Posts by dtagnani

Why Own A Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heater

Most homeowners don’t plan ahead when it comes to replacing their water heater. Until it breaks down then we start looking at our options. In recent years tankless water heaters have increased in popularity. Tankless water heaters are also known as an instantaneous, continuous flow, or on-demand water heaters. The best purchases are well planned,…

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More Plumbing Trends For 2020

Stand Alone Shower

What’s the focus of our plumbing for 2020? A push to educate customers in 2020 about basic plumbing maintenance. Water conservation will still be a top concern, regardless of the snowpack and rainfall. The fact is, California needs to provide for 40 million people, in addition to a large agriculture community. In 2020, water conservation…

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What Are The Plumbing Trends In 2020

Plumbing trends

Let’s face it; we have seen significant changes in the way people think and talk. As I start to push for the big 60, I can see how my vocabulary has changed as well as my thinking. I’m not alone; it’s a different world than it was just five to ten years ago. New trends,…

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Your Garbage Disposal Is Not A Trash Compactor

Garbage Disposal

The holidays are just around the corner, and the kitchen is going to get some good use. There are a few things to keep in mind this holiday season. High on the list is to remember your garbage disposal is not a trash compactor. If you want to get the most out of your garbage…

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Hiring A Trusted Plumber

trusted plumber

Most homeowners don’t have a plumber in your back pocket. When something goes wrong with our plumbing, we start scrambling to find the right company at the right price. Hiring a trusted plumber is the key to the success of any plumbing repair or project. An excellent place to start looking for the right plumber…

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High Water Bill? You Probably Have A Plumbing Leak!

High Water Bill

Have you ever opened your water bill and freaked out? The first thing we want to do is start imposing shower restrictions for the family. If you have teenagers, they’re notorious for long showers. The other day I overheard a phone call. Marisol answered the phone with our usual Big B’s Plumbing greeting and a…

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A Couple Plumbing Tricks Can Go A Long Way

A couple of plumbing tricks can go a long way. If you’re like most people, we learn by our mistakes; but it doesn’t need to be that way. I tell my kids it’s better if you learn by my mistakes, but you know, that doesn’t go very far. We should all take the few extra…

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What Every Homeowner Needs To Know About Their Plumbing

plumbing basics that can save you

We don’t need to be a do-it-yourselfer to have some fundamental plumbing skills. There is no reason to call your local plumbing company every time there is a small plumbing issue. The cost of the few tools to keep around the house is less than a service call. I’ve met very few people that actually…

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When It’s Time For Hydro Jetting Your Drain

Truck Mounted Hydro Jetting Machine

Most homeowners don’t even know what a Hydro Jetting machine is, but it’s coming around. While some say water Jetting dates as far back as the 1950s, it has only become a large part of the plumbing industry in the last 30 years. Why don’t we use Hydro Jetter on every drain? Hydro jetting equipment…

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Plumbing Security Is Our Priority

The Seal - Plumbing Security

Let’s face it. We live in a country that’s driven by fear. Much of that has to do with our media; but quite frankly, fear drives us to spend. The fact is, if someone wants to get into your home, they will. In 2008, State Farm surveyed 1000 homeowners across the country and surprisingly, less…

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