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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
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
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Professional repiping is a great option for homeowners and business owners who want to replace old and outdated pipes.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

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Home Plumbing, Plumbing Tips

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Memes are the third-most shared type of content on social media, bested only by personal news and funny videos. In fact, 55% of 13-35-year-olds send memes every week—and 30% send them every day. So, this week, we thought we’d lighten the mood and tickle your funny bone with some plumbing memes and a few plumbing GIFs. These humorous plumbing memes and GIFs tackle everything from the cost of plumbing to DIY plumbing hacks we wouldn’t recommend trying!  Read More
Commercial Drain Cleaners

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Drain Cleaning and Repair

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When your drain is clogged, it’s not uncommon to reach for the nearest commercial drain cleaner. And for good reason – they work, often quickly clearing stubborn blockages. But, have you ever stopped to think about why they’re so effective? What you don’t know about chemical drain cleaners, their ingredients, and the way they work may surprise you. Read More
Plumbers Toolkit

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, Home Plumbing, Plumbing Tips

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Do-it-yourself projects continue to grow in popularity as people tackle home projects on their own to save money, beat stress, and gain a sense of self-accomplishment. In fact, DIY trend statistics show that nearly 50% of U.S. homeowners took on DIY home improvement projects in 2019, and a 4.2% rise in DIY home projects is expected in 2022. One problem area some homeowners try to solve on their own is plumbing. Read More
Urinal_Maintenance_Is_Essential_At_Your _Commercial_Property

Topics: Commercial Plumbing, DIY

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Knowing how to unclog a urinal is essential knowledge for a commercial property owner. Since urinals are common fixtures of both male and unisex restrooms, a clogged urinal is inevitable. Though it is not a pleasant experience, a malfunctioning urinal in a commercial property needs to be addressed as soon as possible. The blockage and ensuing mess from a clogged urinal not only smells, but also reflects poorly on your company or property.  Read More
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