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Common plumbing emergencies during winter    

Avoiding plumbing emergencies during winter Winter is one of the busiest seasons for plumbing contractors. Emergency repairs are so commonplace given the occurrence of most plumbing issues during such months. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent these plumbing emergencies. Regular professional and routine homeowner maintenance are keys to avoiding such plumbing problems. This [...]

How to find the correct size of a water heater

The right size of a water heater Water heaters provide comfort and convenience to any home. It makes showers during chilly mornings more bearable. At night, a warm tub helps any tired person relax after a long and hectic day. Clothes and dishes are cleaner and freer from germs when using hot water [...]

How to avoid plumbing emergencies during the holidays

Avoiding plumbing emergencies during the holidays Plumbing problems can happen at any given time, but sometimes, it happens when it is least expected. Holiday gatherings, for instance, are the best example. It is however not uncommon to encounter a clogged toilet, slow sink drain, or jammed garbage disposal just as everyone starts to [...]

All about water softeners

Water softeners are a must in areas with excessive hard water supply A water softener is a solution to hard water concerns in any property. It is a piece of equipment connected to the plumbing system to get rid of the minerals and calcium in the water supply through filtration. Hard water can [...]

Common plumbing problems of homes built more than 20 years ago

Toilets could get problematic as it ages. Some may have hairline cracks already, some may have leaks, and most are usually clogged by the twentieth year of continued usage Significant plumbing problems begin to occur in homes as it reaches its 20th year of being built. Some due to continued use, some due [...]

Plumbing issues to resolve before selling a house

Homeowners should address bathroom plumbing issues right away. The home plumbing system is one of the most crucial utility systems in any home. Any home buyer will be on the lookout to inspect the plumbing system of a home they are looking to buy, to check whether it is in good working condition. [...]

When to replace a garbage disposal unit

While garbage disposal units can last for more than 10 years, there are times when it needs replacement even before it reaches its end of life. Maintenance and usage come into play when assessing the overall condition of a garbage disposal unit. Diamond Ace Plumber San Diego When garbage disposal units fail, and a homeowner [...]

What objects are safe to flush in the toilet   

There are various paper products in the market today that describe themselves as “flushable,” but horror stories of sewer and toilet back-ups usually have these flushable wipes and paper products as the main culprits. So is it safe for households to flush, flushable wipes among other tissue-like products in the loo? Or is doing this [...]

The benefits of hiring an expert plumber

Hiring an expert plumber is not always within the option of financially constrained households. This is because most expert plumbing contractors charge expensively compared to amateur plumbers, and plumbing contractors that have only recently started their business. Experience after all is a necessity and advantage in the trade, hence most would incorporate that in their [...]

Dealing with leaky faucets

Leaking taps are not just a pain in the pocket, it is also a pain for the environment as it squanders a finite resource. Homeowners should take it upon themselves to have their leaky faucets and showerheads repaired as soon as they discover it. It will not only help save on utility bills and the [...]

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