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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: DIY plumbing, Sacramento Plumbing

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Everyone loves a good “do-it-yourself” project. Until, of course, something goes terribly wrong. While there’s nothing wrong with making a proactive effort to fix minor plumbing problems or perform simple installations around your home, many do-it-yourselfers make small, but critical mistakes that can end up costing them a lot of money to fix. Here are a few DIY mistakes plumbers encounter on a regular basis. Read More
How to fix a stripped faucet handle in 10 minutes or less

Topics: DIY plumbing, faucet repair, DIY faucet repair, stripped faucet handle

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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
When You Should Call a Plumber | Express Sewer & Drain

Topics: DIY plumbing, Sacramento plumbers, plumbing problems, Sacramento Water Pipe Leaks, Toilet Problems, Sacramento Plumbing, clogged tub, call a plumber, when to call a plumber

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You wield your wrench like a household superhero, taking great satisfaction in your ability to handle plumbing problems with ease. But there comes a time when even the best DIYers in Sacramento need to swallow their pride, put down the wrench, and call in the professionals. Read More

Topics: DIY plumbing, Home Plumbing Tips

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A clogged drain may not ruin your day but it can put a damper on it, throw your schedule off and require a call to your plumber if the plunger doesn't get the job done. Prevention is the best practice for keeping your drains clear, clean and flowing freely. You can find many DIY plumbing tips and the simplest is often the most effective. Keep reading and learn about 5 simple tools that can help you keep your drains running free of the restraint of clogs from hair, soap, and debris that can clog your drain pipes. Read More

Topics: DIY plumbing, plumbing problems

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Understanding how the plumbing system of your home or business works can help you troubleshoot problems – often before it becomes a big issue. A small leak is one thing, but a leak that pours out hundreds of gallons of water into your home can be disastrous and costly. A picture is worth a thousand words and plumbing tips on Pinterest offer valuable information that will help you understand and troubleshoot your plumbing system. Preventative and proper maintenance is the key to the longevity of any home plumbing system. Knowing what you can do yourself and knowing when to call a professional is sound advice when tackling plumbing projects. Read More