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William Heinselman

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Topics: Repair Toilets

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Every person has had an experience trying to keep their toilet from overflowing after burrito night or something similar. It happens to the best of us. Even high-tech toilets get backed up while blasting tunes from their Bluetooth speakers. Fixing a blocked toilet is a rough job no one wants to have. Unfortunately, it is a duty that must be performed from time to time. The real issue is knowing when a plunger just won’t be enough to get the job done, and when it’s time to call in the professional plumber. Read More
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Topics: Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure

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On average, each person uses about 80-100 gallons of water a day. While many people don’t give the quality of their water much thought, the crisis in Flint, Michigan brought the issue of water contamination and filtration into the national headlines. According to one study, as many as 45 million Americans in any given year from between 1982 and 2015 may have been exposed to drinking water that did not meet the standards of the 1974 Safe Drinking Water Act. Read More
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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Relined, Inspection, Plumbing Tips, Inspection, How To, Preventative

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Does the plumbing system in your home have leaks, faults, and bad connections that need fixing? Are you preparing to sell your old Sacramento home and are worried that antiquated plumbing may be a sticking point for potential buyers?  Or perhaps you just want to update the piping in your home to meet the current California plumbing code. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided to repipe your home and take charge of critical home maintenance issues. Read More
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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
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Topics: Commercial PLumbing, water heater temperature

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Most people don’t put very much thought into water temperature in commercial buildings, but providing water for various business needs is a major consideration for the owners of these properties. Failure to properly regulate water temperature can result in scalding and contribute to serious public health risks in the form of bacterial infections. Read More
Sprinklers and other components of your irrigation system can be a significant source of water waste--especially if there's a leak in the irrigation line.

Topics: Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure

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Water is a major utility in any city, making it a significant concern for homeowners, renters, and commercial property owners alike. A high water bill is troublesome not only because of the financial cost, but also because it indicates that precious water may be going to waste somewhere. According to the EPA, the average household’s leaks can account for nearly 10,000 gallons of wasted water each year, and ten percent of homes leak 90 gallons or more per day. Read More