Archive for June 2019

Don’t Get Ripped Off By Your Plumbing Company

plumbing company rip off

Quite honestly, no one wants to call a plumber. In most cases, if we’re calling a plumbing company, then we have a problem on the homefront, and just making the call can be somewhat uncomfortable. The fact is, most plumbers want the best for their customers and provide honest work. But there are those that…

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How Do You Avoid The Plumbing Disaster

plumbing disaster

If something can go wrong, it usually does. That’s not being negative; it’s a fact. Remember, when it comes to our plumbing, “an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.” No one ever wants to come home from vacation to find that a pipe sprung a leak and caused significant damage to…

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3 Handy Plumbing Tools Under $15 For Every Household

Plunger, is a handy plumbing tool

Have you ever experienced a plumbing problem in your home that you know how to fix, but you don’t have the right plumbing tools? We usually end up borrowing what we need from a neighbor, and in some cases, drive to our local home improvement center and buy what we need.  In the worst case,…

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We Waste A Ridiculous Amount of Water Every Year – 1 Trillion Gallons

water waste

The drought in California is officially over! According to the Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska, California was experiencing a drought for 376 straight weeks. It’s the first time we’ve been declared drought-free since December 20, 2011. Snowpacks, along with heavy rains, have made a significant impact on our reservoirs. In San Diego…

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Considerations When Choosing A Plumbing Company

water heater purchase

Issues with our plumbing are always unexpected. In some cases, it may be an emergency plumbing issue; in other cases, it may be a minor issue such a clogged drain. Whatever the problem, you need to find a reputable plumbing company. If the plumbing issue is significant, you may need to get more than one…

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How To Clear The Black Slime From Your Bathroom Sink

black slime

We’ve all had slow-moving sinks in our bathrooms. It’s interesting how we will see our water draining slower and slower, do nothing until it’s clogged and we finally decide to take action. When it comes to black slime in your drain, it’s always best to tackle the problem sooner than later. The black stuff has…

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2 Clogged Drains Any Homeowner Can Fix


Let’s face it – we’re not your average do-it-yourselfers. Have you ever met someone that can build or fix anything? Then you have the technology people that can make their computers sing and dance. For some of us, we’re too quick to pick up the phone to call someone to fix our drains. At Big…

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Troubleshoot Your Water Pressure

Test Your Water Pressure

For many home and business owners, they don’t give a second thought about water pressure. The fact is, low pressure just creeps up on you over time without notice. If you’re a business owner such as a restaurant you come to rely on good water pressure. For your home, is about an excellent quality of…

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Is It Really A Plumbing Emergency?

plumbing emergency

I think most of us will admit that Americans are a little impatient. When something breaks, we want it fixed now. For example, if our water heater broke down and it was no longer producing hot water, some people might consider that a plumbing emergency. Others wouldn’t have a second thought about waiting until the…

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When Is It Time To Call My Plumber?

The Internet cannot make you a plumber

The big question is, “When is it time to call my plumber?”  We know the obvious, such as a broken water heater, pipe leak, slab leak, or clogged sewer line. These are all cases that you need to call your plumber. But then there are those gray areas that we would rather wait and see…

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