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Topics: Plumbing in Sacramento, Water Heaters

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Of all the home plumbing fixtures homeowners regularly use, none fly under-the-radar more than water heaters. Water heaters can run efficiently for years or longer without any maintenance or upkeep - they’re easy to forget about in relation to all other home plumbing systems. However, neglecting your water heater for too long will end up costing you more than you might think. Read More

Topics: Water Heaters, DIY

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As more and more American homeowners make the switch from conventional water heaters to high efficiency tankless models, many opt to replace their heaters on their own, as opposed to contacting a professional plumbing service provider. While it’s certainly possible to install a tankless water heater on your own, you should only do so if you’re absolutely certain you can take on the challenge, and have the right tools and know-how for the job. Read More

Topics: Water Heaters

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A few years ago, we would have told you that tankless and electric water heaters, which (at the time) required a sizable up-front investment, were only marginally worth buying; they used energy more eficiently, but at the same time cost more than many homeowners were prepared to pay. However, tankless water heaters aren’t $1,200+ anymore - brand competition and technical advances have made these systems much more accessible for a range of budgets. Read More

Topics: Leak Detection, Plumbing in Sacramento, Water Heaters, Home Plumbing

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While many homeowners know the tell-all signs of a water leak within their home’s plumbing, such as high water bills, lawn damage and in-home leaking, often finding the leaks themselves can become a frustrating challenge. This primarily due to the many areas, individual pipes and systems in which a leak can occur, and for whatever number of reasons. Read More

Topics: Pipe Bursting, Trenchless Technology, Pipe Leaks and Repair, Water Heaters

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Discovering you have a burst water pipe on your hands is never fun. You have several options once this problem arises. You can repair the water pipe or you can replace it.  Your ability to simply repair it will be contingent on just how severe the condition of the pipe is in.  Other factors will influence your decision as well. For example, if the pipe is many years old you may want to consider replacing it altogether rather than attempting to fix it.  Read More

Topics: Trenchless Technology, Commercial Plumbing, Water Heaters, Home Plumbing

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There are many reasons why you may want to replace your existing water main. You could find debris in your drinking water, have weak flow to your water faucets in the home, a skyrocketing water utility bill, or you could even notice large puddles of standing water in your yard between your water meter and your home. Any of these problems can be evidence of a problem with your water main such as rust in the pipe or a leak in the line. Read More