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types of shower heads for low water pressure and high water pressure

Topics: Home Plumbing

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Shower heads are one of those appliances that people tend to overlook and approach as an afterthought. But when it comes time to complete a home improvement project in your bathroom, the shower often comes up as a good place to start the upgrade. After all, with so many shower head types to choose from, the process of finding the best type to fit your preferences can be tricky. That's why it's important to take the time to make the right decision.  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
toilet-leaking-at-base

Topics: Home Plumbing, DIY, Toilet Leaks and Repair

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Toilet leaks aren't anything to panic over, but no one likes walking into the bathroom with dry socks and coming out with wet socks. Toilets that leak at the base are usually an easy fix with some DIY how-to steps.  You can make the repairs you need quickly using this guide that provides you with the reasons behind your toilet leak, the tools you'll need, what to do about the leak, and tips to prevent future toilet leaks. Read More
gas-detection

Topics: Leak Detection, Pipe Leaks and Repair, Home Plumbing

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Natural gas is a convenient source of energy that over 50 percent of homes in the United States rely on to dry clothing, cook food, heat water, and heat their homes. It is usually safe, but under certain circumstances, such as improperly installed or poorly maintained gas lines, gas leaks can turn into major problems for your health and your home. Read More
food-going-into-garbage-disposal

Topics: Home Plumbing, Kitchen Sink

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Garbage disposals are installed in half of American homes today. They are often marked as a must-have option on apartment and home seekers lists when they search for places to live. Although garbage disposals have been used widely for over 20 years, there are still a lot of myths surrounding the usage and maintenance of them. While some of these misconceptions are harmless, others have the potential to cause serious damage to your disposal unit or your pipes. Read More