Posts by dtagnani

Avoid The Plumbers Scam

Plumbers Scam

Avoid the plumbers scam and be on your guard when hiring any tradesperson. The bottom line is that most homeowners are going to believe what you tell them in regards to plumbing. Reputation is paramount when it comes to plumbing companies. The first thing to watch out for are plumbers that have different pricing for…

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Copper Piping Is The Best

copper pipes

Here are some quick facts on copper piping. Copper pipes date back to over 4000 years. History tells us that ancient Egyptians used copper to transport water around 2150 BC. The Romans used copper pipes to distribute water. Copper has become the most used material for plumbing since the 1940’s. Cooper is scientifically safe and…

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Hire A Plumber That’s Not Out For A Quick Buck

Ask Questions and Hire A Plumber

How do I hire a plumber that isn’t out to make a quick buck? In short, you don’t know unless you do your research. Let me give you an example of someone out to make a quick buck. My refrigerator stopped cooling, we contacted the maker which had their phone number listed on the inside of…

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How To Find A Plumbing Contractor

Contractors License Board Online

It not hard to find a plumbing contractor. In fact, it’s not hard to find any contractor. Finding them is simple, getting to know them takes a little work. Give yourself five to ten minutes, and you can find out everything you need to know. The California State License Board (CSLB) can give you all…

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Natural Gas Leaks Are Nothing To Mess With!

natural gas

Most homeowners know that the natural gas that comes into our home is our responsibility. SoCalGas® is responsible for the gas until it hits the meter. From that point on, it’s up to the homeowner, property manager, or tenant to maintain their natural gas. This includes all pipes leading to the pool, spa, barbeque and…

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The Big 3 Plumbing Questions

Plumbing questions

My Bathroom Drains Always Gets Backed Up. What Can I Do? Your drains are backing up because your pipe has slime on them. Slime forms when you brush your teeth, comb your hair, shave or wash your hands. Bio-slime is a collection of bacteria brought on by organic matter found in bathroom products. To keep…

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Homeowners Insurance – Is Plumbing Covered?

If you’re a homeowner that has a loan against your home, your lender will require you to have homeowner’s insurance. But with that said, unlike a car, if your home is paid off, you are not required by law to have insurance. Your homeowner’s insurance will provide the financial protection involving a disaster or accident…

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3 Plumbing Problems When Buying An Old Home

Old Home Plumbing Problems

You’re buying a new home, and you want everything to be just right. The plumbing along with the electrical is on the top of your list. The home is old, but to you, it’s brand new. You’re not moving into a house your moving into your home, and you want everything just right before your…

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Avoid The Plumbing Disaster

“Avoid the plumbing disaster might be a little strong. Most homeowners won’t experience a crash, but they can suffer a plumbing setback. If you don’t have some basic rules and principles when addressing fundamental plumbing problems, things may get worse before they get better. Make a point of having an inspection completed on your plumbing…

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Water Leaks Are Killing Us

We’ve all heard the statement, “What we don’t know won’t hurt us.” Well, nothing could be further from the truth, especially when it comes to water leaks. Many homeowners have water leaks in their home or landscaping and don’t even know it. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that ten percent of the households in the…

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