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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Which Water Treatment System is For You?

January 7th, 2019

water-filterWhen we get questions about water treatment systems, the most commonly asked question is usually something along the lines of “Which one is the best?”

Of course, what they really mean to ask is, “Which one is best for me?” Like many products and services in the plumbing industry, their effectiveness is dependent on the situation in your home. The same principle is true for water treatment systems. Confused? Don’t worry, we’ll explain further.

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Finding the Right Water Heater

December 24th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterNo home is a happy home without a water heater.

Seriously, try taking a shower or doing the dishes without a water heater!

When it comes time to install a new water heater or to replace your current one, there are many directions you can go in terms of size, fuel, and type. Choosing the right factors depends on your own needs, but in the meantime, we’ll explain what some of those factors are and how they can help you make a decision.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Plumbing System Pristine

December 10th, 2018

plumber-and-homeowner-inspecting-drainMany of the plumbing problems you’ll encounter in your life can all be avoided with a bit of due diligence. Whether it’s leaks or clogs, there are reasonable steps you can take to avoid them from happening in the first place. Here are five things you can do to avoid most plumbing problems:

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Why Do I Need Regular Drain Cleaning?

November 26th, 2018

clearing-of-blocked-drainDrain cleaning isn’t something that anyone’s excited to have done. It’s certainly not the most interesting thing, either. But that doesn’t mean it isn’t necessary for the health of you, your family, and your plumbing system. But drain cleaning is only as effective when done by a professional. We’ll explain why that’s the case.

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