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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
High-Rise Plumbing Problems

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Home Plumbing

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Living or working in a Sacramento high-rise building can be wonderful. Of course, along with those great views can come some plumbing problems. Because of their height, high-rises can present some unique plumbing challenges that you won’t necessarily encounter in a single-story dwelling. So, here’s a look at ten common plumbing problems which can create disruption for the building's occupants (and the plumbers repairing the problem). Read More
Airbnb plumbing issues

Topics: Home Plumbing

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Just like Uber changed the transportation industry, Airbnb has changed hospitality by providing an alternative to hotels. Since 2008, Airbnb has operated as a marketplace for travelers to connect with local hosts. Guests get affordable and authentic temporary living space, while hosts earn extra money. It’s a win-win for all involved – except of course when there’s a plumbing problem. Read More
Pink stain in shower

Topics: Home Plumbing, Plumbing Tips

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It’s a question we hear frequently, and we know there’s nothing pretty about pink when you see it stained onto the surfaces of your sink, shower, or toilet. So what’s causing these mysterious pink rings? And why does it keep coming back after you’ve scrubbed it away? While many people believe the stains to be a sign of poor-quality or overly metallic hard water, most likely it is a bacteria known as Serratia Marcescens. Read More
PEX vs Copper Piping

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Pipe Leaks and Repair, Home Plumbing, DIY

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Professional repiping is a great option for homeowners and business owners who want to replace old and outdated pipes. The question now is, what do you repipe with? Today, it often comes down to choosing between copper and PEX piping. While you’re likely familiar with copper, in this blog we’ll look at what PEX piping is, its benefits, and provide some PEX piping installation tips. Read More
Plumbing Pipe Relining vs Replacement

Topics: Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Lateral Lining, Pipe Leaks and Repair

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  We rely on our plumbing every day. Our sinks, showers, and toilets are must-haves that we couldn't live without! But what happens when the plumbing pipes on your property aren't performing? Do they have to be replaced, or can they simply be relined? If you've noticed some of the warning signs we highlight here, don't wait to have your pipes checked. As Ben Franklin famously said, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." So, check those pipes before they become a major problem. But first, here's a closer look at what you may be dealing with. Read More