Evans Plumbing Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing Repair’

Is Your Main Sewer Line in Jeopardy?

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

Monday, 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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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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4 Signs You Might Have a Leak

Monday, February 18th, 2019

leakWhen there’s a leak in your home, you’re not always going to know that it’s there. In fact, you’re lucky if your leak occurs in a place where it’s visible in plain sight. Most leaks will happen behind the walls or underneath the ground.

It’s estimated that there are 240,000 water-main breaks annually in the United States. That is a significant amount of water! But there’s nothing you can do except find and fix the leak as quickly as possible. This can be difficult in cities since most leak detection methods depend on hearing them.

But for your average residential neighborhood, you can rest assured that tracking down leaks is much easier. As long as you know what to look out for, you can greatly decrease the chance of being blindsided by a sudden leak.

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Why Slab Leaks Need to Be Dealt With ASAP

Monday, November 12th, 2018

leak“It’s just a leak, what’s the worst that could happen?”

There are many DIY guides online about how to handle a simple leak. But if all leaks were so simple, you wouldn’t need the help of plumbers. The location of the leak makes all the difference.

In particular, we’re talking about slab leaks. These are a kind of leak that must be taken care of as soon as possible. We’ll explain why down below.

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When Do Water Lines Need to Be Replaced?

Monday, October 15th, 2018

water-line-repairThe water line is the main source of water to your home. Without it, you wouldn’t have water routed to your home for use in your appliances or fixtures. Say goodbye to showers and washing the dishes!

Given that water lines hold a huge responsibility for your household, it would be terrible if they suddenly stopped functioning. The only option would be to have it replaced. So why, or when, would you need a replacement?

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What Do Cold and Hot Spots on My Floors Mean?

Monday, October 1st, 2018

blue-question-markLet’s say one day you’re walking across your kitchen floor, barefoot, and you notice that the floor is particularly cold in one spot (and we mean more than usual!)

Or, perhaps you’ve noticed that your dog or cat seems very particular about laying in one spot of the floor. When you put your hand on it, you feel that it’s quite warm.

You should never be feeling radical temperature differences beneath your floor. It’s the sure sign of a plumbing problem. In this case, it’s most likely a slab leak! Read on to find out what you can do.

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Signs of Trouble with Your Main Water Line

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

waterCould one little plumbing problem ruin your day? Let’s see:

You get in the shower and find the water pressure is pathetically low. You go to make your morning coffee or tea and find the water is discolored. And later that day, you open your water bill to find a huge increase.

All of these issues are signs of trouble with your main water lines, the series of pipes that are essential to bringing municipal water into your home. If the water line has an issue, it will affect everything: faucets, showers, washing machines, and more.

Unless the leak is visible, we can’t confirm if it’s a main line or not. Your best bet is to call for an inspection from a professional with expert knowledge of water lines in Camarillo, CA

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