Jerry’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning is a trusted local source for residential plumbing repairs, maintenance, and installation. We’ve proudly served homeowners throughout Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties for over two decades.
And because we’re locally owned and operated, you can expect outstanding customer service and perks you can’t get with the national chains, like:
- Same-day service
- 24/7 emergency repairs
- Clean, prompt, professional technicians
- On-time arrival
- Reasonable rates
- 100% satisfaction guarantee
Contact us today to book an appointment.
Santa Maria Garbage Disposal Installation
If you spend a lot of time in the kitchen preparing meals, you know how much food waste it creates. And even when you don’t cook, buying meals means there’s still plenty of garbage to throw out. Many homeowners opt for a garbage disposal installation to solve the waste problem, and if you’ve never considered one, here are a few reasons you should.
Clogged drains are one of the most common household plumbing problems, especially in the kitchen. Considering how much food waste and debris goes down the drains, it’s only a matter of time before people experience slow drains and blockages. Installing a garbage disposal significantly reduces the chance of severe kitchen sink clogs so that you can save money on drain cleaners and plumbers.
It doesn’t take food waste in the trash long to make your kitchen smell like a landfill. Instead of masking these odors with sprays or scented candles, you can eliminate them by putting your food waste down the drain instead of into the trash.
Helps the Environment
Another reason people like using garbage disposals is because they cut down on food waste and plastic garbage bags that end up in a landfill. If you’re concerned about living a greener lifestyle, a garbage disposal installation is an excellent way to do it.
Installing a garbage disposal makes your cleanup time quicker, so you have more time to relax after a meal.
If your bathroom is too cramped, call us and ask about our bathroom remodeling service.
Our Kitchen Sink Repair
If you’re like most Santa Maria homeowners, your kitchen is the central hub of your house. Whether it’s cooking meals, washing up, or cleaning, your kitchen sink is one of the most used fixtures in the house and is one that wears out the quickest.
However, many people continue using their worn-out sinks longer than they should, leading to plumbing problems and less convenience in the kitchen. If you’re unsure when is the right time to replace your kitchen sink, here are some signs to watch for.
Visible Wear and Tear
One of the most obvious signs that your kitchen sink is past its prime is when it’s visibly worn out. Signs of wear can range from cracks or chips in the basin. The problem is that visible cracks will only worsen over time, so it’s a good sign that you should replace your sink once it’s damaged.
Another reason to consider replacing your old sink is if it requires constant repairs. Whether it’s persistent clogs or a faucet that drips no matter what you do, eventually spending more and more money to repair it stops making sense, and replacement is the better option.
It wasn’t that long ago that pink, sky blue, and pea green were all the rage for kitchen and bathroom sinks. While your pink sink might still function, it’s not easy on the eyes, and it won’t win you any points when your neighbors come to visit. If you’re still rocking a pastel-colored sink, consider replacing it with a modern stainless steel design that’s easier to clean and better matches your decor.
Lastly, consider upgrading your kitchen sink to a new model that supports smart home technology. Smart faucets work with home assistants like Alexa, Google Home, and Apple HomeKit that respond to voice commands so you can tell it to dispense an exact amount of water. These smart faucets also have built-in technology to reduce your water usage to save you money on your water bills.