sprout. Sometimes, plumber error can lead to breakdowns that cause leaks, and sometimes Mother Nature can cause problems for your plumbing...

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Leak Detection Methods That Could Prevent Plumbing Fallout

You won’t always know when you have a leak in your plumbing. Small leaks can go on for months without you realizing it. You may only know that there’s a problem when the pressure in the pipe finally causes it to burst. Or when a piece of sheetrock falls out of your...

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Why is My Water Discolored and What Can I Do about It?

Your water should never be anything but clear and great-tasting. If it has a strange color, odor, or taste, there is definitely something wrong. Sometimes, the problem is with the water itself, and sometimes, the problem is with the plumbing. Sometimes, the problem...

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Classic Plumbing and the Many Drawbacks

Older homes often have lovely architecture and many great details that make them attractive for today’s homebuyers. Unfortunately, they also usually have a lot of older systems that can cause many problems for you, including an older electrical system and an older...

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The Common Dangers of Ignoring Your Faulty Plumbing

Even the best plumbing will experience problems once in a while. A connection might come loose, sediment might clog up a line, or the water pressure might vary. Typically, a quick repair will set everything right again. Sometimes, those small problems seem to never...

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Plumbing System Contaminants and How to Avoid Them

When you turn on the tap, you expect to get clean drinking water that will nourish your body and won’t make you sick. You expect clean water that will cleanse and sanitize your dishes and your clothes. You expect to have clean water for a bath or shower. You don’t...

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The Major Side Effects of Leaky Pipes

Leaky pipes can happen to the best of us. Seals may corrode, fittings may shake loose, or pipes may erode and form pinholes. You can prevent some of these issues by hiring only the best local plumber in California to perform your repairs and repiping, as well as...

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DIY Plumbing Fixes and When to Stay Away

Everyone’s an expert on everything nowadays, thanks to the Internet. While you’re newfound status as an expert on Middle Eastern affairs may not hurt anyone since you’re only sharing your opinions at your poker night, your newfound status as a plumber can seriously...

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The Common Dangers of Ignoring Your Faulty Plumbing

Even the best plumbing will experience problems once in a while. A connection might come loose, sediment might clog up a line, or the water pressure might vary. Typically, a quick repair will set everything right again. Sometimes, those small problems seem to never...

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5 Ways a Home Repipe can Save Your Monthly Water Bill

Your monthly water bill can get quite high – especially when you live in California and you’re doing everything you can to beat the heat or to save your plants during yet another drought. You might try to conserve water by doing things like setting up rain barrels or...

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A Full Guide to a Whole House Repipe

Your plumbing system is much more than your pipes. You may update your toilet so that it is powerful enough to flush anything you put inside but economical enough that it only uses as much water as needed. Or you may put in a kitchen sink that can scour pots and pans...

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What’s that Sound? Potential Causes of a Noisy Toilet

Other than when you flush it and it fills back up, your toilet shouldn’t be making any noise. It should be the strong silent type as it awaits your next needs. It should be as bland as its white shell, and it should fade into the background. If your toilet starts...

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Non-Invasive Leak Detection to Avoid Plumbing Mishaps

Leaks can cause major damage to your home if they are not repaired quickly. Even small leaks can create extensive damage if given enough time. Yet you may not even know that you have a leak since your plumbing is hidden in your walls, crawl space, and other...

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Home Repipe Guide: Preparing for a Plumbing Catastrophe

You take good care of your plumbing. You don’t put food scraps or hair down the drain. You take steps to keep the pipes from freezing when the temperatures drop. You get regular inspections to make sure that everything is in good shape. But no matter what you do, time...

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The Potential Disasters Caused by Pipe Corrosion

“Pipe corrosion” is never something that a homeowner wants to hear. You may not know what problems pipe corrosion can cause, but you likely have a feeling that fixing it will be time-consuming and expensive. And you’d be right. Corrosion of metal pipes can cause...

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3 Ways Hard Water Can Mean Failure for Your Plumbing

Water may move freely and feel silky in your hands, but it can be hard. And, no, we’re not talking about when it freezes to become ice. Water can become hard when it has excessive amounts of minerals like calcium, magnesium, and iron in it. These minerals are good for...

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Why You Should Exercise Caution When Using Flushable Wipes

Flushable wipes are very popular right now. They make it easy to clean up after you use the toilet, leaving you with a clean and refreshed feeling. They can also help you save on toilet paper since you don’t have to wipe as many times to get the same results. Though...

