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Plumbing Training

Topics: Become a Plumber

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As long as there has been plumbing, there have been plumbing problems. That’s probably never going to change! This makes plumbing a great profession to get into if you’re looking for job security. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there are expected to be, on average, more than 50,000 openings nationwide for plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters each year over the next decade.  Read More
Pool Plumbing Problems

Topics: Pipe Leaks and Repair, Drain Cleaning and Repair, pool

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Nothing beats jumping into the pool on a hot day in California. Unfortunately, pools come with problems. Sometimes, it’s an easy DIY fix, like correcting a chemical imbalance using your own pool plumbing supplies. Other times, you may need to call in a professional with the know-how and the right plumbing equipment. In this blog, we’ll highlight some pool plumbing repairs you may need to take care of in the future. Read More
underloading washing machine vs overloading washing machine

Topics: Home Plumbing, Washing Machine

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Let’s face it, no one likes doing laundry. So, we tend to take one of two approaches to washing clothing and linens: letting it build up and then stuffing the washer to get it done all at once; or, washing frequently so that folding and hanging is less of a chore. Here’s the deal: neither option is ideal. In this blog, we’ll take a look at why load size is so important. Read More
when is the city responsible for sewer lines?

Topics: Plumbing in Sacramento, Commercial Plumbing, Municipal Plumbing, Home Plumbing

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Sewer line backups and replacements are plumbing nightmares that can be both tedious and expensive. Homeowners are obviously responsible for their own residential plumbing, such as a clogged sink drain. However, what about problems with the sewer system past your property line, or problems with a sewer line from the house to the street? Basically, you want to know, when is the city responsible for sewer lines and plumbing repair? There are some cases where the city or municipality will be held responsible to fix, while others will leave the homeowner responsible.  Read More
How to fix a stripped faucet handle in 10 minutes or less

Topics: Home Plumbing, Faucet Repair, DIY

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Does a spinning faucet handle have you spinning your wheels? It’s a common household problem, and it happens with almost all handles over time. The good news is that like a number of sink issues, a DIY faucet handle fix can be completed in just 10 minutes with nothing more than a couple screwdrivers, a wrench, and about $20. And while there are numerous models and types of faucets out there, we’re going to focus on faucet stem replacement of the two-handle variety—in just five easy steps. Read More
Summer Plumbing Problems

Topics: Plumbing in Sacramento, Home Plumbing, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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Summertime and the living is easy! Of course, activity actually increases around most homes in the summer months. That’s because the kids are on break and traveling friends and family can show up and stay for several days or weeks to take advantage of Sacramento’s great weather. Of course, this also means that you will use more water and sewage than normal, giving your sewer lines and plumbing a harder workout. Due to this added use, you may notice more frequent sewer problems during the summer months. Read More