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San Diego Plumbing Problems

The unfortunate truth is that all homeowners will encounter a problem with their plumbing at one time or another – but when you’re living in an intense Mediterranean climate, the repercussions of that problem can grow larger than you imagined. … Continue reading

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5 Things to Never Put Down the Garbage Disposal

In 1927, architect John W. Hammes from Racine, Wisconsin, introduced the garbage disposal to the world. This new invention, which went to market in 1938, gave homeowners the ability to chop up large bits of food waste to easily pass … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Prepare Your Plumbing for Colder Weather

The harshness of winter often comes without warning and doesn’t just wreak havoc on the roads. It can cause some major headaches at home, too, especially when it comes to plumbing systems. Avoid dealing with plumbing difficulties this winter by … Continue reading

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How to Unclog a Drain with a Snake

A clogged drain can be a frustrating occurrence, but that doesn’t mean it has to be time-consuming and costly as well. With a little bit of know-how you can unclog a drain yourself, in no time flat. A snake, or drain auger, is … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Bathroom Floods

We all fear the day our bathroom floods. If a toilet runs over or a pipe breaks, it can quickly turn into nightmare. Just as it’s important to understand how to change a tire, knowing what to do during a … Continue reading

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Smart Technology Trends for Your Home

It’s safe to say that in the past few years, many of us have noticed an increased prevalence of technology in our lives – from smart phones and apps, to advances in electric vehicles and solar power. At times it … Continue reading

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Preventive Plumbing Emergency Tips to Learn Now

Most of us are well aware of the skills we need to learn or items to keep around the house in case of a plumbing emergency. Unfortunately, though, we usually forget to hone those skills until the moment comes in … Continue reading

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6 Signs of a Hidden Plumbing Leak

Surprisingly enough, a plumbing leak is not always readily apparent. Many plumbing leaks occur behind walls, underneath floorboards, in ceilings, or under cabinets. Here we’ll take a look at some of the signs that can reveal hidden plumbing leaks. Keeping … Continue reading

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6 Signs of a Good Plumber

Most homeowners opt to seek professional assistance with their plumbing, but without having intimate knowledge of plumbing yourself, how do you know the good plumbers from the bad? Plumbers are responsible for some of the most important functions of the … Continue reading

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How to Tackle Your Home’s Problematic Drains

Your home’s plumbing system can be compared to a tree, where your main sewer line is the trunk and all secondary lines are the branches. Secondary drain lines include your kitchen, laundry, lavatory or shower. Your primary line is your … Continue reading

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