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Topics: Trenchless Technology, Plumbing Tips, Inspection, How To, Preventative, Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure

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  Every now and again, leaks can occur in the home. It can happen to even the most diligent homeowner. Thankfully, many of the most common leaks occur in relatively easy-to-reach areas such as below a sink or in the shower or toilet. These leaks are easy to spot and can often be fixed with a few ordinary household plumbing tools. Read More
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Topics: Leak Detection, Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure, Sacramento Plumbers and Pipe Repairs

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Home and commercial pipe leaks often occur when property owners least expect them. If unnoticed or left unattended, they can quickly cause significant damage to other home fixtures. While the strain of repair costs and the potential for further damage to your property is a troublesome thought, the risk of health problems caused by severe leaks is an even greater cause for concern.  Read More
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Topics: Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure, Home Plumbing Tips, Toilet Repair

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You probably rarely think about toilet plumbing troubles until you need a plunger; however, a running toilet can cost you hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars in wasted water every year. Typically, running water in your toilet wastes about 25 times more water than a shower leak and about 4 times as much water than a simple faucet leak. Read More
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Topics: Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure

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On average, each person uses about 80-100 gallons of water a day. While many people don’t give the quality of their water much thought, the crisis in Flint, Michigan brought the issue of water contamination and filtration into the national headlines. According to one study, as many as 45 million Americans in any given year from between 1982 and 2015 may have been exposed to drinking water that did not meet the standards of the 1974 Safe Drinking Water Act. Read More
Sprinklers and other components of your irrigation system can be a significant source of water waste--especially if there's a leak in the irrigation line.

Topics: Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure

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Water is a major utility in any city, making it a significant concern for homeowners, renters, and commercial property owners alike. A high water bill is troublesome not only because of the financial cost, but also because it indicates that precious water may be going to waste somewhere. According to the EPA, the average household’s leaks can account for nearly 10,000 gallons of wasted water each year, and ten percent of homes leak 90 gallons or more per day. Read More
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Topics: Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure, Pipe leaks

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It’s a scene you’re probably familiar with from many movies—or maybe even this classic Donald Duck cartoon: our hero is laying in bed, tossing and turning, a steady drip from a faucet keeping him or her from catching the Z’s they need. It’s often played for laughs, but a leak is no laughing matter—and it can actually be dangerous, not just to your home but to your health. Read More
Leaky pipes can wreak havoc on your home.

Topics: Leak Detection, Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure, Pipe leaks, Pipe Repair

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When there’s a problem with our electricity, we know it—things just stop working! Unfortunately, we’re not so lucky when it comes to potential plumbing problems. Sure, an overflowing toilet bowl or a slow-draining sink can alert you to a clog, but when it comes to what’s hidden in the walls and beneath the floors, we’re likely to have no idea. Read More

Topics: Water Bills, Repairs, Leaks, Pressure, trenchless sewer repair, Sewer Repair, plumbing estimates

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There’s a common stereotype about plumbers charging way too much for their services, or making up the charges that get put on the final bill. This misconception is only made worse when the final bill so often ends up being significantly more than the initial cost estimate on the plumber’s website. Read More