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 […]

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HVAC and Safe Space Heater Use

Using Portable Heaters
Someone finally noticed the portable heater is on.

Safe usage of portable heater is important to prevent accidents and fires. (Photo Credits)

For some people, space heaters can be a more efficient way of heating the home. It however comes with some safety risks that could endanger the whole household.

The Electrical Safety Foundation has provided important information on staying safe while […]

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Common Injuries Sustained by Plumbers

Plumber Injuries
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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 […]

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Safe HVAC Use in an Elderly Home

Safe Home Heating
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Home heating and Safe HVAC use in an elderly home. (Photo Credits)

Safety during the winter is important especially for older property owners. They have a specific set of risks and vulnerabilities that are important to address in order to prevent heating injuries and home fires.

The Electrical Safety Foundation International came up with a […]

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Plumber’s tips on Installing an outdoor faucet

Exterior faucets
Faucet

Having a faucet outdoors is a must especially for those who clean their own cars, and have lawns or yards that need to be watered. (Photo Credits)

An exterior faucet is a must in most households. The problem though is not all homes have been installed with one, or some may need more than […]

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Plumber’s tips on lowering excessive water pressure

When water pressure is too high
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Excessive water pressure can be counterproductive and expensive in terms of utility bills. (Photo Credits) 

Too much water pressure can be an annoyance in any household. Apart from being a hassle it could also increase water usage. It is important that this matter be addressed as quickly as possible to lessen […]

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HVAC Experts on installing an exhaust fan

Exhaust Fan Installation in an older home
Exhaust Fan

Exhaust fans are important in maintaining a good ventilation inside the home. (Photo Credits)

To ensure appropriate ventilation inside the home, bathrooms and other moist areas should have an exhaust fan. And while most current homes have one that are already installed, some older houses do not.

If a homeowner is […]

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Plumber’s Response to Murky Faucet Water

What to do when faucets spew dirty water
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Dirty Water Problem. (Photo Credits)

When murky or brownish water suddenly comes out of the faucet, homeowners are usually left weirded out and trying to find out what could be done about it.

It is not only unsightly, it is also very much unsanitary and could even cause illnesses […]

By |July 4th, 2017|Plumbing, San Diego|Comments Off on Plumber’s Response to Murky Faucet Water