Why Are Galvanized Pipes a Problem in Older Homes?

Decades ago, galvanized pipes were the shiny new home improvement homeowners were clamoring for – until they were no longer as attractive as they were originally marketed to be. A common sight in homes built in the pre-1960 era galvanized pipes soon gave in to the elements, corroding over the decades and becoming almost as toxic as the lead pipes they were supposed to replace to enhance safety. As brand new installations, galvanized pipes sport the color a nickel, but as their zinc coatings wear off, gradually giving way to rust, they…

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Signs You Have a Clogged Sewer Line

Sewer lines are one of those parts of your home that you know is there, but you don’t like to think about them. When it works properly, it’s easy to forget about. When the sewer line gets clogged; however, significant problems soon follow. Wastewater can back up into your home, you can’t use any of your plumbing fixtures, and your family is exposed to contaminated water. You may also be faced with some rather costly repairs. Sewer line clogs need to be dealt with quickly to avoid serious consequences. If you notice…

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Help! My Air Conditioner Is Not Blowing Cold Air!

As the temperatures rise, your air conditioner becomes your home’s best friend and your favorite appliance. While you might enjoy some time outdoors during the summertime, the day is only made better by walking into a cool, comfortable home. Your air conditioner does its job without you thinking too much about it. So, when you walk through the door and are greeted by warm, stuffy air, you might be a bit confused. You may also, understandably, be a bit concerned. An air conditioner that’s not blowing cold air can be a severe…

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7 Reasons to Get a Tankless Water Heater Installed
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7 Reasons to Get a Tankless Water Heater Installed

Who doesn’t love hot water? It’s one of the many modern conveniences that make our lives so much easier. Hot water is possible, thanks to your water heater. Most homes have water heater tanks. The tank holds your hot water for when you need it. Even the biggest tanks can run out of hot water though, especially if you have several fixtures using that hot water all at once. And when the tank runs out of hot water, you have to wait for more water to heat up again. This can put…

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11 of the Most Common Causes of a Leaky Pipe
Close-up Of Water Is Leaking From The White Sink Pipe

11 of the Most Common Causes of a Leaky Pipe

Leaking pipes are a major issue. They can cause severe damage to your home, ruining ceilings, floors, walls, carpets, furniture, and more. The moisture can encourage the growth of mold and mildew. All of these problems can then result in some rather expensive repair bills. Not only that, but leaky pipes also waste water, which means you’re paying a whole lot more on your water bill for the water you’re not even using. One of the most significant issues with leaks is that you can’t see the pipes in your home, so…

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10 Ways to Unclog a Toilet without a Plunger
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10 Ways to Unclog a Toilet without a Plunger

If you are located in the Inland Empire cities of Corona, Riverside, San Bernardino, Redlands, Colton, Loma Linda, Highland, or Ontario please give us a call so we can help. Even with fantastic plumbing, toilet clogs happen. It’s always recommended to have a plunger on hand for such an emergency. It’s one of the fastest, easiest ways to eliminate a toilet clog. It can be a scary situation to find yourself with a clog and no plunger. Fortunately, there are plenty of alternative methods for clearing the clog without one. Just Wait…

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