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Why Store-Bought Cleaners May be Harming Your Pipes

Clogged drains are a common plumbing problem. Too much hair collects in the shower drain, and you find yourself standing in a pool of water while you’re taking a shower. Too much food or grease ends up going down the kitchen sink drain, and you can’t get the sink to...

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Essential Factors to Consider When Repiping Your Home

Repiping your home in Los Angeles can seem like a huge and overwhelming undertaking. While it is an important job and it can come with a big price tag, you shouldn’t feel intimidated by it. Learning about the process can help you understand it better, which can help...

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Spring Cleaning Tips: Start with a Home Repipe

When you think of spring cleaning, you probably think of things like scrubbing the baseboards or clearing out the cabinets so you can give them a good wash. You might even start going through the things in the attic or the basement, really determined to clean your...

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Water Conservation Hacks that Can Lower Your Monthly Bill

You use water almost as much as you use electricity. If you’re not careful, you can spend a lot of money each money on your water. Taking measures to cut back the water you use can help you save a lot of money over time – as well as to conserve natural resources so...

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Shower Valves and the Importance they Serve for Your Plumbing

The water that comes out of your shower has more to do with the parts you can’t see than the shower head you choose. Specifically, there are valves that control the flow and the temperature of your water, and if these valves are damaged or improperly balanced, they...

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The Incredible Benefits of Repiping Your Home

Your plumbing system will last a long time with proper maintenance and care. But even the best TLC can’t stop the effects of time, and if your system is a few decades old, it may be time to consider re-piping. You may want to avoid thinking about re-piping since it is...

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4 Things You Should Know before a Home Repipe

Most people don’t think about their plumbing until there is a problem, so they don’t know much about how the system works. The concept of re-piping usually just sounds like a big, scary, and expensive job to most. By educating yourself about your home’s piping, you...

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6 Hacks to Keep Your Pipes Intact

Repairing your plumbing can be quite expensive, but you don’t really have a better choice. You can’t very well go without clean drinking water or regular showers. Once your plumbing breaks down, you have to fix it. You may not be able to avoid making repairs once they...

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Pinhole Leaks and the Dangers They Pose

Copper was the material of choice for plumbing pipes for a long time. The metal is strong and durable, and it was considered an ideal choice for a plumbing system with longevity. However, we have learned a lot since then, and we know now that copper is vulnerable to...

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5 Things that Can Compromise the Integrity of Your Pipes

You need to do all you can to maintain the integrity of your pipes. Healthy pipes will last you longer, so you don’t have to repipe as frequently. With healthy pipes, you will also have fewer repairs, which will save you a lot of money and prevent damage to your home....

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Slab Leak Prevention: What Can You Do?

Slab leaks can be some of the worst plumbing problems to deal with. The leaks start under your concrete slab, so you don’t even know that there is a problem until there is extensive damage. Repairing your concrete foundation can cost thousands of dollars and put you...

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Old Pipes in an Aging Home

It’s a big trend right now to buy older homes. These homes have unique designs and features that you just can’t find in newer homes. Plus, the rise of home improvement programming has made everyone want to be a property flipper. Amateurs everywhere are trying to find...

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Old Home, Lead Pipes: What Do You Do?

Lead pipes used to be used in homes for plumbing. Lead is a strong material that is durable and resistant to corrosion. At the same time, lead is malleable enough that it can be easily installed. It was an ideal choice for plumbing. That is until we discovered that it...

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How to Know When It’s Time for a Repipe

You usually know when there’s a problem with your plumbing and you need to hire a plumber to make some repairs. But you may not know that you’re putting a band aid on a larger problem. You may not realize that your plumbing system is actually experiencing major...

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Earthquake Plumbing Damage and How to Spot It

An earthquake will shake more than your nerves. Even small earthquakes can shake your home and its many components, which could result in major damage. You may not even know that there’s a problem until the damage has become quite extensive. The reason is that your...

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Top 4 Causes of a Burst Pipe

A leak has nothing on a burst pipe. A leak will trickle out slowly, giving you some time before the damage is too extensive. You can repair the leak and minimize the problem. But a burst pipe is an emergency situation. You suddenly have gallons of water flooding out...

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Hard Water vs. Soft Water: Which is Better for Your Pipes?

You may have never had to think about whether your water is “hard” or “soft.” The idea might seem preposterous to you. How could water be hard anyway? The hardness of water refers to minerals that may be in it, such as calcium, lime, or iron. If water has more than...

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The Ultimate Guide to Slab Leaks

Some homes are built directly on a concrete slab, or foundation, rather than on a concrete or wooden frame. Before these homes are built, an engineer must examine the soil to ensure that the ground is able to support the home over the long term and won’t shift. The...

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