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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
Your city is responsible for problems with the main sewer line.

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? You may be wondering, “When is the city responsible for 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
ExpressSewerAndDrain_Way to Fix Clogged Washing Machine Drains

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Home Plumbing, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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As many homeowners quickly discover, attempting to deal with a clogged washing machine drain can be risky business. How can you be sure you’re using the right tools or disconnecting the proper fixtures to resolve clogging and debris? Even more concerning are the possible ramifications of poor DIY attempts, which can actually wind up leaving your washing machine drains in worse condition than before. Read More
ExpressCommericalBuidWaterTemperature

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Water Heaters

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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
ExpressSewer_CommercialDrains

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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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: Commercial Plumbing

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It’s an age old debate: What works best for drain cleaning and what doesn’t? Are chemical solutions actually safe to use on piping? How much toilet paper is too much? Okay, the last question is more from a personal perspective, but the other questions are extremely relevant when you find yourself battling a clog in your commercial plumbing. A clog can be a real annoyance and prevent your commercial or home plumbing systems from working properly. Sometimes, though, they just end up happening. Read More