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Traditional Water Heaters vs Tankless Water Heaters

When it comes time to replace your water heater, you will have some decisions to make. The first thing to decide is if you’re going to consider a tankless water heater as opposed to the traditional water heater. Tank water heaters store and heat water at all times, incurring higher operating costs, whereas tankless water […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Clogged Drains

There are few things that are more of a pain than realizing your drain is clogged. Whether it’s your sink, toilet, or shower, it’s a problem that often needs to be taken care of immediately to avoid flooding or further damage and backups. Because of the sense of urgency in this situation, many people feel […]

We flushed out the plumbing lore, just for you!

Myth: Ice cubes sharpen garbage disposal blades! Truth: No, they don’t, but they will clean the blades, and it’s recommended to do so if your sink starts to smell. Eggshells also work for cleaning the disposal. Myth: Put a brick in the back of your toilet tank to save water! Truth: Bricks deteriorate over time […]

Garbage Disposal Problems

If you have any of the following garbage disposal problems, your unit needs repair or replacement. Please do not endanger yourself by attempting to repair your own garbage disposal, the sharp moving parts and power supply can be extremely hazardous. Call a professional plumber, to have it repaired safely and properly. And if you need […]

Cold Weather Plumbing Tips

January and February are typically the coldest months here on the Central Coast, check expected temperatures and keep these cold weather plumbing tips in mind. Indoor temperature is an important factor on keeping pipes from freezing. Even if you will be leaving for extended periods keep your thermostat set to no lower than 55 degrees. […]

4 Indicators of Water Heater Failure

Everyone should be aware of these 4 Indicators of Water Heater Failure. If your water heater exhibits any of these indicators, it could be ready to fail. A broken water heater is not simply a matter of inconvenience. Results can range from minor to catastrophic flood damage, or even fire. Knowing what to look for […]