Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Once You Go Trenchless, You’ll Never Go Back

Monday, 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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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4 Reasons Your Sewer Line Needs Repairs

Monday, 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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Pipes Used in Your Plumbing

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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5 Ways to Keep Your Plumbing System Pristine

Monday, 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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Two Factors in Choosing a Good Plumber

Monday, November 12th, 2018

plumberYour relationship with a plumber is like any relationship. A certain level of trust and understanding is needed from both parties. There’s no better way to tell if you have the right plumber than by actually having them work for you.

Of course, this advice doesn’t always pan out in practice. If you’re looking for an emergency plumber in Santa Barbara, you want to make a quick decision with the least amount of risk.

So, what are you supposed to do? We can think of two major factors that are going to help you choose a good plumber.

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Why You Need to Have Old Pipes Replaced

Monday, October 29th, 2018

bursted-copper-pipeWhen you moved into your home, you looked over the entire house. You made sure the bedrooms, the kitchen, the bathrooms, and all the other rooms would be a good fit for you. Of course, you also looked to make sure there was no damage to any of the walls, floors, or ceilings. Thoroughly inspecting a home takes dedication, but there’s one place where even the most well-trained eye can’t see: the plumbing.

If your home was built decades ago, there’s a possibility that you’re living with an outdated plumbing system. Even if the water seems to be coming out of the faucets just fine, it’s important that your plumbing system’s pipes are up to date. Allow us to explain.

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How to Tell If You Have a Leak

Monday, October 15th, 2018

blue-question-markYou mean aside from the water dripping under my sink? After all, leaks are pretty easy to spot, right? Actually, quite the opposite is true. While a leak in your bathroom or kitchen might be plain as a day, those sections only make up a very small part of your entire plumbing system. Leaks most often occur behind the walls, floors or ceilings, where you can’t easily see them. But just because you can’t see them doesn’t mean you’re helpless against them.

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