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William Heinselman

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plumbing tools and blueprints

Topics: Plumbing Tips, Inspection, How To, Preventative, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Relined, Inspection

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Does the plumbing system in your Sacramento area home have issues? Is the system riddled with leaks, faults, and bad connections? Or, are you preparing to sell your old Sacramento home and are worried that antiquated pipes may be a sore point for potential buyers in a tough housing market? Maybe you just want to update the piping in your home to something new that meets the current California plumbing code. Read More
5 Ways You’re Ruining Your Drains

Topics: Drain Cleaning, Commerical Plumbing Drain and Pipe Repair

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When it comes to proper home plumbing care, what you don’t know can hurt you quite a bit. Some of the worst damage and clogs result not from unusual circumstances, but seemingly normal, everyday habits that can cause long term problems if they’re allowed to continue. Fortunately, many of these behaviors are quite easily corrected, provided you have a basic understanding of how drain pipes and traps function. Read More
sink pouring dirty contaminated water

Topics: Water Pipe Replacement, trenchless water line replacement

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In 2012, the California legislature passed the Human Right to Water Act, which declared that all Californians had a 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. While the government continues to debate the issue, some 360,000 Californians remain with unsafe drinking water, and at least 6 million residents are being served by water providers found to be in violation of state standards at some point in the last six years. Read More
Old plumbing

Topics: Plumbing Fixtures, Pipe Repair, Tree roots, broken sewer line

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Older houses are often cherished for their charm and character. Many that remain standing were built to unique specifications and constructed with materials that are prohibitively expensive in modern construction. For many young people looking to buy their first home, an old house that needs a little extra care is often an attractive option. Read More
hydro spray

Topics: Commercial Drain Cleaning, Hydro jetting, Sacramento Hydro jetting, Commerical Plumbing Drain and Pipe Repair

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Commercial plumbing is often subjected to far greater pressures than its residential counterparts. In most instances, commercial systems are more complex and see far heavier usage than the plumbing found in a typical household. After all, residential plumbing only has to serve the limited needs of the family living in the home. Commercial plumbing, in many instances, has to provide service to dozens, perhaps even hundreds of people, sometimes even around the clock. Read More
garbage disposal

Topics: cleaning garbage disposal, garbage disposal

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The garbage disposal is one of the most useful appliances in your kitchen. Installed in roughly half of American homes today, garbage disposals have gone from being prohibited by law in many localities (New York City famously banned them until 1997) to being a common feature in newer homes in just a few decades. Given their relatively recent adoption, it shouldn’t be surprising that there are a lot of myths about garbage disposals. While some of these misconceptions are harmless, others have the potential to cause serious damage to your disposal unit or your pipes. Here are five of the most common myths: Read More