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Topics: Drain Cleaning, DIY plumbing, General Plumbing in Sacramento, Clogged Drains, clogged tub

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There are so many different reasons as to why your bathtub drains slowly. Luckily, there are a few simple methods to fix it that could save you from having to call a plumber. A slow bathtub drain can result from any of the following combinations (or all of them): a lack of regular drain cleaning a buildup of hair a buildup of soap, body oil, and other bathing beauty aids Read More
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Topics: Drain Cleaning, Commerical Plumbing Drain and Pipe Repair, Clogged Drains

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Home drain clogs happen, and they can be a hassle. But because people have to live with them, they’re more careful about what they put down them. Plus, an average home drain is usually only dealing with a handful of people, whereas a commercial drain may have to accommodate hundreds on a daily basis. In commercial facilities, hot grease gets poured down restaurant kitchen sinks, children's messes go down daycare drains, hair is washed away without abandon at salons, cigarette butts are flushed at bars, and worse. Read More
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Topics: Drain Cleaning, Clogged Drains, home plumbing, drain cleaning tips

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Sometimes, we let things go that need to be done because we just don’t think about them. Our cars get to 6,000 miles before we take them in for an oil change, or that menial task at work keeps getting lost in the mix of all the other things we have to do. It’s an understandable oversight, but not always a safe one. In the case of your drains, you need to be aware of the risks of not cleaning them out once in a while. Read More
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Every day, plumbers respond to calls to clear out clogged drains. Most of the time, the blockage is the result of the simple accumulation of waste and is easily unclogged. In other cases, the blockage is caused by objects lodged in the drain lines. Sanitary products, small toys, plastic caps, and even jewelry find their way down the drain quite frequently and don’t draw too much special attention when they’re removed. Sometimes, though, removing blockages can result in some unusual, or even downright weird, finds. Here are a few examples ranging from reasonably common discoveries to the truly strange. Read More

Topics: Drain Cleaning, Plumbing Tips, Inspection, How To, Preventative, Clogged Drains

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An accumulation of food, paper, and other scraps can clog your dishwasher, causing a backup. Considering the items that you put into your dishwasher, an occasional clog can be expected. A dishwasher clogged and causing a backup may be due to a clogged filter, or it could be a sign of another problem that can emerge down the line. Read More

Topics: Home Plumbing Tips, Sewer Inspections, Clogged Drains, summer vacation, Clog Drains

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Activity increases around most homes in the summer months because kids are on break, vacations are being taken and traveling friends and family can show up and stay for several days or weeks of the season. This 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 summer months. Read More
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Topics: Drain Cleaning, Commerical Plumbing Drain and Pipe Repair, Commercial Drain Cleaning, Clogged Drains

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If you have just opened a restaurant or have operated one for some time, you need to know the location of your grease trap and its maintenance schedule. If you do not and fail to tend to this maintenance issue, you may find yourself ankle deep in a sewer backup that can disrupt the operation of your business. If this happens on a Friday night, with a full house and tables turning, it can be costly in more ways than one. If you own a restaurant and do not know what a grease trap is and what it does, read on because you need to know, and you need to know now. Read More