Plumber’s tips on conserving water in the garden

Saving water while gardening
Garden

Making a home garden more energy efficient. (Photo Credits)

Tending to a home garden can mean consuming more water. After all gardens demand a regular watering schedule for plants and trees, and require water as a cleaning tool as well. So how can households make their garden and landscaping more efficient in […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Plumbing, San Diego|Comments Off on Plumber’s tips on conserving water in the garden

Plumber’s Guide in Installing Water Softeners

Step-by-Step Procedure
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Water softeners are a must for some locations. (Photo Credits)

For property owners in hard-water areas, having a water softener is a must.  But how easy is it to own one, lest install and maintain?

Hometips.com came up with an advice on where to install the softener, for households who will  be installing one for the […]

By |October 31st, 2017|HVAC, Plumbing, San Diego|Comments Off on Plumber’s Guide in Installing Water Softeners

Plumber’s Guide in Installing a Faucet Filter

Home Filtration System
Pipes and Levers

Installing a residential water filter system. (Photo Credits)

Families that need a cleaner and better tasting water from the public supply resort to installing water filtration system. While some homeowners just use a water filter for their drinking water, some families would rather have whole home filtration system to ensure that their whole […]

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Solar Air-conditioning 101

Pros and Cons of Solar Powered Air-conditioning
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When solar heat powers air conditioning. (Photo Credits)

Air conditioning takes up a huge chunk of utility expenses for most households, and so finding an alternative and cheaper energy source is good step in taking control of this otherwise huge expense. Plumbing Association of San Diego 

The website Tree Hugger says […]

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Plumber’s Guide on installing a Garden Fountain

Water Fountain
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Installing a garden fountain can be a huge project. (Photo Credits)

A garden fountain can always be a great addition in a spacious garden. Installing one can be quite a huge endeavor, and for the most part should be undertaken by professionals.

Do It Yourself.com however says it can be a home project by anyone […]

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Plumber’s Advice on Installing Bidets

How to install a Bidet Faucet
Manual bidet?

Hand-held bidets are getting to become a default feature in most new bathrooms. (Photo Credits)

For older homes that were not installed with hand held or manual bidets, then fret no more because this plumbing fixture can be added in any of the bathrooms in a home. More and more […]

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Plumbing 101: How to replace a Bathroom Faucet

Basic Faucet Replacement
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Faucet replacement can either be easy or challenging depending on the type of faucet to be installed. (Photo Credits)

Bathroom faucets do not last forever. No matter how pricey it is, and how great the installation job is, because materials corrode, and fixtures malfunction.

Once it gets irreparable, faucets then need to be replaced. […]

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Decoding foul HVAC Odors

What does that offensive odor mean?
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Different odors emitted by the HVAC could be possible warning signs. (Photo Credits)

HVAC odors can be stressful as it usually permeates a huge section of a home, and could even mean that there is an issue with the whole system.

Compact Appliance enumerated five unpleasant HVAC Odors that wave the […]

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Plumber’s Advice on Upgrading Bath Tubs

Modern Bath Tubs
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Modernizing the bath tub. (Photo Credits)

Bathtubs are one of the best places for relaxation around the home. But when it is old and malfunctioning, it can be a cause for stress.

This Old House shared practical advice on replacing worn out bath tubs. Plumbing Association of San Diego   

“Reglazing, or refinishing, a worn-out […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Plumbing, San Diego|Comments Off on Plumber’s Advice on Upgrading Bath Tubs

Common Injuries Sustained by Plumbers

Plumber Injuries
Antarctica: Plumbing Reflection

Plumbers are at great risk to certain injuries. (Photo Credits)

Every job has a considerable injury risk, and the plumbing profession is no exception.

The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety detailed in its official webpage the health and injury risks that plumbers face. Plumbing Association of San Diego

“The main occupational hazards for plumbers […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Plumbing, San Diego|Comments Off on Common Injuries Sustained by Plumbers