Evans Plumbing Inc Blog: Archive for May, 2019

3 Good Reasons to Call a Pro Plumber

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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