Posts by dtagnani

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?

Call My 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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Be Proactive – Know Your Home Plumbing System

This Woman Knows Her Home Plumbing System

Every homeowner should have a basic idea of how your home plumbing system works. It isn’t until disaster hits that we realize just how little we know. Taking the time to understand your plumbing system and appliances could pay huge dividends in the future. For example, know where your shut off valves to both your…

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PEX (Polyethylene) For Home Repiping And New Construction

Moreno Valley Home Repiping - PEX Tubing

For most homeowners, we don’t know anything but copper for repiping our home because we never had to replace our copper pipes. For homeowners that are now experiencing signs that your pipes need replacing, PEX, an acronym for crosslinked polyethylene, is the first choice for most plumbing companies. PEX is used in residential repiping, new…

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New Low Flow Toilets Are A Wise Financial Decision

Low Flow Toilet

For those that want to find the cheapest toilet out in the market–––think again. Here is a sound word of advice, don’t go cheap when purchasing your toilet, set a budget between 180 dollars and 350 dollars. A toilet can last a lifetime, so the investment is relatively small compared to what you get in…

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The Complete Scoop On Low Flow Shower Head

Low flow Shower Head

Many homeowners have installed low flow showerheads in their showers. But quite honestly, most low flow showerheads were horrible; but over the last ten years, many major companies have developed their version of the low flow showerhead and they’re amazing. Showering is an experience we enjoy, and if you take away from that experience by…

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Brain Pipes The Latest Plumbing Technology

Brain Pipes

For some of us, we’re always looking for the latest gadget. Technology is moving much faster than we ever thought possible. Well, the plumbing industry may have found it, a real game changer called Brain Pipes. Brain Pipes may even change the approach to plumbing and new construction. The breakthrough technology has plumbing companies and…

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5 Plumbing Concerns And Predictions For 2019

plumbing concerns

We will address residential and commercial plumbing concerns in California for 2019. The first concern is the galvanized pipes that were fitted in homes from the late 1800s until early 1960. After that, copper became the pipe of choice. While very reliable, their average life span is 47 years and most of those homes that…

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High-End Shower Heads

Latest Shower Head Technologies

You got to admit that most blue collar families are not going to go out and spend 500 dollars or more for a showerhead. But if you’re like me, there’s something really intriguing about a showerhead that cost that much in fact; it makes you want to read more about them. Who knows maybe someday…

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Not The Cheapest Plumber?

Good value on plumbing

We are not the cheapest plumber nor do we want to be. We live in an age where consumers can get online and grind it out to find the cheapest plumber. We can’t count the times we had to fix “The Cheapest Plumber” work. Most of us are guilty of trying to find the cheapest…

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