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Topics: Plumbing in Sacramento, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Home Plumbing, New Homeowners

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Does the plumbing system in your home have leaks, faults, and bad connections that need fixing? Are you preparing to sell your old Sacramento home and are worried that antiquated plumbing may be a sticking point for potential buyers?  Or perhaps you just want to update the piping in your home to meet the current California plumbing code. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided to repipe your home and take charge of critical home maintenance issues. Read More
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Topics: Pipe Bursting, Trenchless Technology

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In 2012, the California legislature passed the Human Right to Water Act, which declared that all Californians had a right to “safe, clean, affordable, and accessible water.” Unfortunately, the law was rather light on the details (and, more importantly, the funds) to ensure this would become a reality. While the government continues to debate the issue, some 360,000 Californians remain with unsafe drinking water, and at least 6 million residents are being served by water providers found to be in violation of state standards at some point in the last six years. Read More
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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Sewers

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If there’s one problem that every homeowner dreads, it’s the prospect of discovering faulty or damaged pipes somewhere on their property. Whether it’s a water or sewer line, broken pipes can cause a number of problems if they’re left unattended for too long. Traditionally, the digging required to repair or replace these pipes was a major undertaking that could last for several days and inflict significant property damage. Today, however, trenchless technology allows experienced plumbing contractors to do the same work in a fraction of the time with minimal digging. Read More
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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Pipe Lining, Lateral Lining, Sewers

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Piping gets old as time goes on— it’s only natural. A system that is used multiple times a day and has all kinds of material being sent through it is bound to age. Proper plumbing maintenance strategies can reduce how quickly your piping system ages, but it can also depend on the type of piping material your home or commercial building uses. Some pipe materials, like orangeburg and galvanized pipes, are no longer used and have become banned or obsolete. Read More
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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Commercial Plumbing, Hydro Jetting

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Commercial plumbing is often subjected to far greater pressures than its residential counterparts. In most instances, commercial systems are more complex and see far heavier usage than the plumbing found in a typical household. After all, residential plumbing only has to serve the limited needs of the family living in the home. Commercial plumbing, in many instances, has to provide service to dozens, perhaps even hundreds of people, sometimes even around the clock. Read More
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Topics: Pipe Bursting, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Leaks and Repair

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A residential main water line is an often neglected, but absolutely critical component of a home’s plumbing system. As the pipe that carries water into the home, the main water line undergoes constant use. If any problems develop in the line, they could disrupt service, inflict serious property damage, and, in some cases, lead to significant health hazards. Read More