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Is Your Main Sewer Line in Jeopardy?

August 19th, 2019

Your main sewer line, while you likely don’t give it much thought, is one of the most important components of your plumbing system. In fact, we might even say it is the most important components of your plumbing system! Sure, it can be quite easy to forget about, largely because it is hidden underground, but when trouble arises, it’ll be almost impossible to ignore.

Trouble with your main sewer line is certainly a big deal, so it is important that you call for a certified plumber in Ventura, CA right away! Below, we have listed some of the tell-tale signs of trouble, that way you’ll know precisely when to call. Keep reading to find out more!

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Are Your Drains Clogged? Here’s How You Can Tell

August 5th, 2019

As you might already know, homeowners are often clued into a clogged drain when it’s too late. These issues usually come up when you’d least like them to, either when you have company over or some intense pan washing to do in your sink.

Let’s get one thing clear: if you’ve got a massive back up of food waste, hair, or anything else that’s keeping your pipes from functioning clearlyit’s always a good idea to contact one of our technicians for drain cleaning in Moorpark, CA. That being said, there’s a substantial difference between a kitchen sink that’s just taking a while to drain and a seriously clogged drain. The latter could prove a real threat to your plumbing system, as well as become a mess to clean up later.

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Here’s Why We Recommend Video Pipe Inspection

July 22nd, 2019

leakSadly, plumbers do not have X-Ray vision (though, that would be pretty awesome!) So, how is it that they are able to diagnose problems within your plumbing system that might be hidden from view? Well, the answer is certainly any sort of superpower.

When you’ve got a problem with your drain and sewer lines, the last thing you want os a plumber coming in and tearing your home and property apart. That’s why today’s plumbers are equipped with video pipe inspection equipment, which allows them to take a good look inside your plumbing system—without having to tear up your floors and walls in the process. In fact, there are plenty of benefits of video pipe inspection, and below, we’ve outlined some of them for you.

Keep reading to find out more!

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But, When Do I Call For a Plumbing Emergency?

July 8th, 2019

woman-mopping-waterThis is a question that we get all the time—many homeowners don’t know what does and does not qualify as a plumbing emergency! Of course, we find this to be a bit problematic! Because many homeowners don’t know what “qualifies” as a plumbing emergency, they are left to face the problem all on their own—something that we definitely don’t want!

So below, we have listed some of the most common plumbing emergencies that homeowners face. That way, if you are caught in a predicament, you know when to call! All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Here’s Why You Should Never Ignore a Leaky Kitchen Sink

June 24th, 2019

We often take for granted just how much our kitchen sinks can endure, and throughout the course of a day, we turn them on and off about a zillion times! (Okay, okay, maybe not that much. But still! You get the point!) But all this repeated use can quickly create problems in the faucet mechanism, leading to that constant, annoying drip…

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And although this dripping may not seem like too big a deal, it can lead to all sorts of other issues, including damage to your home and property. Therefore, it is probably in your best interest to have the issue repaired by a qualified plumber in Camarillo, CA as soon as possible. Below, we have listed just some of the many reasons why you should never ignore your leaky kitchen sink. Keep reading to find out more!

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Schedule These Routine Plumbing Services

June 10th, 2019

Your plumbing system is much more than a toilet, a tub, and a sink. In fact, your plumbing is much more complex than you think—

though it can be kind of hard to tell! Most of your plumbing system is well hidden underneath floors and behind walls, so it’s no wonder why homeowners are often unaware of just how large their plumbing system really is!

With such a large system, it can be quite hard to take care of on your own, which is why it’s important that you’ve got a team of plumbers on your side who can carry out all the routine services that your system needs to be efficient and effective. Below, we have listed routine plumbing services that you definitely should not be missing out on. Keep reading to find out more!

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3 Good Reasons to Call a Pro Plumber

May 27th, 2019

pro-plumberThinking about doing your own plumbing repairs? We understand the motivation behind it—it’s cheaper, it’ll save time, and it’s satisfying to fix your own plumbing.

But at the same time, there’s a fine line separating what’s acceptable for DIY and what requires the help of a professional. In this day and age, we have more experts than ever, so it would be a waste of your time, money, and effort not to depend on them. So before you go attempting your own plumbing repairs, consider the repercussions listed down below—there’s no shame in asking an expert of plumbing in Thousand Oaks, CA to help.

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Common Causes of Drain Clogs, And What to Do About It

May 13th, 2019

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Think about the last time you washed your hands or took a shower. You lathered yourself up with soap, washed yourself, and let it all rinse off into the drain.

After turning off the water, what happened to all the soap and suds? Did they go straight down into the drain without an issue, or did they disappear slowly, slowly, and leave a big mess of soap bubbles and water behind?

If you’re experiencing that second scenario more than the first, then we have to ask you: Do you have a clogged drain? A drain that takes several minutes to completely drain itself is usually one of the first indicators that you’re facing a clog.

Here are some common causes of drain clogs and what you can do about it!

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Don’t Put up With Hard Water

April 29th, 2019

water-testingIf you have hard water in your home, you know just how annoying it can be. Or, maybe you’ve lived with hard water in your home this whole time and simply accepted it as a fact life.

No matter who you are, the truth is that you don’t have to put up with hard water. There are plumbing systems out there that can do away with the issue of hard water for good.

Not only is hard water a nuisance, but it can actually degrade the health of your plumbing system over time. If you’ve been living with hard water for several years now, you could do very well to consider installing a water softener.

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Never Ignore These Toilet Problems

April 15th, 2019

toilet-with-threatening-auraProblems with your toilet that you can list off the top of your head probably include a backed up toilet—which you can easily fix with a plunger. In fact, upwards of 90% of toilet problems can be fixed with a plunger.

While we could certainly write a whole manual on the intricacies of plunging a toilet, there are other toilet problems out there that are much more demanding. To give you an idea, here are four toilet problems that you should never ignore:

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