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William Heinselman

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commercial floor drain maintenance

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Tankless water heaters are a great way to save money on your energy bills, and they are becoming more and more popular every day. But with so many different sizes and models available, it can be difficult to determine which one is right for you.  At Express Sewer & Drain, we can help you figure out what size tankless water heater you need for your home or business. It also helps to understand the benefits of using a tankless water heater, and some of the factors you should consider when making your purchase. Read More
commercial floor drain maintenance

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Floor drains can go mostly unnoticed. You may only see them in public restrooms or showers, but floor drains can also be found in a garage, laundry room, and commercial kitchen. They’re an integral feature of public sanitation that is often overlooked. Commercial floor drains catch overflow from sinks, tubs, showers, toilets, rain, and the like, and safely direct it to a sewer or municipal storm drain. Doing so keeps the floor dry and sanitary and ensures that rooms don’t flood. Read More
How to fix a slow bathtub drain blog graphic with water draining

Topics: Home Plumbing, DIY, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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If you have a slow draining tub, then it's time to clear out your bathtub drain. Clogs and other blockages can cause your bathtub to drain slowly, which is why it is so important to clean them regularly. However, even with regular drain cleaning, some clogs are a bit tougher to work out than others. When you have a clogged bathtub drain, it’s an easy DIY fix. Read More

Topics: Home Plumbing

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If you’re experiencing fluctuations in shower water pressure, don’t brush the issue off. Lower pressure could be more severe than you imagine, potentially involving serious problems like leaking or cracked water pipes and may require professional intervention before snowballing into a home plumbing disaster.  If you’re experiencing low water pressure in shower heads in your house, however, you don’t need to live with your shower woes. There are ways you can fix it. Read More
water line replacement

Topics: Pipe Bursting, Trenchless Technology

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When you think about a water line replacement, a few things will likely come to mind. For one, you wonder if your lawn is going to be absolutely ruined. Even more burdensome will be the main water line replacement’s toll on your bank account, you might expect. Despite all the costs, however, it’s not as if you can just live on without a functioning water line. It’s a sacrifice you, along with many other homeowners, will eventually have to make. But what if we told you it doesn’t have to be this way? Read More
residential irrigation plumbing system

Topics: Pipe Leaks and Repair

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With the right irrigation plumbing system in place, your lawn should be getting uniform watering on a regular basis. A properly installed system is incredibly helpful when it comes to keeping your yard healthy.  The best part of an effective irrigation system is that you don’t need to drag your hose around and water your grass by hand or constantly adjust your sprinkler attachments. However, as with any plumbing and irrigation system, your yard could be costing you a lot of money by inflating your water bill.  Plus, a faulty system can diminish the health of your lawn and hurt its appearance. This is why you need to be proactive in detecting and addressing common plumbing problems you can spot in your yard.  Read More
types of shower heads for low water pressure and high water pressure

Topics: Home Plumbing

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Shower heads are one of those appliances that people tend to overlook and approach as an afterthought. But when it comes time to complete a home improvement project in your bathroom, the shower often comes up as a good place to start the upgrade. After all, with so many shower head types to choose from, the process of finding the best type to fit your preferences can be tricky. That's why it's important to take the time to make the right decision.  Read More
ceiling-leaking

Topics: Leak Detection, Plumbing in Sacramento, Commercial Plumbing, Pipe Leaks and Repair, Home Plumbing

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Ceiling leaks are a plumbing issue that can be detected by blistered or peeling paint, dripping water, and discoloration on your ceiling.  A ceiling leak is a sign that there is another problem with your home plumbing system or roof. If you notice your ceiling has these problems, you'll need to track down the source of the problem before you can proceed to fix the problem yourself or call a plumber to fix it for you. Read More
plumbing-van

Topics: Plumbing in Sacramento, Commercial Plumbing, Home Plumbing

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There are several cases where you won't need to call a plumbing contractor. For instance, plumbing problems like clogged toilets or drains are often easy to fix with a plunger or a drain unclogging agent.  But, what happens if you face a major plumbing issue that you can't fix yourself? Do you have a plan of action in place? Do you know who to call? Read More