3 Questions (And Answers) About Trenchless Plumbing Services

May 13th, 2019

exposed-pipeIf you’ve only just recently heard about trenchless plumbing services, it’s most likely because you’ve never needed it until now. This is a specialty service reserved for very specific plumbing problems concerning your sewer and main water lines—it’s not for your everyday plumbing issues.

That being said, we’re happy to answer some of the most common questions about this service.

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Don’t Ignore Gas Line Safety!

April 29th, 2019

gas-burnerHere in California, getting access to natural gas lines isn’t nearly as difficult as it might be in other states. In other words, if you’re not using gas lines right now for your appliances, you should definitely take into consideration just how highly sought after they really are!

For example, running HVAC systems with electricity only is not cheap. Switching to a gas furnace can save you plenty of money during our colder months. Or, perhaps you simply want to start using more natural gas appliances, like your kitchen stove or your clothes dryer.

There are plenty of benefits to using natural gas, but it’s important to keep safety in mind. In the wrong hands, gas line installation can be a serious hazard. The safety of your family and your neighbors depend on gas line installation in Santa Barbara performed by a licensed professional.

Here’s everything you need to know about gas lines:

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Once You Go Trenchless, You’ll Never Go Back

April 15th, 2019

blocked-drainDo you know much about your main sewer line? You may be aware that it removes waste water from your home, and that it’s buried underneath your property. The line spans several feet and connects to the city’s sewer system.

Burying sewer lines is a great way to keep them protected, but when they do develop repair issues, it can be all the more difficult to treat because they’re underground and out of reach. As you can imagine, this used to be a huge problem.

Nowadays, trenchless technology can get your sewer lines repaired faster and cheaper than ever before. We’ll explain when trenchless sewer repair might be necessary and how it works to your advantage:

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Video Pipe Inspection Can Prevent These Sewer Line Problems

April 1st, 2019

We don’t like pointing the finger or having to blame anyone, but there are some sewer line issues that are usually caused by the homeowner themselves. That includes things like clogs formed after the wrong things are put down the drain or in the toilet.

However, there are even more sewer line issues that occur simply due to nature. But that doesn’t mean you’re powerless against them. With due diligence and the right combination of preventive sewer repair services in Oxnard, CA, you can stop these sewer line issues before they even happen.

We’d argue that the best way to stop these issues is with a thorough video pipe inspection:

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Is It Time for Main Water Line Repairs?

March 18th, 2019

waterThere are some plumbing issues that are hard to ignore. The clogged sink… the leaky faucet… But it turns out that some of the most troublesome plumbing problems are sometimes the most difficult to spot. It might not be until you get your next water bill and see a huge spike that you finally realize something is horribly wrong.

One such set of problems can come from your main water line. This is a crucial piece of plumbing can cause serious issues for your quality of life. Plumbing problems get worse with time, so here are some ways you can detect a main water line issue early on:

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Help! There’s No Hot Water! 6 Possible Explanations

March 4th, 2019

hot-water-faucetMost of us can relate with the feeling of the hot water shutting off on us during a shower. If you’re using a tank water heater, then you know that you’ve simply used up all the water and will have to wait for some more.

But what if the hot water refuses to turn on at all, even after waiting for more hot water? At that point, you might have an actual problem with the water heater itself. Here are 6 possible explanations as to why that’s happening.

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4 Reasons Your Sewer Line Needs Repairs

February 18th, 2019

root-clogged-pipeWe prefer not to think about our home’s sewer line, yet, it’s an essential part of the process. Good water comes in through the main water line, bad water goes out through the sewer line.

So when your sewer line has issues, it’s going to make life difficult in the home. Here are four things that could be compromising your sewer line.

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Thanks to You, We’re a Neighborhood Favorite

February 13th, 2019

Husted Plumbing has been recognized by Nextdoor as a most-loved business in the community. That makes us a Neighborhood Favorite!

Of course, it wouldn’t be possible without your support. 1,479 Nextdoor members voted for their favorite business in over 30 different categories. Husted Plumbing was selected as a favorite plumber in eight neighborhoods across Carpinteria:

  • Carpinteria Bluffs
  • Heath Ranch
  • Concha Loma
  • Carpinteria at Santa Ynez
  • Linden Ave
  • Lavender Ct.
  • Santa Monica
  • Carpinteria Downtown.

According to Nextdoor, only 1% of all businesses win this award! We can’t thank our loyal customers enough—every vote counted.

Nextdoor is a social network for neighborhoods. By signing up with your name and address, you’re given access to a private network for you and your neighbors. Look us up on the Nextdoor app or visit our page to recommend us.

 

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Pipes Used in Your Plumbing

February 4th, 2019

main-water-line-exposedWe don’t often think of the pipes in our plumbing system. Unless you’ve watched a plumber work in your home recently, you may not have any idea of what kind of pipes are used in your home. On top of that, a plumber will use a combination of different pipes depending on how it’s going to be used. Some pipes are better than others for various reasons.

In this post, we’ll go over various kinds of pipes that may be installed on your property.

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Signs You Need Sewer Line Replacement

January 21st, 2019

broken-sewer-lineWe searched long and hard, but we couldn’t find a single person who said they wanted a sewer line to break underneath their property. Not only will a broken sewer line stop you from using most of your appliances, but it’s also a serious health hazard that requires plumbing service in Oxnard, CA right away.

When sewer line problems do occur, the signs aren’t always obvious. We’ll go through six of them so you can know what to look for.

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